Human Resource Generalist in Nashua, NH at WAKEFIELD-VETTE

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Nashua, NH
  • Experience:
    3 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Our fast paced, dynamic and successful manufacturing organization is seeking an experienced, spirited and well rounded Human Resources Generalist. As a trusted resource the Human Resources Generalist will support our day to day business operations with a focus on organizational effectiveness, change and talent management, training and development, performance management, succession planning and compliance & benefits across various NH based locations (travel will be required to multiple NH sites). This is a critical, well respected and highly visible role within our organization that reports to the Regional Human Resources Manager.


  • Provides key metrics to plant leadership relative to Human Resources in support of company goals and objectives. 
  • Responsible for full cycle recruitment efforts for both hourly and salaried level roles within each facility to include; job posting (internal & external),  scheduling/conducting interviews, preparing & extending offer letters, initiating pre-employment screenings.
  • Oversee and conduct new hire orientation and on boarding including processing of all new hire paperwork and preparing and coordinating new hire training programs.
  • Oversee Benefit and leave management programs (STD, FMLA & LTD).
  • In compliance with all local, state and federal regulations; preparing and/or maintaining employment records related to events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions.
  • Point person for employee relation issues, conducting thorough and unbiased investigations with proper documentation and guiding resolutions.
  • Strives towards maintaining a positive employee relations environment and culture that is considered diverse and inclusive. 
  • Cascades corporate driven programs (open-enrollment, training requirements) to all layers within the organization.
  • Models consistent application of Wakefield Vette policies and procedures to mitigate risk and ensure equitable solutions across all layers of the organization while ensuring compliance with both federal and state employment law.
  • Partner with EH&S Manager in maintaining records and ensuring compliance with EH&S policy and procedures.
  • Point person for Corporate payroll group.
  • Support other Wakefield Vette Human Resources team members located in North Carolina and Wisconsin facilities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related discipline required, PHR certification a plus.
  • 3 to 7 years of progressive & professional experience in a Human Resources Department in a similar role.
  • Experience working with a diverse workforce; manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Top notch written and verbal skills, detail oriented; accuracy is essential. Bilingual skills (Spanish) highly desirable.
  • Excellent technical skills, MS Office, working knowledge and exposure to HRIS programs.
  • Ability to interact with multiple layers of the organization at both the local and corporate level and ability to handle a high degree of confidentiality and sensitive information.
  • A compassionate and level-headed person with the ability to focus on the task at hand while supporting the big picture goals of the organization. 


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee will use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit and to use a computer keyboard with mouse for long periods of time. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move 25 pounds.