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HR Generalist: Sr

Job ID: BH470451

Category: HR Manager, HR Generalist, HR Business Partner, Generalist / Recruiter

Specialty: Human Resources

As a HR Generalist, you are responsible for diverse generalist duties. Additionally, you will interact with all levels of employees and management.  Some of the tools we use to assist in achieving our objectives include PeopleSoft, Jobvite, Reflektive, Box and Workday (coming soon) to name a few.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Administer all company HR policies for assigned locations.
  • Execute the recruiting process for all open staff-level and some management/ senior-level hires, as requested, which includes getting approval of staff requisition forms and comparing to budgeted headcount, employment advertising, sourcing candidates, telephone screening, coordinating interviews, applicant testing, reference checking, and presenting to finalists offers for employment.
  • Assist managers of assigned work groups in determining appropriate pay rates for employees within their work areas.
  • Update the weekly recruiting activities report internal for On Call and external for corp..
  • Ensure proper orientation for new hires.
  • Maintain all personnel and recruiting files in accordance with Company and legal requirements.
  • Prepare employee separation notices and related documentation, and conduct exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Process voluntary terminations, including preparing HR documents for payroll, exit interviews, etc.
  • Send reminders to managers of pending quarterly performance reviews and handle HR pay change documents.
  • Handle general employee relations issues as they arise, with HR management input as needed.
  • Assist HR Manager with the completion of all change, new hire, and termination documentation including obtainment of appropriate approvals and payroll deadlines are met. Input new hire data into HR system and forward all payroll documents to Houston.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Responsible for data entry and maintenance of employee records in the automated HR system.
  • Develop and distribute reports for HR projects or functions using the selected tools for HR reporting.
  • Perform other related duties such as assisting with special projects, acquisition activity, audit preparation, employee event planning, timesheet review, temporary employment agency relationships, etc.


As the successful candidate you will bring a solid foundation of at least 3 years of relevant HR experience along with:

Exceptional attention to details

Sound communication skills, both written and verbal

Experience using Workday, strongly preferred

Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential material strictly in accordance with company policy and legal requirements

Advanced organizational and analytical skills, possess the ability to problem-solve and provide cost effective solutions to situations as they occur

Flexibility and willingness to learn

Inquisitive and pro-active attitude, not afraid to offer suggestions on improving/streamlining processes

Approachability, ability to be tactful and possess strong listening skills and

Adept at working as part of a team yet capable of working independently as needed.

Education requirements – Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Human Resources, Business, or a related field or its equivalent in education and/or experience.

Preferred – SHRM-CP or working towards certification.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Salem, New Hampshire