Human Resources Specialist

Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics division is currently seeking a Human Resources Specialist to join our team. This position is based at our Eden Prairie, MN facility.

Position Overview:

The Human Resources Specialist will provide tactical and administrative support across the talent life cycle. This person will be an integral part of the HR team and responsible for delivering an exceptional candidate and employee experience.

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.

In this function, you will:
  • Participates in talent acquisition efforts by fostering and maintaining relationships with qualified candidates through LinkedIn and networking to build pipelines, ensuring each candidate has a positive interviewing experience, conducting new employee orientations, and managing new employee documentation/reporting process. Manages our company sponsorships to engage with local top talent.

  • Manages through the offboarding process: Assists in exit interview process, supports employee and manager through transition, and manages administrative tasks through this process.

  • Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database as needed. Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.

  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.

  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

  • Helps to maintain company organization charts and employee directory.

  • Assists department in carrying out various human resources programs and procedures for all company employees.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related area from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years of HR administrative or talent acquisition experience
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates currently located within a 50 mile radius of Eden Prairie, MN, will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in an office environment
  • Proficiency with HRIS, MS Excel
Position Success Criteria :
  • Knowledge of US labor laws in HR related subject matter including: recruitment & selection, workers compensation, disability management, compensation, benefits & data privacy

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: HYD Hydraulics Group

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?: No
Travel: No