HR Generalist

Requisition ID:  25677
Job Location(s): 

Easley, SC, US

Job Description

Danfoss is seeking a strong and experienced Human Resources Generalist to join our Easley, SC location in the United States. As the face of HR, you will engage with managers and employees across all levels of the Easley, SC site.  You must be curious to understand the business’ objectives and be able to analyze how effectively these objectives can be supported from an HR perspective.  The Human Resources Generalist reports directly to the Human Resources Manager. The HR Generalist maintains daily contact with employees, supervisors, management, and representatives of external agencies on matters of employment, policy, procedures, and programs, executing these activities with little or no supervision and plays a critical role in ensuring the facility maintains appropriate staffing levels.
 

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 
•    Drive the implementation of Danfoss HR policies and processes; i.e. – Payroll, Talent Acquisition, Compliance, Compensation and Benefits, etc. in the business unit
•    Serve as the face of HR; act as a HR resource and trusted advisor to employees and managers
•    Ensure that sound human resources practices are being followed in the implementation of HR decisions
•    Support the development and implementation of organization change initiatives
•    Manage the site’s employee relations to include performance issues, on-boarding and the investigation of employee issues
•    Oversee activities to improve employee satisfaction, motivation and engagement in the business
•    Contribute towards the development of an employee-oriented company culture that focuses on quality, continuous improvement and high performance
•    Leading or participate in HR projects initiated in the region
•    Responsible for tactical and administrative HR responsibilities related to the employee life cycle for the hourly and salary workforce, including contingent labor.
•    Manages all staffing process for all hourly positions and supports Human Resources Manager with salary positions.
•    Works with cross-functional team to conduct new-employee orientation.
•    Ensures employees receive annual HR training as required.
•    Partners with Human Resources Manager and site leadership to ensures all policies are enforced in a fair and equitable manner.
•    Leads the performance review process for the hourly workforce.
•    Assists Human Resources Manager in the implementation of site- and corporate-directed policies, procedures, and other related programs, utilizing effective change management processes.
•    Prepare and/or conduct various training programs in areas of employee relations, disciplinary action, performance reviews, etc. 
•    Assist Human Resources Manager and site leadership with conducting investigations and administering disciplinary actions.
•    Ensures employees on medical leaves of absence are following proper procedures in returning to work. Includes leave related to COVID-19
 

Background & Skills

Leadership, continuous improvement and change management experience.
Diplomatic, sensitive and adaptable to the needs of people from different cultures with extensive knowledge in employment laws, affirmative action plans, worker’s compensation and safety.
Passionate about creating a dynamic and thriving working environment that inspires employees to do their best.
Relationship builder and team player, capable of identifying collaborative solutions to business challenges. 
Experience working with employees and business leaders in a matrixed organization from remote or virtual sites.
Required (basic) qualifications 
•    Bachelor’s degree 
•    3 years’ experience in an HR Generalist capacity
Preferred qualifications 
•    Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources
•    5 years’ experience in an HR Generalist capacity in a manufacturing environment
 Job Criteria 
•    Demonstrated ability to apply HR knowledge to influence other functional areas in the use of HR best practices, in areas including recruitment, employee relations, engagement, driving cultural initiatives, etc.
•    Knowledge of personnel practices and procedures, including local, state, and federal regulations governing employment activities.
•    Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.