Job Objective: The Area Human Resource Specialist works closely with senior HR management in handling and supporting various HR employee programs within a designated geographic area. Carries out responsibilities in the following functions: benefits administration, payroll administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, employment law compliance, and workers compensation administration.
Essential Job Functions
Knowledge in the following areas is preferred:
Skill & Attributes preferred:
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent, with some college or technical school course work and minimum of three years of human resources experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Associate’s Degree
- Biligual in Spanish
- Professional or Senior Professional Human Resources (PHR/SPH) certification preferred
- Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job operates primarily in manufacturing plants. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, printers, filing cabinets and fax machines.