28 days old

HR Generalist - Workers Compensation Specialist

Plastipak Packaging
Plymouth, Michigan 48170
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design and manufacturing of plastic rigid containers of the highest quality. Our list of customers include some of the worlds most recognized and respected brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and Pepsi, just to name a few. Plastipak is fully invested in our associates providing hands-on training opportunities, unlimited access to industry innovations and motivation for career development. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship. We pride ourselves on an environment where our associates have the freedom and encouragement to reach beyond the ordinary, with unlimited possibilities.


Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Description:


We offer an exciting opportunity for an innovative, self-motivated Human Resources Generalist - Workers Compensation Specialist who is looking for a well-rounded, hands-on experience within a stable and unique industry. Plastipak is the largest privately-held rigid plastic manufacturer in North America, with global operations.



  • Support onboarding efforts to include: New Hire orientations, coordinating necessary training requirements, and maintaining personnel files
  • Partners with the Human Resources Manager to provide support to the Corporate office on employee relations and monthly employee engagement events
  • Ensures accurate administration of workers' compensation  in accordance with the company's disability, leave, and time off programs
  • Provides status updates on open claims or litigations, provides monthly reports, and other information as requested
  • Contacts, interviews, and obtains statements from insureds, claimants, witnesses, physicians, attorneys, etc. to secure necessary claim information
  • Settles claims promptly and equitably. Informs claimants, insureds/customers, or attorneys of denial of claim when applicable
  • Refers claims to subrogation when appropriate
  • Participates in claim file reviews and audits with customer/insured and broker
  • Participates in state audits as necessary
  • Maintains control of the claim's resolution process to minimize current exposure and future risks
  • Ensures consistent communication with all levels of organization, as well as accurately responding to questions and concerns from affected team members
  • Performs other duties and administrative tasks as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Resources, Business, or related field
  • 1-3 years’ Human Resources experience
  • Minimum of 1 year workers' compensation administration experience
  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills for interactions with candidates, vendors, and individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Success in fast-paced environments working independently and on a team
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%


  • Administrative
  • HR Generalist

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Plymouth, Michigan 48170

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