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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Nippon Express USA
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Nippon Express Company, Ltd. (NX) was founded in 1872 in Japan and is headquartered in Tokyo. NX employs approximately 72,000 employees at 733 locations, in 47 countries and 314 cities around the world. Nippon Express U.S.A., Inc. (NEU) was incorporated in New York in 1962 as a fully owned subsidiary of NX. NEU provides logistics solutions and comprehensive transportation services through its international freight forwarding and logistics network, including specialized handling of: air, land, sea and express packages; all types and sizes of cargo; personal effects and household goods; fragile and perishable freight; and livestock. NEU also provides related services, such as warehousing, distribution and customs brokerage and clearance. NEU operates at 55 locations in 27 states within the U.S., with approximately 1300 employees. NEU has enjoyed tremendous growth and success as one of the top five international freight forwarders in the world. We connect people with products throughout the world.Purpose: The purpose of the Human Resources Generalist is to provide guidance, counsel and support to Branch Management and Employees on the interpretation and implementation of NEUs HR policies & processes to ensure alignment, capability and engagement of all Branch employees in order to achieve NEUs goals. This position will help support the Midwest Regions HR Management Team and sit in a field role supporting 100 employees.Essential Duties:

  • Provide guidance, counsel and active support to local branch and employees regarding implementation of HR policies and processes.
  • Manage/coordinate the Recruitment process for the Midwest region including open requisitions, job postings, recruiting, selection, hiring, orientation and on-boarding.
  • Manage employee relations process for the local branch, assuring fair and equitable resolution of issues.
  • Ensure the local branch is in compliance with all applicable Employment Laws and Regulations.
  • Inform Sr. Manager, Human Resources of concerns or complaints raised by client group which have potential for charges being filed against the Company.
  • Other appropriate duties as required.Minimum Requirements:
    • 3 years broad Human Resource experience in all functional areas.
    • Bachelors degree in business or related field or equivalent related experience.
    • Strong knowledge of federal, state employment labor laws and regulations.
    • Ability to independently use HRIS systems.
    • Strong knowledge of MS Office software products
    • Strong knowledge of HR processes including; staffing, job posting, annual performance review, promotion, merit increase and bonus programs & processes for the BranchOrganization Relationships:
      • This position interacts with all levels of employees at the Branch, Regional Administration HR, Head Office HR & Legal.
      • Must be comfortable and effective in working with local employees as well as rotational staff.
      • May work with Federal & State Government AgenciesWork Environment:
        • This position requires physical demands to include, but not limited to standing, walking, sitting, bending, twisting, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, climbing, and carrying heavy objects repeatedly.
        • Warehouse environment may be noisy and subject to varying temperatures.
        • Will work alongside drivers who are moving pallets on different types of forklifts.Nippon Express offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including:
          • Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1st of the month after 30 days.
          • 401k with a company match
          • Flexible Spending Accounts, HSA, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Auto and Home policies, Commuter Benefits, and much more.
          • Generous Vacation and Sick time.Nippon Express USA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to 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.Requisition ID: 2022-1434 External Company URL: nipponexpressusa.com Telecommute: No

Keywords: Nippon Express USA, Des Plaines , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Des Plaines, Illinois

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