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HR Generalist I

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: South Gate
Posted on: March 8, 2023

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United States of America

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South Gate


Wyman Gordon


Dickson Testing Company


Human Resources

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Job Description

Business Profile: Wyman-Gordon is a worldwide supplier to the aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets. We hold quality accreditations for all of the major airframe and engine manufacturers for both civil and military applications. Wyman-Gordon creates rotating closed-die forgings which are critical for aerospace and land-based gas turbines. Wyman-Gordon also manufactures structural forgings for airframe, nuclear, petrochemical, power generation, and space applications.Location Profile: Located in South Gate, Dickson Testing Company, Inc. is a full-service destructive testing laboratory serving aerospace and metallic producers worldwide. Our laboratories serve our customers with metallurgical, mechanical, corrosion, and chemical testing services. In support of these services our facility provides complete specimen fabrication, cut off services and heat treat capability.Position Summary:The HR Generalist provides support in various Human Resource areas including but not limited to: performance management, employee relations, LOA administration, health and safety, recruitment & onboarding. This position reports to the HR Manager.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or competency needed for successful performance in the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Comply with PCC Code of Conduct requirements and all PCC Cardinal Rules (e.g. Quality and Safety).
    • Responsible for understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with all relevant employment legislative requirements including Human Rights Act, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Employment Standards Act, Workers Compensation Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.
    • Facilitate legal and regulatory compliance to all internal and external reporting entities by preparing and maintaining required reports and policies, handling unemployment claims, and conducting required investigations.
    • Working knowledge of Leave of Absence regulations including FMLA, CFRA, and PDL. Prepare leave documentation upon request and manage all leaves.
      • Responsible for providing guidance and support on performance management concerns through fair and consistent application of appropriate disciplinary procedures and/or legal requirements.
      • Coach managers & supervisors to assist in their issue resolutions, professional development and team effectiveness.
      • Responsible for fostering an environment which encourages continuous learning and growth by working in partnership with managers and supervisors of direct reports to ensure development plans are appropriate, implemented and completed.
      • Attract and secure qualified personnel. Ensure the recruitment process for hourly and salaried employees is performed in accordance with legislative and the organization's requirements.
      • Create and provide new employees with a comprehensive onboarding program to enable a smooth transition into the organization.
      • Support coordination of local training workshops. Support the sourcing of L&D options.
      • Communicate, coordinate & schedule various training events.
      • Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures and programs to facilitate consistency and equity.
      • Prepare internal HR related documents including employment, promotion and transfer letters, termination forms.
      • Maintain confidentiality and accuracy of appropriate documentation throughout employment history for all employees.
      • Support/lead and implement various HR projects and initiatives.
        • Responsible for providing counsel to the facility on all employee relations matters by being a resource to key stakeholders on the interpretation and application of policies.
        • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of workforce relations and how they apply to the organization.
        • Make recommendations on disciplinary matters and attend disciplinary meetings with management when necessary.
        • Assist with positive employee relations.
        • Foster a harmonious, safe working environment that encourages equal employment opportunities for all staff. Support/lead efforts regarding DE&I.
        • Provide regulatory and policy advice on workforce related matters.
        • Demonstrate confidence in managing conflict situations and develop solutions in the best interest of stakeholders.
        • Maintain calm, professional attitude and approach in emotional and complex situations.
        • Establish and maintain good relationships with all employees.
        • Listen to and respond to concerns in a timely manner.
        • Coach and counsel Supervisors/Managers in HR related matters.
          • Assist facility Safety personnel with safety, health, security programs to ensure a safe and secure work environment including effective disability claims management, corporate prevention programs.
          • Partnered with our TPA, oversee and proactively manage worker compensation claims.
          • Administer benefits.
          • Partnered with Division's Payroll team, process payroll locally.
          • Other duties as assigned.Required Skills:
            • Working knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), FMLA/CFRA compliance, and compensation analysis.
            • Excellent influencing and negotiating skills.
            • Creativity and demonstrated ability working in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of change and ambiguity is critical.
            • Can easily make the needed connections between systems, processes, and individuals to facilitate change.
            • Ability to work efficiently under pressure.
            • Keen sense of time management and flexibility.
            • Ability to multi-task.
            • A passion for the entire talent management lifecycle.
            • Exceptional attention to detail and committed to a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality.
            • Excellent grammar, business letter and report writing skills.
            • Ability to think proactively, critically and independently to make good decisions.
            • Excellent listening skills.
            • A team player who builds strong relationships based on trust and integrity.
            • A clear sense of urgency to achieve results. A "can-do", "let's make it happen" attitude.
            • Embrace continuous improvement by proposing new and/or better ways of doing things.
            • A continuous learner that is passionate and determined.
            • Follow through consistently on work commitments.
            • Excellent technical ability (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, HRIS).Required Experience:
              • 3-5 years' relevant work experience in a similar role.
              • Previous experience in a Human Resources "Generalist" role in a manufacturing environment is considered an asset.
              • Previous experience supporting multiple business groups or sites is an asset.
              • Experience with Workday is highly preferred but not required.
              • Experience with ADP Vantage is highly preferred but not required.
              • Experience working in a SOX environment is highly preferred but not required.
              • Bilingual Spanish highly preferred but not required.Level of Education:
                • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration (Industrial Relations), or similar field from an accredited university is required.
                • A PHR or SHRM certification highly preferred but not required.
                  Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
                  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
                    • Manufacturing and laboratory environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.The job may require additional hours beyond a 40-hour workweek.Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer commit ted to recruit, hire, train and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.Note:This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

                      For informational purposes only, the range of pay for this role is $59000 to $90000 US Dollar (USD) Salaried based on a variety of factors. For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to participate in the Company's Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan, paid out at the quarterly bonus factor of 1X the Company's bonus multiple, based on the Company's performance in the applicable quarter. Employees will receive 80 hours paid time off every year. Employees will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families) are eligible to participate in the company's medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll in the Company's 401(k) plan.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), South Gate , HR Generalist I, Human Resources , South Gate, California

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