Bilingual Human Resource Generalist

enfield, CT

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Description

Bilingual HR Generalist (Spanish/English) 

Location:  Enfield, CT

Full time, Permanent position

Salary is based on experience! 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct recruitment efforts, applicant screening and interviewing for all staffing needs, including placement assignments of temporary workers from staffing agencies.
  • Handle all new employee paperwork and onboarding in accordance with company policy and employment law.
  • Conduct new employee orientations, including safety orientations with management and communicating benefit program information.
  • Maintain employee records and correspond with Corporate HR/Payroll to ensure data is updated timely and accurately.
  • Organize attendance records for all employees and track attendance occurrences according to company policy and designation of any applicable leave benefits/laws.
  • Maintain employee attendance records in timekeeping system, including daily edits (corrections), usage of PTO accruals, and weekly reports sent to Corporate for payroll processing.
  • Handle benefit administration: determine eligibility, submit enrollments/changes, and maintain files with all benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, retirement/401k, disability, life.
  • Track and maintain safety incident/injury reports and logs, and assist management with safety investigations.
  • Process worker’s compensation claims and case management with coordination with Corporate HR, Safety Director, and insurance carriers.
  • Track, maintain, and deliver safety training as needed and coordinate safety programs to foster a safety culture.
  • Provide strategic and tactical HR support to employees and management and deliver programs to meet organization needs.
  • Assist management with employee relations functions, performance development/improvement programs, and compensation plans.
  • Advise and counsel management team on a variety of topics to optimize employee engagement, team development, and organizational effectiveness.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations, including employment postings, FMLA, ADA, wage and hour laws.
  • Implement company handbook policies and provide education and coaching to employees and management as needed.
  • Member of and facilitation of employee committees, such as safety, charitable giving, etc.
  • Implement other company initiatives such as wellness activities, events, luncheons, etc.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent education/experience strongly preferred.
  • Previous Human Resources experience, and HR/safety experience, in a manufacturing environment
  • HR certification (PHR and/or SHRM-CP) a plus
  • Knowledge of HR, employment law, benefit regulations a must
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Initiative and independent judgment
  • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written, with internal and external relations
  • Collaboration and relationship building skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitivity'
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish

 

 

 

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