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HR Generalist

Springfield, MO, US, 65807

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


This Key Position, reporting to the onsite Human Resources Manager, coordinates the implementation and maintenance of Payroll (weekly and bi-monthly); Human Resource services, policies, and procedures relevant to the Company's obligations to its associates; and legal and regulatory compliance.


Essential Functions of the position:


Maintain, record, monitor and modify as necessary associate time and attendance in KRONOS / ADP.


Coordinate compensation and attendance activities such as associates on military leave, jury duty, funeral leave, disability leave and FML.


Communicate and resolve associate concerns regarding medical and other benefit coverages by obtaining accurate information and documentation.


Serve as liaison for Corporate representatives and insurance carriers (e.g. healthcare providers, etc.)


Hold information sessions to educate associates on Total Rewards and supplemental benefits programs.


Maintain accurate and timely records to generate HR function and plant leadership reports, such as headcount and union reports, or presentations as needed and requested. Produce annual exit summary and compliance reports.


Provide support to Human Resources Manager on various projects, including but not limited to, plant communications; responding to daily inquiries from current and retired associates regarding payroll and benefits questions;  managing maintenance of associate communications tools such as Benefits and Wellness Information Boards;  Coordinating associate events (e.g. plant holiday events, service awards, and other celebrations).


Promote Company values and provide administrative support and documentation for new hires, transfers, promotions, terminations and co-ops.


Provide Open Enrollment assistance to plant associates.  


Support Talent Management strategies by participating in panel interview and other talent acquisition activities.


Represent the Company in enterprise-wide activities (e.g. United Way campaign) and the Timken Foundation; and local community sponsored events, such as Chamber of Commerce, Job Fairs, etc.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Payroll management experience of two plus years

Expertise in KRONOS, ADP, SAP, Microsoft Office (Excel) and Outlook

HR generalist experience of three plus years

Experience in union manufacturing environment preferred


All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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