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Human Resources Generalist I - Aurora, IL

Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60502 Jefferson, GA, US, 30549

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Brand Overview

Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. With 2020 revenues of $4.6 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China ("China"), Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia.  The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton, CT.

Hubbell's Commercial and Residential & Retail Business Units, headquartered in Greenville, SC, are core business units within Hubbell Incorporated. The businesses are part of a broader Electrical Solutions market segment that supplies a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor lighting products to industrial, commercial and institutional applications and is the largest manufacturer of residential lighting fixtures in North America.

Position Overview

The Human Resources (HR) Representative provides assistance with all day-to-day human resource activities at our distribution centers in GA, CA and IL.  The HR Representative carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas including but not limited to:  recruiting, onboarding and orientation of new hires, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) maintenance, payroll and timekeeping, training and development.  This position will report to the VP, HR for Hubbell and the preferred locations are Aurora, IL and Jefferson, GA.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepares onboarding materials for new hires, coordinates pre-employment screenings and assists with orientation activities
  • Coordinates employee engagement activities, conducts stay interviews and promotes our culture of inclusion
  • Updates and maintains employee records in HRIS; responsible for all HR transactions such as promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations for all hourly, non-exempt, and exempt employees.
  • Promotes our corporate wellness program, including health screenings, flu shots; coordinates annual benefits enrollment processes
  • Partners with 3rd party suppliers and our managed services provider on temporary staffing resources
  • Supports managers with timekeeping and attendance programs to ensure payroll accuracy
  • Administers health and welfare programs including enrollments, changes and terminations. Processes required documents through Payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Work with other HR business partners, HR Centers of Excellence (CoE) and other functional partners (Legal, Finance, IT, etc.)  to deliver HR support/services to the business and employees

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills and Experience

  • Associate Degree; Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or Management is preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years HR experience
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proven time management skills; ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks effectively
  • Outstanding judgment and common sense, demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and be creative in developing employee-centric solutions
  • Results-oriented with a track record of delivering results in a fast-paced environment 


Associates Degree
Bachelors Degree in Business or Human Resources

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Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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