Merritt Staffing

HR Generalist

Location
Wallingford, Connecticut
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Closes
Nov 19, 2017
Ref
2-8316
Industry
Manufacturing
Employer Type
Recruiter
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client located in Wallingford is looking for an experienced HR professional with responsibility for multiple activities related to Human Resources, including; recruiting, benefits and workers' compensation administration.
- Administers insurance benefit programs. This includes: conducting benefits orientations, processing benefits changes, answering team member questions, coordinating the open enrollment process.
- Administers workers' compensation programs. Responds to any legal matters related to workers' compensation.
- Administers FMLA and short-term disability leaves.
- Performs exit interviews and processes all team member terminations.
- Recruits and interviews candidates for vacancies as assigned. Drafts or revises job descriptions as needed. Conducts team member onboarding.
- Maintains and updates affirmative action plan
- Ensures compliance with employment laws and regulations by carrying out various administrative functions related to FAA, EEO, AA and VEVRAA
- Assists in developing and implementing human resource policies.
- Assists with management with team member relations and performance management issues.
- Creates and conducts training programs related to Human Resources.
- Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.*
- Performs other duties as assigned by Director

"    BA in Business, Human Resources or similar
"    Minimum 5 years HR generalist experience
"    Thorough knowledge of insurance plans and the laws governing these plans
"    Knowledge of worker's compensation procedures and laws
"    Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
"    Ability to multitask, meet deadlines
"    Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
"    Ability to maintain confidential information
"    Excellent communication skills, including public speaking ability
"    Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with team members at all levels

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