Sr. Human Resources Generalist

Job Description

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds division is currently seeking a Human Resources Generalist to support our facility in Syracuse, NY. Relocation assistance will be provided. 
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.The Human Resources Generalist serves as the first face to the human resources department, promoting the Eaton values and providing courteous and timely service to all employees. In this role, you will support divisional focused staffing initiatives, including building and maintaining a successful internship program, diversity and veteran outreach and serving as a liaison with Eaton University Relations team. Supports the Eaton talent management and organizational effectiveness initiatives in areas such as succession planning, organizational capability reviews, mentorship program, leadership development training, and performance management. You may conduct and facilitate training on key HR initiatives and programs. Also, this position manages the assignment requests and rotations/assignments of Eaton Leadership Development Program participants.
  • You will act as the HR business partner to an assigned employee group by aiding hiring managers during the assessment and selection of talent
  • You will serve as local subject matter expert for employee benefits and payroll questions, coordinating with remote centralized HR service center and payroll teams as necessary, and coordinates benefits enrollment meetings, communications, and processes
  • You will support various employee relations activities such as supervisory coaching, conducting investigations, and the administration of progressive discipline
  • You will partner with HR leaders in providing support to various functional leaders, including finance, sales, operations, engineering, and marketing, in both analytical or strategic HR matters
  • You will generate and analyze regular and ad-hoc reports for regulatory, budgeting, and auditing purposes
  • You will facilitates and participate in company-wide committees in support of the overall Eaton goals, such as wellness and community involvement
  • You will partner with Eaton legal and outside counsel to ensure work VISAs and applications are processed and maintained in a timely and compliant manner
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in a Human Resources capacity
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future  
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Human Resources from an accredited institution
  • Previous experience working in a Human Resources capacity in a corporate manufacturing environment
Position Criteria:
  • Proficient in project management
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office products/database management skills
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Organized and efficient
  • Self-directed and able to investigate and implement solutions with limited guidance or direction
  • High degree of comfort navigating ambiguous situations and ability to quickly shift focus as priorities change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates professionalism and a service oriented personality with all levels of employees and senior leaders
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, lean work environment
  • Strong teamwork and collaborative skills
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to progress to more senior levels of the Human Resources function
  • Coordinates and administers new employee orientation to ensure a positive new hire experience
  • Facilitates the end employment process for both voluntary and involuntary separations
  • Processes patent award payments via payroll for engineering
  • Prepares and distributes HR related communications
  • Updates and maintains HR policies and procedures
  • Provides tactical and strategic support as needed to the Syracuse plant and Electrical Products business unit.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: No