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Human Resources Generalist

Fort Smith, AR · Manufacturing
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
We currently have an opening for a Human Resource Generalist to provide support primarily to four manufacturing facilities in Arkansas.  The position will reside in Fort Smith but provide additional support to facilities in Conway and Russellville.  Regular travel to all four facilities is required.   
We are looking for a highly motivated, engaged, and committed individual that has an interest or background in Human Resources in a manufacturing environment.
The Human Resource Generalist will work collaboratively with the Regional Human Resource Manager and facility management providing superior human resources services to our employees and the facility.  This position will support a broad range of human resource activities including employee engagement, performance management, recruitment and selection, equal employment, employee relations, employee benefits, compliance training, and leadership development.   This is a “hands on” position that requires interaction and visibility with all levels of the organization.
Qualifications Include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of multi-faceted Human Resources Generalist experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Union Free (Non-Union) experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication interpersonal and change management skills
  • Ability to lead and influence others
  • Demonstrated ability in managerial courage
Successful candidates must be willing to be flexible as it relates to work hours and work location during the week.   Candidates must have ability to work independently, be customer focused, have excellent problem solving, organizational, communication and people skills.  Specific competencies include functional/technical skills, action oriented, managerial courage, dealing with ambiguity, career ambition, command skills, motivating others, organizing, drive for results, problem solving, strategic agility and building effective teams.
International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to have a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturing company.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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