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HR Generalist - Wheeling, IL

Post Date: 09/22/2023

Req. Number: 105071

City: Wheeling

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60090


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge is NOW HIRING for a contract HR Generalist 

1st shift 7:00am to 4:00pm (1 hour lunch) 
Wheeling, IL 

Up to $35/hr. based on experience. 

We are looking for someone to join the HR team for a premier client in Wheeling. IL. This contractor would be on assignment until the end of 2023. *Possible conversion to Full-Time Employment 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manages HRIS, payroll systems, and ensures data integrity
  • Employee file management: hardcopy and electronic
  • All payroll activities on a bi-weekly basis including payroll data entry, source document tracking, verification of all payroll activities , back up memo creation and training of leaders as needed for the time keeping system.
  • Oversee timekeeping activity for all hourly employees
  • Handles annual benefits open enrollment communications and proactively addresses employee benefit understanding and issue resolution
  • Support the  recruitment process; open requisitions in Workday, assist leaders with writing job descriptions, interview scheduling, candidate hosting while on-site and partnering with our Corporate Talent team on prescreening testing/background checks and drug screens. 
  • Conducts new employee orientation and on-boarding
  • Drafts certain HR communications and updating communications boards, etc.
  • Administers the leave administration process – coordinating with leave management vendor, employees and managers
  • Assists in the administration of HR metrics, reports, surveys, requested by the business
  • Responsible for submitting Workers Compensation claims 
  • Coordinates and delivers identified training and recognition initiatives
  • Implements process improvements as necessary



  • BS/BA or equivalent in Human Resources or related area
  • Minimum 3 years human resource experience
  • Strong knowledge of principles and practices of the human resources function
  • Prior experience supporting hourly employees in a manufacturing environment
  • Preferred experience working with  HRIS such as Workday, and experience with timekeeping systems like Kronos or Dimensions
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and procedures for recruitment, payroll and benefits
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish is a plus.


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