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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Hinton Transportation Investments, Inc.
Location: Byron Center
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*About HTI: *

Hinton Transportation Investments, Inc. (HTI) is a family-owned company located in Byron Center, MI that has been around for 40 years. HTI is a leader in the Heavy-Duty Transportation Industry operating as Martec International, New Life Transport Parts Center, Pace Transportation Services, and Road Equipment Parts Center. With 30+ locations and expansion nationwide, we are eager to add hard-working and growth-oriented individuals to our team to keep us growing!

*Job Summary: *

This role is an entry-level, full-time position with potential opportunity for advancement. We are looking for a college graduate (_preferably with a year or two of experience_) wanting to get their foot in the door of a quick advancing company. The Human Resource Generalist will help run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including assisting with the pre-employment process, recruiting, benefits, employee leave, and enforcing company policies and procedures.

*Duties & Responsibilities: *

* Assist our Recruiter to interview and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
* Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
* Implements new hire orientation and employee programs.
* Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale.
* Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
* Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
* Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
* Maintains constant communication with all branch managers and regional managers to understand hiring needs for each division and location.
* Creates and posts job advertisements by utilizing Indeed, LinkedIn, & Facebook.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

*Required Skills & Abilities: *

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
* Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
* Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
* Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.

*Education and Experience: *

* Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, OR are currently pursuing - _Required_
* Some experience working in customer service or office administration - _Required_
* 2 + years of Human Resources experience - _Preferred_

*Physical Requirements: *

* Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
* Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
* Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization's facilities.

*Benefits: *

* Medical, Dental, and Vision
* Life Insurance/Accidental Death/Long Term Disability - *Company Paid*
* Supplemental Life Insurance
* 401k + Company Match!
* PTO after 30 days
* Paid Holidays after 30 days
* Life Event Leave
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

_\*\*\*Employees are eligible for benefits the 1st of the month following 60 days\*\*\*_

*Why work for HTI?*

Hinton Transportation Investments is an industry leader in heavy duty truck and trailer parts sales. The organization has over 30 locations nationwide and globally. HTI prides itself on internal upward mobility.

Hinton Transportation Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran or military discharge status, marital status, ancestry, or any other legally protected category.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour

* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
* Did you graduate with a Business and/or HR degree (or related field) OR are currently pursuing a Business and/or HR degree (or related field) ?

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Hinton Transportation Investments, Inc., Grand Rapids , Human Resources Generalist, Other , Byron Center, Michigan

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