25 days old

Human Resources Generalist

Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA), an innovator in the field of scientific instrumentation, has an opening for a Human Resources Generalist in its HR&GA Division at HTA’s Hillsboro, Oregon office.




The Human Resources Generalist will work closely with the HR Manager, Senior HR Generalists and the Division Management teams to provide a wide range of essential human resource support for approximately 100 employees in our Hillsboro, Oregon location. 

The successful candidate will perform activities in the human resources area within all functions of the employee lifecycle to include recruitment, selection, retention, compensation, administration, training, liability with respect to workers compensation and employee relations. The successful candidate will have an understanding of business acumen, human resources practices and processes in support of the overall business operations and results.   




  • Responsible for providing HR generalist support in the areas of recruitment/retention, employee relations, performance management, compensation, management consulting and recognition initiatives.
  • Partners with HR Manager/Senior HR Generalists to provide guidance to management, including conflict resolution, disciplinary action and performance improvement counseling. Fosters a positive working environment. 
  • Communicates and ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations related to employment and with company policies and procedures.  Maintain all required state, federal and local posters i.e. EEO, Workers’ Compensation, Harassment Prevention, Federal and State Labor Law posters, etc.
  • Partner with division Senior HR generalists and management to conduct recruitment efforts for all exempt and nonexempt permanent and temporary hires as needed.  Facilitates new employee orientations.
  • As needed, create, inform, educate, and disseminate information on all HR-related programs, policies, and procedures. 
  • Administer leaves of absences, workers’ compensation, and ADA matters in a timely manner.
  • Provide HR administrative support, including maintaining employment records related to events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions.  Assists in maintaining division organization charts.
  • May take on other generalist assignments, projects and responsibilities as required.




  • Japanese bilingual skills preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrated HR generalist skills in performance management, compensation, training, employee relations and other related areas.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration or related field required.  PHR/SPHR certification a plus but not required.
  • Minimum 5 years of similar HR generalist experience.  Solid understanding of local, state and federal employment laws.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proven critical thinking and project management skills with an attention to detail and strong time-management.  
  • Proficiency using MS Windows applications (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Preferred knowledge and experience with systems and technology that support HR Shared services (e.g. ADP Workforce Now, Taleo, SharePoint).  Previous experience working in the development and implementation of HR programs and processes is a plus.
  • Successful and professional ability to influence and educate employees at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity in a fast paced environment with multiple concurrent tasks and changing priorities. 
  • Self-motivator with ability to work independently.

 Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) 

Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities




Posted: 2019-05-21 Expires: 2019-06-20

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