Human Resources Generalist - Leeds, AL

Leeds, Alabama
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Job Overview

The Human Resources Generalist provides assistance on all human resource functions in the assigned business units. The HR Generalist carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas, including but not limited to: recruiting/employment, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits and compensation, and more.

A Day In The Life

  • Support recruiting efforts for hourly new hires.
  • Prepare and administer onboarding process to include creation of requisitions, onboarding materials for new hires, coordinate pre-employment screenings and assist with orientation activities and completion of e-verify. Assist in new hire presentations as needed.
  • Organize employee engagement activities, conduct stay interviews and promote our culture of inclusion.
  • Support employee engagement initiatives monthly and quarterly to include the rewards and recognition programs.
  • Attend community events such as job fairs and career days at local high schools and community colleges for recruitment opportunities and to increase Hubbell awareness.
  • Assist with employee leadership training and identifying resources needed for professional growth and development.
  • Update and maintain employee records in HRIS; responsible for all HR transactions such as promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations for all hourly, non-exempt, and exempt employees.
  • Work closely with HR Manager to provide clear and concise communication of policies and procedures to ensure a customer driven environment.
  • Effectively interact with all levels of management and employees.
  • Provide sound advice and counsel to management on employee relations matters; ensure employees and managers receive the appropriate counseling, guidance and support on employee relations issues.
  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Work with other HR business partners, HR Centers of Excellence (CoE) and other functional partners (Legal, Finance, IT, etc.) to deliver HR support/services to the business and employees.
  • Assist with the completion of the monthly headcount, termination, new hire, open position reports
  • Complete special projects as needed

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years prior Generalist HR experience
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proven time management skills; ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks effectively
  • Exceptional judgment and common sense, demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and be creative in developing employee-centric solutions
  • Results-oriented with a track record of delivering results in a fast-paced environment
  • Union experience would be helpful but not required


Building Relationships and Networks
Coaching and Developing Others
Communicating and Influencing
Developing Trust and Inspiring Others
Emotional Intelligence
Initiative and Drive
Planning, Organizing, and Decision Making
Positive Approach and Stress Tolerance

Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

Hubbell Utility Solutions

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.