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Human Resources Generalist

Job Number:  44875
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  TEAM Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

Serves as one of the primary contacts for employee issues regarding policies and procedures in support of the division and the Human Resources Department. Provides guidance, counseling and problem-solving support to employees, managers, supervisors and team leaders. Assists in the administration of human resource functions, payroll and benefits. Ensure timely, efficient and courteous responses to all employee issues in accordance with the Magna Employee Charter, Magna Corporate Constitution and Magna Operational Principles. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for employee recruitment, hiring, and staffing at all levels. 
  • Composes job postings that correspond to staffing needs. Coordinates and approves job postings. 
  • Initiates and obtains approval for changes in salary. 
  • Responsible for administrative functions including benefits, FMLA, payroll, badge software, etc.
  • Manages personnel placement function. 
  • Coordinates administration of unemployment benefits.
  • Assumes responsibility for cases involving workers' compensation and physically restricted employees. 
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements solutions for personnel problems/concerns. 
  • Participates in disciplinary actions up to and including separations, performance management, and conflict resolution situations. 
  • Works with leadership to provide advice, ensure consistency of policy implementation and documentation, and monitor practices to ensure compliance with the law. 
  • Works with employees to resolve personal problems and issues relating to the Magna Employee Charter.
  • Participates in ongoing development, communication and implementation of new programs and policies.
  • Assists in planning and implementation of company employee relations programs and activities.
  • Follows up on all employee(s) concern(s).
  • Assists the HR Manager in policy interpretation and development, and the investigation and settling of employee concerns. 
  • Responsible for coordinating RoBo Calls.
  • Manage the Employee Communication App. 
  • Assist in preparing Daily Metrics for Tier 1 Meetings.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Human Resources Manager.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in business related field with demonstrated understanding of human resource laws; or equivalent experience. 
  • Proficient with computerized application software.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle matters of confidentiality discreetly and work with employees on issues requiring varying degrees of sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated broad understanding of human resources principals, practices, and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage complex projects and programs. 

Additional Information

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: Toledo

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