Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Cumberland, Maryland


Position at Hunter Douglas Fabrication Co

About Hunter Douglas:

Beautiful design, industry-leading innovation, and a highly entrepreneurial global culture - all parts of your daily life at Hunter Douglas, the world’s leader in window fashions and maker of iconic architectural products.

Our nine decade history has created a legacy of innovations and achievements. Most recently, we're pioneering exciting new digital technologies that transform stylish window treatments into intelligent smart shades for today's connected homes.

With the resources of a multi-billion dollar company and the energy and independence of a start-up, Hunter Douglas provides a unique entrepreneurial work environment in which passionate, creative, and cutting-edge thinkers can thrive.



About the Job


The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting designated geographic regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.


Typical Duties


  1. Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all organization personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
  2. Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
  3. Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  4. Performs benefits administration, including claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefits information to employees.
  5. Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 report annually; and maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  6. Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career-journey programs
  7. Handles employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing.
  8. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  9. Maintains company organization charts and the employee directory.
  10. Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
  11. Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
  12. Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.

Note: This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.





A bachelor's degree and three to five years of  HR experience, or a master's degree in HR management and two years of experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

  • Must be a team player, using ethical practice
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Ability to understand and deal with changing priorities and constant interruptions of normal work flow
  • Exhibit problem solving and analytical skills,
  • Ability to be action oriented, demonstrate high initiative
  • Ability to be objective and communicate clearly, written, verbal
  • Adapt to change, be supportive, self-motivated
Ability to be objective, and provide consultation at all levels