Human Resources Generalist
Job Description Primary Purpose of Position: Leads activities and support of all functions to advance the Belcamp, MD and North Andover, MA Plant's core values of safety, quality, delivery and Lean Transformation. Assist the functional managers in all aspects of the hiring of regular and temporary staffing, all aspects of the Human Resource function, including but not limited to payroll, investigations, training and employee relations. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Provides effective leadership of the divisional Human Resources department as evidenced by: Assisting in the development and communication of a clear vision/strategy for the Human Resources departments that are aligned with the Company vision and strategies. Assisting in the establishment and accomplishment of objectives that are aligned with the overall Company strategies and objectives. Assisting in the development and staffing of an appropriate organization with the skills required to be successful and behavior that supports the Company's values. Providing continuous performance feedback to personnel and developing training and education plans to enhance their capabilities and prepare them for future opportunities. Providing appropriate recognition to individuals and teams for accomplishments. Living the Company values daily. Leads in the development and implementation of human resources policies, programs and services, including recruitment, selection, retention, legal compliance, employee benefits and compensation, employee relations, employment practices and procedures, employee communications and employee events for the plant facilities. Assists the Company in successfully achieving Plan. Such assignment would include prudent expense management, budgeting, etc. Assists with the monthly, quarterly and annual department metric and data reporting. Assists with Environmental Health & Safety projects, to including, driving culture, safety programs and plant specific safety audits. Responsible for leading the time and attendance programs/systems, and uploading payroll to our corporate office. Leads administration of programs for environmental, health and safety, and loss prevention at the plant level. Provides counsel, guidance, assistance and labor relations direction to assigned facilities in the administration, coordination and interpretation of the corporation and divisional labor relations policies and objectives. Assist Plant Manager and Operations Team with plant specific functions, projects, requests, and reports. Provides Human Resource back-up support for other Lifoam sites. Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, of others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation. Requires regular attendance to perform essential elements as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work. Performs such individual assignments as management may direct. Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities. Other duties assigned by manager. Company Description Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Lifoam, Paper Mate, Sharpie, EXPO, Parker, Elmer (TM) s, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, Goody, Irwin, Lenox, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Coleman, First Alert, FoodSaver, Jostens, K2, NUK, Oster, Rawlings, Sunbeam, and Yankee Candle. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play. Lifoam is a leading manufacturer of custom and proprietary molded foam and protective packaging solutions. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes value added expanded polystyrene (EPS), polyurethane, and refrigerant products used in a number of applications from seven plants in the US. The company's products include premium temperature assurance packaging for the healthcare industry, disposable foam coolers and related products for the consumer market, cold chain packaging for the specialty food & beverage market, and custom & proprietary packaging solutions for a variety of commercial end markets. Its well-known brands include "Lifoam" promotional and imprinted disposable ice chests, "Freez Pak" reusable ice substitutes, "Propak" insulated commercial packaging, and the "EnviroCooler" line of Healthcare packaging, among others.