Essilor - Pinellas Park, FL4.0

Full-time | TemporaryEstimated: $52,000 - $70,000 a year
Human Resources Generalist

Company Overview:
Don’t miss a great opportunity to become part of our team in an exciting, pioneering and growing organization. Transitions Optical has been protecting and enhancing vision since 1990 when we were the first company to commercialize plastic photochromic lenses. Through our partnerships with optical industry leaders, we offer solutions that adapt to changing light in the widest selection of designs and materials, including hundreds of lens combinations. We are continuously improving our lenses to enhance their darkness, fade back speed, color and indoor clarity. Transitions Optical is part of the EssilorLuxottica Group.

Location: TOI, Pinellas Park, FL Reporting Line: HR Manager, North America

Job Purpose

The Human Resources (HR) Generalist is a key member of the HR team and is responsible for day-to-day HR-related duties on a professional level work closely with the HR Manager in supporting North America employees while being sensitive to business needs and employee goodwill. This HR Generalists role will focus on the areas including but not limited to: recruitment, benefits, HRIS data integrity and employee relations. This position is also responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the administrative activities associated with HR functions and also part of the Global HR team. This is a highly engaging role that interacts with employees at all levels of the organization.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

Responsible for day-to-day HR activities that require a broad understanding of HR processes and procedures.
Responsible for full-cycle recruitment efforts of all positions: verifying job descriptions, initiating the approval process, posting positions applicant tracking and screening candidates, coordination of interviews, conducting pre-employment checks. Contact for agencies regarding internships and temporary positions. Coordinates and tracks the contractors / temps. Assists with negotiating and maintaining contracts with recruiters
Coordination of the new hire onboarding processes including organizing new hire orientations. Responsible for employees’ complete and accurate submission of all required paperwork during initial hiring phase and entering or updating all information in the HRIS system.
Assists with development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures interpretation to ensure consistent application and communication, as appropriate.
Maintaining and updating the employee handbook and Intranet regarding policies & procedures. Ensure compliance with standardized HR processes, procedures and approval requirements.
Maintains HR and personnel files. Conducts routine audits to ensure proper compliance.
Become the subject matter expert on the HRIS system and providing support to users. Ensure all employee data is complete and accurate. Will partner with the Global HRIS administrator and assist when needed. Support with reporting in other HR related systems.
Partner with HR Manager and insurance broker to analyze and develop competitive and cost effective benefit programs. Continuously improve administrative procedures to monitor and improve delivery of programs including communications, education, and problem resolution. Coordinate annual open enrollment process and resulting activities.
Responsible for employee changes and benefit updates into the HRIS system, ensure proper notification to our carriers and correct employee payroll deductions.
Assists employees with questions as it relates to their benefits. Auditing eligibility, billing, etc. on a monthly basis, investigating and resolving all issues.
Promote and support engagement activities such as employee communication meetings, service award program and volunteering activities.
Lead and / or assist with special projects and related duties as assigned.

Key Requirements (Education and Experience)

Minimum of 5 years HR experience, with demonstrated knowledge & application of HR disciplines, including many of the listed duties. HR certification or degree. PHR a plus.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to provide superior customer service and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Sound judgment and problem solving skills.
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality while working with highly sensitive business and employee information.
Highly organized with good time-management skills (ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments / projects and deliver on schedule).
A team player with a learner and helpful attitude, self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and in a fast-paced, team environment.
Up-to-date knowledge and application of Federal and State employment law and compliance requirements.
Proficient in MS Word & Excel and PowerPoint. Proficiency in manipulating data to generate reports and presentations.
Proficiency in HRIS systems. Experience in WorkDay and / or Success Factors is a plus.
Professional, yet personable demeanor.

Transversal Responsibilities

All employees have a responsibility to contribute to the Group’s sustainability and in doing so ensure that we can continue to fulfil our mission.
All business decisions and actions must serve and be in line with the Group’s sustainability goals and mission
An employee must abide by the legal compliance policy in the performing of his/her duties

Additional Info

Some travel possible – up to 10%


All candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship as well as willing and able to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

No relocation offered.