Filtration Group Corp

Senior Human Resources Generalist

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/20/2024 9:44 AM)
Job Locations
US-MO-St Louis
Universal Air Filter
Position Type
# of Openings


Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive. A decentralized operating structure comprised of over 30 branded business units with a global footprint and world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing and rapidly-evolving global filtration industry. We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.


This role is specifically supporting our business unit Universal Air Filter which designs, manufactures, and sells custom filters used to protect critical electronic equipment such as telecommunications, data center and other highly engineered equipment environments.  Learn more about our products at


Position Summary:

Provide onsite HR leadership for a two shift manufacturing plant with 75+ employees along with supporting a globally distributed sales organization. The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer of the UAF business unit along with a dotted line to the group VP HR and support from the global HR teams.  Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is desired but not required. 


  • Manage all aspects of HR in a non-union facility.
  • Regularly engage with employees on the production floor to answer their questions and promote our culture.
  • Serve as the liaison between management and employees by handling questions and assisting in the resolution of work-related issues.
  • Provide effective recommendations to line and department staff relating to employee concerns, problems and disciplinary action to comply with company policies.
  • Become and expert of, Interpret, and apply company policies and procedures, benefits, and other HR programs.
  • Responsible for the administration of worker compensation reports, unemployment and disability cases and the record keeping and documentation.
  • Responsible for selection, recruitment, and interviewing of employees and works jointly with supervisory and department heads in the hiring of employees.
  • Manages employee payroll and welfare activities including benefits; assists in resolving employee benefit issues.
  • Maintains all recordkeeping for governmental, regulatory, and company requirements, including OSHA, EEOC
  • Design and/or deliver training related to employee development and general employee communications.
  • Initiate and support culture and employee engagement programs.
  • Create and implement process improvements to reduce administrative waste.
  • Ensure necessary tools and training in place to drive supervisory self-sufficiency.
  • Actively engage in business problem solving and financial performance; use data and metrics to drive decisions.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and lead confidential projects as asked by leadership.


An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.


Education, Skills and Experience

  • BA/BS in Human Resources or related area (or equivalent experience) with 3-5 years of experience as HR generalist, preferably in a manufacturing or warehousing environment.
  • Knowledge of applicable state, federal, local employment/labor laws and regulations.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Candidate Attributes

  • Must have professional demeanor and excellent work ethic.
  • Proactive individual with a demonstrated ability to lead change with limited oversight or direction.
  • A relationship builder with the ability to work effectively in a team across function and business units.
  • High degree of curiosity coupled with a strong desire for on-going learning and development.
  • Confident and self-aware with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to build rapport with business leaders across the world, many of whom may be more experienced than the candidate. Able to establish credibility, influencing decision makers, and persuading others.
  • Must be detail-oriented to ensure accuracy and quality of output.
  • Ability to connect with our team & culture, exhibiting Trust, Bias for Action & an Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Effective communication & project management skills
  • Excellent time management skills – multitasking is critical.


Physical Demands / Working Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet, with frequent interruptions and multiple demands.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position.


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