Human Resources Manager, GE Renewable Energy Little Rock

General Electric - Little Rock, AR4.1

Role Summary:
Serve as the first point of contact for people leaders and employees in a non-union manufacturing plant to provide counsel, coaching and support on HR fundamentals and employee related questions. You will execute our key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support and drive HR functional excellence and process improvement.

Essential Responsibilities:
Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple people leaders and employees with specific focus on: employee advocacy/engagement, HR fundamentals and process training, employee relations management, performance management, career development, talent assessment, acquisition and retention and workplace investigations as appropriate
Provide employees and people leaders with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues; escalates concerns beyond their scope to HR Manager; navigates employees and people leaders to HR Shared Services when it is the more appropriate resource
Partner with Employee HR Management team and O&TD professionals to execute business-specific HR strategies
Ensure that all employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, and resolved
Provide advice and counsel to people leaders and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices at 100% compliance to promote an ethical and compliant work environment
Manage or assist in key HR processes including compensation planning and compliance
Conduct HR training and support for functional processes like People Review, Salary Planning, New Employee Orientation and New Manager Assimilation
Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed
Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care
Assist with conducting investigations including gathering, preserving, documenting and analyzing all available information and evidence
Provide coaching and mentorship to HR Shared Services specialists
Lead other site-wide HR projects as necessary, working across multiple client groups

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in related area (Or a high school graduate / GED with a minimum of 6 years of experience in Human Resources, Employee Relations, or related area)
Minimum 4 years prior professional Human Resource Generalist/Manager work experience (can include internships)

Desired Characteristics:
Passionate, employee advocate who wants to make a difference in the organization by helping employees succeed
Approachable and responsive resource able to connect with employees at all levels
Desires employee - facing work; willingness to make horizontal moves to develop HR expertise
Strong customer service focus, with a high level of responsiveness
Supportive team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment; ability to diffuse a tense situation
Applies solid judgment ensuring integrity, compliance, & confidentiality
Strong interest in innovative HR solutions and process improvement
Understanding of HR concepts and principles with expertise in a specialty area such as staffing, analytics, facilitation, etc.
Strong problem solving skills; ability to make independent decisions, manage conflicting priorities in a fast paced environment
Sound knowledge of local labor laws and government requirements
Detailed-oriented with excellent organizational & documentation skills
Proponent of the segmented HR model, understands the benefits
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Resources
GE HRLP Graduate or graduate of a similar program
PHR/SPHR certification

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About Us:
GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities.

With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it.

Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.

We are unleashing limitless energy.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Arkansas; Little Rock
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.