Gary, Indiana

Job Description

Job Summary:

The HR Generalist is responsible for providing day-to-day human resource support while managing the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs to the operation(s) in which they are assigned to. The HR Generalist carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruiting, onboarding, administration of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefit administration, compensation administration, organizational development, and compliance. The HR Generalist also serves as liaison between employees and managers, balancing the needs of both parties with the overall goals of the organization

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Administer human resources policies, procedures and programs for multi-plant personnel
  • Responsible for recruitment efforts including: job posting, interviews, and new hire processes, on-boarding
  • Responsible for labor relation activities including: compliance with CBA, language clarification, grievance processing, negotiation preparation, etc.
  • Facilitates the resolution of employee relations issues between employees and management
  • Collaborates with HR team in the development and implementation of all aspects of performance management - coaching and counseling, disciplinary actions, improvements to performance and productivity, annual reviews, exit interviews, etc.
  • Maintain programs, reports, logs and procedures as required to ensure compliance with state and federal employment regulatory agencies (DOL, EEOC, NRLB, etc.)
  • Train and coach personnel as necessary in leadership, coaching, documentation, investigation, etc,
  • Administration of Human Resource Information Systems (SAP HCM, Oracle); provide training and troubleshoot as required.
  • Maintain company organization charts and employee files
  • Understand Payroll system (Kronos) and ensure pay issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to provide continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

Job Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration; SHRM-CP a plus
  • 7+ years of related work experience
  • Knowledge of human resources practices and administration in claim management
  • Excellent analytical, cognitive and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written skills; superior PC, Windows and MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Experience with data entry, running queries and creating reports using HRIS/Database software
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment; demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential information
  • A willingness to try new approaches and learn new things
  • Union experience involving grievance handling, key assistance in contract negotiations
  • Positive and proactive attitude with ability to address issues and implement solutions
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Excellent facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Able to travel as required- Regularly 25% with multi-plant responsibility in and across Regions to support the Regional HR Manager
  • Fluency in oral and written English

About Us


Carmeuse started out as a small family-run business in Belgium.

Today it's a leading global producer of lime, high calcium limestone and dolomitic stone. Its products are essential to energy producers, environmental services, construction and manufacturing.

With over 90 production facilities spread across almost every continent, and over 4,500 employees working at Carmeuse every day, the company's most treasured resources are its people.

About the Team

You will be part of Carmeuse Americas, a Rock-Star team of 2500 workers and employees bringing with them their own culture and specific needs. The Americas headquarters are located in Pittsburgh, PA and have over three dozen production facilities across the Eastern U.S., Canada, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia.

Gary, Indiana

Carmeuse Americas is a leading manufacturer of lime and limestone products used in a variety of applications, and benefits the environment by providing cleaner air, safer water and improved soil characteristics. Founded in 1860, Carmeuse is a privately owned Belgian company evolving from a calcium-based mineral provider into a company that continues to add integrated services. Carmeuse and its subsidiaries offer equipment and engineering services to optimize our customers’ processes, improve safety, and provide reliable supply. Solutions provided through Carmeuse span across a wide range of industries including steel manufacturing, power generation, road construction, site development, building materials, water and wastewater treatment, agriculture, and more. Subsidiaries and partnerships of Carmeuse Americas include: Storage & Transfer Technologies (STT), Mintek Resources, Inc., Yager Materials, Oxidos do Brasil, Rio Cal S.A.S., and Cal Arco Iris.

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