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Human Resources Generalist

Job Number:  56928
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Tennessee Plant
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Ethridge, TENNESSEE, US, 38456



Job Number: 56928
Division: Magna Structures Tennessee LLC.
Job Type: Human Resources Generalist
Location: Stanton, TN


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

This position is for a new greenfield facility that will be located in the Greater Memphis Tennessee area. Under the direction of the human resource manager, the human resources generalist is responsible for supporting and coaching the department, supervisors, managers at Magna Structures Tennessee LLC. which includes improving the quality of work life for all employees and providing leadership to all management to support policies and procedures in accordance with the Employee’s Charter.  The human resources generalist is a contact for employees on issues regarding policies and procedures in support of all Managers, supervisors, and the human resources manager. Serves as a resource for cases involving workers' compensation.

Key Responsibilities

•    Develop and ensure all company policies and procedures comply with applicable government legislation and the Magna’s Employee’s Charter. 
•    Develop, maintain, and continuously improve the effectiveness of Human Resources programs, policies and procedures, including Employee Relations, Staffing/Retention/Motivation, Employee Orientation, Training & Development, Communications, Compensation, Payroll & Employee Benefits, Organizational Development, Organizational Change, and Succession Planning.
•    Support the Open-Door Process (e.g., Employee Advocation, Fairness Committee, Hotline Investigations.)
•    Assist with the development and continual updating of company policies and interpretation, including employee handbook.
•    Provides guidance, counsel, and problem-solving support to managers, supervisors, teams, and individuals.  
•    Manages personnel placement by supporting activities in employee recruitment, hiring, and staffing of plant and office positions including placement of physically restricted employees. 
•    Coordinate in the recruiting activities of direct hire team members to support plant and program requirements.  This may include advertising, scheduling, interviewing, and assisting if needed with post-offer screening and scheduling orientation.  Ensures the process is followed in a timely and effective manner (requisitions, postings internal/external, candidate review, scheduling, reference checks, offer letters, rejection emails, follow-up, etc.).
•    Conducts interviews covering several areas (Ex. Background, Education, Experience, Job Related Questions, etc.) in a professional manner.
•    Prepare and coordinate activities involving Career/Job Fairs when needed.
•    Coordinate and communicate with the Hiring Manager to ensure timely information is provided to them.
•    Composes new job descriptions, coordinates performance appraisals, and approves salary changes for employees.
•    Utilize social media sites such as Indeed, LinkedIn, etc. to recruit candidates.
•    Participate and assist with Company sponsored social events.
•    Maintain open channels of communication with all levels of the organization.
•    Manage, support, and provide direction to all staff within the Human Resources department to ensure customer service to all employees and the administration of all Human 
•    Coach and guide management regarding performance, discipline, diversity, policies & procedures, and teamwork.
•    Ensure employee confidentiality and data integrity is strictly maintained.
•    Respond to employee issues, concerns, suggestions, and complaints within a timely manner.
•    Provide feedback to managers, supervisors, and employees both positive and negative on an ongoing basis.
•    Provide guidance and support for employee recognition and employee engagement events.
•    Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Excellent people and interpersonal skills.
•    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
•    Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
•    Ability to follow and create work instructions within department.  
•    Ability to problem solve which includes initiate and follow-through, confronting issues, responding to crisis situations, negotiating, and resolving conflict.
•    Ability to analyze and provide strategic direction while being tactful and diplomatic.  

Additional Information

Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and HRIS systems.

•    Bachelor’s Degree, major in Business Administration or Human Resource Management or another related field 
•    SHRM or PHR certification a plus.

•    3+ years Human Resources experience.  
•    Must have experience working in a manufacturing environment. 
•    Automotive experience a plus.
•    Previous Recruiting experience is a plus. 

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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