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Human Resource Generalist

Job Number:  9756
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  CCMi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Battle Creek, MI, US, 49037





Job Number: 9756 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: CCMi 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Battle Creek 




Group Description


Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.



Role Summary

Generalist will provide primary support in one discipline, while learning & providing secondary support in other areas. Senior Generalist will provide primary support in two or more disciplines while assisting the HR Manager with all aspects of Human Resources administration, including Employee relations matters, compensation/benefits, training, recruitment, etc.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure Magna’s Human Resources systems and policies are consistently applied based on principles of Magna’s Employee’s Charter, and are in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations
  • Conduct recruiting activities to support production requirements
  • Maintain Division job description program
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
  • Provide counsel and support to team members and management on employee relations matters and seek to maintain balanced level of positive team member relations
  • Assist in keeping handbook is kept up to date by timely incorporation of policy revisions, ensure adherence throughout the company.
  • Administer all Division benefit programs and serve as resource on benefit issues
  • Administer FMLA program and disability management
  • Assist in Wage Progression program
  • Administer Job Posting program
  • Assist in administering PeopleSoft database, ensuring it is kept current, and liaison with Magna Corporate as appropriate
  • Promote and ensure full utilization of all communication channels so that continuous dialogue exists among Employees, Direct Leaders and management
  • Maintain high profile with Employee on plant floor and be a strong advocate to ensure timely resolution of Employee concerns and issues
  • Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
  • Promote and facilitate Open Door process and Fair Treatment


Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive employee relations
  • Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, business correspondence, instructions, procedures and guidelines
  • Must be a team player and promote team approach to problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent human relations skills
  • Highly self-motivated and flexible
  • Must be capable of working under pressure and with short completion times on projects
  • Able to work flexible hours to meet both internal and external customer requirements
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, Employees, suppliers and customers
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to use computer and software as required
Education and Experience
  • Post secondary education in business, human resources or related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource related field preferred
  • Three years experience in human resources field, preferably in a manufacturing environment for HR Generalist

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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