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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Arrowhead Products
Location: Los Alamitos
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Engineering Innovation

Manufacturing Excellence

We Fly with the Fastest

With 80+ years of experience and reliability, our products are aboard virtually every major commercial, military and space vehicle program. Our talented, loyal and dedicated employees provide highest quality and innovative solutions, products and services to meet our customers' needs.

Job Summary

Responsible for overall management and administration of leave requests and accommodations requiring specialized attention, including leaves arising under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Pregnancy Disability Leave, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), workers compensation, military leave, and other state and local leave laws.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Communicates with employees regarding their needs for leave and/or modified work schedules. Ensures that employees are aware of their responsibilities and of any documentation and notice required to qualify for and to take leave.
  • Handles the leave administration process from the employees' initial notice of the need for leave to the return to work. This includes gathering and completing all required paperwork, determining leave eligibility, designating leave as FMLA/CFRA-qualifying, requesting medical certification as needed, and accounting for intermittent and reduced schedule leave use.
  • Maintains reasonable communication with employees on leave to facilitate smooth and timely return to work; relays communication between employees and their managers during leave within reason.
  • Advises managers and employees on the interaction of leave laws with paid time off, workers compensation, short-term and long-term disability benefits as well as collective bargaining agreements.
  • Manage workers' compensation claims process from the initial DWC-1 notice to the employees return to work. Manages Worker's Compensation (file claims, collect documentation from doctors, and work on return to work programs).
  • Oversees the return-to-work process for employees returning from extended FMLA/CFRA leaves, workers compensation, or other leave(s).
  • Facilitates other leave requests, which may include accommodation requests under the ADA.
  • Administers other company time-off programs as assigned in accordance with internal policy and applicable laws.
  • Drafts and/or recommends revisions to company leave policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of leave and accommodation requests in accordance with specified legal requirements and documentation of best practices.
  • Preserves confidentiality of employee medical documentation and files.
  • Maintains knowledge of all applicable leave and accommodation laws including federal, state, local and CBA-related regulations.
  • Manage Company attendance program and assist managers and supervisors with addressing performance discussions when appropriate.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field; or maybe replaced with equivalent experience.
  • Two years of human resources experience preferred.
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.
  • Bi-lingual (English / Spanish) preferred.
  • Experience working in manufacturing, preferably unionized environment.
  • Completion of specialized certification or training on FMLA/leave administration a plus.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Extensive knowledge of the leave requirements and other legal protections afforded by federal and state laws including FMLA, CFRA, PDL, ADA, and other applicable laws.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Proficient in human resources information systems (HRIS).

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lift up to 15 lbs.
  • Push and pull 15 lbs.
  • Bend Occasionally
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk
  • Talk and Listen Frequently
  • Frequent Use of Computer Monitor

Limitations and Disclaimer

THE STATEMENTS HEREIN ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY EMPLOYEES AND ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED. FURTHERMORE, THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT ESTABLISH A CONTRACT FOR EMPLOYMENT AND THE CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO BE CHANGED, MODIFIED, OR DELETED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COMPANY. IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT (ADA) OF 1990, THE COMPANY WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMODATIONS WITH THOSE INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY AS DEFINED BY THE ADA.

Benefits we are proud to offer you:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 9/80 Schedule
  • 401(k)
  • Company-paid Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • On-site Cafeteria
  • Direct Deposit

Arrowhead Products is an Equal Opportunity 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. Arrowhead Products is a drug free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random testing. EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans.

Limitations and Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, this job description does not establish a contract for employment and the content is subject to be changed, modified, or deleted at the discretion of the Company. In compliance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990, the Company will make reasonable accommodations with those individuals with a disability as defined by the ADA.

"Arrowhead does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Arrowhead is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes."

Keywords: Arrowhead Products, Los Angeles , Human Resources Generalist, Other , Los Alamitos, California

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