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Generalist, Human Resources

Job in Reno - Washoe County - NV Nevada - USA , 89510
Company: Newell Brands
Contract position
Listed on 2021-03-08
Job specializations:
  • HR/Recruitment
    HR Generalist, HRIS
  • Creative Arts/Media
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position Title: Generalist, Human Resources

Location: Reno, Nevada

Reports To: Human Resources Business Partner

Newell Brands is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products that touch the lives of people where they live, learn, work and play. We are committed to building consumer and commercial brands that matter while leveraging the benefits of being one company: shared expertise, operating efficiencies, and a culture of innovation.


This is a job summary which includes essential job duties of this position. More specific information regarding duties may be provided upon request.

The Generalist, Human Resources is responsible for providing HR support and leads HR initiatives for Newell Brands Technical Apparel (NBTA) Distribution Center division. NBTA is a division of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), a globally recognized designer, developer, marketer and retailer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment with a portfolio of brands that includes Marmot® and ExOfficio®. In collaboration with the NBTA HR team and the Distribution Center leaders, this position evaluates the talent needs of the Distribution division and designs the appropriate strategies. Additionally, this role leads the Benefits Administration function within the Newell Brands Technical Apparel HR team. The Human Resource Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.


* Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
* Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
* Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
* Implements new hire and temp orientation and employee recognition programs.
* 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; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
* Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
* Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
* Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
* Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Bilingual preferred
* 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.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
* Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
* Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
* Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
* At least two years of human resource management experience preferred.
* SHRM-CP a plus.
* Physical Requirements:
* Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
* Must be able to lift 20 pounds at times.
* Must be able to access and navigate each department at the Distribution Center facilities.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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