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Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: Pennsauken, NJ, US

Company: Datwyler

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

HR Generalist

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with other members of the HR team supporting the overall mission of the organization. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas:  onboarding, recruitment/employment, payroll, employee relations and employment law compliance.

Your Responsibilities

  • Assists in all recruitment activities including but not limited to identifying and implementing recruiting strategies, internal and external posting, candidate screening, interviewing, developing and delivering job offers. May also include representing the company at job fairs.
  • Conduct new hire orientation and onboarding activities including proper department notifications, system entry and files.
  • Employee/Labor relations to include investigation handling, grievance response and contract interpretation. Also the point of contact for employee relations issues and requests, escalating if necessary
  • Benefits administration to include benefit questions, open enrollment yearly renewal negotiation, etc.
  • Employee data maintenance including personnel file maintenance, processing employment changes and updates, pay adjustments and file auditing
  • Manages the administration of the policies, procedures and programs of the organization.
  •  Conduct exit interviews or conduct post-employment survey to separated employees; analyzes the data and presents summaries to HR Manager.
  • Assist in conducting compensation surveys as directed.
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned


Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years Human Resources experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Employee / Labor relations experience highly desired

  • Kronos payroll experience a plus

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite, HRIS, and ATS

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Ability to convey a positive, professional image to all internal and external clients

  • Must have high initiative, integrity, strong work ethic, good communication and analytical skills

  • Excellent time management, organizational skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment

  • Able and willing to work well in a diverse environment

  • SHRM certification preferred


Datwyler Competencies

Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Business orientation - Pursues KPI's-Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Exceed customer expectations - Understands the customer-Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Professional aptitude- Is able to instruct others-Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies -Ensuring Responsibility/Integrity- Calls for ownership -Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Adaptability- Participates in change- Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Lead by coaching - Installs opportunities to develop- Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies - Creativity and Innovation - Produces a wide range of ideas -Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies - Result Orientation and Execution - Implements objectives - Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies- Entrepreneurship- Implements strategy - Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies - Team orientation- Encourages teamwork - Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies- Emotional Intelligence- Is responsive to the situation of others-Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies-Dealing with socio-cultural diversity- Practices diversity-Level 3


We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia