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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Morton Buildings
Location: Morton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Morton Buildings, Inc. is the industry leader in post-frame construction. We have been in business for 120 years and have more than 10 manufacturing, fabrication, and shipping plants servicing over 100 construction centers nationwide. Per year, across America, thousands of new buildings sport the familiar Morton M.

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for executing the daily operations of the Human Resources (HR) department. The HR Generalist will assist in the management of the employee lifecycle, including employee relations, recruitment, performance management, and other HR functions.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in the creation, implementation, communication and administration of HR policies, programs and procedures; providing guidance and interpretation to drive consistency and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations; recommending new policies, programs and procedures to improve efficiency of the HR department and organization, and/or improve the employee experience.
  • Participates in various HR initiatives, supporting activities to promote employee engagement and foster a positive company culture.
  • Supports positive employee relations, acting as an employee advocate; building and maintaining effective relationships through frequent communication with employees and managers; responding to employee questions in a timely manner; providing counsel and support on employee relations matters.
  • Serves as the point of contact for employee grievances, escalating complex or sensitive matters to appropriate HR member; conducting investigations and resolving issues; maintaining confidentiality and all necessary related documentation.
  • Provides guidance and assists managers in administering employee discipline or corrective actions, such as progressive discipline or termination of employment; reviewing all involuntary termination requests to ensure alignment with HR policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Assists in the recruiting and onboarding of new employees, working cross-functionally to provide an exceptional new hire experience.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required
    • 2+ years of human resource management experience or equivalent
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and willingness to actively contribute, where needed, to support the goals and tasks of the HR department
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
    • Proficiency with the organization's HRIS system
    • Knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.


      • Excellent medical/dental/prescription coverage
      • Life Insurance
      • Paid holidays
      • Paid vacation
      • Paid sick time
      • 401K Opportunity
      • ESOP Retirement Program which makes you an owner of the company

        Morton Buildings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.

Keywords: Morton Buildings, Peoria , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Morton, Illinois

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