Penske Automotive Human Resources Specialist in Fairfield, Connecticut

Summary/Objective The HR Specialist is responsible for assisting the HR Manager in recruiting, hiring and onboarding new employees. This position also provides administrative support within the Human Resource Department.

Essential Functions

  • Manages the process of requisitions for open positions
  • Creates and posts advertisements for open position
  • Reviews and updates job description for open positions
  • Schedules, prepares for and attends career fairs and job fairs
  • Reviews resumes and applications for open positions
  • Interviews applicants and schedules interviews with hiring managers
  • Follows up with candidates regarding their status throughout the hiring process
  • Schedules and manages the pre-screening and background checking for candidates and follows up with managers on the status of the pre-screening process, background checks and references
  • Reviews results of pre-screening process, background checks and references and make a decision if appropriate approval is needed prior to hiring
  • Sends out Affirmative Action Letters to candidates that do not pass Pre-Screening and background checks
  • Manages the onboarding process for new employees including conducting new hire orientation per schedule, reviewing compensation and benefits information, collection of required paperwork from the new employees
  • Provides appropriate new hire information to payroll department
  • Assists in completing Payroll Audits on a monthly basis
  • Orders appropriate safety and personal protective equipment for new employees
  • Schedules training for employees and follows up with employees and managers to ensure training is completed
  • Schedules Supplemental Insurance meetings and coordinates with employees on a monthly basis
  • Manages the Health Benefits Enrollment on a monthly basis by sending out reminders to employees, explaining the benefit packages and making sure they sign proper paperwork
  • Manages the Performance Review schedule by sending out weekly reminders to management
  • Schedules, prepares and attends Annual Open Enrollments
  • Schedules, prepares and attends Annual Employee Surveys
  • Manages and reviews annual DMV checks for employees
  • Provides verification of employment letters upon request
  • Completes workforce management reports including but not limited to HR Management Monthly Reports new hires, transfers, terminations, management changes, organizational charts, compensation and earnings
  • Attends and follows up on assigned action items for Safety Meetings and Fixed Ops on a regular basis
  • Establishes personal performance goals that are consistent with company standards of productivity and devise a strategy to meet those goals
  • Understands the terminology of the business
  • Knows and understands the federal, state and local requirements which govern the company's business and human resources management
  • Follows all attendance and punctuality standards with adherences to timekeeping standards
  • Follows the Company Code of Business Ethics and Conduct
  • Understands and follows all work rules and procedures and follows lawful directions from Supervisors
  • Upholds the company's non-disclosure and confidentiality policies and agreements
  • Maintains a professional appearance and orderly work area in accordance with company policy
  • Attends pertinent training
  • Attends company meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

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Penske Automotive Group

Connecticut Management Company-CT085