Human Resources Generalist

Department: Human Resources

HR Generalist – Distribution Center – Training & Development Focus


Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer, and distributor of small household and commercial appliances has an opportunity for an HR Generalist to be located at our distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi.  Our environment is one of hard work, ethical behavior and teamwork.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), paid short term and long-term disability and many other benefits.  Additionally, a few other things we offer include the opportunity for a paid day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, the ability to purchase our products at a discount, and employee recognition.

We are seeking a dynamic individual with hands-on human resources generalist experience which includes; employee development and training, recruiting and onboarding, program administration and employee records management. 

Reporting to the local HR Manager, duties include:

  • Administer both full-time and temporary staffing needs for the DC
  • Participate in the development and execution of a leadership training program
  • Manage HR data and employee records
  • Participate in new hire orientation and onboarding programs
  • Administer Drug Screening Program
  • Support Employee Recognition and Employee Activity Programs
  • Provide employee relations support

Requirements include:

  • 4-year degree in HR management or equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as an HR Generalist, preferably in a distribution environment
  • Working knowledge of Affirmative Action and employee onboarding methods are desirable skills
  • Must have full-cycle recruiting experience including strong HRIS skills; ADP WorkforceNow Recruiting experience is highly desirable
  • Hands-on experience with an HRIS; ADP WorkforceNow experience highly desirable
  • Must have demonstrated work history that supports the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, organizational and presentation skills are required
  • Work experience must include the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong skills and abilities with MS Office Suite are required

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

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