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Human Resources Generalist- Trelleborg

    Human Resources Generalist

    1. Summary of the role

    Specify the overall responsibilities and the main deliverables. Why do we need the role?


    Responsible for providing continuous and professional HR support to the business.  This position includes activities related to functional areas such as benefit administration, employee relations, training, performance management onboarding, offboarding, payroll, HRIS, record management, policy implementation, employer branding, talent management, and full cycle recruitment.

    1. Tasks and Responsibilities

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    This role will be responsible for a number of activities.  These activities include but are not limited to:

    • Administer health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes, and terminations
    • Responsible for complete source recruitment (sourcing, screening, selecting, hiring, onboarding and training)
    • Respond to all employee inquiries promptly, with a focus on customer service, maintaining a positive attitude, and a high level of confidentiality
    • Investigate and resolve employee relation matters, with support of the HR Manager
    • Communicate, interpret, and administer all HR policies, procedures, and programs
    • Assist in organizational training and development efforts
    • Build strong rapport with front line leadership and production associates
    • Maintain human resource and applicant tracking system
    • Payroll administration and time management system
    • Compile reports to assist in department KPIs
    • Support performance management initiatives through effective planning, communication, and tracking evaluations and wage progressions
    • Assist with tracking and coordinating worker’s compensation, family medical leave, and safety at work programs
    • Coordinate company newsletter, plant communication meetings, and special projects
    • Develop and maintain wellness and recognition programs
    • Must have a “people-focused “mentality to excite and engage
    • Partner with other departments to create and maintain “employer of choice” culture
    • Other duties, as assigned
    1. Education and Experience

    Specify what level of education is needed (secondary school, technical school, university, master, PHD, etc). Define how many years’ relevant working experience is required and which type of experience.


    • A minimum of 5 years in an HR role
    • Degree in human resources, communication, or business and/or equivalent field experience
    • General understanding of employment laws, compensation, payroll, benefits, employee relations, and other specialized HR topics
    • Effective verbal and written communication (capable of presenting information successfully in all areas of the organization)
    • SPHR, PHR certification a plus
    • Ability to occasionally travel


    1. Competences

    Define specific competences needed. (Examples: negotiation skills, programming skills, coaching, budgeting, problem solving etc). Look at the Leadership profile.


    • Active Listening
    • Collaborative, capable of thriving in a team environment
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills; must have ability to perform multiple tasks and projects with frequent distractions
    • Adaptable to change
    • Results driven, must own processes
    • Keen attention to detail
    • High level of integrity
    • Champion change and support an environment centered on people and operational excellence
    • Advocate the employer brand
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Good communication skills.
    • Able to work with diverse groups


    1. Key Interfaces and Stakeholders

    Describe which interfaces and stakeholders the position will have in the job. (For example outside customers, R&D internally, manager, peers).


    • Candidates
    • Employees
    • Supervisors and Managers
    • Outside suppliers such as staffing companies, payroll provider, and benefits providers
    • Trelleborg HR community


    1. Geography to cover and travel requirements

    Indicate if the responsibility is global/international/country/or local. Indicate if travelling or off site work days are required and give an estimation of days per year.


    • Primary responsibilities to local site, but will also have some responsibilities associated with supporting Trelleborg Seals & Profiles Americas
    • Occassional travel to other Trelleborg sites and/or for training


    1. Behavioral Characteristics

    Describe personality traits important for success in the position. (Examples: flexibility, integrity, creativity, goal orientation, cooperation, initiative taking).


    • Enthusiastic
    • Team oriented
    • Must have the ability to juggle multiple projects at one time with a “no excuses” attitude
    • Detail orientated
    • Structured
    • Organized
    • Independent
    • Self-motivated
    • High integrity
    • Drive to succeed


    1. Optional: Key Performance Indicators

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    • Turnover
    • Absenteeism
    • Days to fill positions


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