Buckingham Search

Bilingual Human Resources Generalist

Buckingham Search - Cicero, IL

Buckingham Search is partnering with an amazing manufacturing company to find a bilingual Human Resources Generalist. This person will be a true partner to all levels of employees, will act as the face of HR, and assist with many tasks and procedures. 

Role & Responsibilities:

• Act as first point of contact to plant employees in the use of human resource programs and processes

• Addresses employee requests, inquiries and concerns; delivers prompt and appropriate counsel and guidance to employees and management

• Communicates and ensures compliance with Company policies and applicable employment laws

• Consults with managers to facilitate the performance management process for plant employees and to draft/review performance counseling and progressive disciplinary documentation

• Leads and oversees all recruitment activities for plant positions helping to fill roles in assembly, paint, fabrication, logistics, and facilities & maintenance

• Partner with hiring managers to determine staffing needs/levels, recruiting strategy and implements strategies in a timely and cost-effective manner

• Collaborates with the HR Team, and the Talent Management team to facilitate career management, talent calibration, succession planning and other talent management strategies

• May help administer the leave of absence processes, including but not limited to FML, ADA, disability, and any other forms of leave required under state/federal law and/or company policy

• Participates in conducting internal investigations in accordance with Company policy and legal requirements

• Processes new hires and administers new hire orientation. Completes all necessary personnel forms; creates and maintains personnel files; transmits accurate and timely information to Payroll

• Administers employee programs (attendance, service awards)

• Facilitates Company response to unemployment claims

• Remains apprised of changes to state and federal law governing all areas of the Human Resources function


• Bachelor’s degree in human resources, industrial relations, business administration or equivalent experience

• Must have 1+ years of relevant experience

• Must be fluent in English (written and verbal) and Spanish (written and verbal)

• Experience working in a manufacturing setting/environment highly preferred

• Solid interpersonal, verbal/written communication, and PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously are also essential

• Strong management skills, detail oriented, flexible, able to prioritize multiple projects with strong verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent organization, administrative and creative problem-solving skills required

• Able to communicate to all levels of organization in all settings (from individual to large group)

• Must be very approachable and able to develop strong professional relationships and foster involvement at all levels of organization

Posted On: Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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