Sr. HR Generalist - Romeoville, IL

LOCATION: 

Romeoville, IL, US, 60446 Romeoville, IL, US, 60446

REQ ID:  47328

SEE designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient.

SEE strives to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. Our culture guides everything we do – how we partner with our customers and suppliers, attract and retain top talent, and create value for our stakeholders.

SEE generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and has approximately 17,000 employees. The company operates out of 46 countries/territories, and our products are distributed in 115 countries/territories around the world. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Position Summary

We are seeking a self-driven, team-oriented, passionate-about-people professional to join our leadership team in Romeoville! The Senior HR Generalist is the “go-to” HR Partner on all matters associated with the HR function at the site level, including employee relations, employee life cycle management (hiring, onboarding, performance, offboarding), training, communications, discipline, employee engagement, benefits, workers compensation, and HR projects.

 

Salary range for this position is $56,400 to $84,537. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the HR function
  • Complete and handle actions associated with the employee life cycle
  • Maintain close contact with the HR team and business operations team
  • Assist with recruitment tasks as needed (e.g. interviews)
  • Coach, counsel, and guide managers before the execution of employee disciplinary actions
  • Support corporate initiatives (i.e. DE&I, wellbeing initiatives, attendance) Drive people processes to ensure that employees meet current and future standards
  • Participate and/or manage specific projects as determined in the HR planning process
  • Ensure cyclical processes are completed timely (goalsetting, performance reviews, engagement survey)
  • Support line management in forecasting and planning talent pipeline requirements

 

Top Focus Areas

  • Building relationships with the business, including the HR team (remote), operations (on-site), and production employees (on-site; all shifts). Approach interactions with a professional, calm, and partnered demeanor, striving to provide solutions.
  • Developing and supporting employee engagement initiatives and promoting a positive and inclusive workplace culture
  • Learning the business and utilizing data to make decisions that drive results
  • Continuously seeking innovative solutions to improve processes and employee satisfaction
  • Consistent communications and follow-through with all stakeholders, fostering an environment of collaboration

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • 3-5 years of HR generalist work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of employment laws, principles, and practices
  • Ability to independently problem-solve
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Experience with HRIS and payroll systems
  • Strong analytical, prioritization, interpersonal, teamwork, presentation, resource management, project management (from conception to completion) and planning skills
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred 
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred 
  • Experience with AI preferred 

 

Key Competencies

  • Capacity to understand people issues impacting the business and how the business can create profit and value
  • Ability to provide verbal and written information clearly, succinctly, and persuasively, as well as ability to influence others
  • Ability to reach agreements and consensus despite differing goals and priorities
  • Capacity to understand problems and issues in the context of the bigger picture and understand relationships among subcomponents
  • Ability to use research methods effectively, including data collection, diagnostic, and analytical skills
  • High level of personal and professional integrity and ethics (authentic, compassionate, genuine, honest, strong follow-through with commitments)
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

 

Why Be Our Next Senior HR Generalist?

  • Health benefits starting your first day (medical, dental, vision)
  • Retirement savings program (401k)
  • Annual incentive plan (AIP)
  • Competitive PTO including 10 holidays, 2 floating holidays, 20 days of vacation (prorated for year one) and 5 paid sick days
  • Paid LOAs (STD, LTD, maternity, parental)
  • Educational assistance program
  • Scholarship program
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth and development
  • Employee engagement and recognition programs
  • Global initiatives for DE&I, wellbeing and sustainability
  • Employee resource groups including GEN (Gender Equity Network), HOLA (Hispanic/Latin Organization for Leadership Advancement), B-ADVANCE (Black/African American Network), and PRIDE (LGBTQ+ ally network)

Requisition id: 47328 

Relocation: No  

SEE is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. SEE prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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