HR Generalist


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Human Resources 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English (US) 
Requisition ID: 855 



At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Purpose of the Job

To support the Plant HR Manager in administering and coordinating HR functions and activities regarding employee relations, employment, benefits, company policies and procedure while maintaining an atmosphere of trust and confidentiality.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administers company benefit plans by providing assistance to associates on benefits and payroll issues.
  • Responsible for recruitment and selection process.  Assures company compliance with reporting, tracking and retention requirements.
  • Coordinate all new associate orientations.
  • Responsible for proper maintenance of human resource files and database.  Assures compliance with government and company requirements for record keeping and retention.
  • Processes pay/status adjustments as dictated by company policy/procedure.
  • Creates reports to support the needs of the facility.
  • Manage associate leaves to assure proper application of benefit plan provisions, workers compensation regulations, policy administration. 
  • Maintain human resource files and database.  Assures compliance with record keeping and retention guidelines and regulations.
  • Coordinates internal investigations related to any regulatory compliance issues as well as company policies.
  • Assists and advises in the proper application of regulatory issues, including but not limited to FMLA, ADA, FLSA, etc.
  • Processes requests and investigates associate issues in the grievance/fair treatment review process.
  • Successfully fulfills an employee advocacy role within established guidelines and company principles.
  • Coordinates internal job posting system, shift change request and other workforce alignments.
  • Administers training records, grants, and educational assistance programs.
  • Responsible for communicating general information to associates through bulletin board maintenance, email communication, and other media.
  • Participates in planning special events, communications, and fosters associate participation in them.
  • Assists with routine Visa processes (e.g. working with legal, applications, maintaining files, renewals times, etc.)
  • Fulfills all other expectations of an Associate HR Generalist’s job duties.
  • Reaching effective solutions while balancing the needs of the organization against the expectations of individual associates.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • BA/BS in a Human Resources related field or the equivalent combination of education and work experience is preferred.
  • 5 or more years of previous professional level HR experience.
  • Prior experience in the setup and development of a start-up plant is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work overtime on short notice.
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to make effective and timely decisions on own when necessary.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in dealing with Visa regulations and applications a plus. #LI-PRI


Your contact

Kaylee Remedes 

BENTELER Human Resources


Your new employer

The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in 38 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Steel/Tube division. Here, we develop and produce custom, precision pipes for customers from energy production, automotive engineering, and other industrial sectors. In this division, we enable the unerring application of our products, from the concept up to process integration and thus to integration into our customers’ value chains. Along with that, our diverse fields of application make sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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