Job Description Page 1 of 2 Job Title: Sr. HR Generalist Department: Human Resources Reports To: Director, Human Resources Job Code: SRHRGEN Job Classification: Salaried, Exempt Location: EGV Date Originated: 10/10/2013 Revision Date: HR Approval: TPI 10/15/2013 POSITION PURPOSE The Sr. HR Generalist will primarily focus on managing a comprehensive companywide benefit programs and building vendor relationships and full cycle recruitment. You will administer all benefit related activities including benefit renewals, orientations, open enrollment, wellness programs and day to day administration and reconciliation. In this role you will also be responsible for leading the full cycle recruitment and selection process for open positions at all levels within the organization including professional and managerial roles with focus on our headquarters location.and assisting with other general human resource functions as required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other Duties May Be Assigned Maintains professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities. Keeps abreast of existing and new employment laws, regulations, and HR best practices. Applies fundamental business and human resource concepts to establish and maintain effective work relationships with associates and managers. Proactively counsels associates and managers on various human resource issues, assisting in resolving personnel-related problems. Acts as the HIPPA privacy official. Ensures that all HIPAA requirements are met. Analyzes and recommends plan design changes, program enhancements, and cost savings ideas. Conducts audits on benefit processes, system content and files as needed. Creates and maintains the benefit details in HRIS, and works with field HR associates to ensure content is current and accurate. Works with associates to promote health and wellness in the workplace; develops and maintains programs, distributes educational and resource materials, and provides learning opportunities for associates. Ensures compliance and participates in government or internal audits. Provides information to prepare reports, legal documents, or government required reports. Assists in the planning and budgeting process to ensure program costs are realized and budgeted accordingly. Develop a recruiting strategy for internal and external recruitment for all open positions, including determining appropriate and cost effective recruitment sources and methods. Coordinates innovative and competitive Recruitment Programs and develops viable sourcing avenues. Writes and places employment ads and job listings to be utilized in recruitment. Screens candidates and conducts full in-person behavioral-style interviews with viable candidates. Provides feedback to HR management pertaining to recruiting trends, issues, barriers, etc. Conducts necessary administrative activities in the recruitment and hiring process and maintains recruiting records according to company policies and state/federal laws. Conducts thorough reference and background checks on selected candidates. Proactively maintains the HRIS system to ensure ongoing data integrity. Develops and prepares regular and special reports for management to assist in attainment of company objectives. Maintains paper and electronic personnel records in accordance to company practices and federal regulations ensuring the effective recording, maintenance and reporting of personnel-related information. Handles information in a confidential manner. Develops and maintains all human resource records according to government regulations and company policy. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of the HR department and the services provided to managers, supervisors and associates. Develops and revises human resources documents, procedures, forms and assists in the development of policies. SCOPE This position is the HR business partner for the management team and has an indirect reporting relationship to the site director or manager (if applicable). May also provide occasional support to other company locations. Winston Brands reserves the right to, at any time, modify job responsibilities/requirements based on business need. Job Description Page 2 of 2 This position has a direct impact on the reputation the company maintains in the highly competitive employment marketplace. The HR department will most often be the first point of contact for any associate and must be sensitive applicant goodwill and company public image. Works independently to facilitate the objectives of the department under minimal direction. High degree of latitude in decision-making. Handles extremely sensitive and confidential information. Daily interaction with HR team, associates and managers. Varied interaction with external agencies, vendors, internal and external job applicants and employment sources. COMPETENCIES & SKILLS Dependable, responsible and willing to accept accountability. Personal credibility and business maturity with the ability to understand and apply the inter-relationships of HR processes with company objectives. Excellent knowledge of HR practices and principles and all applicable laws. Strong self management, problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment and appropriately handle job-related stress. Excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution, teamwork and coaching skills with the ability to relate to a diverse population. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Strong analytical and research skills. Strong leadership skills with the ability to delegate and hold others accountable. Strong continuous learning orientation for self and others. Strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs and HRIS systems. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in HR, business or related field or equivalent experience. 5+ years of progressive experience in Human Resources with strong generalist abilities that include professional and managerial level recruiting. Certified Internet Recruiter a plus. 3+ years experience managing multiple benefit plans. Technically proficient with previous HRIS experience. CEBS and/or PHR/SPHR certification is desirable. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS Standard office environment. Stress may occur with tight deadlines and long hours. Minimal travel may be required. Standard physical activity such as standing, walking, and basic motor skills to access computer files for information, data entry or document creation. Sitting for extended periods. Winston Brands reserves the right to, at any time, modify job responsibilities/requirements based on business need.