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Human Resources Generalist

Job Details

BC1 - Carpinteria, CA
Full Time
Bachelors Degree
Admin - Clerical


BEGA North America is a world renowned manufacturer of architectural lighting solutions.

Who we want to be

Companies create a vision statement to answer a very important question, where are we going? A vision statement says what the organization wishes to be like in some years time. Its usually drawn up by senior leadership to take thinking beyond day-to-day activity in both a clear and memorable way. Here at BEGA, our vision is to be the industry's premier provider of architectural outdoor lighting, control, and furniture solutions.

Why we exist

Companies create a mission statement to answer the most important question, why do we exist? Its aim is to provide focus for management and staff. Mission is synonymous with shared purpose and emphasizes how the organization should view and conduct itself. Our mission should find a way to express the organizations impact on the lives of whomever we are trying to serve, and more importantly make them feel it! Here at BEGA, we have an unwavering commitment to quality above all, in our people, products, partners, and processes. Therefore, our mission is to build quality into everything we do.

Who we are

Why does a company take time to define its core values? Because values govern behavior and describe our organizations desired culture.

  • Fostering Trust Everyone at BEGA is responsible for creating an environment of trust. To do this, each of us must have the freedom to communicate with anyone, and it must be safe for everyone to offer ideas.
  • Building Community Everyone at BEGA is responsible for creating an environment of trust. To do this, each of us must have the freedom to communicate with anyone, and it must be safe for everyone to offer ideas.
  • Embracing Growth We embrace perpetual growth and development, continuous learning, and constant improvement, enabling the brand, the organization, and the individual to realize their full potential.
  • Living Responsibly We are committed to social responsibility and minimizing our impact on the environment over time. To deliver on this mission critical promise we take a balanced approach to people and the planet.

What we believe in

  • Respect we treat everyone with respect by being polite and kind.
  • Integrity we act with integrity by being honest and following our moral and ethical convictions.
  • Ownership we possess an orientation of ownership and a mentality that desires us all to thrive.
  • Accountability we lead by example, always accountable for doing what we agreed we would do.


Position Profile

Under general supervision of the Human Resources Director and the Human Resources Supervisor the Human Resources Generalist works on employee relations, employee engagement, full cycle-recruitment, employee benefits, payroll, policy design, interpretation and adherence, development of process improvement, performance and compensation, HRIS, provides training and consultative services to management team and associates.



Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum of a BS/BA degree in human resources, communications, psychology, or related field 
  • Minimum of 5-7 years experience in the capacity of HR Generalist
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal law and payroll
  • Knowledge of leaves of absences including FMLA, ADA and Workers Comp
  • Collaborative and service-oriented, positive, and focused in times of adversity.
  • Must have the capacity to quickly learn and navigate HRIS programs and HR functional systems/practices.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills and an analytical approach
  • Possesses good judgement, professional attitude, self-starter, resourceful, and take full ownership of this role and responsibilities
  • Superb organizational and time management skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good leadership skills



What youll do

  • Promote BEGA Culture and Core Values
  • Assists in employee relations and in a fair and successful resolution
  • Answer employee questions about benefits and assist in resolving their matter at hand
  • Provide and coordinate thorough first-day orientation to new staff to ensure that they feel welcome and understand company policies and procedures
  • Partners with management team to establish staffing needs and the recruitment/selections process
  • Identify opportunities and assist in the performance review process and development of associates
  • Accurately interpret company policy to promote understanding and to ensure consistency of practices
  • Perform research and make recommendations for changes and additions to policies, benefits, compensation and other employee related engagement and retention services
  • Ensure that the HR records and employee files are maintained within federal and state guidelines, and that proper confidentiality is maintained.
  • Acts as the back-up to Payroll and is a member of the Safety Committee
  • Assist Director of HR and HR Supervisor on compliance related projects
  • Assist in the training of BEGA employees
  • Support continuous improvement within the department and BEGA in order to foster an atmosphere of service excellence and quality
  • Perform other duties as assigned




Performance Measurements

  • Demonstrate a high standard of work ethic, confidentiality, respect, ownership, professionalism, punctuality and reliability
  • Evaluate, promote, and support continuous improvement every day.

Leadership Principles

And finally, BEGA has put forth a set of governing principles. If values govern behavior, principles govern consequences, and weve established four principles to provide the entire organization with a set of hierarchical direction for decision making. First and foremost, as a leader at BEGA, you are the Brand. Be proud of it and protect it. Second, People are BEGAs most valuable asset. Our decisions should always reflect this. Third, Safety is our first priority. Zero lost-time accidents is not a goal, its an expectation. And last but not least, we strive for Excellence in everything we do!



Position Dimensions

  • Exempt status
  • Works primarily Monday Friday on BEGA campus


Salary Range

$75,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually depending on experience/qualifications reflects the negotiable range for hire. The top of the range $95,000.00, is reserved for salary advancement and growth for this position.

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