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Rexnord Corporation.

Sr. HR Generalist

Rexnord Corporation. - Milwaukee, WI

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Rexnord® is a $2 billion multi-platform diversified global industrial company. Within our platforms, we serve a wide array of growing, global end markets by offering the broadest, most reliable product portfolios and trusted brands in our industries. Within Process & Motion Control, we design, manufacture, market and service specified, highly engineered mechanical components used within complex systems where our customers’ reliability requirements and the cost of failure or downtime are extremely high. Within Water Management, we design, procure, manufacture and market products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation, in which customers specify our products due to performance, life cycle and project cost, and our service levels. Founded in 1892, Rexnord is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and employs approximately 7,400 associates worldwide. For more information about the company visit 

Power Transmission Group

Rexnord’s Process & Motion Control platform, keeps industry moving with a broad portfolio of products.  Within the Process & Motion Control platform, associates design, manufacture and market specified, highly engineered mechanical component used within complex systems.  Offerings include gears and gear drives, couplings, industrial bearings, FlatTop and engineered chain, aerospace bearings, plus a wide range of couplings and conveyor components. Rexnord products enhance the reliability of equipment used worldwide, supporting industries such as aerospace, transportation, bulk material, energy, food & beverage.

Brief Description of the Role

The Sr. Human Resource Generalist is responsible for all aspects of HR supporting the Power Transmission platform in Information Technology, Finance, and Commercial Sales.   The role will provide a broad range of HR services in support of business objectives and be focused on tactical delivery and some strategic business partnering.

This position is based in Milwaukee, WI but will also support associates at sites in Grafton, WI, New Berlin, WI, Cambridge, MD and Taylors, SC. This position will also support remote Customer Care and Field Sales representatives across the United States. 

Key Accountabilities

        Workforce Planning

Partner with HR Leader and customer groups for organization assessment and upgrading talent through strategic staffing and developing pipeline talent.

Partner with HR Leader to develop workforce plan for supported sites.

Talent Acquisition

Coordinate staffing and recruiting activities across supported sites.

Partner with Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialists and site leadership as required to source, interview, and select non-exempt and exempt regular or temporary positions in a cost effective and timely manner.

Ensure candidates are tracked and monitored via online applicant tracking tool.

Employ behavioral based interviewing technics to ensure that new hires obtain a high degree of successful performance in their roles

Partner with staffing agencies and site leaders to ensure that Short-term staffing needs are met

Responsible for performing site HR portions of New Associate Orientation and communicating new associate information to other departments within the business unit.

       Talent Development

Work with HR Leader to assess organization talent

Drive development planning following the 70-20-10 model for supported customers

       Performance Management

Coach/mentor associates at all levels of the organization.

Support and lead processes for business groups such as performance ownership and compensation planning.

Support HR Leaders in ensuring all associates are trained in the performance management system. 

Ensure annual performance review process is effectively implemented and tracked.

Assist HR Leader in ensuring that Supervisors and Managers are provided with guidance and tools to effectively deal with associate performance and discipline related issues.

Ensure that pay and promotion decisions are tied to performance with consideration of internal equity.


Drive succession planning process for key roles in supported areas.

Assist HR Leader in Organizational Talent Review Process

       Total Associate Engagement

Proactively promote and maintain a positive work environment and drives total associate engagement

Foster a culture of safety awareness

Ensure consistent interpretation and application of policies and procedures.  Serves as both an employee advocate and business representative, balancing legal requirements, Rexnord policy and practice and business needs.

Drive and deploy procedures and policies in all areas involving HR.



Perform detailed investigations of sensitive, complex employee relations matters that may escalate from the site level or that are brought up from the Ethics Hotline.

Work with the HR Leader to ensure compliance, and claim response in coordination with Legal for EEOC, FMLA, Code of Conduct, Discrimination, Harassment and other legal/policy issues

Administer policies such as FMLA/Short Term Disability, Attendance, etc. fairly and consistently according Rexnord guidelines, State, and Federal law.

Ensure record retention guidelines are met in accordance with state and federal law as well as industry guidelines.

Continuous Improvement

Add value to administrative process by recommending policy enhancements and streamlining procedures. 

Initiate process improvements by analyzing current processes and recommending improvements to obtain greater efficiency, quality and customer satisfaction.

Develop and implement short/long term HR initiatives in support of the business’ strategic objectives.

Drive organizational development activities that align with Rexnord Business Systems


Applies a comprehensive knowledge of human resource disciplines, principles, and practices towards the completion of complex assignments/projects.

Participate in facilitation of Rexnord’s annual open enrollment

Administer STD/LTD programs in accordance with Rexnord policy

Ensure new hires, associate changes in status and benefits changes are processed in a timely manner with minimal errors.

Capabilities and Success Factors

Ensures Accountability – Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Action Oriented – Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Collaborates – Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with other to meet shared objectives.

Resourcefulness – Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently.

Drives Results – Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.

Situational Adaptability – Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

Instills Trust – Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.','!*!Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Labor Relations, Business or related discipline is required.

Five years’ experience in a human resources at the Generalist or Specialist level.

Experience working in a matrix organization with multi-state or site experience

High level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Master’s Degree in Human Resources or Labor Relations preferred

PHR or SPHR certification a plus

Experience with Lean Manufacturing

Bilingual is a plus


Competitive Salary

Matching 401(k) contribution

Discretionary Personal Retirement Account

Exceptional Benefits

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Short-Term Disability Insurance

Long-Term Disability Insurance

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)

Educational Reimbursement

Matching Gift Program

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Rexnord Corporation.


Sr. HR Generalist Rexnord Corporation. - Milwaukee, WI, United States


Location: Milwaukee, WI

Company Profile:
Rexnord is a leading worldwide industrial company comprised of two strategic platforms: Process & Motion Control and Water Management. Within our platforms, we serve a diverse array of growing, global end markets with the broadest, most reliable product portfolios and trusted brands in our industries, backed by thousands of associates that share a common goal: providing superior customer satisfaction.