Yaskawa America

Sr. HR Generalist

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Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a U.S. corporation, created to provide Automation Solutions and Support to our customers in North America, Central America, and South America. Yaskawa is the world's largest manufacturer of AC Inverter Drives, Servo and Motion Control, and Robotics Automation Systems. Products are marketed through direct sales, partners, representatives, dealers, and distributors. Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a wholly-owned corporation of Yaskawa Electric Corporation of Japan. Since 1915, Yaskawa Electric has served the world needs for products to improve global productivity through Automation. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow. Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond. If you have a passion for Human Resources, we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

Yaskawa is searching for a Sr. Human Resources Generalist based in our either in our US Headquarters Location or our Oak Creek Manufacturing . This position is a hybrid role, requiring 2-3 days per week in office. The Sr. HR Generalist will be responsible for all aspects of Human Resources within a business unit comprised of engineering, sales and shared services teams based in IL, CA, WI and remote locations. This position will support all facets of HR including recruiting, onboarding, benefits administration, associate relations, organization design and development, performance management, policy development and implementation, and employment law compliance. In addition to business unit HR support, the Sr.HR Generalist will work on organization wide projects such as compensation program design, organizational development and HR technology upgrades.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in HR, industrial relations or related field and have 7-10 years of experience in Human Resources in a primarily professional (engineering preferred) organization. Experience with Ultipro/UKG Human Capital Management is ideal but not required. The perfect candidate will have a proven record of approachability, confidentiality, and ability to problem solve in complex situations with a strong understanding of business operations.

We offer the opportunity to experience the excitement, challenge and rewards of working in an entrepreneurial, fast growing, and industry-leading company where you will be challenged to manage projects and apply your skills to a wide variety of applications. Some key advantages to working at Yaskawa include a global environment, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan and educational assistance programs offering up to $10,000 a year for graduate courses. Yaskawa is an equal opportunity employer.

If the Sr. HR Generalist role sounds like a fit for your background and career goals, we would love to hear from you!

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Sr. HR Generalist


Yaskawa America


United States


June 11, 2024

Application deadline

September 01, 2023

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