Eaton Corporation Lead Human Resources Generalist in Pinckneyville, Illinois

The primary responsibility of this position is developing and implementing strategic initiatives directly aimed at the engagement of the local manufacturing team, both hourly and salary. This position will be instrumental in helping the local management team create strategies that drive a continuous improvement mindset while focused on day to day operations.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will implement and administer policies and procedures consistent with Corporate and Plant guidelines to ensure consistent and fair administration.

  • You will assist in the preparation of Contract negotiations with the Local Union. Administers the grievance and disciplinary process, interprets contract language and advises on day-to-day matters related to wages, benefits and working conditions to maintain a consistent, fair and equitable treatment of employees and competitive stature in the market place.

  • You will coordinate or assist in documentation gathering and represent the company position in Labor Relations proceedings associated with contract administration and employment practices.

  • You will assist in the areas of salary and compensation planning and administration.

  • You will assist in the preparation of corporate and/or government required reports relating to employment date and employment practices. Assist in corporate or plant sponsored HR and other special projects and initiative, including but not limited to OCA, APEX, and EBS.

  • You will strengthen employee retention and engagement through establishing the standard on-boarding and orientation processes with integrated efforts from various functions.

  • Administers annual employee survey cycle to ensure smooth implementation. Supports Corporate functions during action planning phase post survey through effective feedback sessions.

  • You will promote and maintains a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area.

  • You will promote the company’s mission and vision by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.

  • You will motivate and coach employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity, and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels to encourage and promote desired behaviors and results.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Human Resources role

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. No sponsorship will be provided

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Computer skills (Mocrosoft Office Suites)

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.