• Human Resources Generalist

    Morcon Tissue
    Job Description
    JOB TITLE:              Human Resources Generalist
    FLSA STATUS:        Exempt
    SUPERVISION:        Reports to Human Resources Director
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:
     
    The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting designated geographic regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Administers human resource plans and procedures; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures;
    • Conducts recruitment effort for exempt and non-exempt personnel; manages job postings, conducts applicant screening and interviews, conducts new-employee orientations for the Eagle Bridge, NY Operations facility.
    • Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program
    • Performs benefits administration, including updating benefits software, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefits information to employees.
    • Responsible for implementing safety policies and procedures and encouraging a safe working environment
    • Handles employee relations issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations and civil rights complaints
    • Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions; tracks disciplinary action
    • Participates in production meetings, safety meetings and engagement meetings
    • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed
    • Spends time on the production floor, establishing relationships with employees and understanding production procedures
    • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
    • Completes required Worker’s Compensation forms and maintains WC files
    • Maintains and processes all Unemployment Notices in a timely, efficient manner.  Attends unemployment hearings when necessary. 
    • Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations
    • Supports continued evolution of the Morcon Team Based High Performance Work System
    • Networks with other Morcon sites to ensure consistent application of all policies and procedures
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Previous experience required, preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • Must be safety focused
    • Must be energetic with a positive attitude
    • Must have strong attention to detail
    • Must be highly motivated with the ability to work independently or as a team
    • Must be dependable and have reliable transportation
    • Ability to work flexible hours, to be available for all shifts, supporting all shift teams
    • Ability to communicate effectively in a diverse work environment
     
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & WORKING CONDITIONS:
    • Required to regularly use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls
    • Required to regularly reach with hands and arms
    • Frequently required to sit, stand, talk and hear
     
    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  With my signature below, I attest that I can perform the essential functions of the job without any accommodation. 
     
     
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    *IMPORTANT - Please sign and return one copy of this description to the Human Resources Department. If there are any matters you wish to discuss or clarify, please feel free to contact the Human Resources Department at (803) 482-3383.
     
    ALL EMPLOYEES OF MORCON ARE EMPLOYEES “AT WILL” WHO’S EMPLOYMENT MAY BE TERMINATED AT ANY TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE OR CAUSE.  ONLY THE PRESIDENT OF MORCON HAS THE AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENT REGARDING LENGTH OF SERVICE OR REASON FOR TERMINATION AND ANY SUCH AGREEMENT MUST BE IN WRITING AND SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT.
     
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