Human Resource Generalist, S&S Distribution Warehouse Facility in Riverside, NJ

Ref#: 31916
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Riverside, NJ, US

About Us:
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

As part of the warehouse distribution center, the Human Resources Generalist provides services to all levels of employees and aids in the administration of Company policies, procedures and programs.  Responsibilities fall into the areas of recruitment, employee relations, safety, training and development, compensation, and benefits.

Specific responsibilities include:

Handles warehouse related employee relation issues; issuing discipline and/or counseling

Recruits for positions at the Riverside and Parsippany, NJ locations 

 Oversees all Safety activities including:

Chairs Safety Committee

Trains all equipment operators

Adheres to all OSHA mandated courses

Investigates all incidents/accidents and provides appropriate responses/action

 Reviews Worker’s Compensation claims and evaluates the need for training

 Conducts orientation and onboarding of new employees as well as exit interviews

 Assists in Employee training and development

 Plays an active role in promoting diversity

A Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years HR Generalist experience, preferably in a Distribution Center.   Human Resource experience should include familiarity with and experience in recruitment, employee relations and communications within a distribution facility.  Must have knowledge of basic HR laws and applications. Employee relations/coaching and performance management experience. Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) as well as applicant tracking systems
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written)
  • Ability to prioritize a large workload and self-manage projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to work with all levels of employees and management within the organization
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and possess strong presentation and training skills

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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