Human Resource Generalist

Carson, CA, USA Req #927
Monday, June 7, 2021
The Shyft Group, Inc. embodies a lean culture - not just a lean manufacturing process - to ensure everything from our product planning, to our engineering protocol, to our final assembly and finish processes are highly efficient and carry with them the demand for continuous improvement. 
Although publicly traded, we're entrepreneurial in spirit and carry the core beliefs that hard work and accountability pay off.  We take personal pride in every vehicle we build, every partnership we secure, every process we advance, and every owner and driver we empower to command their road.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Purchased Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program


The Human Resource Generalist position is responsible for supporting progressive Human Resources systems, initiatives, and processes in the areas of recruitment/selection, benefits, compensation, and performance management.


  • Assist with the administration and development of company-wide HR policies, procedures, and practices while maintaining compliance with applicable legal requirements
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the organization’s processes, policies, procedures, and programs
  • Interact with HR team members at other locations to support various projects and initiatives
  • Coordinate distribution/communication of projects including but not limited to Associate Handbook, 401(k) Plan, health, and other employee benefits
  • Facilitate or counsel’s team members and leaders to resolve individual or team issues or conflicts
  • Identify potential employee-relations issues and makes recommendations to resolve issues to respective leaders.
  • Conduct thorough investigations about claims of violations of Company policies or Code of Ethics e.g., harassment, discrimination etc.
  • Assist in administration of company compensation and benefits programs
  • Manage short-term disability and/or FMLA leave requests and claims
  • Maintain job descriptions for the Charlotte location
  • Administer HR-related systems, as needed, including HRRequest and Reviewsnap
  • Facilitate the hiring process with supervisors to include recruitment and team selection activities, conducting background/reference checks, wage negotiations, communications, etcetera
  • Coordinate efforts to attract highly qualified candidates through multiple sources – recruiters, electronic boards, colleges/universities, job fairs and professional organizations in accordance with Affirmative Action Program
  • Manage and promote Affirmative Action Program and activities
  • Prepare effective reports and presentations
  • Create and publish monthly metrics
  • Other tasks as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience
  • Bilingual is strongly preferred
  • PHR, SPHR, or GPHR certifications preferred
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and regulations
  • Unquestionable integrity and ability to work in a highly confidential environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
  • Innovative team player
  • Intermediate computer skills are required
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office Suite
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Sound judgment with the ability to make timely, and sometimes difficult, decisions
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Basic competence in subordinates’ duties and tasks
  • Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
  • Strong Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Willing to continually improve self / area / company (including pursuing additional training)
This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  This description is not intended to be all - inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility. The Shyft Group, Inc.  reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required.

The Shyft Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability. 

Other details

  • Job Family Human Resources
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Carson, CA, USA