U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.

Job Title:   Regional HR Generalist
06 / 28 / 2013
6143
Springfield
Weekday - Days
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:


JOB FUNCTIONS




  • Conduct investigations of complaints concerning salary, discrimination, and all human resources matters; documents legally defensible actions or results.


  • Works with managers on resolving disciplinary actions with office employees and drivers.


  • Meets with drivers and assists with programs aimed at driver retention.


  • Travel to assigned locations based on business demand. These to include all dedicated, regional and Xpress Global, and Total facilities as assigned.


  • Represents the company at unemployment hearings, workers comp hearing, etc; negotiates settlements within guidelines.


  • Facilitates human resources policies and procedures to management at outlying facilities and dedicated locations.


  • Coordinates training for facilities, (i.e. Management Training, etc.).


  • Coordinates and schedules quarterly random non-dot drug screen for shop personnel.


  • Assists in the coordination of company events (i.e., Wellness events, Driver Appreciation, Benefits Fairs, etc.).


  • Maintains and improves employee morale and satisfaction.  Recommends programs and coordinates events to raise morale and retain office and driver personnel.


  • Handles terminations of office employees, shop employees and assist with disqualifications or discharges of drivers.  Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation.


  • Ensures compliance of Fair Credit Reporting Act during the disqualification process of drivers and office applicants.


  • Ensures compliance of all Federal and State laws at all assigned locations and during all investigations, terminations, corrective actions, etc. 


  • Assist the Compensation department with the Employee Performance Review due dates.  Provides guidance and assistance to managers in the timely completion of employee reviews. 


  • Has responsibility for posting, recruiting, interviewing and selecting employees to fill vacant terminal and shop positions at the Generalist’s home terminal.  Will coordinate staffing responsibilities with Chattanooga staffing group when traveling.


  • Assist with open enrollment for benefits, answer benefit questions and supply information to new hires regarding required dependent documentation.


  • Assist with salary administration by reviewing salary offers and making sure the offer fits within the salary range and does not create a disparity.


  • Maintain proper attendance and punctuality to ensure that the department is operated in an efficient and cost effective manner.


  • Ability to work on an USX site or USX customer location site while performing the essential functions of this position.


  • May include other duties as assigned by Management.



KEY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE




  • Prefer Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent, such as SPHR or PHR certification


  • Prefer 4 years previous experience in employee relations and/or Human Resources.


  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and presentation skills; Computer Proficiency


  • In-depth knowledge of legislation impacting Human Resources (EEOC, AAP, FMLA, ADA, Title VII, etc.)



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