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HR Generalist

Ducommun Incorporated Berryville Full-Time
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HR Generalist

Job Description

The HR Generalist role provides HR support in areas such as recruiting, benefits administration, employee relations, training, development, orientation, data administration and documentation, talent management, HR compliance, and other related activities.


1. Internal Communication and Collaboration:

• Support and promote company core values of honesty, professionalism, respect, trust and teamwork and utilize the Ducommun Way methodology to achieve objectives.

• Drive strong employee relations through frequent and clear communications, clarity of expectations, and promoting positive relationships among management and employees.

• Build and develop close relationships with cross functions (Operations, PMO, SC, Finance, PI and Engineering).

2. Policy, Procedure and Process Administration:

• Interfaces and communicates with employees regarding basic HR policies and procedures.

• Assists employees and managers with routine HR questions and employee relation issues.

• Ensures worked performed is in compliance with all HR regulatory requirements.

• Must be able to interpret and provide guidance regarding federal, state, and local employment laws/policy.

• Support a culture of fair and equitable employment practices.

3. Benefit Administration:

• Performs benefit administration within policy and regulatory compliance including assisting with general benefit inquiries and online enrollment, claims resolution, collection of required documents, invoicing and payroll adjustments, and communication.

• Coordinates with payroll for pay and deduction related issues.

• Support and drive employee participation in company sponsored wellness programs.

4. Unemployment, Leave and Employment Exit Administration:

• Responds to inquiries from third party vendors such as disability, unemployment, leave of absence, etc.  

• Attends unemployment hearings as required.

• Coordinates leaves of absences, tracking of time off and points (if applicable), and other related functions.

• Administers off-boarding activities including exit interviews, user change requests, and collection of company property.

5. Systems Support and Administration:

• Assists employees with the use of HR systems such as the Self-Service Portal and Talent Management System.

• Manages HRIS data and interface integrity within compliance including timely and accurate data entry of new hires, terminations, and other changes, as well as running reports and performing necessary audits.

6. Safety & Worker’s Compensation:

• Support EH&S officer in the implementation of safety initiatives and requirements.

• Administer worker’s compensation process related to medical treatment, cost control and claim adjustor communication.

• Proactively support safety concerns and issues through collaboration with EH&S and operations.

• Ensure proper safety training is provided to new hires and support monthly training initiatives provided by EH&S officers.

7. Recruiting and On-Boarding:

• Carries out recruiting processes such as scheduling of interviews, follow-ups, maintenance of applicant tracking system, keeping managers updated, etc.

• Administers onboarding activities including new hire orientation, collection of paperwork, and pre-employment screenings.

8. Employee Engagement and Recognition:

• Support the employee engagement strategy to facilitate organizational performance and enable successful organizational change.

• Administer total rewards strategies, programs, and tools to enhance organizational performance and employee engagement.

9. Talent Development and Performance Management:

• Carries out employee and manager training initiatives.

• Coordinates annual goal and appraisal processes.

10. Continuous Improvement:

• Engages and participants in HR related organizations (e.g., SHRM).

• Participate in improvement initiatives to drive performance and standard work.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college in business or a related area or equivalent years of relative industry experience.

• 2-3 years of professional experience in the HR field or a related area; manufacturing environment preferred.

• PHR certification preferred.

Required Skills & Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required. Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.

• Familiar with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures and able to rely on experience and knowledge to perform the functions of the job.

• Demonstrated knowledge and application of employment law, recruiting practices, benefits, FMLA, ADA, EEO, related industry trends and new developments, and state and federal statues regulating human resources functions.

• Problem solving skills.

• Computer literate in all Microsoft and Outlook programs.

• Experience with using and managing HRIS software and systems, preferably ADP systems.

• Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities timely and efficiently within a rapidly changing environment.

• Excellent verbal, written, and interactive communication skills with all levels of employees, management, and business partners.

• Organization skills, with emphasis on attention to detail.

• Team oriented.

• Understanding of confidentiality within the HR department.

• Ability to build trust and serve as an employee advocate.

• Conscientious, organized and meticulous - records must be accurate and maintained.

• Ability to read, understands, and communicates internal procedures and policies.

• Understanding of Behavioral Interviewing Techniques.

• Ability to learn the basics of manufacturing processes within the facility.

• Ability to deliver training to employees.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

• Office environment and light manufacturing environment.

• Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

• Ability to travel to Corporate, recruiting sites and offsite meetings.

• Must be able to occasionally lift up to 10 pounds.

• Must be able to handle stress associated with management position.

• Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and use of hands to finger, handle, or feel.  

• Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.

• Hearing protection must be worn in designated areas.

• Fully enclosed shoes, leather construction, must be worn in all manufacturing areas.

• Working conditions are: 70% office environment, 30% manufacturing environment.

810 Champlin Avenue
Berryville, Arkansas, 72616
United States


Skills required

Human Resources Information System (Hris)
Hr Management Systems
Employee Benefits


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Ducommun is a global provider of manufacturing and engineering services, developing innovative electronic, engineered and structural solutions for complex applications in aerospace, defense and industrial markets. Our full-service collaborative approach, broad capabilities and value-added services like new product introduction, supply chain strategies and program management deliver value for our customers and innovative solutions for their complex electronic and structural needs.

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