HR Generalist
ITT Exelis - Kekaha, HI

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Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, this position is responsible for the administration of Human Resources policies and procedures, with primary responsibilities in the areas of recruitment, personnel records, and training and development.

Major Job Activities:
•Responsible for attracting, screening and recruiting candidates. Works with hiring managers to monitor and update the accuracy of job descriptions and the creation of personnel requisitions. Ensures timely and accurate job posting and record-keeping on recruitment information management system. Provides information on the company to candidates. May attend job fairs and network meetings for company branding and passive recruiting. Interviews and screens applicants for technical competence, applicable background and skills, individual goals and ability to fit in the organization and function effectively. Conducts reference checks to collect and evaluate information concerning previous employment record. Assists managers and supervisors in selecting the most qualified candidates. Interfaces on a regular basis with hiring managers. Coordinates employment offers with applicant and user department. Coordinates arrangements for pre-employment medical examinations, drug test, travel, reporting dates, security clearances and employment processes. Provides applicants with pre-employment information regarding job requirements, locations, wages, benefits, allowances and employment policies. Gathers and prepares employment data for reports and analysis. Maintains records in the recruitment management system. Interprets and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of company’s collective bargaining agreements, especially as they pertain to recruitment processes and procedures, and ensures recruiting processes and procedures are in compliance with CBAs.
•Responsible for new hire orientation and on-boarding processes and procedures.
•Responsible for coordinating, documenting, and ensuring timely and up-to-date employee training. Provides timely information to managers and employees regarding all required training. Coordinates training delivery and documentation with designated corporate personnel, managers, supervisors, employees, and the Quality Assurance department, and in compliance with company policies and contract requirements. Maintains, gathers and prepares training data for reports and analysis.
•Administers semi-annual and annual performance review process.
•Coordinates employee transfers and status changes in accordance with company policy.
•Maintains employee personnel files and records. Maintains confidentiality and privacy of information for all personnel records.
•Provides guidance and assistance to managers and employees with administrative inquiries and complaints.
•Cross-trains and provides back-up support for other HR functional areas, including benefits administration.
•Performs a variety of Human Resources tasks, as assigned.
Material & equipment used:
Operates personal computer and utilizes software programs, spreadsheets and databases, fax machine, and other general office equipment.
Work environment:
Work is generally conducted in an office environment.
Physical Activities:
Work may require standing, walking; or prolonged sitting. Employee must comply with all Federal, State and Local regulations and published Company work rules as well as written instructions. Task specific work environment training will be provided as required.
Required Experience:
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of an Associates Degree in Human Resources Management or a related field.
•Two years of directly related Human Resources experience is required.
•Two years of HRIS experience, including recruiting systems, is required.
•Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal laws [ADA, EEO, FMLA, etc.) as well as government compliance reporting.
•Excellent written and verbal skills, communication skills, collaboration skills, presentation skills, multi-tasking, organizational and problem-solving skills.
•Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
•Demonstrated experience in professional environments requiring highly motivated, flexible, assertive, discrete, resourceful, self-starting team players.
Desired Skills:
•Bachelor degree in HR Management or a related field
•Information Technology or Government contraction industry HR experience.
•Labor Relations (Union) experience.
•HR Certification (PHR) and SHRM membership.
Clearance Level Required at Start Date
No Clearance Required
Percent of Travel Required
Less than 25%
Work Status