HR Generalist

1 month ago
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Canton IL United States
Shift Type
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc.
Human Resources


The Human Resources Generalist at Cook Inc. Canton adds value to the company by following local and national recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas.  The Human Resources Generalist also provides employee relations and performance management support services.  The Human Resources Generalist also acts as the Training Coordinator ensuring compliance to Quality Systems and global regulations specific to establishing competence, providing needed training, and ensuring awareness of personnel working closely with subject matter experts.


• Partner with hiring managers or functional leadership to achieve the overall staffing goals and employee development goals
• Develop and execute recruiting plans based on needs of the management team
• Use company online recruiting system and other appropriate technology/venues for listing positions and sourcing candidates
• Use effective screening procedures to identity top candidates
• Provide thorough, regular status updates to those involved in search
• Assist in implementation and administration of HR policies and procedures
• Act as a resource for employee questions regarding benefits, et al.
• Process reports and maintain records as needed
• Assist with and manage part of the on-boarding process
• Serves as back-up for Hourly payroll
• Create internal job postings, interview internal applicants
• Development of training materials and training competency
• Development of Employee Skills and Competencies
• Monitor / report the effectiveness and compliance of training and documentation

• Stay current with new and existing trainings and procedure practices to maintain consistent and compliant training according to regulation and adherence to Cook's Quality Management Systems globally
• Act as a reference for employees in achieving their training goals
• Audit training records for both hourly and salaried positions
• Maintain understanding of industry best practices in terms of training
• Provide input to manager to improve department operation and efficiency
• Identify and report possible preventative and corrective actions
• Must work and interact  effectively and professionally with or for others throughout various levels of the global organization
• Works independently, referring questions and problems to the department manager
• Confidential access to hourly personnel files, wages and medical files and computer system


• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field, or experience of such kind and amount as to provide a comparable background
• Minimum 2 years experience in HR or related area
• Knowledge of computer software and applications e.g. Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel required


Physical Requirements:

  • Sits for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, etc.
    • Ability to occasionally lift a minimum of 30 pounds
    • Majority of day spent in clean, climate controlled office area
  • Some overnight travel may be required


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