Human Resources Generalist


Neenah Foundry Co.
Meadville, PA

Position Details

Full Time | Regular
This is a salaried position.
Salary Not Specified
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree Education
3+ years

Job Summary

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with HR and Facility leadership. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: discipline and collective bargaining interpretation, supervision/employee education & training, investigations & complaint procedures, employee relations, unemployment and legal matters.

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  • Consult and provide guidance to Supervision on write-ups and administering disciplinary actions, such as documented verbal warnings, written reprimands, suspensions or terminations
  • Consult and provide guidance to Supervision on CBA interpretation questions.
  • Administer various Human Resource plans and procedures for plant personnel
  • Communicate and explain organizational policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations; assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures
  • Educate and train Supervision and employees on HR-related topics
  • Field employee complaints, conduct investigation, and provide recommendations for disciplinary actions and ameliorating any problems identified by the investigation
  • Address employee issues, such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other employee concerns
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions and helping resolve work-related problems
  • Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.
  • Participate in employee retention activities
  • Develop methods to monitor and improve employee retention
  • Represent organization at unemployment hearings
  • Advise and provide guidance to Supervision on legal or regulatory compliance matters
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated ability to work without close supervision, produce quality work and handle periodic special projects independently, while maintaining focus and sense of urgency in an environment with frequent interruptions and a high level of varied activity
  • Strong working knowledge of HR processes and procedures is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to perform work with accuracy and have a proven work history of precision and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively work with others
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work within mandatory time frames
  • Must maintain utmost level of confidentiality due to the sensitivity of the work in this department

This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.

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  • A Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of human resources experience, or a master’s degree in human resource management and two years of experience in the HR field
  • Must have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite; Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

 Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


Little to no travel is anticipated with this position

Candidates for positions with NEI, Neenah Foundry Company and its subsidiaries must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. All offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-hire background check, and drug screen. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.