HR Generalist in Escanaba, Michigan, US at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 11/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The HR Generalist will develop and lead Human Resource practices and objectives to provide an engaged, productive and challenging work environment.  Areas of responsibility include organizational development, talent management and staffing, employee and labor relations, performance management, compensation, training, and workers compensation administration.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide leadership coaching and training for managers, supervisors and key mill leaders.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members and managers at all levels.
  • Promote and facilitate changes in the hourly work environment to increase employee engagement and productivity.
  • Assist with salaried recruiting for positions across the mill.
  • Lead the sites college recruitment efforts and manage coop staffing.
  • Lead and/or participate in the hourly production and craft hiring process.
  • Participate in or lead new team member orientation process.
  • Assist in the development of employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive working relationship.
  • Provide HR support to assigned business units and provide a one stop shop for HR services.
  • Administer the Collective Labor Agreements (CBA) and coordinate the grievance process for assigned areas of the mill.
  • Assists in labor relation activities, including the grievance process and negotiations as needed.
  • Lead non-technical training efforts across the mill.
  • Provide training support to include VLC administration.
  • Manage the site’s worker s compensation and return to work program.

Travel:  Negotiable


Job Requirements

Minimum Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field and/or 3-5 years of experience in human resources or related experience.
  • Experience in applying organizational development and training principles.
  • Working knowledge of labor relations, employee benefits, compensation, organizational development, training and HRIS systems.
  • Ability to define and implement strategic initiatives.
  • Be a strong agent for change.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable employment and labor law.
  • Possess excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to contribute to and/or lead various teams.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.

Verso Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.


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