Human Resources (HR) Specialist -- Morristown, Tennessee
RP LLC - Morristown, TN

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Position: HUMAN RESOURCES (HR) SPECIALIST
Location: Morristown, Tennessee area
*** Salary Range: Competitive Compensation. Based on qualifications.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs Human Resources related duties at the professional level and may carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, training, recruitment, payroll, benefits administration, compensation, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Responsible for administering various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel.
* Responsible for labor relations and developing positive employee relations.
* Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
* Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
* Assists in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual.
* Administers hourly compensation program; monitors performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
* Manages change in the workplace by designing effective communications strategies and efficient delivery systems for implementation.
* Responsible for recruitment, including interviewing, testing, and selecting employees to fill vacant positions.
* Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment and advises management in appropriate resolution these issues.
* Maintains a high level of knowledge of general state and federal employment compliance requirements; Answers correspondence or other communications with government agencies as appropriate; Builds working relationship and communicates effectively with local government representatives.
* Understands and utilizes fair employment policies and procedures to create a non-discriminatory work environment.
* Completes and/or assures that affirmative action and EEO surveys are completed as required.
* Understands and utilizes benefits and compensation policies and procedures
* Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database; updates and maintains company organization charts and employee directory.
* Payroll processing, administer employment tests to applicants.
* Assists with new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
* Keeps records of personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, coordinates interviews.
* Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
* Develops and maintains various employment information, maintains other records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
* Assists in recruitment effort for exempt and nonexempt personnel and temporary employees and participates in new hire orientation.
* Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
* Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database; updates and maintains company organization charts and employee directory.
* Will assist in the development and implementation of various training programs.
* Maintains and coordinates employee recognition programs.
* Support all other departments as directed.
* Conform with all safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment.
* Recognize and define problems, collect data, and develop conclusions.
* Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment; responsible for proper waste disposal.
* Communicate effectively with others using both oral and written communication skills.
* Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

EDUCATION
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Human Resources or related field.

EXPERIENCE
Must have 5+ years of proven experience in Human Resources. Must be able to demonstrate experience in positive employee relations, recruitment, policy development and overall knowledge of employment law. Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Must possess excellent keyboarding/ computer skills and be proficient in MS Word & Excel.

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES
PHR Certification is preferred.

BOTTOM LINE (MUST HAVE)
* Bachelors Degree.
* About 5+ years of proven experience in Human Resources.
* Experience in positive employee relations, recruitment, policy development and overall knowledge of employment law.
* PHR Certification preferred.
* Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus.