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HR Generalist

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Wilton, IA, US, 52778

Company: Gerdau



You will be responsible for a variety of HR processes which include recruitment and selection; employee relations, wage and salary administration, employee benefits administration, training and development, career and succession, performance management, safety, policy interpretation and administration, labor relations, and the coordination of company-sponsored employee services and activities.




  1. HR Policies/Procedures: Administer human resources plans and procedures for all location personnel; assist in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.
  2. Communications: Coordinate employee communication to promote employee understanding of programs, policies, and objectives.
  3. Employee Relations: Counsel supervisory personnel on employee relation matters, including employee discipline, and resolution of employee grievances.
  4. Recruitment & Selection: Conduct recruitment effort for open positions and support hiring managers in the selection process (from cultural fit, competency, behavior standpoints).
  5. Compensation: Ensure uniform interpretation and application of wage and salary policy to provide internally equitable employee compensation; helps maintain job descriptions and evaluations on an accurate and current basis. Communicate total compensation opportunity to employees and respond to employee questions related to applicable Compensation plans and programs.
  6. Training and development: Assist in identifying training needs and work with corporate training team to implement programs. Facilitates training sessions locally when applicable.
  7. Engagement: Organize employee engagement activities.
  8. Benefits: Perform benefits administration and communicating benefits information to employees.
  9. Performance Management:  Coordinate performance reviews and performance improvement processes for all employees; ensure consistent application of corporate policies and procedures.
  10. Career & Succession:  Coordinate C&S cycles, local people development committees, ensure consistent application of corporate policies and procedures.
  11. Personnel Planning.
  12. Record Keeping: Establish and maintain adequate personnel records for past and present employees.
  13. Goal Setting: Participate in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.  Assist in the evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals.  Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to affect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
  14. Compliance: Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
  15. If applicable, support HR Manager with labor relations in unionized facilities.
  16. Perform other related duties as required and assigned.





  • Undergraduate degree required in human resources, business administration, or related field
  • 3-7 years related experience
  • PHR/SPHR preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Kronos preferred
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of HR administration
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills




  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6%
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Career Path System and Training
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create

Nearest Major Market: Davenport