HR Generalist

Location: Putnam, CT, United States
Date Posted: 05-07-2018
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 in Putnam, Connecticut to provide support to 2 geographically proximate corrugated manufacturing plants and approximately 225 employees.  These facilities manufacture packaging products for local and national customers.  We are looking for a highly motivated, engaged, committed individual that has an interest and 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, discipline tracking, employee relations, employee benefits, compliance training, employment transactions in SAP and maintenance of personnel files.   This is a “hands on” position that requires interaction and visibility with all levels of the organization.

 This is considered an entry level and developmental position in the function.   As such, the successful candidate should have some (up to 5 years) Human Resource experience or associated class work, must demonstrate leadership potential and be open to career growth and relocation opportunities in the future.  A Bachelor of Science degree in human resources, business or a related field is required for consideration.

 Successful candidates must be willing to be flexible as it relates to work hours, work location and travel during the week.   Candidates must 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 start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturing company.

 Qualified candidates should express interest by applying online at internationalpaper.com.


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
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