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HR Generalist

Fairport, New York Contract Job ID: 2110132835
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a HR Generalist in Fairport, NY.

Position Summary:

  • Provide human resource and organizational expertise to the facility in Rochester, NY. This includes partnering with local leadership and employees on building organizational capabilities, employee relations, recruitment and selection, assisting with integration activities and driving forward change management initiatives. The successful candidate will have a strong HR generalist background including experience driving change, shaping culture, developing talent, and managing governance, risk, and compliance.

Key Responsibilities: 

Culture & Engagement

  • Drive employee engagement by analyzing trends and developing site-specific engagement strategies, ensuring appropriate employee value proposition, partnering with leaders to deliver timely and effective communications, influencing operating mechanisms to ensure alignment with strategic growth plans, and supporting a culture of wellness.

Employee Relations

  • Manage employee relations across sites to enhance workforce performance and productivity. Identify and address people and organizational risk. Conduct employee relations investigations provide recommendations for resolution. Ensure compliance with all country laws, statutes, and regulations.

Talent Management

  • Partner with leaders to build organizational capability. Provide coaching and feedback to managers and employees on talent management activities including performance management, training and development, organizational capability assessment, strategy and planning. Partner with HR Centers of Expertise (COE) to facilitate annual calibration and compensation planning processes, prepare for talent reviews, and provide development opportunities for employees.

Recruitment and Employment

  • Attract, motivate, and retain a diverse workforce that delivers results. Partner with the Talent Acquisition COE to drive recruitment strategies and processes including review and approval of requisitions, participation on interview panels, effective utilization of the internship program, and execution of the new employee on-boarding activities. Identify and address geographic workforce trends to support business strategy.

Change Management

  • Partner with site HR leaders to develop and implement change initiatives within sites to drive organizational alignment and effective human resource utilization.



    Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree from an accredited higher learning program is required, with majors in Human Resources or a related field. Masters degree desirable.
    • PHR and/or other Professional Certifications desirable
    • Minimum 3 years of related generalist work experience supporting a manufacturing or industrial setting.
    • Demonstrated success translating business strategies into organizational and HR strategies and actions.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize requests, while maintaining strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast paced multi-shift, multi-building environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Self motivated; bias for action.
    • Effective negotiating and influencing skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), along with demonstrated ability to build positive professional relationships, influence leaders and use negotiation skills with various levels in the organization is required.
    • Ability to provide concise, articulate and insightful analysis in written and verbal form, as well as translate into effective presentations.
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
    • Demonstrate the values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
    More Details

    PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

    Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

    • Health insurance
    • Paid holidays
    • Weekly payroll
    • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
    • Completion Bonuses
    • Training
    • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

    PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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    PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
    If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

    The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

    PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

    As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
    For information please click on the following link: E-Verify