Human Resource Generalist

Superior Technical Ceramics is a leading materials technology provider specializing in advanced ceramic products for development and production programs.  Our St. Albans, Vermont campus features a state of the art processing equipment, ranging from automated presses to 5-axis machining centers, an advanced materials laboratory and specially designed facilities for industry leading OEMs.

The 140+ highly skilled employees bring together a range of scientific, engineering and manufacturing capabilities to provide leading solutions to the Aerospace, Industrial Process, Semiconductor, and Instrumentation Markets.
 
The Human Resource Generalist is a highly visible role within STC that will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department with a focus on direct employee support.   
 

Position Type: 
Full-Time
Requirements: 
  • Desire to work as a team with a result driven approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to consistently act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
  • Capable of maintaining a high level of confidentiality and professionalism in difficult situations.
  • Excellent computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Strong understanding of HR best practices, employee benefits, and state and federal employment laws
  • Solid relationship management skills with the ability to train, influence and motivate team members.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of human resource experience preferred.
  • Manufacturing background preferred, not required.

 

Responsibilities: 
  • Provides immediate support to employees in various HR-related topics such as benefits, leave of absences, compensation, payroll, safety and resolves any issues that may arise.
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates hiring qualified applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Responsible for employee onboarding, processing of new hires and terminations, employee salary & status changes, and other updates in the payroll system, benefits management system, and other relevant systems
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; and training and development.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices.
  • Initiates and processes bi-weekly payroll.
  • Assist in the planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee performance.
  • Work with management on hearing and resolving employee grievances and counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintain the employee handbook, which includes developing and implementing personnel policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain company organization charts.
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives and provide general support to HR Director and Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator.    
  • Other assigned duties as requested.

 

Position Highlights: 

New Hire Relocation Assistance Bonus (If applicable)
STC offers a competitive salary & benefits package which includes:
Medical/Dental/Vision/Paid Time Off/401(k)/Profit Sharing/Tuition Assistance
Interested applicants should apply online at: www.ceramics.net
or send your resume via email:  hr@ceramics.net
Employment with STC may require or otherwise provide access to data and technology controlled by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To ensure applicants will be able to carry out duties associated with employment, STC may offer employment only to applicants who qualify as a “U.S. person,” including U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, and other “protected individuals,” as defined by applicable law. No sponsorship is available for this position.
 
Employment with STC may require or otherwise provide access to data and technology controlled by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To ensure applicants will be able to carry out duties associated with employment, STC may offer employment only to applicants who qualify as a “U.S. person,” including U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, and other “protected individuals,” as defined by applicable law. No sponsorship is available for this position.
 

Job Category: 
Administration

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