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We recognize that our employees are the cornerstone of our accomplishments.  We pride ourselves on being people of passion and integrity who excel and deliver results.

As a growing global manufacturing company, we offer employment opportunities for qualified candidates in every area of every division around the world.  Valmont may have a place for you in one of our manufacturing plants or business marketing offices in North or South America, Europe, Asia, Australia or Africa.

We provide competitive compensation and benefits, a performance driven work environment and advancement opportunities.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees, wherever their career with Valmont may take them.

Valmont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and we recognize that diversity brings benefits to the company – ways of thinking and approaches to decision making that can make us more successful.  We value the differences among individuals and welcome diversity within our workplace.  Each Valmont manager ensures that all applicants and employees are afforded an equal opportunity in employment.  We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business.  Our policy prohibits discrimination on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected under law.

No matter where in the world you live, Valmont products are part of your life.  They are making the world a better place to live - exactly what Valmont has been doing for more than 60 years.

Passion, Integrity, Continuous Improvement and Delivering Results - that is The Valmont Way

Human Resources Generalist

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Located In:  Tulsa, OK
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Tulsa, OK
Start Date:  2020-07-14
Requisition #:  R8416
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 801 N Xanthus Tulsa Oklahoma 74110-4949

Why Valmont
 

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

Brief Summary of This Position:

This individual contributor position is accountable for Human Resources support of assigned individuals within the Operations Teams at the Tulsa Operations location. This position will coordinate and provide comprehensive Human Resources support for assigned clients and must build and develop effective relationships with the leaders, managers and employees to influence and execute HR processes and initiatives. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas, including, but not limited to: employee relations, training, performance management, compensation and benefits, new hire onboarding, off-boarding, policy implementation, organizational change and employment law compliance. As a member of the HR Team, this role serves on the HR front lines in support of the business. This position is actively involved with assisting and supporting the management team to build organizational bench strength and demonstrate best practices in Human Resources.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports into the site Human Resources Supervisor and has no direct or indirect reports
  • Provide full range of Human Resources advice, support, consultation and guidance, including application of HR policies and processes, to assigned departments and employees
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service by ensuring timely and accurate responses to inquiries and requests from employees
  • Maintain ongoing compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations
  • Navigate and assist in the resolution of employee issues; leading employee relations initiatives and investigations to ensure a positive and fair work environment
  • Support change management related to the implementation of organizational solutions
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the business through exposure to departmental activities
  • Collaborate with department leaders to execute HR processes and associated activities
  • Implement and manage various HR and campus-wide initiatives, including, but not limited to safety events, annual performance review process, benefits open enrollment, new programs/policies, and training initiatives
  • Provide information and tools to support effective delivery of HR services and processes, including HR related systems
  • Builds credibility within assigned departments by demonstrating an understanding of the business strategy and challenges, aligning the departments' short-term and long-term people goals with the business strategy, and facilitating and implementing initiatives to assist the business in achieving success
  • Champion change and effectively guide management and associates through organizational change
  • Accurate data entry into HRIS system and related HR technologies
  • Seeks learning and development opportunities to improve professional competencies and stays current on HR practices through benchmarking, networking, and exposure to business related research/publications
  • Organize and lead New Employee Onboarding
  • Attend and support company events such as retirement parties
  • Create and maintain job descriptions

  • Other Important Details about the Role:
  • Gather and analyze feedback from client groups and partner with HR Manager in developing and implementing solutions
  • Recommends, develops and implements programs to promote employee performance, engagement, satisfaction and retention
  • Analyzes employee relations issues and investigates employee complaints, including complex matters, consults with legal and senior leadership as appropriate and makes sound, timely recommendations for management action and follow-through to ensure closure
  • Supports managers and associates during the performance management process which includes defining goals, identifying key job responsibilities, creating development plans, assessing performance and evaluating compensation
  • Participates on project teams (e.g. administration of engagement surveys, implementation and enhancements of new technologies, analyzing candidate assessment tools for implementation, utilization, and effectiveness, administering and analyzing exit interview results)
  • Development and maintenance of HR related metrics and reports from those systems and performing the analysis on results including creating professional presentations with data from various systems and reports.
  • Participate in projects across the HR function and/or the business unit. Identify business unit needs and creatively work with HR COEs to determine solutions. Act as an extension of the HR COEs for communication, adoption and execution of COE processes or initiatives.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Bachelor's degree and three years human resources experience in a generalist capacity; or Associates degree and 5 years relevant experience; or 7 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge and ability to act on Compliance and Regulatory issues
  • A minimum of two years of experience working with a major, non-proprietary HRIS system
  • The ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time
  • The ability to travel between the Tulsa and Claremore facility as needed
  • The ability to work in a production/manufacturing environment
  • The ability to occasionally work outside of normal business hours to support operational needs
  • Self-starter and able to work professionally and independently
  • Strong customer service orientation, communication and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy while working in a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, discretion, initiative and maintain confidentiality
  • Experience with employee relations dispute resolution, and litigation avoidance
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • PHR certification, or SHRM-CP certification
  • Experience using Workday software applications
  • A high awareness for labor compliance, amendments, regulations, including Affirmative Action Planning as well as court decisions related to employment laws
  • Knowledge of group benefit plans and how open enrollment for benefits is carried out and regulated
  • Experience working with timekeeping and compensation plans for both exempt and non-exempt employees

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Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Applications accepted through August 13, 2020

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Valmont is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to use our online system to apply for a position at Valmont, call us at 402-963-1166 or send us an email at RSS@Valmont.com.

PLEASE NOTE: This contact channel is reserved for use by individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations in order to apply for a posted position with Valmont.  Information received via this contact channel will be routed to resources that will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is collected and entered into the system.

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Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.  We design, manufacture and sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and fabricated industrial products.  We also provide custom coatings services.

Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating services.  Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products around the world from corrosion.

Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh water resources.

Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the world.

Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries; forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.

Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers in North America and emerging global markets.

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