Newell Brands HR Generalist in Columbia, South Carolina

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Jarden Applied Materials manufactures Military and Marine Antennas, Custom Resins, String Trimmer Accessories, Custom Monofilaments, and Conductive Fibers. The best part about our legacy brands and products is how we improve them for today’s competitive market place. Our strict quality standards and innovative manufacturing processes allow us to manufacture products targeted to specific customer needs. Jarden Applied Materials is a company of Newell Brands, a leading global consumer goods company.


The Human Resource (HR) Generalist serves as the initial point of contact for all Human Resources services. Supports and coordinates HR activities, such as employment, payroll, compensation, labor relations, benefits, and training.

  • Responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of the HRIS and payroll systems.

  • Assists with the development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of company programs and processes to include performance management, goal setting and evaluations,

  • Assists with recruiting, interviewing, selection, orientation, and coordination of training of employees to fill vacant positions in all facilities as needed.

  • Processes a biweekly and weekly payroll

  • Assists with the design and implementation of programs, plant policies, and training to ensure that employees' needs are considered sufficiently to avoid the need for third party representation.

  • Maintains and updates departmental metrics, applicant flow, workers’ compensation reporting, and other reporting needs

  • Schedules and plans employee relations events

  • Conducts training and informational meetings (i.e. open enrollment, human relations skills, policy changes, etc.)

  • Performs basic benefits administration to include communicating benefits and assisting with employee inquiries


  • Bachelor’s degree; 4 or more years of generalist HR experience

  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of principles and practices of human resources

  • Experience in staffing to include recruiting, interviewing, hiring, orientation, discipline and terminations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations

  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs

  • Excellent computer skills MS Office, Timekeeping software (Kronos preferred), and HRIS software (Peoplesoft preferred)

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including ability to speak and present in a group setting

  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Willingness to adapt and be flexible

  • Self-motivated with a willingness to work independently while also being a strong team player

  • Union experience a plus

Other Information

  • Travel up to 25%

  • Mainly indoor office work with sedentary physical activity

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


COMPANY: Shakespeare Company, LLC

Requisition Id: 112385

Location: SC - Columbia