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HR Specialist - Manufacturing

New Bedford, MA

Posted: 01/31/2024 Industry: Human Resources Job Number: 16402

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.

Title: HR Specialist
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
  • Duration:  PERM
  • Pay rate: $65-70k
  • Job Location: New Bedford, MA
  • Job# 16402

The HR Specialist in our Manufacturing Plant, will focus on these main activities:
  • Manage the recruiting process for all blue-collar manufacturing and warehouse positions, both permanent and temporary staffing.
  • Support the day-to-day HR related activities, including data analysis, internal communications, compensation & benefits, absenteeism management, disciplinary procedures, performance management and the like, in coordination with HR Director, HRBP and Plant Leadership team.
  • Manage weekly Payroll & Time/Attendance functions for manufacturing employees, and process weekly hourly payroll. 
  • Be the point of reference for plant HR KPI with a special focus on labor cost and efficiency.
  • Represent the plant on People Development topics (e.g. Training / Skill assessment / Suggestion system etc.).
  • Be present on the manufacturing floor daily, to have an in-depth of understanding of issues, employee needs, business needs and have an eye for improvement opportunities. 
  • Report solid line to the HR Director, and dotted line to the Operations Director, while successfully navigating a matrix organization.
  • General HR Administration of systems, documents, employee and other files. 
  • Other duties as needed. 
The ideal candidate has a background in Human Resources, 5+ years working in an HR function directly in a manufacturing plant, and a bachelor’s degree. They will also have:
  • Must be skilled in processing payroll, time & attendance, and US labor regulations regarding pay practices. 
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve day-to-day issues in a manufacturing environment.
  • Good listening and communication skills, with both factory workers and Plant Leadership team, while maintaining confidentiality at all levels. 
  • Experience with ADP, or similar payroll reporting software, and SAP HR/SuccessFactors, a plus. 
  • Ability to maintain confidential information, while solving problems. 
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Fluent in English & Portuguese, is a plus.
The successful candidate MUST be comfortable working daily in a manufacturing environment. 

Please use the apply button to submit your resume for consideration. A Connexion Representative will contact you immediately.
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