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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.



Job Title:

Senior Human Resources Generalist


Position Summary:

The Sr. Human Resources Generalist is responsible for supporting the Human Resources Manager with day-to-day HR leadership to Plant Management of ~200+ union employees at our Jackson facility.



Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage local staffing and recruiting process
  • Manage local headcount reports
  • Processes Unemployment Claims
  • Coordinates  all recruitment-related activities including, but not limited to; posting/communicating open positions, screening candidates, conducting interviews, updating job descriptions, etc.
  • Conducts new-hire orientation
  • Process background checks and pre-employment requirements
  • Completes employment verification requests
  • Maintains employee personnel files
  • Serves as a member of the Safety Committee
  • Answers grievances and works with local Union leadership on matters
  • Assists with Employee and Labor Relations issues
  • Compiles data and publishes related reports including turnover, absenteeism, head count, vacation, etc.
  • Ensures legal compliance – EEO, AAP, FLSA, etc.
  • All other tasks and duties, as assigned


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Human Resources, or a combination of education and 3-5 years of work-related experience required
  • HRCI or SHRM Certification preferred
  • Experience with Kronos, ADP or similar HRIS and Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with ability to build lasting productive business relationships with hourly employees, management, and peers
  • Must possess a high degree of professionalism in handling confidential information
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends when required
  • Strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience working with a labor union preferred
  • Strong analytical, organizational and auditing skills required


Please no recruiting agencies

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Jackson
State:  TN