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HR GENERALIST-Eugene Airport Road

Astec Industries
Eugene, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Provides support in all areas of the Human Resources department. Assumes ownership for the successful and compliant execution of the Employee Life Cycle.

Key Deliverables

  • Develop onboarding plans to educate new hires on HR policies, internal procedures, and regulations
  • Recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants
  • Provide support for employment related inquires
  • Monitor employee morale and company culture
  • Monitor and implement applicable federal and state requirements to ensure legal compliance

Key Activities & Responsibilities

  • Perform benefits administration to include the process of onboarding, annual open enrollment, assist in employee claims, resolve discrepancies with employees, payroll and/or benefits provider and communicate benefit information to employees
  • Coordinate the hiring process, including but not limited to, conducting pre-employment background, drug screening and reference checks, and issuing job confirmation letters and other internal communications
  • Work collaboratively with department managers and executive leadership to develop and implement specific employee programs, policies, processes, and systems
  • Conduct new hire orientation and provide new employees with a positive first impression of the organization, core values and organizational culture
  • Handle employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law
  • Maintain confidential employee information such as personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance reviews or evaluations, termination date and reason in various locations including the HRIS, and Excel. Partners with payroll for smooth transactions between HR and payroll systems
  • Actively support Astec’s core values, mission statement and vision statement.
  • Assume other special activities and responsibilities as directed

To be successful in this role, your experience and competencies are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business, or a related field
  • Minimum of (2) years of Human resources experience
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations governing Human Resource functions
  • Proficiency with personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite software applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge/understanding of benefit administration
  • Ability to communicate effectively and reach a diverse, multigenerational workforce
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to change tasks as needed
  • Ability to communicate to get desired results
  • Excellent data entry/proofreading skills
  • Ability to exercise a high level of independent judgement on a customary and regular basis

Astec Industries


Eugene, OR
97402 USA



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