HR Generalist

Lansing, MI, US
May 22, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

The HR Generalist is member of the HRBP team, supporting operational efforts across North America and internationally as required. The incumbent is an organized, detail-oriented individual and plays a key tactical role throughout the employee lifecycle - driving value in the moments that matter.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee Relations:
• In partnership with the HRBP team, investigate and prepare responses to front line employee inquiries, soliciting information from the centers of excellence as required.
• Facilitate employee changes in HRIS system related to promotion recommendations, department reorganizations, non-disability related LOAs etc.
• Prepare and coordinate employee documentation including letters, notification, communications, and job descriptions, and HRIS data administration.
• Coordinate the voluntary employee departure process, ensuring compliance with corporate policies and applicable employment legislation.
• Conduct exit interviews and provide summary reports to appropriate parties.
• Process onboarding and new hires in HRIS, support the I-9 process, and prepare/create employee files.
• Administer the HRBP component of the AACE award and Just in time awards, including tracking, delivery, and internal reporting.
• May support HRBPs with employee investigations and other employee relations activities. Including entry into EthicsPoint as necessary.
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with the HRBP team and employees.

HR Processes:
• Maintaining HR records and communications, including:
o Shared drives & MyE updates
o Support of retention & destruction
o Off-site storage
o Employee files (electronic and paper as applicable)
• Responsible for ad hoc reporting and monthly metrics
• Coordinate HRBP team meetings, agendas, and follow up activities
• Ensure compliance with departmental, corporate and SOX procedures; provides HR audit support as required
• May assist with SAP transactions including purchase orders and service receipts
• May respond and/or participate in departmental audit requests including gathering of information
• Prepare presentations as needed
• Conduct HR related research as needed in support of project and benchmarking needs

Special Projects:
• Partner with HRBP team to support HR initiatives as required including annual goal setting, performance management (IPMP) process, merit/market increase review processes, talent review prep and succession planning
• Provide support to HRBP team for the annual and ongoing budget and headcount process.
• Coordinate leadership development and training initiatives, in partnership with the Talent Management Team
• Coordinate the annual employee handbook review
• Model the core values through day-to-day actions
• Actively participate in the actions outlines in the Culture Management Plan and group/departmental plan

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management's assignment of essential functions.

• Bachelors degree required
• Minimum of two (2) years of Human Resources experience in a Generalist capacity or other Human Resources operational role.
• Proficient in MS Office with a high level of comfort using computer systems such as HRIS and SharePoint. Advanced knowledge of Excel preferred.
• Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all departments and employees in a team-oriented environment
• Uses discretion, good judgment, and initiative to independently complete day to day responsibilities and tasks
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and plan work activities, meet timelines and deliver appropriate and accurate results
• Identifies and resolves issues proactively and quickly, utilizing effective analysis techniques
• Ability to obtain and maintain working knowledge of, and compliance with, applicable regulations that govern our business including, but not limited to: SOX, GXP, employment standards, human rights legislation, health & safety regulations, Emergent's Code of Conduct and employment policies.
Must be able to operate in a fast paced, highly structured team-based environment

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

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