Human Resources Generalist 2 (Temporary 6 month contract)

Requisition ID 2023-13082
Posting Date 2 weeks ago(9/19/2023 2:15 PM)
Job Location(s)
Canton IL United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc - Canton
Human Resources


The HR Generalist 2 coordinates and administers a variety of programs covering multiple HR activities. With direct supervision by HR Management or Senior HR professionals, will provide operational support and assist to coordinate or administer various aspects of the organization's on-boarding program and special projects.  The Human Resources Generalist also provides employee relations and performance management support services.


• Work closely with HR leadership to determine project scope and direction
• Collect and input data into HR systems
• Report on project status to stakeholders
• Complete employment offers and work closely with new employees through the orientation and on-boarding process
• Handle employment-related inquiries from candidates and employees, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate HR partner.
• Handle confidential information with utmost integrity
• Collaborate with HR partners at different Cook companies
• Maintain a strong understanding of HR policies and procedures
• Develop and implement solutions to improve department effectiveness and efficiency
• Process reports and maintain records as needed
• Schedule and facilitate meetings/trainings
• Trains and mentors other HR Generalists as required
• Ability to work independently and make sound decisions

• May have advanced knowledge in a specialized area of Human Resources
• May have a significant focus on recruiting efforts
• May collaborate with leadership to understand the qualifications and competencies required for open positions
• Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practice
• Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization
• Must strictly adhere to safety requirements
• Maintain regular and punctual attendance
• Must maintain company quality and quantity standards
• Must have effective oral, written and presentation communication skills
• Ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
• Ability to remain calm, professional and receptive in fast paced situations
• Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills


• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
• 2 - 5 years minimum relevant experience
• PHR or SHRM-CP preferred
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (ie Excel, Power Point and Word)
• Project management experience preferred

• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
• Experience performing multiple projects simultaneously with minimal direction/supervision
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Physical Requirements:

• General office environment
• Sitting for extended periods
• Requires close visual acuity when working with computers, etc.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs


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