JOB REQUIREMENTS: COMPANY OVERVIEW: As the premiere manufacturer of envelopes and labels, Western States Envelope & Label (WSEL) serves a national market of customers that include printers, distributors and mailing-service providers. Headquartered in Butler, Wisconsin (west of Milwaukee), we operate five full-service plants that comprise our Envelope and Label Divisions and have been in business since 1908. WSEL is known for our expansive offerings, unrivaled stock product selection, Continuous Improvement, innovative manufacturing techniques (Lean & Quick Response Manufacturing, robotics, etc.) and commitment to environmental stewardship through a Passion for Preservation via Change of Custody (CoC) Certifications, recycling, energy efficient facilities and Eco-Friendly Products that include CoC Certified and recycled and reusable envelopes. At the center of it all, our adaptable, dedicated and enthusiastic team of employees are committed to Continuous Improvement and the right solutions for our customers' needs. We don't just make envelopes and labels, we provide a means to protect our customers' message or a way to communicate it. We are on a mission to make sure any important message is received and are passionate about this, after all, "Your message is our mission". POSITION SUMMARY: The HR Generalist is an integral position within WSEL! This position will give you the opportunity to have your hands-on benefits, recruiting, a union environment, and eventual responsibility for a separate but nearby WSEL location. This position is primarily located in our Butler, WI facility. POSITION ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Benefits - Process new employee, status changes and terminations in the benefit system - Send COBRA paperwork, prepare invoices and track payments - Review, audit and process payment of insurance invoices - Answer and investigate employee benefit questions, as well as work with providers Workforce Planning/Recruiting - Coordinate recruiting activities including placing/posting ads, social media outreach, sending correspondence, conducting assessments with applicants, setting up/conducting interviews and attending career fairs and community referral source activities - Create and update job descriptions - Assist with community and school outreach programs Other key HR responsibilities - Assist in supporting (eventually providing) HR services for a separate location - Plan and conduct new employee orientation and onboarding actions - Prepare materials for training classes / maintain training records - Assist in maintaining Safety & Health records including supporting Safe Workplace and Workers Compensation actions/initiatives as needed - Assist in employee engagement activities and be an Employee Advocate ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Position Required Qualifications - Bachelor's degree in business, human resources or related field; or, the equilivent of at least 4 years of related work experience and high school degree or GED. - Minimum 2 years of human resources experience obtained through full time work experiences or a combination of related internships/co-op experiences - Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills - Ability to prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced environment - Strong Computer literacy and proficient in MS Office Software and ERP Systems - Ability to maintain confidentiality - Self-starter and ability to work independently Position Preferred Qualifications - Strong knowledge of FMLA, Affirmative Action, EEOC and other compliance and regulatory programs - Positive and energetic demeanor - Proven leadership ability and excellent interpersonal skills - Experience working in a unionized, manufacturing environment - Experience with HRIS systems, specifically Ceridian a strong plus - Approachable, empathetic, caring, ethical ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://www.wsel.com/careers/human-resources-generalist Qualified femal s, minorities, and special disabled veterans and other veterans are encouraged to apply.