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Senior HR Generalist in Kennesaw, GA at ITW Chemtronics

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

ITW Contamination Control Electronics, a business unit of ITW, is an industry leading manufacturer of specialty products used in production and MRO applications in wide range of industries throughout the world. We have been successfully growing our business for over 56 years through the continual introduction of innovative products. The ITW Chemtronics, Techspray and Plato brands are the leading providers in many industries including telecommunications, aerospace, defense, electronic equipment manufacturing, medical equipment manufacturing, industrial equipment, security and institutional.

We are currently seeking a full time candidate for the position of Sr. Human Resources Generalist / Business Partner. The position is located in Kennesaw, GA and will report directly to the Business Unit Manager. The Sr. HR Generalist is responsible for independently managing daily issues related to all phases of the employee life cycle, such as recruitment, hiring, compensation administration, employee relations, talent management and development, employee data maintenance, and reporting.

This role will participate in local and Division-wide projects as part of a global HR team, by championing a continuous improvement mindset. The HR Generalist is a key member of the local management team, and acts both as an advisor to local management, and an advocate for our employees.


Demonstrates proficiency in human resources operations, policies, processes, and procedures.

Acts as an advisor and provides technical HR expertise and analytical support to the management team regarding the application of employment laws and corporate policies when addressing specific business issues.

Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the workplace, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Partners with local management to effectively manage the talent acquisition process, including: managing staffing vendors, implementing targeted and innovative recruiting strategies, interviewing, and maintaining applicant tracking & record keeping. Works with line managers to effectively source, assess and hire candidates.

Uses sound judgment to provide effective performance management guidance to line management: coaching, counseling, career development, corrective actions

Creates, coordinates, and conducts live and virtual management training for various topics including performance management, harassment, compensation, and talent management.

Organizes and conducts new employee orientation: creates a positive first experience of the company and serves as a role model for ITW values.

Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations

Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention

Conducts and analyzes wage survey data. Maintains position descriptions and market comparisons.

Responds to inquiries regarding benefit programs and educates employees in the use of the self-service applications available to them.

Coordinates incentive activities such as employee lunches, company outings, United Way Campaign, Service Award programs and Health and Wellness activities.

Coordinates and schedules annual safety training, open enrollment meetings and all other employee meetings.

Maintain bulletin boards and FMLA tracking system.

Maintain Vehicle Fleet Service for Regional Sales Managers.


Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or equivalent work experience.

3-5 years’ experience in human resources including experience with recruitment & training processes, benefit and compensation administration, employee relations, and legal compliance requirements.

Strong written/verbal communication skills; demonstrates good listening and coaching skills; able to communicate and work effectively with all levels in the organization.

Independent and organized work style: Effectively manages time and prioritizes work load, assumes and manages multiple tasks and projects without close supervision,

Highly adaptable and capable of leading and facilitating change

Ability to make independent decisions and regularly suggest ways to improve services and processes.

Ability to use good judgment and discretion with highly confidential business and employee information.

ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic by law.