Company: Ashley Furniture HomeStore
Posted on: July 14, 2019
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Company-Join The #1 Furniture Brand Ashley Furniture Industries,
Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world.
Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry's broadest
product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries. Design,
Build, Deliver: Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design
team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees.
Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production
standards in the world, we can maximize productivity and minimize
waste, generating itional savings for you. Finally, all orders are
filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are
serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.
The Human Resources (HR) Generalist is responsible for the human
resources needs of supported business unit(s) and implementation of
best practices to support the achievement of corporate business
objectives. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
employee and labor relations, recruitment and staffing, onboarding
of new employees, training, performance management, policy
implementation, coaching and mentoring, and assisting other support
functions in the area of employee benefits, safety, and payroll.
The Senior HR Generalist performs HR-related duties on a
professional level, in collaboration with senior HR management, to
support designated business unit(s). The HR Generalist must be able
to build relationships and establish credibility with employees
from the wide range of departments comprising the corporate office.
This position must be able to recognize and effectively adapt to
changes in practices, protocols, and preferences from department to
department. Primary Job Functions: Conduct thorough investigations
regarding employee relations matters, safety and performance
issues, harassment, and other behavior that may be a violation of
Company policy. Review results with supervisor and HR Manager and
make recommendations on the course of action. Approve relevant
post-accident drug tests. Assist the supervisor and/or HR
Management with the corrective action and/or termination process,
following all relevant SOP's. Work with management to coach and
discipline employees and resolve employee, team or business issues.
Assist in the recruitment efforts of non-exempt personnel,
temporary employees and internal transfers. Follow internal
candidate and external candidate interview, selection and hiring
process. Complete and submit appropriate paperwork, ensuring a
smooth onboarding process for the candidate. Participate in job
fairs and other recruiting activities and initiatives. Conduct
employee feedback meetings and participate in management updates.
Assist with making changes that improve the working environment and
overall employee relations. Maintain employee feedback documents.
Coach supervisors and area management regarding employee relations
matters. Assist with communicating changes to employees that affect
the business and support supervisors with counseling and difficult
discussions as necessary. Assist in the development, administration
and ongoing monitoring of Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs).
Work with supervisors to ensure clear objectives, consistent
approach and regular follow up. Ensure planning, monitoring, and
appraisal of employee work results. Compile and maintain reports
from the database. Assist in the evaluation of reports, decisions,
and results of department in relation to established goals.
Facilitate Company training as directed by the HR Manager and/or
the business. Training may include but is not limited to: New
Employee Orientation, Union Avoidance, Servant Leadership,
Harassment Training and other Company-required training. Ensure
employees required to attend training sessions are present. Conduct
itional training with new hires after the start date to ensure
understanding of company policies and basic safety requirements.
Conduct exit interviews and outplacement counseling, complete
unemployment discharge questionnaires, and attend hearings as
required. File investigation documentation. Engage with employees
and answer questions regarding benefits, employee relations
matters, transfer requests, wages, and working conditions. Follow
up on employee questions. Report any concerns to supervision and HR
Management; assist with maintaining a positive working environment.
Participate in Company-sponsored events and activities such as the
Company picnic, award ceremonies, meetings, annual gift handouts,
and benefits open enrollment. Assist with the setup and clean-up of
those activities. Complete appropriate administrative documents in
the change of an employee relationship, check for accuracy, and
maintain appropriate staffing documents. Demonstrate the Company's
Core and Growth Values in performance of all job functions. Job
Qualifications: Education: Bachelor degree in Human Resources,
Business Administration, or related field or equivalent work
experience, Required Experience: 3 years of Human Resources
experience including employee relations, Required Licenses or
Certifications: PHR or SHRM-CP, Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and
Abilities: Knowledge of state and federal employment laws Knowledge
of OSHA safety practices and procedures Knowledge of employee
relations principles Strong attention to detail Excellent verbal
and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective time management and organizational skills Work
independently as well as in a team environment Document management
system Analytical and problem-solving skills Maintain
confidentiality Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement Handle
multiple projects simultaneously within established time
constraints Proficient computer skills, including experience with
Microsoft Office Suite, internet Perform under strong demands in a
fast-paced environment Work professionally with customers and
co-workers to efficiently serve our customers, treating both with
enthusiasm and respect Display empathy, understanding, and patience
with employees and external customers Respond professionally in
situations with difficult employee/vendor/customer issues or
inquiries We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a
drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the
interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position
requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.
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