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HR Generalist

Company: Trivium Packaging
Location: Weirton
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:


Location: Weirton, WV, USA

Department: Human Resources


Job Summary:

The HR Generalist performs Human Resources related duties at the plant level for our Weirton, WV location including responsibilities in some or all the following functional areas: employee relations, training, employment, worker’s compensation, and HR administration.


Job Duties:

  • Partners with employees and management to communicate various Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, and government regulations.
  • Works closely with plant management, supervision, and HR Manager in resolving and coaching on employee performance or disciplinary issues and employee complaints.
  • Facilitates and/or provides training including new hire orientation.
  • Maintains and coordinates employee recognition programs.
  • Coordinates recruiting activities including liaison with applicant sources, screening of applications, and interviews applicants to match experience with specific job-related requirements.
  • Works with plant management, HR Manager and Corporate HR on hiring, lay-off and termination decisions.
  • Maintains working relationship with employee association representatives and adheres to terms of labor contract by monitoring day-to-day implementation of policies concerning wages, hours, and working conditions.
  • Primary responsibility for worker’s compensation administration.
  • Interacts with employees regarding payroll issues, concerns, and human resource needs.
  • Administers all aspects of payroll on a weekly basis for hourly group. Work jointly with corporate payroll department.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining timekeeping system.
  • Maintains all employee records, keeping them up to date including administration within HRIS.
  • Documents and assists supervisors with documenting employee issues or potential disciplinary problems.
  • Investigates, responds to, and represents company on unemployment compensation matters.
  • Benefits coordination including assistance with open enrollment, employee inquiries, changes in status and new hire orientation.
  • Assist with administration of plant safety requirements including OSHA reporting, incident investigation and tracking, training, Safety Committee, and all other safety related administration as needed.
  • Become conversant (knowledgeable) in BRC Food Safety Policy, GMP’s, HACCP Principle and BRC Food Safety Standard and Application.
  • Administers all policies including leave-of-absence, disciplinary, etc.
  • Perform all other job duties as assigned, such as special production assignments and/or projects



Qualifications and Experience Requirements:


· Minimum 3-5 years human resources generalist experience

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources or related discipline preferred.

· PHR, SHRM-CP or other equivalent certification a plus

· Experience and comfort working in a union environment.

· Knowledge of HRIS and payroll software to assure accurate record-keeping, reporting, and administrative compliance consistent with regulatory and internal practices. Ability to utilize available data for assessment of current state on progress of key initiatives.

· Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and deadlines.

· Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of the organization.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Displays high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

· Experience in establishing effective approaches to improve employee engagement.

· Effective in problem-solving and dispute resolution.

· Ability to communicate with all levels of employees especially during difficult and challenging situations.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel



Work Environment:

This position will primarily work in an office environment where sitting for prolong periods of time and using a computer, telephone and other office electronics are critical. This position will also be exposed to working on the manufacturing floor, where moving machinery produces noises.


Who We Are:


Trivium Packaging is a global leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide and employs close to 8,000 people. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care and premium beverages.


At Trivium, people are the driving force in all our successes by bringing expertise and talent to help us stand out, achieving excellence through their commitment and drive, and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement in everything they do. Together, our goal is to be the number one choice for customers seeking sustainable metal packaging solutions.



Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Trivium Packaging, Pittsburgh , HR Generalist, Other , Weirton, Pennsylvania

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