East Penn Manufacturing Company

HR GENERALIST

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/28/2024 3:12 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-20854
Category (Portal Searching)
Human Resources
Requisition Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time

Get to know East Penn!

Navitas Systems LLC, a leader in comprehensive energy storage solutions, was formed in 2011 with the merger of MicroSun Innovative Energy Storage Solutions and MicroSun Electronics, and the acquisition of lithium battery company A123 Systems’ Government Solutions Group. In 2019, East Penn Manufacturing, one of the world’s leading battery manufacturers, acquired majority interest in Navitas Systems. In SEVEN remarkable decades, East Penn has grown from a one-room shop with a product line of five automotive batteries to one of the world’s leading battery manufacturers with over 10,500 full-time employees, 515 product designs, operations around the world, and hundreds of awards for industry excellence.

 

At our Navitas facilities we engage in the research, design, development, and manufacture of advanced lithium cells and energy storage products and systems for both commercial customers and U.S. Government/military customers. We invest in our people, they are and always will be the heart of this company. Are you ready to join a family-owned enterprise committed to honoring the contributions of everyone? Then Navitas is the right place for you.

Overview

Navitas is ready to invest in you!  We are seeking an experienced HR Generalist in Ann Arbor, Michigan that will be responsible for the coordination and administration of key business processes including payroll, recruiting, talent development, employee concerns, and maintenance of training records.

 

Estimated salary range: $58,000 - $63,000

 

Salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and training.

Responsibilities

  • Read and comprehend instructions and follow established procedures.
  • Correspond with internal customers as needed.
  • Maintain company policies and procedures and makes recommendations on improvements, additions, or deletions.
  • Assist with compliance with federal, state, and local legislation pertaining to all HR matters.
  • Assists with communication changes in the organization's HR policies and procedures and ensures that proper compliance is followed.
  • Assists in the annual process, preparation and administration of the organization's wage and salary program, training program.
  • Understands and assist in benefit administration including open enrollment.
  • Coordinates or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attends and participates as needed in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Coordinates, facilitates, and tracks training and documentation.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities.
  • Prepares reports as needed.
  • Performs in a manner that will prevent errors and omissions.
  • Provides advisory support and assistance to the department manager as needed.
  • Responsible for meeting team targets and key performance indicators
  • Participate in activities needed to support the management functions of the team.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and operate in a safe manner.
  • Physical presence on the job is essential including weekends and holidays if deemed necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or a related field preferred; or equivalent HR-related experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • SHRM-CP a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be comfortable supporting US military-funded work
  • Ability to be well organized, manage time well.
  • Must maintain highest level of confidentiality.
  • Must have global and cultural awareness.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal 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.
  • 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.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS: To conform to U.S. Government International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) the individual must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

East Penn Benefits

Navitas/East Penn offers excellent benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Group health insurance that includes high quality medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage with a low employee premium
  • Retirement Savings Plan with company match and a 3% employer contribution
  • Paid company holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Fitness Discounts
  • Promotional opportunities

 

 

At Navitas/East Penn, our employees are our culture; our employees will always be the heart of the company. We are a private, family-owned enterprise committed to cultivating an atmosphere that honors the contributions of everyone.  We want our employees to have long-term careers, and many do. More than 38% of our workforce has over a decade of service. Our open-door management policy, comprehensive benefits package, employee appreciation and recognition events, and career advancement opportunities are just some of the ways we show our employees how incredibly valued they are.

 

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