HR Generalist - Detroit
Job Details
Detroit - Southfield, MI

Job Summary

Responsible for the daily functions of human resources for the respective branch locations in the region and operates as a partner to the business. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas under the guidance of the human resources leader: employee support and services, benefits administration, employee relations and investigations, employee engagement and communications, performance management, talent acquisition support, onboarding, policy implementation, and employment law compliance.

Essential Duties:

  • Partner with branch management and regional teams to administer various human resource plans, procedures, initiatives and ensure communication and execution is consistent across all branch locations.

  • Engage with employees to understand their needs and concerns and provide / offer appropriate solutions that aligns to company practices.

  • Conduct recruitment support as needed for all exempt and non-exempt positions.

  • Develop and monitor programs to promote positive employee relations and employee engagement.

  • Handle all employee relations and investigations with support of human resources leader and partner with management to address disciplinary matters.

  • Perform benefits education and support, such as open enrollment and new hire enrollment.

  • Generate reports, conduct analysis, and provide input for decision-making for projects or initiatives.

  • Partner with HRIS team to ensure employee data is updated timely and generate reports from system as needed.

  • Maintain compliance with all federal and state regulations concerning employment, such as meal period and rest breaks, timekeeping, recordkeeping, leave and disability management, etc. and in partnership with HQ Human Resources team.

  • Partner with talent coordinators for all on-boarding of new employees and work with branch management for a continuous positive employee experience.

  • Collaborate with Safety team on employee safety and wellbeing initiatives, such as, safety boots, safety committee, etc.

  • Travel to other branches / regions based on business need.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


Basic Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

  • Maintain a positive work environment

  • Solid administrative skills

  • Effective communication skills, including verbal and written

  • General employment law knowledge

Education and Experience:

  • College degree in related field

  • At least two years working in a Human Resources Department for a similar sized employer

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