Lennox Senior HR Generalist in Tifton, Georgia

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration is a long-standing leader in the world of commercial refrigeration, providing climate-control solutions to customers in more than 70 countries. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the cities of Stone Mountain, Columbus and Tifton, Georgia, produce evaporators, condensers, compressor racks, merchandise display cases and other top-quality refrigeration products for their six market-leading brands: Bohn, Larkin, Climate Control, Chandler, Kysor/Warren and InterLink.

Heatcraft products are primarily used to preserve food and other perishables in supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, warehouses and distribution centers, in addition to other applications such as data centers, pharmaceutical and industrial process cooling.

Job Description

  • Under limited supervision, administers human resources policies and procedures that cover two or more functional areas.

  • Collects and analyzes HR data, and makes recommendations to management.

  • Performs activities in functions such as employment, compensation, benefits, training, and compliance reporting and employee relations.

  • Collect/analyze data and prepare HR related reports, providing associated recommendations to leadership, as required.

  • Participates with recruiting programs, interviewing, and screening, evaluating and selecting qualified applicants.

  • Participates with managers regarding job evaluation requests.

  • Interprets human resources policies, counsels employees concerning work related problems and conducts termination interviews.

  • Prepares material for and conducts new employee orientations.

  • Conducts research, analyzes data and prepares recommendations on assigned projects.

  • Provides assistance to line management regarding employee relations practices.

  • May provide technical guidance to lower level staff.

  • Collaborate with HR Mgr/business in the planning and delivery of core HR generalist services and solutions in an effort to maintain a positive employee relations climate (quality of work life, positive communication/interaction, due process, corrective actions, performance management and proactive risk mitigation) while at the same time fostering empowerment, continuous improvement as well as mutual respect, trust and confidence for the HR function.

  • Work with HR Manager to develop/revise, implement and administer Human Resource programs, policies, practices and procedures that improve business performance and also ensure compliance, consistency and equity.

  • Partner with business functions in diagnosing situations, needs/issues and respond by coordinating the design and delivery of the necessary HR solutions to achieve desired business results within the context of applicable policies, state and federal laws.

  • Work with HR Manager to implement and coordinate change programs in support of strategies and initiatives designed to improve business performance and/or elevate the facility to desired level of excellence.

  • Oversee and/or provide end-to-end management of hourly staffing process to include labor requirements planning, sourcing, screening, interviewing, evaluating and onboarding qualified hourly talent.

  • Collaborate with internal/third party partners to oversee hourly talent acquisition process, including labor planning requirements, turnover reduction and enhanced quality of hire.

  • Administer hourly compensation programs such as wages (incl. site wage survey), benefits administration and unemployment claims/appeals.

  • Partner with/Corp Legal to represent the facility in legal and administrative activities/proceedings (GCEO/EEOC Charges/Fact-finding Hearings/Mediations, etc.) conducted with 3rd parties and external agencies.

Additional duties/projects as assigned by the Human Resources Manager include:

  • Serve as facility lead for location Affinity Groups.

  • Administer Benefits Annual Enrollment process.

  • Serve as sponsor in overseeing facility sponsored employee events.

  • Represent facility in various Community Service events.

  • Develop and facilitate HR related training to facility employees.

  • Facilitate Employee Engagement Survey.

  • Special projects as assigned by the Human Resources Manager.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Requires at least 5 years related experience in a generalist capacity to include strong employee relations, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • Must possess strong end-to-end knowledge of hourly talent acquisition to include sourcing and recruitment strategies.

  • Knowledge of HR techniques, applications and programs.

  • Strong working knowledge of HRIS systems (SAP) and Microsoft Office.

  • Must have strong written and verbal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize and recognize ways to improve workflow efficiency and implement change.

  • Must be a creative problem solver.

  • Demonstrated project management skills.

  • Ability to set and execute goals/ plans, then evaluate effectiveness/make required changes.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to make presentations and facilitate training.

  • Demonstrated ability to interface with employees at all levels of the organization and capability to develop innovative approaches to complex HR challenges.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

  • Basic ability to set and execute goals/plans, then evaluate effectiveness/make changes required.

Note: This is not an all-inclusive list but does reflect those key elements of the business identified to date.

Requisition # 2018-14340

Category Human Resources

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at Recruitment@Lennoxintl.com

E-Verify Participation

For jobs located within the United States, LII participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program known as E-Verify.

Please visit the E-Verify website for more information on this program.