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Human Resources Generalist

Date: Mar 9, 2019

LOCATION: South Deerfield, MA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


The Human Resources Generalist performs a broad range of HR-related duties and works closely with HR management in supporting designated geographical regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the areas of talent acquisitions, orientation and onboarding, policy interpretation and enforcement, employee relations, performance management, training, affirmative action/EEO compliance, employee records maintenance and retention, benefits and HRIS administration, and employment law compliance in accordance with quality management principles and overall objectives of the Company. The Human Resources Generalist provides excellent customer service to internal and external client groups through professional and timely communications.


What You’ll Do:

  • Administers various Human Resources plans, programs, and objectives that provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, goal attainment and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.
  • Participates in developing department goals, practices, and systems.
  • Responsible for recruitment of assigned positions and facilitates employee onboarding and orientation.
  • Serves as primary resource for employees and management on interpretation and enforcement of Company policies and procedures.
  • Handles employee relations issues and assists with investigations and outlines recommended steps for resolution for review and approval by Human Resources Manager.
  • Maintains affirmative action program data, coordinates annual affirmative action plan administration, files annual EEO-1 report, and maintains other records, reports, and logs to conform with EEO regulations.
  • Provides performance management training and support to employees and managers.
  • Maintains employee files and records including HRIS records and other records management systems. Compiles reports from hard-copy document or databases as needed.
  • Works with Benefits Manager to coordinate annual benefits open enrollment and other benefits-related activities. Conducts employee presentations and assists employee and Benefits Manager with processing changes within deadlines.
  • Oversees leave of absence management including HRIS tracking and in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Assists with planning and executing Company activities including annual events and HR-related activities.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
  • Coordinates separation of employees including conducting exit interviews, notifying appropriate parties within the organization, and responding to external agencies.
  • Makes recommendations for continuous improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
  • Maintains and expands knowledge and understanding of existing and proposed federal and state laws and regulations affecting human resources management, identifying trends that could impact organizational objectives and/or operational resources.
  • Follows Company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance with the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned. 


What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years Human Resources Generalist level experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of general HR practices including federal and state employment law.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Must have effective written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Must have excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office


Bonus Points For:  SHRM-CP certification


Why Join Pelican? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…

  • Generous paid time off plans 
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • Beautiful New England location
  • Onsite gym
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.
  • Wellness Discount Program
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…


ABOUT PELICAN: With over 40 years of creating the toughest, virtually indestructible, and most dependable products on the market, Pelican Products remains the global leader of high-performance protective case solutions, advanced portable lighting systems, and consumer products we use in our everyday lives to include coolers, phone and tablet cases, backpacks, drinkware, and more! Our products are depended upon by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, life sciences, defense/military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer.  Pelican's products are designed and built to last a lifetime.


Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.





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