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Human Resources Generalist at Medline Industries, Inc. in Northfield, Illinois

Posted in Human Resources 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description

Under general supervision, The HR Generalist will provide guidance and solutions on human resources operational issues. The HR Generalist will partner with management to facilitate the delivery of HR services.  The HR Generalist will ensure the organization's current HR requirements are met and the HR strategy is implemented effectively. The HR Generalist will serve as contact for employees and answer questions regarding HR policies and procedures.Responsibilities:

  • Develop positive employee relations initiatives.  Coach employees and managers on correct interpretation and administration of Company HR policy.  Assist management in maintaining positive employee relations. 

  • Assess the internal employee climate, counsel with managers to identify and implement actions that improve or maintain a positive employee relations environment.

  • Partner with HR management when conducting local level investigations and resolving team member issues.  Conduct exit interviews and provide feedback to management.  Represent the company, when needed, at unemployment hearings.

  • Liaison between Talent Acquisition and management in the recruitment and selection of candidates.

  • Work with local managers to determine training needs.  Compile data and analyze past and current year training requirements.  Recommend training programs and utilization to support employee and management development.

  • Ensure effective new employee on-boarding process. 

  • Ensure internal consistency and worth in administering job evaluations and compensation programs.  Facilitate organization development and job evaluation processes.  Assist local managers with salary and wage administration to ensure pay consistency and equity.

  • Ensure HR operation is operating in accordance with federal, state, and local employment requirements, e.g., Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII, etc.

  • Support affirmative action programs. Audit and maintain current work authorizations. 

  • Support the leave of absence process in partnership with corporate Leave of Absence team and management to include team member accommodations, communication, etc.

  • Assist managers with administration of Worker’s Compensation policies and procedures.  Take lead role in ensuring that employees are returned to work as soon as possible.


  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • At least 2 years of HR Generalist experience demonstrating knowledge of HR practices, legal rules and regulations.

  • Experience applying knowledge of state employment laws to assess compliance issues.

  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.

  • Position may require travel up to 5% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • PHR or SPHR.

Benefits - Medline is committed to offering competitive benefits and a variety of choices to best meet the needs of you and your family. For employees scheduled to work at least 30 hours per week, this includes health and well-being, financial fitness, career development, paid time off and more. Employees scheduled to work less than 30 hours per week can participate in the 401(k) plan, access the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERG) and Medline Service Corps. For a more comprehensive list of our benefits, please click here.

Every day, we’re focused on building a more diverse and inclusive company, one that recognizes, values and respects the differences we all bring to the workplace. From doing what’s right to delivering business results, together, we’re better. Explore our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion page. can the underlined be a link to

Medline Industries, LP is an equal opportunity employer. Medline evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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