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HR Generalist

Medford, MA 02155

Posted: 03/20/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Human Resources Job Number: 546999 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description


HR Generalist
Must Have:

Employee Focus

Tech Savvy

3 plus years HR experience
Nice to have:


Workforce now HRMS
SUMMARY: The HR Generalist will work closely with the HR Director and assist in the day-to-day HR operations. Responsibilities will include benefits & payroll administration, leave of absence management, and managing the background check process for both new hires and customer requirements. Provide a high level of support to all team members when it comes to HR matters.


· Process payroll on a weekly basis. Manage PTO balances.

· Administers benefits programs such as medical, dental, life, disability and supplemental benefits.

· Manage the onboarding process for all new hires, from background check to ensuring employee set up is ready on day one, to ensuring managers have a comprehensive plan for bringing their new hires up to speed.

· In conjunction with TPA, manage employee leaves of absence in accordance with federal & state law.

· Maintain data integrity in the ADP WFN HRMS system. Create & provide ad-hoc reporting from ADP WFN.

· Maintain employee files and company records.

· Manage background check process for new hires as well as customer-specific requirements.

· Play an integral role in annual open enrollment.

· Assist with planning special events, employee appreciation events, apparel distribution, and coordination/editing of company newsletter.

· Assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and updating/maintaining the employee handbook.

· Assist Safety & Compliance manager with maintaining employee licensing records & ensuring renewals are processed in a timely manner.

· Assist with updates to customer safety portals.

· Assist in special HR projects as needed.

· Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

· Minimum of 4-6 years in Human Resources

· HR Certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) strongly preferred

· Strong knowledge of benefits and payroll administration, leave of absence federal and state regulations and basic understanding of employment laws

· Prior experience with ADP WFN system is strongly preferred. Solid knowledge of HRMS systems including maintenance & set up of such.

· Computer skills required: Must have a strong knowledge of HRIS systems, ADP WFN strongly preferred. Strong skills with Microsoft Office suite, MS Teams, and cloud-based platforms

· Strong interpersonal skills with savvy and the ability to maintain composure during difficult events

· Team oriented & collaborative

· Thrives in a fast-paced environment with effective multi-tasking skills

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

· Must be able to demonstrate ethical conduct and maintain confidentiality at all times.

· Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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