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HR Generalist

Company: Blast Cleaning Technologies, Inc.
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Blast Cleaning Technologies, Inc. (BCT) *has a full-time *_HR Generalist _*position available.

*\* **ZERO DOLLAR MONTHLY PREMIUM Medical Insurance (that's no monthly medical insurance premiums out of your paycheck!)*
*\*Companywide GAINSHARING with the potential of up to 10% bonus on annual pay!*
*\*Opportunities for career growth with the Industry Leader in Shot Blast Equipment*

BCT is a leader in blast equipment manufacturing and was founded on repairing, rebuilding and upgrading shot blast equipment. Partnering with industry-leading technology suppliers, we provide unmatched service and support for the foundry, forging, metal fabrication, automotive, aerospace, agriculture, defense, rail, energy and power generation industries. Our mission is to design world-class equipment, components, and system upgrades that provide solutions to long-standing problems with blast equipment.

*General Description*

The Human Resources Generalist has the responsibility of administering benefits, leaves of absence for employees, and processing payroll, administering policies relating to all phases of human resources activity. The HR Generalist will provide support to the HR Manager and management staff within BCT. This position may provide support in the areas of benefits coordination, compliance, recruiting, payroll, and employee engagement.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

1. Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on employee benefit eligibility and navigating the employee benefit service providers.

2. Take leave of absence requests from employees, understanding leave needs and available offerings that might help the employee. Determine eligibility, in alignment with federal, state, and local government regulations. Educate employee on rights and responsibilities and what is needed for their leave of absence. Generates respondence for leave requests, approvals, and medical certification requests, and tracks hours used/taken, working with payroll to ensure accurate pay.

3. Work with employee and manager on accommodation requests.

4. Coordinate wellness program/activities for employees by sourcing potential vendors, surveying employees for interest level, etc.

5. Monitor 60-day orientation period for new employees and schedule and conduct benefit meetings. Ensure new employees complete all benefit enrollment paperwork accurately and follow up on late paperwork. Process all completed paperwork according to procedures.

6. Complete and distribute the insurance premium summary.

7. Complete monthly bill reconciliation for all insurance carriers.

8. Prepare job postings, letters, correspondence, charts, graphs, etc., for the department and plant supervisors as needed. Schedule meetings, notifying attendees and coordinating locations, follow up with supervisors regarding candidates, etc.

9. Act as the technical resource to address and resolve inquiries and problems related to the human resources function.

10. Verify employment of employees as requested. Follow up on all unemployment cases.

11. Ensure accurate bi-weekly payroll of employee benefit deductions, employee reimbursements and wage garnishments.

12. Complete first report of injury forms, ensuring completeness and accuracy. Maintain the OSHA log. Distribute all required OSHA and insurance carrier reports and information to the appropriate persons. Follow up on all injuries with employee and doctors. Organize and maintain all injury files accurately.

13. Coordinate the employment process, to include scheduling interviews, physicals, drug tests and background checks, conducting new employee orientation, placing newspaper/online advertisements, and ensuring the accurate and timely completion of all required new employee paperwork and its entry into the HRIS software.

14. Complete accurately and according to schedule all required reports, such as metrics, forecasts, etc.

15. Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.

16. Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.

17. Update all employee changes in HRIS, such as pay changes, marital status, relocation, etc.

18. Ensure completion and documentation of timely employee evaluation process.

19. Organize and maintain the departmental office supplies, ordering as needed.

20. Help with filing, scanning, and organizing office files.

*Qualifications*

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Education and/or Experience*

An Associate degree in Human Resources or 3-4 years' experience working in a Human Resources function is required, payroll processing experience is a plus.

*Language Skills*

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, employee policies and procedures, union contract, handbooks, and benefit information. Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization.

*Mathematical Skills*

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

*Reasoning Ability*

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

*Physical Demands*

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

*Work Environment*

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job operates primarily in an office environment, with work that will occasionally take them out to the shop floor. While performing the duties of this job out in the shop, the employee may occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. When in the shop the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the shop is sometimes loud enough to require hearing protection.

*BCT is hiring!*

We are looking for enthusiastic people who share our passion for manufacturing top quality shot cleaning equipment. BCT is proud to be the only shot blast cleaning manufacturer in the U.S. At BCT, our employees are our most important resource and we take great pride in making BCT a casual and enjoyable workplace. We pride ourselves in offering the following incentives:

- Employee gainsharing
- Company cookouts
- Over 2 million dollar investment in our historic West Allis location (upgrades and refurbishment)
- Dedicated to being the only shot blast cleaning manufacturer in the U.S.
- Comprehensive benefits and 401K offering
- Value a work-life balance, generous PTO plan and several paid U.S. holidays

Please see BCT in the news:

https://www.jsonline.com/story/communities/southwest/news/west-allis/2018/07/03/manufacturer-outgrows-new-berlin-plant-heading-west-allis/750652002/

https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2019/11/07/blast-cleaning-technologies-sees-sharp-growth-in-a.html

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* Overtime

Application Question(s):
* How did you hear about us? (Examples: LinkedIn, Radio Ad, Sign, Current Employee, Indeed, Etc.)

Experience:
* Human resources: 3 years (Preferred)
* Benefits administration: 3 years (Preferred)
* Payroll management: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Blast Cleaning Technologies, Inc., Milwaukee , HR Generalist, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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