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HR Specialist
Ref No.: 18-02861
Location: Highland Park, Michigan
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Job Category:HR & Recruiting
Benefits:Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
 HR Specialist
*6 month contract assignment in Highland Park, MI
*Please submit resume to Reference #18-02861
*Pay rate: $25.00- $27.00/Hour DOE
*Hours: 1st Shift
Must clear background and drug screenings prior to hire
This is what you need:
  • Two year Associate’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field, or the equivalent in experience
  • Three to five years in a manufacturing environment and a sound working knowledge of the intricacies of personnel systems. Skill in training program development is desired
  • Must have strong experience with FMLA and Kronos
  • Must be MS Office proficient with intermediate to advanced Excel
  • Business Operating System (BOS): Understand, apply and meet all function-related BOS requirements.
  • Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS): Understand, apply and meet all function-related EHS requirements.
  • Product Safety: Understand, apply and meet all function-related Product Safety requirements.
  • Compliance: Understand, apply and meet all function-related Compliance requirements
Information Security: Understand, apply and meet all function-related IT / Information Security and confidentiality of information requirements.
The HR Specialist is responsible for providing support to the Human Resource Manager as it relates to the personnel function. Performs a variety of personnel activities to enhance and sustain positive employee relations in an employee involved environment. Provides for continuous improvement of employees’ basic work skills, implement and coordinate employee involvement improvement activities.
You have a collaborative approach, clear communication style, and a drive for results.
1. Recruits, screens, interviews and performs background checks; refers qualified hourly and salaried applicants to appropriate management personnel to maintain a quality work force geared to our progressive employment philosophy
2. Assists the HR Manager with planning and organizing new employee orientation program; works with the HR Manager to promote involvement throughout the plant
3. Orients new hourly and salaried employees to the plant policies, procedures, regulations, and fringe benefits including medical insurance and pension systems to assure they understand conditions and benefits of employment
4. Assists in developing and writing policies and procedures affecting both hourly and salaried employees (i.e., Employee Handbook)
5. Administers on a daily basis the benefits program including employee inquiries, problem resolution, and data compilation
6. Administers and maintains FMLA and STD in accordance with Company policy and regulations
7. Identifies, coordinates and evaluates necessary training and employee involvement activities that support plant goal accomplishments
8. Maintains confidentiality on employee-related issues while notifying only those in a need-to-know capacity
9. Coordinates with other managers and supervisors to ensure the effective implementation of the HR Department’s policies
10. Responsible for applying corrective and preventative action when discrepancies are detected
11. Performs other duties deemed necessary by the HR Manager
12. Responsible for promoting a safe work environment and preventing injuries through the use of, but not limited to, 5S, job rotation, and ergonomic work practices. Safety auditing, tracking of audit closure, participating in incident reviews along with writing or assisting in the 8D process and aiding in corrective action closure. Communication of safety information as necessary and participation in safety meetings and activities is also required.