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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Midwest Veterinary Supply
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Midwest Veterinary Supply is seeking a Human Resources Generalist for our Lakeville, Minnesota corporate office. Job Summary: Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate ongoing Human Resources policies, programs, functions and procedures that support the organization's strategic initiatives and daily operations. Ensure that the organization is in full compliance with all applicable employment-related laws and regulations.Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop, recommend, and implement HR policies, programs, and procedures. Prepare and maintain employee handbook and other policy documents. Answer manager and employee questions regarding policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and assist with recruitment efforts for all regular and temporary employees, to include posting open positions, administering applicant tracking system, interviewing candidates, and performing pre-employment assessments and background checks. Maintain accurate inventory of job descriptions.
  • Assist with the processing of bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls.
  • Assist in the administration of company medical leave programs, to include Family Medical Leave, short/long-term disability, various state leave programs, and workers compensation, and coordinate said medical leave programs.
  • Assist in the administration of company benefit programs to include medical, dental, short/long-term disability, group/voluntary life, COBRA insurance, and 401K. Assist with insurance open enrollment and renewal annually.
  • Address employee relation concerns, anticipate problems whenever possible, and develop, recommend, and initiate appropriate steps for resolution.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and all mandated reporting requirements. Assist in the development, maintenance, and compliance of company affirmative action program.
  • Administer performance management program to include scheduled performance reviews, progressive discipline, and performance improvement plans.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.Job Requirements & Qualifications:
    • Must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily
    • An associate degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or other related area is required
    • Three years related experience is preferred
    • Ability to read, write and speak English
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedural manuals
    • Proficiency in using a variety of computer applications to include Microsoft Office and ADP Workforce Now
    • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
    • Strong organizational skills, project management skills, and the ability to multitask
    • Must be self motivated and able to work independently
    • The ability to effectively work with others throughout the organizationMental & Physical Demands:
      • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy
      • Regular interaction with people, team-player
      • Frequent deadlines must be met requiring a fast pace of work and stress
      • Regular contact with co-workers
      • Continuous use of hands for writing and computer keyboard
      • Continuous use of a computer monitor requiring close vision
      • Frequent use of a telephone - listening and speaking
      • Ability to work at a desk throughout the dayJob duties and requirements for Human Resources Generalist may be subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of education, experience and skills required to perform the essential functions of this job. The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Midwest Veterinary Supply reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.Equipment Used:Regularly uses typical office equipment including computer keyboard and terminal, telephone,fax and copier.Work Environment:Work is typically performed in an office environment Monday through Friday and may require work beyond normal business hours.Salary/Benefits: We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package for Human Resources Generalist including Medical and Dental insurance, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance, a 401k plan, paid holidays, and Paid Time Off (PTO). Our work environment is business casual and we like to have fun with weekly relaxed dress days, monthly breakfasts and birthday celebrations, and regular events like holiday contests, cookouts, and employee appreciation celebrations.About Us:Midwest Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MVS) has provided quality service and merchandise to the veterinary profession since 1961. Our products are distributed from eight branches located in key geographic locations within our trade area. We take great pride in getting our orders out the same day as called in and having the product in the customer's hand the next day. MVS carries products and equipment from most major manufacturers. As we continue to grow, our goal will be, as it has always been, to provide the veterinary profession the very best in service along with quality merchandise at fair and competitive prices.Midwest Veterinary Supply believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and will not violate any law prohibiting discrimination for or against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of any characteristic protected under local, state, or federal statute, ordinance, or regulation. To view applicable employment notices, please click here to visit our Careers page. California residents, click here to view the California Consumer Privacy Act Disclosure.

Keywords: Midwest Veterinary Supply, Lakeville , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Lakeville, Minnesota

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