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HR Generalist in East Alton, Illinois | Careers at Wieland Metal Services more...
Location:East Alton, IL
Company:Olin Brass
First posted:February 10, 2020


Wieland Rolled Products North America utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses. Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders' hardware. We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for an HR Generalist at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.


Role Purpose
Responsible for providing administrative support to the Human Resources department and managing the day-to-day administration of various HR policies and procedures, primarily focused in Labor Relations functions. The position will carry out responsibilities including: labor relations, reporting, hourly recruitment activities, policy administration, training, and other HR processes.

Core Accountabilities

  • Maintains labor relations records through SharePoint, gathering documentation, closing of grievances, reporting, and provides appropriate information to specific Union. Record and maintain discipline, and other related labor documents.
  • Works with the management of assigned plants or locations to coordinate curtailments, bidding and recall of hourly employees.
  • Serves as the first point of contact for employees and provides counsel in resolving complex problems.
  • Develops and conducts training for managers and bargaining unit employees related to the Automated Grievance System (AGS).
  • Supports safety and health programs, policies, practices and procedures in compliance with governmental regulations including Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations, including, but not limited to OSHA.
  • Participates in the hourly employee hiring process.
  • Provides general administrative duties including filing, mailing, scanning, faxing, and coordination of meetings.
  • Assists with and modifies documents including correspondence, reports, policies, and memos as needed.
  • Performs special projects and duties as assigned.


Competencies and Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field;
  2. Minimum of 2-4 years in HR Generalist role required, preferably experienced working with Unions;
  3. Working knowledge of Federal and State laws/regulations, general HR practices, and policies;
  4. Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills;
  5. Experience with HRIS and SharePoint preferred;
  6. Strong problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills essential;
  7. Effective written and verbal communication skills to build and maintain positive working relationships internally and externally.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

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