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Summer 2022
Open Until Filled
Human Resources Generalist
Rigid Packaging
Industry/Government/Consulting Positions
1-3 years

Amcor Rigid Packaging – Internal Job Posting

Human Resources Generalist

Wytheville, VA

*** Please apply through Amcor Job Posting.

Human Resources Generalist | Amcor


Under the direction of the Human Resources Manager and in accordance with division policies, practices and requirements, the position is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruitment/selection, onboarding, benefit programs, employee relation programs, training, performance management, policy implementation, affirmative action, and employment law compliance.



  1. Recruits, interviews, and recommends candidates for hourly, non-exempt positions at the plant level.  Follows all company procedures and guidelines for selection of hourly paid job vacancies including the appropriate background checks.
  2. Performs new hire orientation to Company policies and procedures, benefit programs and plant rules to assure full understanding of conditions and benefits of employment.  Responsible for completing and maintaining all documentation required by the Company and/or governmental agencies.
  3. Processes all new-hire paperwork to ensure all federal regulations are satisfied and employees receive benefits with no delays.
  4. Counsels employees (and potential employees/applicants) on benefit plan provisions so that individuals can make informed benefit decisions.  This includes all levels of employees.
  5. Serves as the initial contact for employee uniform vendors, responsible for ordering and terminating services.
  6. Maintains all human resources files in an organized, accurate and up-to-date manner.  This includes self-audits of all files, records, and reports to ensure accuracy and compliance with all legal requirements.
  7. Serves as primary contact with temporary employment agencies in filling temporary workforce requirements.
  8. Maintains close contact with all employees to have an accurate sense of employee morale and attitudes.  Follow-up to employee questions in a timely manner.
  9. Maintains employee relations programs including Marlin Boards, service awards, birthday/anniversary, perfect attendance program, and bulletins boards.  Coordinates plant celebrations.
  10. Makes recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is in consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations and/or government law.
  11. Administers and monitors the hourly performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  12. Administers and tracks company leave policies in correlation to FMLA, Short-term Disability and Long-term Disability
  13. Maintains Human Resource records in UltiPro and compiles reports from database as needed.
  14. Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  15. Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  16. Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to the job
  17. Champions employee activity committee and events.
  18. Assists Human Resources Manager with other duties and tasks as required.




Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Employee Relations, Business, or related field.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


Two years of HR generalist experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills and presentation proficiency

Organizational/time management skills

Detail oriented

Problem Solving/Analysis capabilities  

Decision making skills, along with ability to understand pertinent laws, are critical

Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

Strong working proficiency in UltiPro or comparable HRIS system.

Basic working proficiency in Kronos or comparable timekeeping system

Excellent teamwork skills

Able to multi-task, prioritize work efficiently and adapt to changing duties.

PHR or SHRM-CP a plus



The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.




Christopher Turner
474 Gator Lane
Wytheville VA, 24382-1393
NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology does not verify the accuracy of these statements.