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HR Generalist

Company: Tenneco
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:


Provide overall generalist support for the Human Resources function to attain plant and departmental goals and objectives. Provide human relations support for all employees in the facility.


  • Assist with all employee relations activities.
  • Coordinate staffing for all hourly positions. This includes coordinating staffing with temporary staffing agencies as well as the internal job posting system.
  • Organize and lead the orientation process for all new employees - temporary and direct-hire.
  • Organize and conduct interviews for all hourly positions.
  • Maintain employee personnel files for all hourly employees. This includes filing as necessary.
  • Lead internal teams such as Communication Link Team, 8-D Teams, United Way Team, and Picnic Team among others.
  • Assist with internal investigations.
  • Assist with progressive disciplinary process and terminations.
  • Maintain the HRIS system (SAP) for all employees including new hire and change in status information. This includes data entry on a regular basis.
  • Assist in the coordination and administration of various training programs for employees and assure training records are in accordance with QS9000 procedures.
  • Work with Tenneco Benefits Center and support employees with benefit issues and questions.
  • Complete unemployment paperwork to submit to the unemployment office or third party administrator.
  • Coordinate various functions such as retirement parties, picnics, and going away parties.
  • Other miscellaneous projects or duties assigned.
  • Employee must perform his/her job within acceptable safety, environmental, quality, productivity and performance standards as outlined in plant policies, handbooks and applicable work instructions.
  • Overtime as required. Flexibility to work within a three shift operation for employee accommodation.

  • Complete employment verifications as necessary.
  • Assist with payroll issues.
  • Champion departmental BOS measurable.
    *This list may not be all-inclusive and may include other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of Associate's degree preferred.
    • Minimum 1-3 years experience in Human Resources required.
    • Proficiency with software programs including word processing and spreadsheets required.
    • A true desire to help others is a must.
      • A team player who is results driven, able to work under pressure, has strong leadership skills, high energy, strong organizational skills, is empathetic and able to deal with issues in an open, honest manner
      • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees or members of the business community.
      • Ability to effectively present information to the employees and the management group.

        • Office environment - includes, but not limited to, artificial lighting, computers, telephones, desks, temperature controlled.
        • Manufacturing environment - includes, but not limited to, artificial lighting, machine/equipment noise, some welding exhaust, non-controlled temperatures, and PPE required.
        • Some travel which could include an overnight stay.

          • Ability to sit frequently for extended periods of time.
          • Ability to move about the plant in both the office and manufacturing areas.
          • Ability to travel occasionally.
          • Manual dexterity for computer work.
          • Ability to communicate in an effective manner.

            Tenneco is one of the world's leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

            An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Tenneco, Elkhart , HR Generalist, Human Resources , Elkhart, Indiana

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