Human Resources Specialist

Job description

Department: Human Resources


Experienced professional with a background in personnel management and advocacy. Our growing firm employs approximately 100 individuals, and the successful candidate will be responsible for managing every aspect of their employment needs. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the hiring process and ensuring all professionals, from executives on down, are in compliance with federal, state, and in-house regulatory requirements and procedures.


  • Personal Effectiveness – Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, “can do” attitude
  • Innovation and change – Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challenges
  • Fostering Teamwork – Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address them
  • Quality Services – Delivers high quality services accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations
  • Integrity – Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences



  • Create and implement employee relations policies to help increase employees’ job satisfaction
  • Supports management by providing human resources direction, advice, and counsel
  • Devise a list of procedures and practices for hiring new employees and managing our staff
  • Establish an orientation procedure for onboarding new hires and training them to meet the needs of the company
  • Communicate with employees about compensation, benefits and other facets of their employment
  • Respond to questions or complaints from employees in a timely fashion
  • Manage all other HR department personnel


  • Strong understanding of the interviewing process, benefits administration, payroll, and other HR functions
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and planning skills
  • PHR/SPHR preferred

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field required, Masters Preferred
  • Current or previous experience in a HR Manager role. Experience in a large (100+ employee) manufacturing plant is highly preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in a HR leadership position