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Johnson Controls, Inc.* Senior Human Resources Generalist, Union Manufacturing Plant in Wichita, Kansas

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Senior Human Resources Generalist, Union Manufacturing Plant

United States of America, Kansas, Wichita (https://johnsoncontrols.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/116029/other-jobs-matching/location-only)

Human Resources


At Johnson Controls, we’ve been making buildings smarter since 1885, and our capabilities, depth of innovation experience, and global reach have been growing ever since. Today, we offer the world’s largest portfolio of building products, technologies, software, and services; we put that portfolio to work to transform the environments where people live, work, learn, and play.

What you will do

The Senior HR Generalist will be responsible for the local delivery and execution of core HR services to employees and managers in accordance with Johnson Controls principles, corporate policies and procedures, and manufacturing operations. S/he will perform a variety of employment related functions for the ultimate purpose of enhancing employee engagement, safety and health, productivity, and ensuring employee compliance with company policies at distribution facilities.

How you will do it

+ Establishes self as ‘go to’ HR person for managers and employees in assigned territory. Develops effective working relationships with local management and employees in order to influence and coach them on effective employment practices.

+ Works in partnership with local management on various employment matters including Performance Management issues, employee inquiries or complaints, as well as the implementation of company-wide HR activities such as:, Ethics/Integrity Training, the Employee Survey, the Performance Reviews and Goal Setting process, etc.

+ Conducts investigations and recommends actions to effectively resolve policy violations. Seeks counsel from Legal as necessary to ensure proper risk management. Elevates maters to the Regional HR Operations Director or other appropriate authority as may be appropriate.

+ Conduct hourly recruitment for open positions following established process.

+ Stays current on state/federal employment laws and company policies. Shares ‘need to know’ information with managers to help improve their supervisory effectiveness and to avoid problems.

+ Partners with HR Coordinators to process employment transactions (hires, transfers, equity adjustments, promotions, etc) and to acquire employee data reflecting employment trends/progress towards key initiatives or expectations.

+ May deploy training to inform or assist employees/managers on job related activities, policies or best practices.

+ Participates in the interview process for area openings if so requested by Hiring Manager.

+ Coordinates day one activities for new employee on-boarding following a prescribed checklist. Initiate relocation if needed.

+ Provides input for process/policy improvement.

+ HR Generalist supports HR programs, processes and procedures emanating from COEs or other HR Leadership areas. Sr HR Generalist implements HR programs, processes and procedures emanating from COEs or other HR leadership areas.

What we look for


+ Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field

+ Minimum 5+ years HR Generalist experience with strong knowledge of Employee/Labor relations for Sr Generalist

+ Experience in a Union Manufacturing environment strongly preferred.

+ Must have solid human resources generalist skills, especially in the areas of talent acquisition, performance