Human Resource Generalist in Superior, WI at Barko Hydraulics LLC

Date Posted: 5/26/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Superior, WI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

  •  Supports Heavy Equipment Group Human Resource Department in all aspects of employee relations across multiple states and three separate companies.
  •  Collaborates with Platform Payroll Department to efficiently and accurately prepare all documents and information required for payroll processing for multiple pay periods/companies.
  •  Assists in handling and responding to all requests and initiatives driven by both ITG and Heico.
  •  Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This includes safety training, anti-harassment training, code of conduct training, employee handbook training, compliance manual training, etc.
  • Initiates and tracks background checks, pre-employment drug screening, and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Handles on-boarding, new hire orientation, and employee recognition programs.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Conducts Quarterly Audits (AMEX, Concur, Email list, and UKG)
  • Prepares reports for Affirmative Action Plan Report.
  • Creates and champions an event committee for employee engagement events.

Job Requirements

Experience and Education:

  • Experience: 3+ years of experience in HR, preferably in a manufacturing environment required.  Prior experience with Collective Bargaining Agreements desired.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal communication.
  • Technology:  Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite and HRIS system (UKG)

Other Requirements:

  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality
  • Must be results driven with the ability to take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently

Supervisory Responsibility - This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work - This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 


Travel – This job requires occasional travel, including travel outside the local area and overnight.

Work Environment - This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and moving mechanical parts.


Physical Requirements - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a HR Generalist to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.


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