Human Resources Generalist in Raleigh at Wakefield Thermal Solutions

Date Posted: 5/26/2024

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Job Description

Our, dynamic, successful, diverse and fast paced manufacturing organization is seeking an experienced, spirited and well-rounded Human Resources Generalist. As a trusted resource the Human Resources Generalist will support the day-to-day business operations with a focus on employee relations, change and talent management, training and development, performance management, succession planning and compliance & benefits. This is a critical, well respected and highly visible role within our organization that reports to the Director of Human Resources and is a member of a thriving and talented HR team. A business savvy professional with an enthusiastic demeanor and great interpersonal skills will thrive in this role.


  • 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 to include job description review and posting (internal & external), scheduling/conducting interviews, preparing & extending offer letters, initiating pre-employment screenings, as well as other relative steps. 
  • Oversee and conduct new hire orientation and on boarding including processing of all new hire paperwork, preparing and coordinating new hire training programs and monitoring new hire guidance and acclimation to the organization.
  • Oversee benefit and leave management programs (STD, FMLA & LTD) through partnership with benefit carrier.
  • In compliance with all local, state and federal regulations; prepare and/or maintain employment records related to events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions.
  • Point person for employee relation issues, responsible for 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. 
  • In consideration of deadlines, cascades corporate driven programs (open-enrollment, training requirements/courses) to all layers within the organization. 
  • Models' consistent application of Wakefield thermals 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 leadership in maintaining records and ensuring compliance with EH&S policy and procedures.
  • Processing of weekly payroll and providing information for corporate payroll team as needed.
  • Support other platform Human Resources team members located in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Wisconsin facilities as needed for special projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or related discipline required, 
  • 3 to 5 years of progressive & professional experience in a Human Resources department in a role with similar responsibilities.
  • 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; Strong working knowledge of HRIS programs - UKG PRO highly desirable. 
  • 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. 


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