Sr. HR Generalist-Employee Relations

GLIDEWELL LABORATORIES - Irvine, CA (30+ days ago)3.3

Glidewell Laboratories, the global leader in dental technology, has been the employer of choice for innovative, talented, and career-minded individuals since 1970. Our beautiful campuses are centrally located in Irvine & Newport Beach, CA. Glidewell strives to provide a family-friendly and employee-friendly work environment with frequent employee appreciation events, friendly corporate culture, competitive salary, and achievable growth opportunities.

In addition are the following generous employee benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company match, company-paid life insurance, additional onsite dental services, vacation, holiday, and sick time, employee gym (with fitness classes and meditation room), employee medical/wellness center (with massage therapy and acupuncture), two company subsidized cafes, Internet cafes, employee lounges with big screen TVs, game tables, fun company sponsored events, a diverse work environment with over forty nationalities represented, and much more!

Essential Functions:

Conducts employee investigations to determine appropriate company response and to ensure investigation outcomes are fair, equitable and compliant with company policy and state/federal employment laws.

Develops rapport and strong working relationships with Managers to influence and coach management on performance, organizational and leadership matters such as hiring, promotions, counseling, performance feedback, disciplinary actions, and terminations; actively participates with management to provide creative business solutions.

Facilitates and administers various employee relations matters such as performance management meetings, counseling, grievances, advancement, leaves of absences, accommodations, out-placement and exit interviews.

Coordinates and communicates any employee wage/hour changes with the Compensation Analyst and Payroll Department within established timelines.

Assists with salary administration and coordinates with Compensation Analyst to ensure compliance and equity within organization; conducts training as needed.

Conducts hiring interviews to fill vacancies with qualified candidates in a timely manner.

Interacts with and provides support to Safety and Workers Compensation Administration staff; serves as First Responder by providing first-aid when necessary and assisting with initial reporting of injuries.

Prepares for and attends Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Employment Development Department (EDD) hearings.

Administers and implements various human resources plans, procedures and company policies. Responsible for accuracy of information provided and documented.

Assists with maintenance and updating of company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state/federal laws.

Participates in various employee relations activities such as new hire orientation, benefits meetings, and employee functions.

Assists employees and managers with general inquiries regarding employment, benefits, company policies and procedures, compensation, and other related matters.

Maintains HRIS, compiles reports from database to meet management and federal and/or state regulatory requirements.

Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations to meet US and International compliance with respect to employment.

Keeps up-to-date on employment laws and regulations.

Education and Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration or related discipline.

Minimum of 3 years of Human Resources Generalist experience.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Employee Relations: 2 years
  • Human Resources: 3 years