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HR Generalist

Company: Kongsberg Maritime, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Kongsberg Maritime*, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is a market leader in systems for positioning, surveying, navigation and automation. Important markets include countries with significant offshore and shipyard industries. We are determined to provide our customers with innovative and reliable marine electronics that ensure optimal operation at sea.

At *KONGSBERG*, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers.

*WORLD CLASS - through people, technology and dedication*

_For inspiration and more info watch this video_ _and visit: Kongsberg Maritime_

*What we can offer you: *

* Competitive compensation packages
* Fully subsidized health & welfare benefits with an option of a high deductible plan which includes an employer contribution towards your health savings account
* Fully subsidized dental and vision coverage
* Up to 5% employer match program
* Flexibility with Paid Time Off
* Career growth opportunities
* Safe and collaborative culture

There has never been a more exciting time to work in Kongsberg Maritime than right now. With us, you will be in the forefront of enabling the business to achieve their objectives through the role as HR Generalist. You will be joining the organization at a time when digital innovation is key to the success of the company, and we want people to help us shape this journey.

*Key Accountabilities: *

* Maintain knowledge of U.S. legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting HR and ensure policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance
* Manage full cycle recruiting process with focus on enhancing candidate experience
* Guide managers and employees through effective performance management in effort to meet and exceed organizational objectives and performance standards
* Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations
* Implement, initiate, and maintain effective talent development and talent management programs
* Help drive pay-for-performance culture
* Provide policy interpretation for managers and employees
* Assist with development and implementation of U.S. benefits programs including health insurance, spending accounts, life insurance, disability, voluntary programs, COBRA administration, employee assistance program, wellness programs, and retirement plans
* Conduct HR training for manager and employee
* Promote employee and manager self-service through Workday HCM application
* Meet with employees and managers and conduct surveys to measure what is working well and where we have opportunities to improve
* Maintain knowledge of HR trends and best practices to enhance employee experience

*Valuable Skills/Abilities: *

* Collaborative verbal and written communication
* Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
* Strong prioritization and time management skills
* Analytical and problem-solving skills
* Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
* Aptitude to quickly learn the organizations HR systems (experience with Workday a plus)
* Ability to understand company objectives and align HR goals
* Flexibility to travel domestically as required (10%)

*Qualifications and Experience: *

* Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
* 3+ years of operational human resource experience
* SHRM-CP a plus
* Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions

*You are able to: *

* Work independently
* Establish, develop, and maintain a strong partnership and relationship with managers, employees, and team members and support enhancing employee experience
* Influence HR process and contribute ideas to boost HR strategy

_Throughout the pandemic, we've made it a top priority to keep our employees safe from COVID-19. Consistent with its duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of recognized hazards, Kongsberg Maritime has adopted a policy to safeguard the health and well-being of employees and their families, our customers and visitors, others who spend time in our facilities, customer installations, and the community from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that Kongsberg Maritime Inc. (or KUTL) requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated. All job offers will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination on or before the first day of employment._

*Work Location: *

Houston, Texas or New Orleans, Louisiana

Hybrid work schedule

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Houston, TX 77042%58047475%

Keywords: Kongsberg Maritime, Inc., Houston , HR Generalist, Other , Houston, Texas

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