Mercury Marine – Human Resources Generalist

Fond du Lac
Full Time

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Come explore opportunities within Brunswick, a global marine leader committed to challenging conventions and innovating next-generation technologies that transform experiences on the water and beyond.  Brunswick believes “Next Never Rests™,” and we offer a variety of exciting careers and growth opportunities within united teams defining the future of marine recreation. 

Work for the undisputed leader in the Marine Industry! Mercury Marine, a Division of Brunswick, based in Wisconsin offers a unique, fun and rewarding work environment that fosters individual growth and rewards performance in the Marine segment of the recreational industry. Mercury’s work environment is fast-paced, competitive and high-energy.

Position Summary:

​The HR Generalist, you will support our fast-paced, diverse and varied Wisconsin based Manufacturing Facilities, operating out of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.  This individual will be a key member of the operations management team and will support employees in the manufacturing operation, including salaried and hourly team members, in a variety of HR responsibilities.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all Human Resources activities for the operation ensuring alignment and consistency with broader business and departmental objectives.
  • Coach and advise operations leaders with candor, honesty, respect and tact.
  • Develop strong business relationships with all business functions you support.
  • Be responsible for implementing and coordinating policies and programs usually covering all of the following: recruitment, employee relations, and employee welfare, employee development and organizational design.
  • Manage the grievance process; administer the collective bargaining agreement; provide counsel and support in the interpretation / application of contractual language.
  • Provide leadership / assistance to plant efforts in ensuring market competitiveness and in fostering a culture of continuous improvement, engagement and accountability
  • Analyze key performance metrics such as absenteeism to determine employee relations climate and make recommendations for improvement. Develop programs to improve employee engagement and operational efficiency.
  • Maintain knowledge of employment and labor law.  Communicate with legal counsel as/when necessary.  Advise management on legal matters.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or another business-related field
  • 1-4 years of human resources experience
  • Excellent customer service, time management, interpersonal and analytical skills with a proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong decision making, organizational and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles
  • Exercises sound judgment and discretion in the collection and dissemination of information; ensures that highly sensitive, proprietary and confidential information is released to only those authorized
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to courteously and effectively address sensitive and confidential information by telephone, in writing, and in face-to-face contacts with the public and associates at all levels
  • Strong attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience supporting a Human Resources Department
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with a thorough knowledge in all Human Resources generalist functions (e.g., Employee Relations, Employment law, Compensation and Benefits, Training, etc.)
  • Experience with investigating employee complaints, inappropriate conduct, and performance issues and recommending and issuing disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Familiarity with Human Resource Information Systems, particularly Kronos and Workday

Next is Now!  
We value growth and development, recognizing that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

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