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HR Specialist

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Tuscaloosa, AL 35486
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HR SpecialistinTuscaloosa, ALatZF

Date Posted: 12/8/2019

Job Snapshot

+ Employee Type: Full-Time

+ Location: Tuscaloosa, AL

+ Job Type: Human Resources

+ Experience: Not Specified

+ Date Posted: 12/8/2019

+ Req ID: 1902-en_US

Job Description

Req ID 1902 Tuscaloosa, United States

Company Description

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its comprehensive technology portfolio, the company offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and start-up companies in the fields of transportation and mobility. ZF continually enhances its systems in the areas of digital connectivity and automation in order to allow vehicles to see, think and act.

In 2018, ZF achieved sales of €36.9 billion. The company has a global workforce of 149,000 with approximately 230 locations in 40 countries. ZF invests over six percent of its sales in research and development annually.

Position Overview

The HR Specialist is responsible for providing professional HR guidance and support in the following functional areas: performance management, benefits, payroll, time and attendance, and recordkeeping. This includes serving as a liaison to the global Business Unit HR group in the aforementioned areas for coordination and project support, in addition to ensuring the timely implementation and continuous improvement of current processes, programs and systems within the human resources department for the regional Business Unit.

Position Responsibilities

•Provide professional HR guidance and analysis in the administration, support, and coordination of performance management, benefits, payroll, time and attendance, and recordkeeping policies and procedures for the regional Business Unit, while assisting with the local implementation of regional/corporate HR programs related to performance management, benefits, payroll, time and attendance, and recordkeeping.

•Coordinate and serve as a regional contact to the Business Unit HR group in Germany; ensure effective communication and collaboration between plant, regional, corporate, and Business Unit HR

•Support regional Business Unit Management with project management and general management activities in order to promote sustained growth and business development in the region.

•Prepare executive-level reports and/or analysis for decision-making, corrective action and/or HR administration in adherence to corporate standards, Group/BU directives, and/or legal requirements.

•Complete Regional HR Metrics template and related reporting; assist with the development and tracking of department Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to evaluate/measure department efficiency.

•Serve as a key liaison and subject matter expert to internal HR groups and regional Business Unit employees for topics related to performance management, benefits, payroll, time and attendance, and recordkeeping.

•Inform employees of changes and HR-related communications for assigned group, in addition to maintaining records (i.e. benefits eligibility, available training, etc.) and ensuring positive employee relations.

•Plan and implement process improvements related to performance management, benefits, payroll, time and attendance, and recordkeeping.

•Develop and conduct training for local HR and management; prepare presentations for processes related to payroll, time and attendance, and recordkeeping administration.

•Serve as a backup for payroll processing and related data maintenance.

•Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.

•Compliance with all Internal and External Production Quality Management Systems and Group Directives.

•Perform other duties as assigned



•Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business Administration, Economics, or related field

•1-3+ years of related experience

•Working knowledge of performance management processes and effective documentation methods

•Working knowledge of HIPAA, FMLA, and related benefits laws and/or administration

•Familiarity with payroll administration and related processes (i.e. time/recordkeeping)

•Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is in consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, government regulations or employment law

•Proficient with Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

•Proven creativity and analytical methods with a high-level of attention to detail

•Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues

•Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel and management

•Good verbal and written communication skills

•English language competency – both written and oral

Be part of our ZF team as HR Specialist and apply now!

Contact The Global Recruitment Center (734) 855-3300

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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