Human Resources Manager
Waukesha, WI 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Human Resources Manager

Req # 64016

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

At Generac, our people help make the world safer, brighter, and more productive. We are united by our efforts to inspire change for a better world; impact our people and community; influence and achieve positive results; and innovate the industry. Our shared goals allow people with diverse backgrounds and points of view to work together, bringing our global customers peace of mind through reliable products and exceptional support.

Job Summary: Our Human Resources Manager will be responsible for supporting our corporate business functions. This individual will provide tactical and strategic consultation on people and organization development strategies in support of the business objectives. We are seeking a bright, organized, detail orientated individual to be employee facing and perform HR related duties at the professional level while supporting assigned programs(s). Some of the key functional areas our HR Manager will support include: employment relations consultation, policy interpretation and application, talent acquisition, talent management, compensation, payroll, organizational development, communication, training, and safety for function as assigned.

HR Business Partnership:

Serves as a trusted advisor with internal stakeholders. Enhances the organization's HR team by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and HR policies, programs and practices. Partners with internal groups to manage coordination of HR programs, processes within a specific business group or core function. Live the Leadership Principles.


Partners with leadership teams and other HR (Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Benefits, Communications) business leaders to grow diverse leadership, talent and technical capability in the business. Collaborates with Talent Acquisition to drive employment-branding initiatives to establish Generac as a leader and advocate for the industry. Expands talent acquisition and talent management efforts across Generac. Responsible for managing workforce headcount in support achieves productivity and efficiencies.
Implements standardized programs and policies that drive innovation and employee engagement. Ensures legal compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws and regulations; ensures compliance with company policies and procedures.

Project Management:

Provide project management leadership for projects including schedules, executing plans and integrating the activities of cross-functional team members. Develop and lead risk and mitigation plans for projects. Define and lead contingency option assessments when needed, then select and execute mitigation plans. Identify, evaluate and document "lessons-learned" during the project and communicate best practices and lessons learned to project team members on future projects.


Designs and directs the work of the team. Selects, coaches and develops staff. Sets clear expectations to inspire and motivate the team. Manages performance-- recognizing achievement, providing feedback and administering progressive discipline when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in HR, Business or relevant equivalent experience
5 years progressive HR management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience implementing new HR processes and programs
Experience with employee relations, training, and staffing in a manufacturing environment
Prior experience supervising and mentoring HR staff
Prior work experience in Manufacturing industry
HRIS experience
Project management experience
Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP.
Previous recruiting experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Hiring, talent development, talent acquisition, project management, Human resources management, performance management, communication processes, compensation and wage structure, supporting diversity, employment law, and organization design

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting; close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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