HR Generalist Job at Emerson, Elyria, OH

  • Emerson
  • Elyria, OH

Job Description

Are you looking for a fulfilling HR career in Elyria, OH? Under general direction of the HR Business Partner, you will create and implement policies, programs, services, and initiatives for attracting, retaining, developing, motivating, evaluating, and exciting talent for the Elyria manufacturing facility. Major areas of focus include the following: turnover reduction, employee engagement, safety and policy enforcement, benefits, FMLA and employee relations.

You will work in a partnership with internal customers to provide advice and support for business strategies, processes, communications, policies, procedures, and services for a wide variety of human resources activities. We look forward to seeing your application!

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Provides HR representation and input to manufacturing employees and operations management on matters pertaining to employee coaching, conduct, and corrective action; policy interpretation and application; employment practices; and complaint resolutions. Research and respond to employee concerns; investigate claims and allegations, document findings, and recommend resolution - on all 3 shifts.
  • Recommends and advises management on organizational issues and matters supporting a positive work environment and a high-performance culture that embraces all ethical and compliance guidelines. Additionally provides insight to turnover reduction.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics, seeking opportunities and strategies to improve trends in turnover, retention and key indicators of employee and customer engagement.
  • Works closely with Plant HRBP on administrating and updating all HR policies and practices in accordance with local, state, and federal regulatory laws.
  • Participate in and lead company communication meetings (monthly Toolbox Meetings, Quarterly Communication Meetings) as well as department meetings held by the production supervisors, offering guidance and support on HR related topics.
  • Provides counsel and guidance to employees and management related to benefits, short-and-long term disability, parental leave, FMLA, and any other benefit and leave related area. Additionally, responsible for all administrative duties related to above.
  • Lead sites internship/co-op program.
  • Lead and attend career fairs in establishing Emerson Professional Tools as an employer of choice in the community.
  • Partnering with Maintenance and Production departments in maintaining sites apprenticeship programs.
  • Lead all processes involved in new employee onboarding and offboarding and look for process improvements. Look for ways to improve the employee experience.
  • Support with Plant HRBP with the successful completion of Emerson's yearly employee opinion survey process and action plans.
  • Partners with site BU HR Team in leading and maintaining various employee engagement, wellness and volunteer activities designed to promote and maintain a high level of employee morale.
  • Assists with consistently enforcing policy and safety procedures across departments and shifts. Drives compliance with monthly safety audits, engages employees to identify hazards.
  • Support ad hoc projects, like writing job descriptions, exit interviews, managing communications, partnering with vendors, and organizing training.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with HR leadership and/or legal as needed/required.
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.

Who You Are:

You build a positive and motivating environment. You establish and maintain effective customer relations. You facilitate breakthroughs by integrating diverse views and finding common ground or acceptable alternatives. You build rapport in an open, friendly, and accepting way. You express yourself in a credible and transparent manner.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resources or other appropriate field required.
  • 3+ years of progressive Human Resources Generalist experience required.
  • Manufacturing environment experience.
  • Strong Microsoft suite skills including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization (Hourly to C-Suite), both written and verbal.
  • Decisive and confident, open and candid with the ability to energize others.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and legal compliance
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States - sponsorship will not be provided for this role.

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • Knowledge of payroll systems preferred.
  • Previous experience in managing employee leaves (FMLA, STD/LTD, etc.)

Our Offer To You:

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage. Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to encouraging a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their outstanding experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that encourage innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.




Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

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