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HR Generalist Job

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF Trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.


Requisition Summary

The successful candidate provides effective, comprehensive support to the Human Resources department and employees in the areas of staffing, benefits, employee relations, regulatory compliance and training. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

•    Collaborate with HR leadership on projects and initiatives that are valuable to supporting the strategic priorities of the organization and division
•    Work with recruitment team on staffing related support activities, including onboarding new employees and transfers
•    Partner with managers on corrective action, salary administration, attendance management, recognition programs, performance management, promotions, onboarding/exit programs
•    Support investigations to handle operational/employee relations issues
•    Provide first point of contact to employees and managers for questions and concerns
•    Support positive employee relations and engagement through safety and wellness programs, compensation reviews, and employee communications
•    Maintain employee files and training records
•    Perform payroll system entry and audit reports
•    Prepare a variety of standard and customized reports required both internally and by regulatory agencies


 Qualifications & Skills

•    Bachelor's degree in business, HR or related field required. Master's degree desired 
•    2+ years of applicable HR experience
•    Working knowledge of FMLA, ADA, Affirmative Action Plans, Safety and Worker’s Compensation
•    Outstanding communication skills, influencing abilities, and customer service orientation
•    Ability to work with employees and managers at all levels of the organization
•    Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills, ability to work independently, prioritize and proactively meet deadlines
•    Strong PC skills required, SAP and TEAMS desired
•    Professional Human Resources Certification: PHR/SPHR, SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP desired


Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.

  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.

  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.

  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.

  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.

  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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