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Sr. HR Generalist - Manufacturing Facility

Sr. HR Generalist - Manufacturing Facility

Job Description

Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.

We are seeking a Sr. Human Resources Generalist.  Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Administration and tracking of FMLA
  • Attendance policies, record retention activities, etc.
  • Functions as an HR generalist to work with the union and supervisors in the investigation and resolution of union grievances, discipline, NLRB complaints, EEOC charges, and arbitration cases.   


Functions as a generalist providing daily support in one or more functional areas of human resources to the Plant HR Manager. Responsibilities may include a multitude of activities. May write job descriptions, screen resumes and applications and may interview applicants. May counsel employees concerning work-related problems and conduct termination interviews, providing feedback to management when necessary. Maintains records for EEO and affirmative action reporting requirements. Prepares reports in compliance with legislative requirements, collective bargaining agreements or organization
needs. Conducts research and analyzes data on assigned projects. May assist in salary planning and establishing and implementing manpower goals, personnel policies and procedures.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of human resources or labor experience


  • At least 7 years of human resources or labor experience

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • At least 5 years union labor experience preferred.
  • At least 5 years HR Generalist experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Familiarity with PeopleSoft HR and Kronos time and attendance systems is preferred.
  • Experience working in a lean manufacturing plant is a plus. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred.
  • Experience in organizational development and training desired.
  • Experience in leading and directing HR subordinates.


  • Ethics and Navistar Values
  • Positive Attitude
  • Background
  • Action Oriented
  • Conflict Management
  • Hiring / Staffing
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Negotiating
  • Decision Quality

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Human Resources
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts
Required Travel None
Job ID 19971
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Sr. HR Generalist - Manufacturing Facility

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