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Human Resources Generalist

Harrison Gray Search & Consulting
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Harrison Gray Search has partnered with an ever-expanding supply company looking for a Human Resources Generalist.

Our Client:

From Detroit's Comerica Park to a Traverse City cottage, the University of Notre Dame campus to Rockford Middle School, 14 miles of sewer line in Northeast Michigan, or the melting sidewalks of downtown Holland, our client was there! Along with their Fire Protection and Municipal Services divisions, our client has become a key component in meeting the needs of contractors, engineers, architects, and homeowners since 1965.

Who We're Looking For:

Do you enjoy having variety in your work? Do you have experience working at a multiple location company? If you have a passion for HR, are extra drawn to Safety, Workers Comp, and Risk Management, and looking to be a part of a dynamic, supportive corporate HR team, this is the place to be. Your role as an HR Generalist will be far from one-dimensional. You'll undertake a wide range of HR tasks, learn more HR responsibilities, be supported by the company owners, and create relationships with associates. You will work as part of a Human Resources team for the efficient, accurate, and effective performance of HR tasks and projects to support the Company's multiple locations and lines of business. Our team strives to maintain high associate morale, keep the Company profitable and legally compliant, and positively promote the Company within the community.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Meet or exceed our customers' expectations by providing a positive customer experience.
  • Administer, explain, and enforce company policies and procedures and actively participate in policy, procedure, and SOP creation and updates.
  • Serve as a resource to and liaison between employees and management.
  • Coordinate and perform efficient, accurate, and effective daily HR tasks and projects.
  • Recruiting: Ensure open positions are filled with high-quality candidates by coordinating job postings and the job bid process, interviewing candidates, running background checks and assessments, making job offers to applicants, attending recruiting events, finding new recruiting sources, onboarding associates, and other responsibilities related to recruiting.
  • Benefits: Responsible for benefits administration, including but not limited to monitoring benefits eligibility, assisting employees with benefits issues and enrollments, coordinating benefits communication, promoting the Company's excellent benefits offerings, and assisting with maintenance of benefits documents and reporting.
  • Training: Participate in training administration and assist with the continuous development of associates to ensure high customer and employee satisfaction and benefit the Company's bottom line.
  • Safety/Workers Compensation/DOT: Administer the Company's safety and risk management programs, including but not limited to maintaining OSHA logs, overseeing safety committees, administering safety training, maintaining consortium and administering DOT random testing, and ensuring compliance with OSHA and legal requirements.
  • New Hires and Orientation: Participate in new hire orientation and conduct onboarding interviews to ensure the successful onboarding of new associates.
  • Time and Attendance: Perform routine time and attendance activities, administer FMLA and leaves of absence, and ensure ADP/Attendance Counts data integrity.
  • Payroll: Assist with daily payroll activity, serve as backup for payroll processing, and run and create related reports.
  • Events and Recognition: Administer and coordinate all recognition and rewards programs, promote spot awards and recognition, and lead charity events.
  • Discipline and Termination: Assist with exit interviews, investigations, discipline, and terminations as needed.
  • Administration: Perform and assist with administrative activities as needed.
  • Keep up-to-date on industry trends and employment laws.
  • Create, share, and implement ideas for continuous improvement and cost savings.
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required.
  • Special projects.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Work safely.


  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
  • HRCI or SHRM certification preferred
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or
  • Five years of HR experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Experience in a multi-location, multi-state environment is highly desired.


  • Working knowledge of Human Resource concepts and federal, state, and local employment laws.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state OSHA, DOT, and FMCSA regulations.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and ethics.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, priorities, and deadlines and quickly adapt to changing situations in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, customer service, teamwork, judgment, adaptability, organization, prioritization, negotiation, stress management, accuracy, presentation, persuasion, listening, delegation, decision making, and problem-solving skills.
  • General business acumen and understanding of balancing the needs of associates with the needs of the Company.
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of associates and present information in an easy-to-understand manner.
  • Maintain a professional image as a representative of the Company.
  • Ability to travel occasionally.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, with or without a calculator.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, ADP, and other HR-related software and systems.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.

Individuals with backgrounds in Human Resources, HR Management, Human Resource Management, and Safety Management are encouraged to apply.


  • Our client is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is a hybrid role. Three days work from home, two days in the office.


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