• Human Resources Assistant

    Job Location US-MI-Novi
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 8:01 AM)
  • Overview

    Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifukuna.com), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


    The company is currently seeking an experienced Human Resource Assistant.


    Human Resources Assistant


    Position Summary/ Primary Purpose

    The Human Resources Assistant reports to the HR Manager as part of a six-person HR team, providing administrative support to the Human Resources Manager, and Human Resources team on all personnel matters for the purpose of contributing to the success of the team, department and Company.


    Major Areas of Responsibility

    Recruiting –

    • Arrange for advertising or posting of job vacancies, and notify eligible workers of position availability.
    • Order background checks and drug screens for candidates who accepted the offer of employment.
    • Hiring –
    • Conduct new hire orientation for new employees, processing and filing all related paperwork per company policy and government regulations.
    • Management –
    • Conduct audits for new hire satisfaction, exit interview feedback, safety, training, performance management, and other HR programs and recommends any corrective action.
    • File annual EEO & VET-100 reports.
    • Administer service award program.
    • Receive, respond, track and monitor workers compensation and unemployment claims.
    • Administer company cell phone program.
    • Create and route reports, memos and action forms, or other documentation, for approval/ notification, related to staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations, classifications, and employee leaves of absence.
    • Maintain general office files and personnel files in compliance with company policy and government regulations.
    • Employee Relations –
    • Explain company personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to employees or job applicants.
    • Provides customer service to employees by answering questions and responding to requests.

    Overall – Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


    Skills & Abilities as Follows (Basic/Preferred)



    • Must have and maintain knowledge of principles and procedures for: personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, organizational development, performance management, information systems, and federal and state employment laws.
    • Must have and maintain knowledge of customer and personal service principles which includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.



    • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
    • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
    • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.


    • Verbal and written comprehension and expression.
    • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
    • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations.



    • Develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results.
    • Take initiative to identify root causes for recurring problems and make suggestions to prevent recurrence.
    • Pursuit of excellence to create efficiencies and resolve recurring difficulties with process and procedure.
    • High degree of customer service orientation, willing to assist immediate team members at all costs and back them up when they are out.


    Education & Experience

    • Basic - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Basic - 3 years of general office experience required; HR experience preferred.
    • Basic - 3 years extensive computer experience working in a variety of computer programs; MS Programs, ADP and SAP are preferred


    Demonstrated Physical Abilities as Follows: Remain stationary for 50% of the time; move/traverse throughout the office to access file cabinets and office equipment; operate a computer and other productivity machinery; inspect documents; communicate with others through talking/hearing; read/identify/assess forms and correspondence.



    Jervis B. Webb Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


    Jervis B. Webb offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


    At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.



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