Sr HR Generalist

Human Resources / Ressources humaines Ashdown, Arkansas


The Senior HR Generalist performs HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the HR Manager in supporting mill needs.  This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas:  with an emphasis on labor relations, training, employee relations, performance management, on-boarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance. 

  • Act as an adviser to managers on our 2 labor contracts and handle labor relations issues with employees.
  • Take a hands-on approach to managing the day-to-day operational aspects of HR with a focus on labor relations and including position management, staffing/planning, headcount activity and turnover.
  • Work with leaders and employees to establish and maintain a positive work environment, which encourages the full use of diverse talents and abilities; act as an employee advocate,  help drive various corporate and site initiatives.
  • Maintain close contact with the leadership team to ensure alignment with corporate and site goals/mission
  • Manage specific projects as determined in the HR planning process and participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives
  • Act as an adviser and coach to managers and employees providing Human Resources expertise in implementing business initiatives and promoting employee engagement.
  • Facilitate recruitment tasks as needed
  • Drive people processes to ensure that employee capabilities meet current and future standard
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in organizational development, training, human resources or related field 
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Labor Relations experience in a union environment required
  • Ability to build relationships and influence others. 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, creative problem solving, judgment, and negotiation skills