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HR Generalist

Company: Alamo Group
Location: Greencastle
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


RhinoAG, LLC (a member of Alamo Group Inc.) is currently accepting applications to fill the position of HR Generalist at our Dixie Chopper facility in Greencastle, IN.

Under general supervision, the Human Resources (HR) Generalist at our Dixie Chopper location (Greencastle, IN) performs day-to-day HR functions such as recruiting and selection, administering pay, and employee services such as benefits and leave in compliance with employment laws and company policies. Additionally, the HR Generalist processes bi-weekly payroll, and provides administrative support to the RhinoAG HR Manager (located in Gibson City, IL).

The HR Generalist at Dixie Chopper will:

  • Ensure employee programs and procedures comply with Alamo Group, local, state, and federal requirements. Promptly advises management of any compliance concerns.
  • Serve as a human resources business partner to the HR Manager and local management team to ensure consistent and appropriate application of company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate activities relating to the recruitment and selection process in compliance with Alamo Group corporate HR policies. Obtain appropriate approvals, create job postings, develop, and maintain recruitment sources, screen candidates, coordinate interviews with hiring supervisors/managers as necessary, and maintain communication with candidates.
  • Generate job offer letters, initiate pre-employment background checks, and drug screens, administers new hire orientation, and process all employment-related paperwork for new hires timely.
  • Conduct New Hire Orientation and other on-boarding activities for employees.
  • Facilitate training programs as requested by the RhinoAg HR Manager and assist with identifying and addressing other training and development activities for the facility.
  • As requested, assist the HR Manager with employee relations matters.
  • Prepare, distribute, and track completion of; Personal Action Requests and various other HR forms/processes (ex. Talent requisitions, performance reviews, etc.). Review for compliance/completion prior to processing.
  • Process employee changes (salary increases, garnishments, insurance deductions, address changes, transfers, terminations, etc.) in the HRIS system.
  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll and prepare payroll reports (bi-weekly, monthly, and year end) in accordance with a payroll checklist.
  • Process all applicable deductions, pay adjustments and reviews computed wages to identify/correct errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
  • Administer benefits for the location including execution of benefit open enrollments and management of off-cycle enrollment activity - adds, terms, qualifying events, dependent eligibility. Coordinate resolution of escalated benefit issues.
  • Administer workers compensation and leave of absence policies, to include follow-up. Maintain Vacation/Sick pay balances and monitor attendance records to include assisting and processing of attendance improvement notices.
  • Conduct exit meetings and follow termination process as provided on the termination checklist.
  • Create and maintain up-to-date employee files both physical and electronic (HR, Payroll and Benefits).
  • May be required to assist and/or coordinate safety program responsibilities.
  • Plan events for employee activities, employee communications, and conducts training as necessary. Contribute articles for company newsletter.
  • May represent the Company at local civic and human relations activities.
  • Process HR related invoices and submit to accounting on a weekly basis.
  • Provide administrative support to the RhinoAG HR Manager and Operating Company President as assigned.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

    The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership techniques, and coordination of people and resources
  • Knowledgeable in payroll and HRIS systems required; experience with ADP system preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and agency rules pertaining to employee and labor relations, workers compensation, OSHA, AAP, OFCCP, U.S. immigration regulations, and other human resources programs. Maintains knowledge of trends and regulatory changes in human resources and employment laws
  • Knowledge of U.S. labor laws associated with the NLRB and EEOC, with demonstrated ability to support a non-organized manufacturing work environment through positive employee relations practices
  • Able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to a problem.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with diverse work groups at all levels of the organization
  • Able to plan, organize, and prioritize work while demonstrating flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities
  • Able to motivate, develop, and encourage people to perform at their highest potential with the ability to identify and place the best people in the right job.
  • Working knowledge in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency to meet the expectation of the job
  • Able to work irregular and/or long hours including weekends and holidays as production and/or employee schedules dictate.
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit and model Alamo Group's Core Competencies:
    • Leading Change/Change Management
    • Leading People/Teamwork
    • Communication
    • Business Acumen
    • Results Driven

      Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Management or a related field, or equivalent experience required
      • 5 or more years of Human Resources experience at the Exempt level required.
      • 5 or more years' experience in a Manufacturing operation is preferred.
      • 2 years' payroll experience preferred
      • SHRM-CPor PHR certification preferred

        Working Conditions:

        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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend time in a non-climate-controlled manufacturing production environment overseeing the human resource's function. The employee must be able to work well under pressure to meet deadlines.

        Occasional travel to RhinoAg in Gibson City, IL may be required to attend meetings and participate in programs. This is an on-site position; it is not remote.


        RhinoAG, LLC (a member of Alamo Group Inc.) is currently accepting applications to fill the position of HR Generalist at our Dixie Chopper facility in Greencastle, IN.

        Why RhinoAG?

        RhinoAGis a leader in the agricultural equipment industry with emphasis on tractor mounted rotary cutters, flail grass mowers, zero-turn mowers, rear blades, post hole diggers, finish mowers, rotary tillers, boom cutters, and landscape rakes. The company manufactures its products from its facilities in Gibson City, IL and Greencastle, IN. RhinoAG equipment is used in agricultural, commercial, industrial mowing applications, landscape preparation, roadside maintenance, and many other farm and ranch applications. RhinoAG products are sold throughout the world and are well respected for their dependability and performance. Rhino, Dixie Chopper, Servis, Twister, Flex Flail, FL15, Lumberjack, and Turf Flex are registered trademarks of Alamo Group Inc.

        Alamo Group offers competitive pay and a wide range of employee benefits including:

        • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage on the first day of employment!
        • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program with a Company Match
        • Profit Sharing
        • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays
        • Company Paid Short and Long-Term Disability Programs
        • Wellness Programs
        • Employee Assistance Programs
        • Training and Development Programs
        • Employee Tuition Reimbursement and Dependent Scholarship Programs
        • And much more!

          For additional information about RhinoAG, Inc., please visit the company website atwww.rhinoag.comor check out our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram pages!

Keywords: Alamo Group, Bloomington , HR Generalist, Human Resources , Greencastle, Indiana

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