Senior Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Senior Human Resources Generalist

Job Summary:

The Senior HR Generalist is responsible for providing direct support to HR management, departmental management and Lannett employees covering a broad range of HR functional areas including but not limited to talent acquisition & retention, onboarding operations, compliance matters, employee relations, training & development and policy advisement.


  • Work in partnership with hiring managers and the AD Talent & HR to facilitate the review and approval for hiring requisitions.
  • Manage postings in the Applicant Tracking System and 3rd party sites, source, evaluate, and submit high-quality candidates to hiring managers.  
  • Utilize professional networking sites, employee referrals, networking groups and other recruiting sources to attract and find qualified candidates.
  • Guide hiring managers and candidates through the interview process to ensure a positive experience for all, consult with managers on selection and respectfully release candidates not selected for openings.
  • Collaborate with HR/Compensation to develop and deliver competitive offers to candidates.
  • Conduct post hire check-ins with new employees to ensure they’re transitioning well into their new roles.
  • Facilitate all activities for new hire onboarding to include background checks, drug screens, new hire paperwork, file creation, profile creation in ADP and orientation.
  • Facilitate offboarding activities to include necessary notifications, exit interviews and coordination with HR team to process terminations.
  • Partner with HR colleagues to support initiatives or resolve issues related to Payroll, Compensation, Benefits and other areas.
  • Facilitate and track immigration activities for those employees requiring sponsorship to work in the United States, in partnership with the AD Talent & HR and both internal/external legal counsel.
  • Execution of HR people strategies, understand business objectives and deliver HR support to business partners to aid in achieving goals.
  • Interprets and provides guidance to employees regarding Lannett policies.
  • Investigates and resolves employee relations issues, escalating to the AD Talent & HR when appropriate.
  • Provides managers and employees with tools to effectively resolve conflict.
  • Works with managers to create annual performance goals for their teams and support them through the annual performance management review cycle.
  • Partners with managers to identify specific skills gaps/deficiencies and collaborate with the AD Talent & HR to develop and deliver training curriculum to employees to improve overall performance.
  • Assist with preparation and filing of key annual benefits filings, i.e. PCORI, 5500, 1095 etc.
  • Reviews monthly, quarterly and annual talent performance metrics to ensure accuracy and presents results to departmental leadership.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of all legal requirements and employment laws related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Assists the AD Talent & HR, Corporate Compliance and Legal departments to ensure Lannett is up to date on all compliance related activities and trainings.
  • Assists in the collection and delivery of data to prepare and support the company’s Affirmative Action Plan.
  • Provide information as needed to support the filing of required compliance reports to government agencies.


Education / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field of study required.
  • A Minimum of 5 years of Human Resources experience in a corporate or combined corporate/consulting setting is required with a focus on generalist or talent acquisition functions.
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical, chemical or food manufacturing industries strongly preferred.
  • Strong understanding of HR principles and employment laws, as well as recruitment best practices.
  • Experience working with a Human Capital Management system, preferably ADP WFN.
  • Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems – Jobvite or ADP Enterprise preferred.
  • A history of demonstrating the ability to successfully negotiate and drive change around processes.
  • Possess the ability to drive process improvement initiatives – must be able to understand and evaluate current processes and make recommendations for improvements.
  • A history demonstrating successful negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Must possess an ability to work well with a variety of personality types, to motivate those you interact with and take control of processes/situations as needed while maintaining a customer-service focused attitude.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong work experience with Microsoft Outlook and Office products.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to prioritize tasks based on demand.
  • General office Environment
  • Ability to travel roughly 10% as needed. There is flexibility around planning for travel.