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HR Generalist, Divisional (bilingual in Spanish)

Company: UFP Technologies, Inc.
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

About UFP MedTech:UFP MedTech, a UFP Technologies, Inc (Nasdaq:UFPT) business, offers a full suite of design, development, process, and manufacturing services for single-use and single patient medical devices. We create OEM devices, subassemblies, components and packaging, from Innovation to Manufacturing, using a differentiated flexible materials portfolio with best-in-class operational excellence systems to improve patient outcomes for our clients.Our culture is centered around innovation, collaboration, creativity, and service. This is the connective tissue that drives our pursuit of industry leadership and customer partnerships throughout our organization.UFP Technologies, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance
  • 401K with a matching contribution
  • Paid time off, Paid holidays, Employee discounts and much more!The site Human Resources (HR) Generalist will perform HR functions to support the Chicopee, MA facility (approx. 285 employees). The incumbent will report directly to the General Manager, as well as receive guidance and directive from the Corporate HR office located in Newburyport, MA. The HR Generalist will perform related duties at the site level and may carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: time & attendance, employment and staffing, onboarding, training and development, employee relations, affirmative action, employee engagement / recognition, and compensation / incentive programs, as well as may play a role in safety. This role is responsible for disseminating all Corporate HR initiatives and programs and may oversee an HR Administrator. Human Resources (HR) Generalist Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Edits, processes, and approves hourly employees' timecards, as well as enters time-off requests in to ADP WFN time and attendance system.
    • Researches and resolves timecard and paycheck discrepancies.
    • Assists Talent Acquisition Recruiter coordinating and conducting the full cycle recruiting process for the site (i.e., posting jobs internally and externally, attending job fairs, partnerships with local colleges, scheduling interviews, interviewing candidates, initiating background screens, setting up pre-employment drug screens, and generating and sending offer letters) as well as works with the hiring managers on onboarding new hires.
    • Conducts new employee orientations to ensure that employees gain an understanding of the company's policies, procedures, benefit plans, and enrollment provisions.
    • Partners with local temporary staffing agencies to obtain the best rate for the site for staffing needs.
    • Advises, counsels, and provides feedback to managers and employees on performance management and employee relations issues to constructively resolve problems.
    • Assists in ensuring company policies and practices are compliant with federal, state, and local employment laws and procedures, including record keeping, policy statements, non-discriminatory practices, regulation compliance, etc.
    • With the guidance of Corporate HR, monitors the day-to-day implementation of policies concerning wages, hours and working conditions.
    • Partners with Sr. HRBP of People and Organizational Development to identify training resources to ensure employee training and development needs are met.
    • Implements and maintains employee engagement, recognition, and morale programs. Oversees the corporate service award program for the site.
    • Maintains the personnel files and other employment and training records.
    • Coordinates with Corporate HR on all involuntary terminations prior to termination. Ensures proper documentation and ensures processing of termination is completed in proper time frame.
    • Oversees attendance policy enforcement and tracking, i.e., generates attendance reports & guides supervisors with disciplinary actions.
    • Assists with benefit questions/issues and partners with corporate benefits department on health care and various leaves of absence to ensure accurate recordkeeping and compliance with applicable state, federal and local regulations.
    • Serves as an extension of the Corporate HR team during the annual open enrollment process by distributing materials and assisting with the effective communication of benefit plans and changes.
    • Maintains affirmative action program data for site and collaborates with Corporate HR on AAP requirements and reporting.
    • Oversees workers compensation administration, i.e., management of claims and return to work.
    • Responds to employment verification requests.
    • Responds and represents the site for unemployment claims.
    • Researches opportunities to promote the site with the local and state resources and associations (i.e., the local Chamber of Commerce, state grants, etc.).Human Resources (HR) Generalist Education / Experience:
      • Bachelor's Degree with 3 to 5 years HR Generalist experience.
      • Experience auditing and approving timecards using ADP WFN is preferred.
      • HR Professional Certification preferred, i.e., SHRM CP.
      • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred.
      • Knowledge of HRIS systems, ADP WFN preferred.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office skills (Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
      • Strong organizational and follow-up skills and with attention to detail.
      • Ability to work well in a team environment.To apply for this job please create a profile with us through our online application system. Click the "Apply" box in the upper right hand corner to start the application process. Or, if you already have a social media account with LinkedIn, Google, or Facebook you can use your log in credentials to apply. For more information on UFP MedTech, visit UFP Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Keywords: UFP Technologies, Inc., Chicopee , HR Generalist, Divisional (bilingual in Spanish), Human Resources , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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