A career at Molin is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity to be a part of an industry-leading company with a real passion for delivering excellence. As an employee-owned (ESOP) company, Molin places high value on every team member’s contributions. With unparalleled employee retention, Molin provides fantastic growth opportunities for people passionate about concrete products and excellent customer service. Make your passion into a career by joining the Molin team today.
Human Resource Generalist
Position Summary: The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for planning, performing, enforcing and managing Human Resource (HR) activities for a diverse heavy industrial workplace. Typical activities include recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, benefits administration, training, performance development, disciplinary actions, employee recognition/awards, supporting leadership team, developing and implementing policies and procedures, maintaining HR documents and data, and assisting with Safety programs and procedures. Maintain compliance with all state and federal regulations; maintain employee records. Investigate and resolve employee complaints and union grievances. Communicate HR program and Company directives with the workforce. Perform other duties as assigned.
- Administer broad range of HR programs, services, and support to Molin management and employees.
- Maintain the highest ethical and professional HR standards and practices.
- Develop a high level of business knowledge and strong partnerships with employees and managers.
- Participate in the strategic development and fulfillment of department goals, objectives and initiatives.
- Provide strong customer service regarding employee related matters.
- Manage employee relations (ER) proactively by recommending ER practices to establish and maintain positive employer – employee relationships.
- Respond to employee relations issues, e.g., employee complaints, and escalate to HR Director as needed; assist in guiding and coaching managers during the employee disciplinary process.
- Support and assist the HR Director in employee engagement initiatives.
- Develop, coordinate and maintain employee recognition program.
- Conduct stay and exit interviews to drive improvements within the organization.
- Facilitate timely communication to the company regarding organizational changes, staff changes, and other important topics.
- Collaborate with the Director of HR to be highly involved in the recruitment process for open positions including interviewing, sourcing strategy development and on-boarding to foster positive attitudes toward organizational objectives.
- Work with the Director of HR to benchmark and ensure market competitiveness in compensation.
- Consult with hiring managers to understand business requirements for the staffing of hourly and salaried positions. Assist HR Director with any updates to job descriptions.
- Determine and participate in select job fairs with DEED, high schools and community-sponsored events. Develop and participate in college recruitment programs, including identified job fairs.
- Network and build relationships with organizations that will provide staffing solutions for short and long-term solutions.
- Support employee development through coaching and counseling on training, development plans, and career pathing.
- Manage leave-of-absence process and return-to-work of FMLA, STD, and LTD claims and workers’ compensation including the necessary compliance and effective communication with the employee and management team.
- Monitor employee eligibility for benefits plans; review benefits with employees; process benefit enrollment, cancellation or changes, including Cobra administration. Manage open enrollment communication and election process; verify benefit billing accuracy and process for payment.
- Responsible for administering the employee feedback process, including coaching and counseling leaders on best practices for employee feedback.
- Assist in the development of personnel policies and procedures; prepare and maintain handbook on policies and procedures.
- Maintain human resource information system records by entering new hires, status changes, and terminations; compile employee reports as needed; maintain employee filing system.
- Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations including unemployment claims, EEO-1 reporting, including all contract compliance obligations. Communicate responsibilities to appropriate management personnel.
- As directed, provide assistance with workers’ compensation process including entering claims, following up with employees, and requesting and reviewing medical documentation as needed.
- Assist in creating and facilitating training and development opportunities for workforce.
- Lead projects related to process improvement through the creation and implementation of SOPs.
Qualifications (Education / Experience & Interpersonal / Behavioral Skills):
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
- 2-5 years of experience in a Human Resource generalist role
- 3-5 years of experience in construction or manufacturing environment
- Strong business acumen and organizational understanding
- Excellent communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the Company
- Ability to build trust and strong relationships with internal customers
- Experience with labor union and collective bargaining desired
- Safety experience is a plus and highly desired
- Solid knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to employment
- Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills; experience with HRIS, preferably Paychex
- Process minded/focused, with strong problem resolution skills
- Demonstrated ability to appropriately use sound judgment and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information
- Demonstrated ability to work closely with other departments to advise and resolve issues as needed
- Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task, manage changing priorities, and work well under pressure
- Cultural competency; experience/ability to work and interact effectively with a diverse, multicultural audience
Competencies for Success:
- Relationship Management
- Effective Communication
- Ethical Behavior
- HR Expertise
- Cultural Awareness
- Critical Evaluation Skills
- Valid driver’s license. Local travel to various worksites is required.
- CP/PHR certification;
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Our Mailing address:
Molin Concrete Products Co. • 415 Lilac St. • Lino Lakes, MN. 55014
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