Human Resource Generalist
Buffalo Grove, IL 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Summary of Position:
The HR Generalist is responsible for ensuring HR programs, policies, and practices are implemented across the organization. This role will primarily support employees and managers in the USA, but may also have some overlapping responsibilities for Canadian and global employees. Strong expertise in US employment law and labor regulations is required. 

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for full cycle recruitment, including posting roles, screening, interviewing potential candidates to fill open positions.
  • Advises HR Director and ARxIUM leadership on employment matters related to US staff.
  • Interprets and communicates human resource policies, procedures, and practices to employees
  • Promotes ARxIUM values and drives employee engagement initiatives
  • Manages employee relations for designated client group, including disciplinary issues and terminations
  • Completes all forms, notifications reports, and associated documentation required for compliance and completion of human resources policies; including but not limited to affirmative action, worker's compensation, new hires, leaves of absence, terminations and salary increases
  • Completes new hire process including offer letter, drug screening, criminal background check, new hire paperwork, and new hire onboarding
  • Development and maintenance of job descriptions and training requirements records (TRR)
  • Design and deliver education to employees on various compliance-related topics
  • Maintains various HR related records and files such as vacation and overtime, payroll reporting, on-call schedule and pay, and HR payroll system data entry
  • Coaches managers on employment related matters
  • Responsible for performance management processes, including goal setting, career development, and accountability
  • May be involved in HR projects such as training, compensation, talent strategy, workforce planning, and change management
  • Ensure HR and health and safety policies are followed by employees, including as they relate to Covid-19.
  • Other HR related duties as assigned

  • Thorough knowledge of employment related laws and regulations.  
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn ADP Workforce Now, PeopleGoal, Payscale and Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to act with integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to adapt and work with minimal supervision
  • Understand and maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong computer skills (eg Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Knowledge of affirmative action plans, employment equity, and legislation applicable to federal government contractors would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of working within an FDA regulated manufacturing environment would be an asset

Education and Experience:
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum of 3-5 years or more of related experience in several of the following areas:  full cycle recruiting, training and development, onboarding, policy implementation and interpretation, employment law compliance, employee engagement, compensation or an equivalent level of education and experience,
  • SHRM certified professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential would be an asset

If you and want to play a crucial role in the modern-era pharmaceutical industry, then join our team!  ARxIUM offers a competitive salary and benefits package including a company match 401K and opportunity for personal and professional growth.

Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. now and in the future without ARxIUM sponsorship for an employment-based visa.

ARxIUM is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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