• HR Generalist

    Job Locations US-WI-Kenosha
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 12:39 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Company Overview:

    The Filtration Group (www.filtrationgroup.com) is a $1B company which manufactures, sells and distributes filters serving a spectrum of vertical markets across the globe. 

    We are working with their Environmental Air and Distribution (EAD) Division ($300M) – specifically their HVAC business unit which includes several manufacturing facilities, a strong e-commerce business and a leading manufacturing and distribution presence across North America.

    Position Summary:

    Provide HR leadership for a two site manufacturing organization based in Kenosha, WI.   The position will report to the HR Leader for the HVAC business units with a dotted line the Plant Manager of the two facilities. The role is responsible for managing HR programs and activities in support to the Kenosha facilities and the division as a whole.




    • Manage all aspects of HR in a non-union facility.
    • Interpret and apply company policies and procedures, benefits, and other HR programs.
    • Responsible for the administration of worker compensation reports, unemployment and disability cases and the record keeping and documentation.
    • Serve as the liaison between management and employees by handling questions and assisting in the resolution of work-related issues.
    • Responsible for selection, recruitment, and interviewing of employees and works jointly with supervisory and department heads in the hiring of employees.
    • Provide effective guidance to line and department staff relating to employee concerns, problems and disciplinary action to comply with company policies.
    • Manages employee welfare activities including benefits at location; assists in resolving employee benefit issues.
    • Maintains all recordkeeping for governmental, regulatory, and company requirements, including OSHA, EEOC
    • Lead confidential projects.
    • Design and deliver training to address employee development.
    • Drive culture and engagement programs
    • Create and implement process improvements to reduce administrative waste
    • Ensure necessary tools in place to drive supervisory self-sufficiency
    • Actively engage in overall business problem solving, uses data and metrics to drive decisions.



    Skills and Experience-

    • BA/BS in Human Resources or related area required with 5+ years of experience as HR generalist, preferably in a manufacturing or warehousing environment.
    • Knowledge of applicable state, federal, local employment/labor laws and regulations.
    • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels within org.
    • Must have professional demeanor and excellent work ethic
    • Must have attention to detail and excellent mathematical accuracy
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • Human Resources Certification (PHR/SPHR) preferred
    • Speak fluent Spanish

    Company Background –Filtration Group and Madison Industries

    Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.   With a passionate workforce, global footprint and world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing global filtration industry.   We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.

    The Company began in 2009 and has rapidly grown to be a global leader in the highly attractive filtration industry.   With revenues of $1.6 billion, Filtration Group is consistently recognized as the fastest growing and one of the largest filtration businesses in the world.   With over 7,000 employees, the Company serves its customers from a global footprint of 105 facilities in over 25 countries.  Filtration Group operates across a wide variety of attractive end markets and produces mission critical products with high replacement rates.   Over 80% of the Company’s revenue comes from replacement / consumable products, many of which are specified into customer’s products or processes.


    Filtration Group is an affiliate of Madison Industries, one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world. Madison builds entrepreneurially driven, branded market leaders that are committed to making the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value.  The team at Madison is committed to building something truly remarkable that long outlasts them while coaching others to reach their highest potential.  Please visit Madison at www.madison.net.


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