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Contract Human Resources Generalist (3-4 months)

Company: The Diez Group
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Contract Human Resources Generalist (3-4 months)

Tonawanda, NY (


Contract Human Resources Generalist (6-8 months)

Tonawanda, NY


DKP Buffalo (Delaco Steel, a division of The Diez Group) is searching for a Contract Human Resources Generalist to assist the department during a medical leave. This 6-8 month long contract position will begin as part-time, and will become full time for June, July, and August.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, attention to details and able to juggle many tasks successfully at the same time.

The Diez Group is a Hispanic owned minority business that believes in on time delivery of high quality products at a competitive price to its customers.



The Human Resources Generalist must have a generalist background to perform a wide range of duties throughout their shift. Responsible for payroll administration, benefit administration, recruitment, onboarding, time and attendance, compliance, employee relations, support in disciplinary matters, exit interviews, training, safety and clerical duties. Demonstrates the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.


Essential Functions

Administer and process weekly payroll for approximately 150 employees

Administer all steps in the recruitment processes from job descriptions, posting openings, screening resumes, phone screens, setting up interviews and extending offers

Administer the drug screen and physical program for all new hires

Ensure employees receive and understand their benefit elections, answer questions and assist in online benefit enrollment issues

Assist in timekeeping accuracy and completeness that will ensure proper payroll

Assist in attendance tracking

Manage employee uniform program per guidelines

Assist in safety matters as needed, including supporting the safety committee

Assist in the scheduling of training and conduct training as needed (Harassment, cell phone, video training on safety items

Assist management in coaching and counseling of employees, including assisting with write ups and terminations

Support all performance management processes

Support in any unemployment claims, to include gathering required material and handling hearings

Support in any legal correspondence, including subpoena requests and employment verifications

Ensure employee records are accurate and up to date (telephone, addresses, emails, emergency contacts, tax forms, dependents, etc.).

Coordinate employee badges and ensure terminated employees are removed from the system in a timely manner

Other duties as assigned


Strong generalist knowledge in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, recruitment, organizational development, employee relations, safety, payroll, employee engagement and employee development

Better than average written and spoken communication skills

Strong collaborative skills, able to work with various departments and a diversity of employees

Ability to effectively work under pressure and meet deadlines

Exercise sound judgement and decision making skills

Approachable and professional, while maintaining the highest standards of confidentiality

Solid problem solving skills with the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks at one time

Well organized

Flexibility to adjust to the needs of the business

Adherence to the attendance policy

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment as well as a steel and aluminum blanking plant This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is contract position which will begin as part time and flex to full time. Monday through Friday 7 AM - 3:30 or 8:30- 5:00 pm., with flexibility based on the needs of the business.


This position requires no travel.


Required Education and Experience

High school diploma and equivalent training and experience.

Bachelor's degree in related field preferred

3 + years' experience as an HR generalist required

3 + years' experience with HRIS systems, including onboard, time and attendance and paperless systems

Prior recruitment and sourcing experience required

HR Certification is a plus

OSHA, CPR training a plus

Proficient in Mircosoft office products

Membership in a HR association a plus

AAP/EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all of the activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may be added, deleted, or change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: The Diez Group, Tonawanda , Contract Human Resources Generalist (3-4 months), Other , Tonawanda, New York

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