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Plexus Corp.

Human Resources Generalist II

Plexus Corp. - Buffalo Grove, IL

Job Overview

Do you consider yourself a relationship builder that has a sense of compassion for the employees you support? Does the opportunity to be able to positively impact culture with a creative approach excite you? If you answered yes to these questions, we are interested in having you join our team as a Human Resources Generalist

In the fast-paced world of Plexus Chicago, we are looking for an experienced Human Resources Generalist

to join our change movement.

We need strategic partners and change agents to partner with executives and managers to help the business grow

We embrace independent thinkers and problem solvers that love collaborating with business leaders and the team on issues.

We want an employee advocate that is comfortable working with front line leaders and production associates on the manufacturing floor.

As a HR team, we strive for a singular purpose to make a difference to employees and the business every day. This position will entail:

Leading both large and small Employee Relations investigations

Working with analytics tying HR data to the business

Presenting to teams on a variety of training topics

Coaching, counseling and guiding managers before executing disciplinary actions; while managing and tracking all employee disciplinary action

Interviewing job applicants in functional areas of responsibility

Key Job Accountabilities

Implement initiatives and programs and/or provide service/administration in any or all of the following disciplines: recruiting and staffing, employment processing, organizational design, performance management, employee development and training, compensation, health and welfare benefits, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, Affirmative Action/EEO compliance, and completing personnel transactions.

Serve as primary contact and resource for employees and managers to address HR issues, questions, and concerns while maintaining good working relationships and building credibility with employees.

Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; assisting in the interpretation of policies and procedures, evaluating potential solutions; implementing selected solutions; coaching and counseling managers and employees, etc.

Facilitate individual or group meetings to train or onboard new hires or existing employees, facilitate exit interviews, explain relevant compensation/benefit programs, etc.

Insure timely and accurate submission of information to corporate HR functional areas/systems including, but not limited to new hires, transfers, promotions, and terminations.

Complete special projects by clarifying project objective, setting timetables and schedules, conducting research and time/cost analysis, developing and organizing information, fulfilling transactions, communicating project status and issues, and resolving concerns.

Identify, recommend, and develop process, policy, and procedural improvements.

Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

May perform portions of the work of higher classified positions occasionally, as assigned.

Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated

Additional duties as assigned by management.

Skills & Abilities

Intermediate decision making and problem solving skills

Professional verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Must be able to work both independently and in group or matrix managed settings

Must be able to work irregular hours when necessary to cover multiple shifts and to migrate between different facilities

Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously while using the appropriate project management and change management methodologies.

Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite and HRMS tools (Workday a plus)

Ability to take large sets of raw data and convert into meaningful information for business decisions.

Must be able to interact and create excitement/engagement with employees at all levels.

Education & Experience

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent experience is required for this position; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Experience of 3 year(s) is preferred for this position, assuming education requirements are met.

Manufacturing industry experience of 1 or more years is highly desirable.

PHR or SPHR certification a plus.


All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. Persons,” which is generally defined as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident (green card holder), or individual granted political asylum.

Working At Plexus

Since 1979, Plexus has been partnering with companies to create the products that build a better world. We are a team of over 15,000, providing global Design and Development, Supply Chain Solutions, New Product Introduction, Manufacturing and Aftermarket Services. Plexus is an industry leader that specializes in serving customers with complex products used in demanding regulatory environments. With a culture built around innovation and customer service, Plexus’ teams create customized end-to-end solutions to assure the realization of the most intricate products. For more information about Plexus, visit our website,

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Plexus Corp.


Human Resources Generalist II Plexus Corp. - Buffalo Grove, IL, United States


Location: Buffalo Grove, IL

Company Profile:
Plexus uses a unique Product Realization service model to transform your concepts into branded products and deliver them to your target markets. We tailor innovative solutions that integrate product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services. Whether you operate in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific region or worldwide, Plexus can deliver turnkey solutions to make your project a success.