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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Brad Foote Gear Works
Location: Cicero
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Generalist to join our Brad Foote Gearing division in Cicero, IL . The Human Resource Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, along with enforcing company policies and practices.


  • Be the main point of contact for all day-to-day employee and labor relations activities
  • Manage the annual benefits enrollment process and answer all benefits-related questions
  • Administers attendance program
  • Assist with performance review process
  • Work with payroll to ensure employees are paid properly
  • Establish and implement shop floor skills training
  • Conduct new employee orientation and onboarding
  • Conduct hourly recruitment for open positions following established process, in accordance with Affirmative Action requirements.
  • Assist in coordinating all interviews for both hourly and salary candidates.
  • Assist in employees skills training
  • Participate in establishing department goals and objectives; responsible for maintaining and updating departmental metrics
  • Manage Human Resource Information System records and compile reports from database
  • Create and maintain personnel records
  • Perform administrative functions of the Human Resources department such as employment verifications and unemployment claims
  • Maintain required documentation, including electronic documentation, supporting Affirmative Action, Leaves of Absence including Family Medical Leaves, Attendance, Vacation, etc.
  • Handle employee investigations and exit interviews
  • Plan and coordinate community involvement programs, employee recognition programs
  • Assist with Plant compliance with Federal and State employment and Labor Laws
  • Maintain communication boards
  • Interact with peers and maintain good working relationships
  • Assist in the overall safety and health initiatives for BFG
  • May influence and make recommendations to management
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Bachelor's degree is preferred
    • 3+ years' Human Resources experience in manufacturing preferred
    • Previous labor relations experience is a plus
      Specialized Skills/Knowledge/Ability:
      • Knowledge of state and federal laws
      • Maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion when managing sensitive employee information
      • Prioritize tasks and work independently. Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
      • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
      • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills with exceptional attention to detail
      • Familiarity and competence with Microsoft Office products
      • Experience utilizing an HRIS system for employee records and driving data analysis and analytics. UKG Ready is preferred
      • Effective oral and written communication skills
      • Ability to speak/write English fluently. Bi-lingual Spanish or Polish preferred
        Brad Foote Gear Works, a division of Broadwind, is a precision manufacturer of structures, equipment and components for critical applications across a number of industries. We offer a full package of benefits and rewards. Brad Foote Gearing and Broadwind are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please check out our website to learn more at

Keywords: Brad Foote Gear Works, Cicero , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Cicero, Illinois

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