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Senior Human Resource Generalist-Gurnee, IL

Post Date: 03/26/2019

Req. Number: 69211

City: Gurnee

State: Illinois


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, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a Senior Human Resources Generalist to work in the Gurnee area.

Job Description:

The Senior Human Resources Generalist works closely with the Vice President, Human Resources to support, plan, develop, implement and administer Human Resources related programs and company policy. The Senior HR Generalist champions the organizational culture and supports the daily activity in regards to Employee Relations, Compensation, Benefits, Payroll, Recruiting, Training and Development, Performance Management, Policy Implementation and Employment Law Compliance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directs and manages the new hire on boarding process and conducts orientation for initial employee welcome
  • Partner with Vice President, Human Resources to determine hiring needs, develop staffing plan, develop strategy and recommend methods to meet staffing objectives
  • Manages and updates HRIS system, including building and training of new and existing modules
  • Manages payroll responsibilities, ensures accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness of the payroll process
  • Ensures communication of Employee Benefit Programs and helps in the administration and enrollment of benefits
  • Prepares job descriptions, organization charts and other HR assignments necessary to the effective management of the HR Department
  • Works effectively with diverse populations to provide prompt response and follow-through regarding questions, concerns, performance disciplinary write-ups and any other employee-related issues in an accurate and confidential manner
  • Assists in documenting policies/procedures and maintains the HR process workflow and coordination of all HR driven events
  • Creates and produces ad-hoc reports and assists in the development, revision, and implementation of reports
  • Full Cycle Recruitment of sourcing, screening, scheduling and interviewing candidates while keeping ADP up to date
  • Working knowledge and understanding of state and federal employment law
  • All other duties as assigned


  • 3-5 years’ experience progressive HR experience (in a manufacturing environment preferred)
  • Previous experience with HRIS and producing ad-hoc reports, processing payroll, and recruiting. ADP Workforce Now is a plus and preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication with developed presentation skills
  • High degree of organizational skill and a strong sense of urgency, able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously and independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business or Human Resources discipline preferred) 

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