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Human Resources Generalist in Lafayette, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 2/19/2019

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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of a Human Resources Generalist, to join our Engineered Products and Solutions (EP&S) business unit at the Lafayette Operations facility in Lafayette, IN. 
The HR Generalist will report to the HR Manager, and is primarily responsible for recruiting, staffing, talent development and building the brand (job postings, interviewing, selection, community outreach, campus recruiting,) in parallel with pre-boarding, onboarding, conducting exit interviews and possessing the skill set to analyze compensation;  furthermore this role will also need to possess the ability to run reports in our system of record and formulate the data in a way it is acceptable and advantageous to the business.  HR Generalist will partner with departmental leadership to achieve their People and Business plans (succession planning) and work on both strategic and tactical goals.  While work hours would be primarily day shift, Monday through Friday, this job requires schedule flexibility to attend to HR needs on all shifts and weekends, as required.  Limited travel may be required as well.

  • Assist with Talent Management processes and practices designed to attract, develop, engage and retain the best talent to support a sustainable competitive advantage; this will be done in coordination with Talent Acquisition.
  • Proficient experience in using an Applicant Tracking system, Taleo preferred
  • Facilitates all aspects of internal and external recruitment and selection processes for hourly and salaried positions. Posts all positions on the applicant tracking system, coordinates interview schedules and candidate travel arrangements, tracks applicant flow, and coordinates administration of various pre-placement screening processes.  Completes all new hire documents and data input.
  • Responsible for initiating action to ensure that all employment practices under his/her control, including hiring, promotions, demotions, and discipline are conducted in compliance with equal employment opportunity laws, and Arconic policy and values.
  • Provide one-stop HR support for assigned department(s) and area(s) of functional responsibility.
  • Provide timely counsel / communication to customers, as well as be responsible for various people metrics and overall positive employee relations
  • Responsible for plant-wide leadership of select HR initiatives
  • Stay current with local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations and statutes governing equal employment opportunity practices.
  • Focus on enhancements to current Performance and Talent Review/Succession work and will assist with the build out of new initiatives such as Assignments and Career Planning
  • Ensure that the right people are in the right seats, doing the right things at the right time, now and in the future, to maximize business outcomes.
  • Coordinates, updates and delivers the new hire orientation program.
  • Processes employee status changes such as promotions, salary adjustments, new hires and terminations.  Tracks and prepares reports on employee status changes for the month, quarter and year.
  • Assists with the preparation and completion of the annual Affirmative Action Plan.
  • Knowledgeable in all areas of Human Resources, employment, employee policies and procedures, employee records, leave of absences, benefits, compensation and employee relations.
  • Advises Managers, Supervisors and leads of policies and procedures, various state and federal regulations, salary-related issues and effective human resources practices regarding employee issues.
  • Investigates charges of alleged discrimination based on race, sex, age, religion, national origin, and physical/mental disabilities.
  • Handles employee relations and provides feedback to employees and the leadership team.
  • Initiates and coordinates various activities designed to promote and maintain a high level of employee morale.
  • Maintains Arconic Self-Assessment Tool (ASAT) responsibilities/assignments to achieve minimum of “Good” rating.; ASAT is our internal auditing process
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager of Human Resources


  •Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
•Minimum of five years' Human Resources responsibilities
•Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

•Preferred Qualifications:

•Advanced degree
•Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Psychology from an accredited institution
•Experience working in a manufacturing/industrial environment
•SHRM professional certification or working towards certification