Pregis Corporation, a leading global provider of innovative packaging solutions, seeks a bilingual (English & Spanish) Human Resources Generalist to support our manufacturing facility located in Garland (Dallas), TX.
This individual will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day administration of human resources programs and processes for plant personnel including compensation, benefits, training and recruiting, and will also support the talent needs of the salaried team in the location. This position will also support employee engagement and health and safety initiatives including building a strong safety culture, completing safety training, and initiating accident investigation when necessary.
Responsible for all aspects of talent and culture in the location; partner closely with the plant manager and leadership team to ensure a safe and engaged workforce.
Work with Plant Manager to determine plant level staffing; participate/coordinate recruitment efforts for exempt, non-exempt, and temporary workers within process and procedure;
Partner primarily with Plant Manager as well as other department leads to assess, respond and escalate employee issues as needed to ensure appropriate resolution.
Process pre-employment requirements including drug tests and background checks as required.
Complete orientation and onboarding of new employees including periodic follow up to ensure assimilation and engagement
Communicate benefit changes to employees
Coordinate Workers Compensation as required.
Complete required paperwork as needed to effect employment-related changes (hiring, termination, role changes, compensation changes)
Complete wage studies for hourly workers as needed and make recommendations regarding adjustments to maintain market competitiveness
Maintain a positive employee relations culture with focus on building strong communications between supervisors and team members
Maintain records and prepare documentation to maintain governmental and legal compliance.
Conduct exit interviews
Ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and local employment laws
Assists with the delivery of effective EHS training to supervisors and employees.
Participate in safety audits of operations to identify existing/potential hazardous conditions.
Participates in the implementation of safety guidelines and related health and safety communications and educational information.
Maintains safety records to ensure compliance with documentation practices.
Participates in accident investigation and provides recommendations to prevent recurrence.
Implement programs to reduce worker’s compensation costs.
Our Growth Culture
We thrive in an open transparent environment where we constantly challenge our team members to share their diversity of thought by incorporating round table discussions, regular 1.1’s and maintaining a collaborative environment.
Pregis Core Values
Integrity-The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. Here at Pregis, we value our people and expect the highest quality from each.
Collaboration-Combination action of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient. Pregis strives to hire people that want to win as a team. We look for these qualities when interviewing and value the people that want to strive for the greater good!
Customer Focus- We recognize that having a strong customer focus means having a strong contribution of overall success. We are about putting our customers and their satisfaction first! When recruiting for the right fit, we strive to find this quality in our candidates as a priority for both internal and external customer basis.
Innovation- Here at Pregis, we are always innovating and keeping up with the newest technology to stay proactive within the market.
Diversity and Inclusion
We believe in diversity of thought and bringing together other traits and characteristics that make an individual bring a unique experience to Pregis. We strive to foster an inclusive environment where behaviors and social norms ensure people are welcome.
Affirmative Action/EEO Statement/Inclusion
We offer equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We support inclusion and believe in welcoming a collective sum of individual differences, thoughts, traits, and characteristics to represent Pregis’ culture and achievements.
Manufacturing industry experience required; experience in manufacturing plant environment a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to all organization levels; Spanish-speaking and writing ability is required
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to respond quickly and efficiently in emergency situations exercising a calm approach
Proactive in approach; shows ownership and drive
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Ability to de-escalate situations and help manage conflict
Strong computer skills; intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
It’s an exciting time to work for Pregis! We are constantly innovating and continue to serve the needs and be a strong partner to our customers. We empower our employees to operate in a socialized environment and welcome diversity of thought. Pregis LLC (www.pregis.com) is a leading manufacturer, marketer and supplier of innovative protective packaging products and solutions to a variety of industries. Pregis’ Private Equity partner is Warburg Pincus, together focused on investment in growth. The Company’s broad product offerings provide protection to meet customer needs in three segments: inside the box, surface protection and mailing and bagging solutions.
We are focused on growth; the company has grown in the last 5 years by “Wowing” its customers. Pregis has experienced significant growth organically and through acquisition, expanding our capabilities to meet customer needs and enhancing our ability to deliver value in a rapidly changing environment.
Privately PE owned, with nearly 2,300 employees in 24+ North American facilities and additional manufacturing operations across Europe. Our reach continues to increase with the growing global demand for a strong pro...tective packaging partner, working through a strong network of distributors, fabricators and converting partners with support teams ready to provide industry leading service.