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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Union Tank Car Company - UTLX
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a high-energy human resource professional wanting to work in a great environment and for a growing company? How about starting a career with a growing and financially stable Berkshire Hathaway Company?Since 1891, Union Tank Car Company, along with its Canadian affiliate Procor, has provided high-quality equipment and comprehensive tank car services to our customers throughout North America.Union Tank Car Company is currently looking for a Human Resources Generalist to join our growing team. This position will be based at our Altoona, PA location!Position Summary:The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for assisting and ensuring facility operations are adequately staffed while attaining high employee satisfaction and engagement. Assists with and administers corporate policies relating to compensation, benefits, employee relations, training, and health and safety programs. Maintains and updates employee records, various reports and provides employee coaching on work-related matters. The incumbent will assist with negotiating collective bargaining agreements. This position will seek consultative guidance from Corporate HR.Essential Functions:Primary responsibilities and/or essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop strategy, addressing employee-related issues
  • Monitor absenteeism
  • Monitor turnover
  • Promote positive morale
  • Organize programs to engage employees
  • Recruit and retain talent
  • Onboard and train employees in HR policies
  • Assist with and lead employee relations - conflict resolution, complaint investigation, employee recognition
  • Maintain employee records
  • Remain current with laws and policies
  • Participate in and support quality projects and initiatives to ensure that the company achieves its goals
  • Conduct facility walks on each shift identifying engaging employees
  • Spend time on off-shifts
  • Conduct stay interview
  • Participate in and encourage community involvement
  • Partner with recruitment agencies, technical and community colleges
  • Promote incentive for referrals
  • Attendance of departmental Toolbox Talks
  • Engage with employees to develop transparent communicationQualifications and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field required.
    • Minimum of 3 years progressive HR experience in a lean manufacturing/repair environment.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Builds and effectively manages interpersonal relationships across all levels of the company
    • People-oriented and results-driven
    • Knowledge of HR systems and databases along with tracking metrics
    • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Why Join our team?We take pride in offering our employees rich benefits packages. We appreciate hard-working and passionate individuals--- which is why we offer:Tuition reimbursement program.
      • Medical, dental, vision, etc.
      • 401K with matching & discretionary retirement contributions.
      • Flexible paid PTO policy.
      • Maternal and parental leave.
      • Berkshire Hathaway employee discount program . . . and much more!If you are looking to join a fast-growing, dynamic organization that offers tremendous career growth potential, please apply for immediate consideration.Union Tank Car Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender identity, or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Union Tank Car Company - UTLX, Altoona , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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