Human Resources Generalist at WMR in Sandy, Utah

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:


At Western Metals Recycling (WMR) the opportunity is YOURS! We have achieved years of success by giving our teammates the tools they need to do the best job. Do you have what it takes to help shape the future? Working at WMR is definitely for you if:

  • You want a career and not just a job
  • You want to work for an awesome company where you can make a difference
  • You have positive, can-do attitude
  • You are motivated and take initiative

We are committed to building great teams, offering competitive compensation, and allowing for a healthy work-life balance, because our teammates are our most valuable asset. Whether you work in a recycling facility or at our corporate headquarters, WMR is a place where you can come for a job, but stay for a career.

WMR is the Intermountain West's largest scrap metal recycler with recycling facilities located in Colorado, Nevada and Utah. Our processing capabilities include automobile shredders, balers, shears, mobile shearing, torch processing, auto crushers, extensive transportation services, and railcar dismantling. WMR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of The David J Joseph Company which has a well-earned reputation for safety, integrity and innovation. We are recognized as good community citizens who are trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive.


  • Field basic questions concerning policies, procedures, benefits, payroll and processes with nonexempt manufacturing / production employees.

  • Actively recruits for manufacturing facilities including sourcing, screening, and interviewing high quality nonexempt candidates and all relevant recruiting/hiring practices.

  • Responds to employee relations issues and performs workplace investigations as directed by the HR Supervisor.

  • Provide administrative support to the human resource team, including record-keeping, file maintenance and HRIS entry.

  • Manage all new hire (onboarding) paperwork and maintenance of employee personnel files ensuring completeness and accuracy.

  • Respond to all unemployment claims and leaves of absence management.

  • Manage and administer drug test process for new hires, random and post-accident testing including bill payment.

  • Manage Safety Program administration including review of eligibility, track, administer and reconcile safety mentor gift cards.

  • Complete termination process to include Ultipro and DJJ transactions, I-9 and personnel file removal and return of company property.

  • Plan, conduct, and track training & development courses, classes, etc. as needed.

  • Performs other HR duties/projects as assigned.

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, business, or a related field. PHR certification a plus.

  • 3+ years generalist background required, with a strong emphasis on Recruitment, Employee Relations, Compensation, etc.

  • Manufacturing / production facility experience strongly preferred, specifically with nonexempt manufacturing/production employees. Union experience a plus.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

  • Strong organizational/time management skills, attention to detail and focus on accuracy.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).

  • Experience using both HRIS and ATS systems. (Ultipro, Success Factors, Kronos, etc.)

  • Excellent written communication skills including proper grammar and professional writing.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills; the ability to communicate effectively with individuals from a wide variety of experiences, backgrounds and skill levels.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple projects while providing excellent customer service.

  • Some travel required.

  • Benefits

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

    EEO Statement

    Western Metals Recycling, LLC is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

    Western Metals Recycling, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation/breastfeeding, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, military status, or any other classification, status, or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Western Metals Recycling, LLC hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

    WMR reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates. WMR also provides a work environment in which each teammateis able tobe productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.

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