GE Appliances, a Haier company HR and Communications Specialist in Louisville, Kentucky
USA, Louisville, KY
Job Posting Title
HR and Communications Specialist
Human Resources Specialist will provide HR support for the Consumer Operations and Distribution organizations. Responsibilities include benefits & payroll counseling, HR communications, logistics for contract negotiations and national meetings, HR reporting and employee engagement events.
What you will Do
Support Human Resources activity as it relates to employee relations, policy & procedures, interpretation, and consistency.
Benefits Counseling – assist employees with benefits questions and concerns; troubleshoot and resolve issues; conduct new hire orientations for field employees.
Be a conduit for employee relations concerns in support of the HR Managers including conducting investigations and HR interviews.
Creation and distribution of Factory Service Newsletter and other HR communications.
Manage headcount, attrition and other HR metrics reporting.
Maintain personnel files to assure compliance with EEOC and other audits
Counsel employees on Short Term Disability, FMLA and LOA’s in compliance with business policies, laws and regulations
Partner with Recruiters and HR Managers with hiring activities as needed: creating and placing job ads, screening, interviewing and selecting candidates for positions.
Assist and/or lead other projects and activities as needed.
Serve as back-up to other HR team members as appropriate.
Own employee engagement initiatives, including planning and executing on all logistics.
Lead logistics for national meetings, contract negotiations and other critical meetings for the organization.
Provide administrative support for contract negotiations.
GEA will employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.
What you need to Succeed
Prior relevant military service will be considered in relation to required/desired qualifications.
Knowledge and skills normally acquired through undergraduate studies in human resources and 2+ years human resources experience; or any similar combination of education and experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the workplace.
Self-starter capable of assessing situations, making the right decision and following through with minimum supervision.
Ability to handle extremely confidential and sensitive information.
Requires high degree of concentration and attention to detail.
Requires regular exercise of independent judgment. Job occasionally requires decisions to be made in the absence of specific policies and procedures, and/or guidance from HR Manager or Director of HR.
Highly organized with ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products is required, including intermediate to advanced Excel and Outlook skills.
Requires thorough knowledge of employment policies and practices, interviewing techniques, and familiarity with Human Resources Federal, State, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and human rights guidelines and laws.
Must be able to work flexible hours.
Degree in Human Resources
GE Appliances will not offer sponsorship assistance for this position.
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GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.