Position Title: Human Resources Generalist

Organizational Unit: Human ResourcesReports to: Human Resources Manager

FLSA Status: ExemptEffective Date: 7/2/2013

Employment Status: Regular/Full-Time

Position Summary:

In this position, you'll partner with managers and their teams to communicate and implement Human Resources programs, policies, practices and processes. You will assist in the implementation of HR initiatives and solutions to advance organizational objectives in such areas as leadership development, workforce planning, and employee engagement.
Working closely with the HR Manager, the HR Generalist serves as a liaison between the business and HR to ensure that appropriate actions in the areas of recruiting, performance management, and compensation are implemented.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Relationship Building
  • Builds effective working relationships with work group members, direct supervisor, and members of other work groups
  • Asks for and provides information to clarify situations. Seeks and expands on original ideas, enhances others’ ideas, and contributes own ideas about the issues at hand.
  • Clarifies expected behaviors, knowledge, and level of proficiency by seeking and giving information and checking for understanding.
  • Provides instruction, positive models, and opportunities for observation in order to help work group members and occasionally members of others work groups to develop skills;
  • Encourages questions to ensure understanding.
  • Establishes good interpersonal relationships by helping work group members and occasionally members of others work groups feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions.

Customer Focus

  • Considers customers and their needs when performing and/or working with others on routine tasks.
  • Supports others and become directly involved in developing and sustaining customer relationships.
  • Seeks information to understand customers' circumstances, problems, expectations and needs.
  • Prepares information and shares with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities
  • considers how day-to-day actions or plans affect customers; responds quickly to address customer needs and resolve problems


  • BA in Human Resources Management preferred or minimum 3-5-years of experience in Human Resources field.
  • PHR or SPHR, preferred.
  • General HR knowledge and ability to apply HR standards, procedures and techniques.
  • Solid knowledge and ability to support benefits, compensation and diversity development, employee practices and employee relations.
  • Uses general knowledge to support HRIS, organization development and staffing.
  • General knowledge of HR information systems (e.g., self-service systems, automated request tools)
  • General knowledge of company HR policies and procedures and how they relate to local, state, and federal labor laws and regulations.
  • Comfortable working with all levels of an organization.


  • Project Management
  • Troubleshooting/problem solving
  • Ability to work independently or within a team
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of customer’s expectations
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task effectively, and work under pressure

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily office work using computer and phone
  • Travel on rare occasions

Physical Requirements:

  • Some bending, climbing, grasping and lifting.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 35 pounds.

Zodiac Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

To Comply with Provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, physical, mental, environmental, and other work conditions essential for the job are noted below. Specific codes are used to specify the frequency of such conditions or requirements.

C = Constant or major activity (60% or more of work time)

F = Frequent or moderate activity (20-60% of work time)

O = Occasional or minor activity (less than 20% of work time)

N = Not applicable

Physical Demand:

(O) Standing
(O) Walking
(C) Sitting
(O) Carrying, pushing, or Lifting – Up to 50 lbs.
(O) Climbing: Stairs  - Ladders  - Balancing 
(O) Kneeling
(O) Crouching
(N) Crawling
(O) Turning or twisting neck or waist
(O) Bending at waist / Reaching:
(O) Handling objects
(C) Fingering
(C) Feeling
(N) Throwing
(C) Eye-Hand coordination
(N) Foot-Hand-Eye coordination
Communication (verbal):
(C) Ordinary
(C) Hearing / Seeing:
(C) Acuity – Near
(O) Acuity - Far
(O) Depth perception
(N) Accommodation
(O) Color vision
(N) Field of Vision

Physical Condition:

Working Area:
(C) Inside
(O) Outside
Describe: Employee functions, to and from locations
(N) Constant cold
(N) Constant heat
(N) Changing temperatures
(N) Humidity or damp / Ambient:
(N) Noise
(N) Mechanical
(N) Electrical
(N) Burns
(N) Moving objects
(N) Heights
(N) Cramped quarters / Atmospheric Conditions:
(N) Fumes
(O) Odors
(N) Mists
(N) Dusts
(N) Oil / Grease
(N) Dirt
(N) Gases
(N) Ventilation
(N) Lighting
(N) Protecting Clothing

Mental Requirements of the Job:

(C)Understand and carry out oral instructions.
(C)Read and carry out simple written instructions.
(N)Read work orders, scrap tickets, job lot tickets, graphs, logs, schedules.
(N)Read and verify car numbers, alloy identities, etc.
(F)Read and carry out complicated instructions.
(N)Observe and read instruments, gauges, dials, etc. to determine operating conditions.
(N)Read and interpret detailed prints, sketches, layouts, specifications, etc.
(N)Identify and list production data such as quantities, pressures, alloys, operating conditions.
(O)Prepare detailed records or reports such as inventory records, receiving reports, operating logs, lab analyses, quantities, etc.
(F)Estimate size, form, quality or quantity of objects.
(N)Estimate speed of moving objects.
(F)Inspect, examine and observe for obvious product or equipment defects.
(N)Inspect, examine and observe for product or equipment defects not easily identified.
(F)Count, make simple arithmetic additions and subtractions.
(N)Compute and calculate amounts of additives, results of tests, etc.
(F (N) Use measuring devices such as tapes, gauges, rules, weight scales, where reading is direct and obvious.
(N)Use measuring devices such as micrometers, calibrated steel tapes, calipers, etc. where precision and interpretation are required.
(N)Make routine lab tests, such as titrations, specify gravity, etc.
(N)Plan and schedule movement or flow of materials or products.
(N)Operate automotive equipment such as autos and trucks.
(N)Operate industrials trucks such as forklifts, flat beds, tractors.
(N)Operate overhead cranes and hoists.
(N)Use non-power head tools such as hammers, wrenches, etc.
(N)Use hand power tools.
(N)Set up and operate machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, saws, etc.
(N)Assemble or disassemble objects.
(N)Determine malfunctioning of units by observing.
(N)Determine nature and location of malfunction.
(N)Perform repair and maintenance of equipment.
(N)Perform a journeyman craft activity.
(N)Make adjustments to obtain specified operating conditions such as turning valves; switches; moving and setting controls; adjusting furnaces, pumps; etc.
(N)Control activities of a single processing unit.
(N)Control activities of several processing units.
(N)Operate equipment requiring specialized knowledge of process.
(C)Plan own work activities.
(O)Plan work activities of others.
(F)Direct work activities of others.
(O)Coordinate work activities of others.
(F)Train other workers.
(C)Work alone.
(F)Work as a member of a team.
(F)Work without supervision.
(C)Work with minimum amount of supervision.
(F)Work under pressure.
(F)Work rapidly for long periods.
(C)Work on several tasks at the same time.