Generalist, Human Resources

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
# of Openings
Human Resources



The HR Generalist serves as an internal HR business partner with a focus on recruitment; implementing and coordinating full life-cycle recruiting of a variety of type and level of positions.  Additionally, the role will deliver human resources initiatives and solutions in support of key business strategies and company core values, including but not limited to; new hire onboarding, benefits enrollment, payroll, advising on company policies/procedures, performance management, and advancing culture initiatives through effective employee relations and engagement practices.



  • Support the implementation of HR policies and procedures and provide input to the future development of policies and procedures.
  • Ensure legal compliance with federal, state and local employment laws.
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to support the recruiting process, including onboarding of permanent and temporary staff.
  • Serve as point of contact to staffing agencies for labor needs, terms of contracts and co-employment communications.
  • Coach and educate management and employees on HR guidelines, employee engagement, coaching and counseling improvement with performance and behavior, conflict resolution, and effective team interaction.
  • Address internal complaints of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other high-risk employment-related issues through impartial investigation and fair and consistent treatment and application of policy.
  • Assist with the formation and delivery of training, learning and development initiatives through partnership with Learning and Development.
  • Coordinate performance management, merit and competency assessment processes.
  • Coordinate and champion the organization’s employee engagement, appreciation, incentive and culture based initiatives.
  • Represent HR on company committees (e.g., Environmental Sustainability, Safety, Quality, etc.).
  • Ensure compliance with all company recordkeeping requirements.
  • Facilitate new hire and benefit orientation and open enrollment meetings.
  • Display comprehension of benefit plans to educate employees, respond to their questions and assist them with issues.
  • Administer FMLA, non-FMLA, ADA, and reasonable accommodation process.
  • Manage separation of employment and off-boarding/exit process.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of two (2) years of work experience in an HR generalist role
  • Exposure to ERP, HRIS, ATS, LMS, and payroll systems
  • Proven ability to provide consistently high-quality of service
  • Work authorization: must be legally authorized to work in United States without company sponsorship


  • Professional designation as PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP
  • Responsibility for multiple locations
  • Previous experience with staffing agency partnerships, leaves, benefits, payroll, ADA and Worker’s Compensation


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills
  • Excellent relationship building and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to balance multiple and conflicting priorities to meet expected response deadlines
  • Ability to take a “hands on” approach to supporting the business
  • Ability to develop effective communication and training materials
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in a group setting
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Ability to coach and evaluate others
  • Ability to engage, inspire and influence people
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of HR practices/disciplines
  • Demonstrated understanding of federal, state and local employment laws
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills


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