Human Resources Generalist
Posted on: May 16, 2022
HR Generalists apply in-depth knowledge in a specific area of
specialization. Work is performed within established professional
standards and practices. Works on problems of moderate scope where
analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable
factors and a considerable degree of judgement. Erroneous decisions
or failure to achieve results may have a negative impact on the
division's/department's operations, schedules, and/or performance
goals. Works under minimum Supervision. Seeks approval from others
on matters outside of job/role scope. Receives instruction on
specific assignment objectives and possible solutions. Unusual
problems are solved jointly with manager. Work is reviewed for
application of sound technical judgment. May lead a work group or
project team consisting of technical and support staff. Builds
internal and external relationships, with emphasis on those that
facilitate the achievement of job/role accountabilities, such as
relationships with key suppliers, customers and internal
Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:
Acts as the first point of contact for business partners, managers,
and employees seeking advice and counsel on all workforce
Serves as co-bargaining agent for the location and is responsible
for training and providing guidance to local management with regard
to contractual obligations and/or interpretation of the local
Conducts research in support of company positions for contract
Administers processes, policies, and programs related to
compensation, training & development, benefits, staffing, and
Communicates program changes to management team and to
Consult with management team regarding legal and regulatory impact
of program changes.
Oversees the corrective action process for site.
Conducts internal investigations regarding possible violations of
codes of conduct. Interviews participants, reviews evidence, and
makes recommendations based on results.
Reviews termination recommendations to determine legal / regulatory
Consults with expert legal counsel if necessary.
Works with management team to ensure effective performance
management and culture building practices are in place.
Emphasizes the use of direction setting, feedback/coaching,
communication strategies, people development and differentiation of
Partners with site leadership to effect change and effectively
serve as a change agent by managing the development, implementation
and continuous improvement of programs to enhance employee
satisfaction, improve morale, positively impact retention and
assure alignment with corporate values and policies.
Ensures compliance to corporate policies, governmental regulations
Keeps abreast of legislative decisions, changes in employment laws
and regulations to limit legal exposure and liability.
Significant knowledge of government legislation impacting the
practice of human resources management.
Significant knowledge of company HR and Payroll policies and
practices, labor movement, arbitration proceedings.
In-depth knowledge of HRIS software and report writing.
Good public presentation skills.
Excellent project management skills.
Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal
Ability to evaluate multiple highly detailed tasks, determine
priorities and organize work in a manner that allows for timely
completion of projects.
Ability to manage sensitive employee information in a confidential
Knowledge of computer applications and the ability to accurately
perform tasks in some or all of the following applications: Access,
Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and Visio.
Duties of this position are generally performed in good working
Occasional exposure to elements such as noise, dust, chemicals,
operating machinery, temperature extremes, etc.
Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual
concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and other
Repetitive manual movements (e.g., data entry, using a computer
mouse, using a calculator, etc.) are frequently required.
Occasional travel is required.
Three to six years' relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree in related field, or consideration of an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of
all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held
accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time
identified for any function are subject to change at any
Keywords: Celestica, Fremont , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Fremont, California
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