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HR Generalist





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Job Description:

In a growing new manufacturing site in Cork, Ireland, act as the first point of contact for all HR-related issues and relaying unrelated items to the appropriate source. Serve as the connection to corporate for all things related to HR and culture. Support the development of business processes and management’s understanding of how to partner with HR to enhance the business.


Employee Relations – Provide coaching/counseling advice to managers and employees, and work to resolve employee relations issues quickly and privately, and conferring with the HR Business Partner at corporate headquarters on more complex concerns.
Be a Resource to the Business – Stay informed generally, of current business objectives and be a neutral voice of reason and offer counsel to business leaders.
Steward of Culture - Be the gatekeeper of culture for the site. Drive and reinforce pure business practices and a culture of treating all individuals with respect, dignity, and integrity.
Policy – Utilize up to date understanding of relevant laws and obligations to keep the company compliant by making appropriate recommendations and identify areas of the business where policy should be created or updated. Additionally, this position will manage all versions of policies and company documents and associated training and execution of policy. Ensure policy, forms, and relevant HR resources are up to date and readily available to employees on the company Sharepoint site.
Recruiting – This includes job description creation and maintenance, recruiting, and compensation recommendations. Ensure that top-quality candidates are hired and enjoy the best candidate experience we can offer. Continually l for ways to improve recruiting efficacy and candidate experience.
New Hire/Termination Process – Oversee an efficient and positive onboarding experience. Ensure employees receive all the relevant HR information to ascertain employee success. Hold leadership accountable to providing new hires job-specific tools and resources to enable employee success. Overall, ensure a smooth transition whenever an employee enters or exits the organization.
Training – Manage all versions and administer training on culture, communication, HR process, equality and sexual harassment avoidance, Manager Training, and the Employee Handbook. Coach management on performance management, recognition, HR processes, difficult conversations, etc. Safety and GMP training may temporarily be a responsibility of this role.
Project Management – This position will lead out in HR-related projects. It will be the incumbent’s responsibility to find opportunities for improvement, seek the appropriate support or approval, enact those plans, and then report on progress to the relevant stakeholders and HR Business Partner at corporate.
Onboarding – Administer and manage the information collected from individuals such as new hire forms, benefits enrollment, PPE sizes, NDA’s, and working with Finance to process pension, payroll, direct deposit information, and other necessary information.
Security – Maintain the org chart and pictures of all employees and work with the office administrator to coordinate security access of all employees. Ensure all HR data is stored and used in compliance with GDPR standards.
HRIS – Manage HRIS transactions related to new hires, transfers, compensation changes, employee relations, disciplinary action, terminations, etc., and create reports on the same to facilitate informed decision making.
Employee Engagement – Plan and execute company events and programs
Oversee and Administer Payroll, Benefits, and company programs.
Compensation and Benefits Management – Work with and manage the relationship with various vendors to ensure employees are being offered the most competitive benefits package available with the allotted budget. Compare plans and seek to continuously improve the value of benefits plans to employees. Partner with the corporate compensation team to determine competitive and accurate wage information for jobs.
Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
5 years of working experience in the HR field
Strong interpersonal skills – ability to read situations and act accordingly
Above average communication skills
Maintains confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information
Basic understanding of MS Office (Sharepoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams)
Fluency in English is essential
Excellent attention to detail
Familiarity with and a strong working knowledge of Irish employment law


Permanent / Full-time

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