Human Resource Generalist


Detroit, MI

6 June

Full Time

Job Description: HR Generalist



The HR Generalist is responsible for supporting client groups across all PVS business units. The individual would be expected to strategically coach, consult and support both leader and employee populations. This role has the option of being hybrid (part in-office, part work from home) with a minimum of two days in-office.  Some travel to site locations may be required but would likely not exceed 10% unless mutually agreed upon.




  • Creating, updating and applying HR policies across the organization
  • Ownership of ensuring the company stays up to date on HR regulatory changes and compliance related requirements
  • Ownership and implementation of standards outlined in employee handbooks
  • Conduct complaint and ethics investigations
  • Employee performance improvement plan support and coaching for leaders
  • Coaching and training of new leaders
  • Ongoing training programs
  • Employee performance review support, training, and tracking
  • Own data analytics related to trends with hiring and attrition, making recommendations
  • Close partnership with other HR Team members and Legal Team members
  • Employee engagement program recommendations
  • Help conduct employee exit interviews

Required Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work across a diverse corporate and manufacturing environment and across all levels of the organization
  • Problem solving skills, resourceful thinking, and ability to create win/win scenarios
  • Excellent leadership and employee coaching skills
  • High degree of empathy, interpersonal skills, and active listening
  • Detail oriented and organized follow through
  • Ability to understand data analytics to infer trends and make recommendations
  • Experience with different Human Capital Management Systems a plus

Required Education / Competencies / Equivalent Experience (Prior to hire / transfer):

  • Minimum of five years HR generalist experience is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources – related program is preferred.
  • Demonstrated professional demeanor, ethical conduct, and excellent reputation for integrity.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate, influence and negotiate with others.
  • Training and facilitation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work and set priorities to meet deadlines while working independently.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications; especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Location / Reporting Relationship

The position is based at PVS Corporate Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, and reports to the Director of Human Resources.

PVS Chemicals Inc. Does not provide immigration- related sponsorship for this role. Do not apply for this role if you will need PVS Chemicals Inc. immigration sponsorship (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.) now are in the future.



Equal Employment Opportunity
PVS Chemicals Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. PVS is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual’s protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics” include an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

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