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Human Resources Generalist in Kent, WA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Performs Human Resources activities in support of internal client groups as well as proposes and deploys solutions for implementation within the site. Effectively executes responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee relations, HRIS administration and data analysis, employee development, benefits, performance management, wellness programs, organizational development, recruitment, administration of HR policies/procedures/programs, orientation and onboarding, compensation, new hire integration and special projects as assigned.


* Conducts orientation and onboarding for Kent employees.
* Conducts exit interviews and makes recommendations to management for continuous improvement.
* Administers all applicable local, state and federal legal regulations; company policies and procedures; benefits; timekeeping; HRIS; and payroll.
* Stays up to date of the latest legislative and regulatory changes and understands impact on both the Human Resources department and the organization. Makes recommendations to update, improve, or eliminate processes and policies as needed.
* • Maintains Human Resources records on payroll and timekeeping databases, as well as personnel records, benefit files, medical and confidential files.
* • Conduct thorough and objective investigations, including documentation and recommendations for appropriate action in support of/directed by the Human Resources Manager.
* Runs reports and performs analysis of data to client managers using appropriate HRIS systems and databases.
* Responds to inquiries from management and employees on HR-related topics and provides information and/or refers them to policies and procedures as appropriate.
* Assists Recruiter with sourcing, interviews, and offers as needed; may also assist in development of key contacts in the community to identify strategic partnerships to develop talent pipelines. Assists in the development and facilitation of employee awareness, engagement and appreciation activities and programs.
* Serves as primary point of contact for Workers Compensation reporting, light duty review and assignment, or acts as assigned back up to other HR Generalists.
* Leads the interactive process and facilitates requests for reasonable accommodation in accordance with CIT policy and applicable laws.
* Administers leave of absence requests, including all state, federal, and company requirements.
* Assists with reconciliation of payroll and troubleshoots issues as needed. Partners with corporate Payroll team as needed.
* Serves as a member of the Events Committee and communicates events to all staff.
* Builds value-added relationships with all plant personnel and works collaboratively to communicate best practices and assist in the resolution of concerns.
* Recommends and fosters effective workplace communication policies and procedures.
* Answer routine inquiries from inside and outside the company on paychecks, benefit questions and other payroll related matters in line with written company policy
* Administers HR communications as directed.
* Works with people managers to provide guidance and input on performance management, disciplinary actions, workforce planning and organizational development.
* Conducts Human Resources training to employees and management staff as needed.
* Investigates employee relation issues and complaints, making recommendations for appropriate action and ensures appropriate documentation and action items are completed.
* Assist the HR Manager as needed.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
* Regular and predictable on-site attendance

*Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*


* • This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* Extensive knowledge of applicable local, state and federal regulations related to Human Resources activities
* Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint)
* Experience with HRIS systems required; ADP Vantage preferred
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Works effectively with others
* Conveys a positive and professional image
* General knowledge and understanding of employee benefits & payroll
* Speaks effectively in front of groups of managers and employees
* Effective time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
* Calculate figures and amounts including basic mathematical concepts
* Demonstrated ability to identify practical problems, initiate recommendations and resolutions, and make independent decisions
* Maintains a professional working environment
* Maintains confidentiality

* Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, plus a minimum of three (3) years HR generalist and/or HR Business Partner experience required; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Must maintain industry certifications as applicable to position and value stream that is supported. Including but not limited to; IPC-WHMA-A-620, IPC-JSTD-001, IPC-610, IPC-600 and NASA 8739

* HRCI or SHRM certification preferred.


* • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* • Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
* • Occasional sitting
* • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions
* • Lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds
* • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
* • Hearing and speaking
* • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies


* • Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

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