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Human Resource Generalist

Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Are you someone who likes working in a team setting? A job where we all pull together to get the task done? Do you like working in a department where what you do matters and impacts the whole company? Does having a work schedule that is varied matter to you? Come join a team where the team spirit is alive and where your skills and experience are important, where what you do matters? Come work for us Heritage Crystal Clean. We care about the environment, and we care about YOU! We are nearly 2,000 strong and combined have set our focus on working to be a leader providing environmentally sustainable waste management to our customers. We strive to protect the Earth's Resources by helping the business world run cleaner. Our Guiding Compass: At Heritage Crystal Clean we are driven by our corporate values. We are proud to align with values that speak to our everyday real-life work and corporate situations. These values drive our desire to do the right thing. Learn more here: Our Vision - Leading Environmental Services Provider Main Purpose: The Human Resource Generalist position is responsible for aligning company objectives with employees and management in designated service areas. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the HR and business goals of the organization. The HR Generalist will act as a liaison between managers and the HR support functions. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization. The HR Generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill and the business needs. Please note that this position is on-site at our Hoffman Estates Office. You are eligible for up to two work from home days a month More about the role:

  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Conducts regular meetings with respective internal customers
  • Travels to locations within area of responsibility (region)
  • Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations resulting in recommendation for action plan
  • Manage and track all employee corrective action plans for assigned territory
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal and other internal departments as needed/required
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and talent acquisition
  • Maintains and processes all Unemployment Notices of entitlement and potential charges in a timely, efficient manner. Attends unemployment hearings telephonically or in person when necessary
  • Assist HR Leadership with various research projects and/or special projects
  • Execute and live the company values every day
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual coaching needs
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of HR programs & initiatives to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met
  • Performs other related duties as assigned How you will standout:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies
    • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization's hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Self-starter with attention to detail
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
    • Ability to travel up to 25% What you need to apply:
      • Minimum of 3 years of experience resolving complex employee relations issues
      • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws
      • Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field, or equivalent work experience
      • HR Certification, such as PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or ability to obtain certification within one year of employment Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCC), strives to build upon our history and experience in the industry to provide effective and environmentally conscious solutions that make a difference to our customers. At the heart of this is a dedication to service, safety and environmental and regulatory excellence. Heritage-Crystal Clean is a leader in the environmental services market, providing the smart alternative. We are clearly focused on our customers and their needs. We're increasing our service coverage and maintaining the passion for customer service that HCC is renowned for. Heritage-Crystal Clean is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We strongly encourage women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply, so that HCC reflects the communities and customers that we serve.

Keywords: CRYSTAL CLEAN, Hoffman Estates , Human Resource Generalist, Human Resources , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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