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Human Resources Generalist/Senior at Emerson Electric Co in Sidney, Ohio

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

If you are a Human Resources professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our Sidney, OH location, you will be responsible for supporting the Human Resources function in Sidney Operations. This will include employee relations, labor relations, data entry, data analysis, safety, attendance and FMLA, workers compensation and HR project work.  


  • Provide positive customer service and employee relations in order to facilitate daily interaction, including face to face, with internal and external customers

  • Be a team player with ability to identify and develop process improvements and deliver results

  • Objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult and emotional issues

  • Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to all HR related matters and information

  • Utilize Oracle and HCM for HR data entry 

  • Possess the ability to research and analyze various types of data information for accurate report generatio

  • Support salary and hourly recruiting, community events, labor relations, safety and workers compensation, attendance, medical leave and FMLA, data entry, training and employee relations issues as needed 

  • Utilize applicant tracking system, social media, candidate sourcing tools and other hardware and software applications used in the HR function

  • Maintain personnel files in accordance with company guidelines  


You interact and work with team members from all levels of the company. You take an investigative approach to gathering information and can make decisions based on that information. You follow up on your commitments and responsibilties to others. You help others manage disagreements over policy and procedure and are able to remain neutral in your opinions. You schedule work, training, meetings, etc. for yourself and others being able to take into account the needs of others. 


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in related major plus at least 1 year of recent related HR experience (co-op or intern experience may be considered)

  • Required knowledge of applicable state and federal employment and labor laws and governmental compliance requirements

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, including ability to effectively communicate with senior leadership and customers

  • Must have the ability to flex work schedule to support 3-shift operation

  • Must be detail oriented with project and time management skills to meet set deadlines with expectation of ongoing disruptions to provide employee/management customer service

  • Must have excellent computer skills, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Internet applications

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role


  • Business degree with HR major preferred

  • Prefer prior experience with applicant tracking system and sourcing candidates through social media applications

  • Open to relocation in the future for career advancement at Emerson

  • Previous Emerson experience

  • Oracle exposure/experience


Our Commitment to Our People

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave available, including a shutdown from December 24 through New Year’s Day. Employee resource groups, including a very active Diversity and Inclusion committee, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Miami Valley Area

Our facility is located in Sidney, OH which is conveniently located within driving distance to several larger cities, such as Dayton, Troy, and Columbus. The area’s generally low costs of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location

The newly renovated Sidney campus has 1M square feet of manufacturing floor with an additional 120k square feet of leading-edge lab facilities. This location is the headquarters for the air conditioning and cold chain businesses. Through our 30 years of scroll compressor expertise, our air conditioning related products help bring comfort and convenience in commercial, industrial and residential spaces. The cold chain business helps ensure that food safely and efficiently travels from farm to fork. Approximately 1600 employees work in Sidney, who all support a multitude of business functions. With the blend of businesses and functions represented under this one roof, there are many opportunities for advancement within the Sidney location.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!. 

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. 

Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson. 

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. 

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