Lead HR Generalist

Liberty, NC

Who we are

Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us.


To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.


Who We’re Looking For

Toyota’s Human Resources Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Lead Human Resources Generalist.


The primary duties of this role are to lead a broad range of HR-related responsibilities including policy and procedure development, HR project management, training and development, employee engagement and performance, and compensation and benefits. Human Resources Generalists also support and engage with senior leaders in making people-related decisions. 


Reporting to the HR Operations Manager, the person in this role will support the HR department's objective to put our customers first and deliver exceptional customer support and service.


This is an onsite position based at our manufacturing facility in Liberty, North Carolina.  The selected candidate will be expected to reside within daily commutable distance of this location.


What You’ll Be Doing 

  • Leads HR policy development and implementation.
  • Guides creation and implementation of HR processes and systems to ensure a positive experience for all team members.
  • Leads regional and across plant project teams in support of a variety of projects and assignments.
  • Gathers, analyzes and reports data with useful HR metrics
  • Partners with HR Analysts by supporting Salary Planning, Payroll, Benefits, National Health Services, LOA, and other related generalist duties.
  • Serves as liaison by providing local HR support to all members of TBMNC, including senior leadership.
  • Promotes HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace.
  • Enhances job satisfaction by resolving issues promptly.
  • Ensures compliance with labor regulations.


What You Bring 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Human Resources or a closely related discipline, OR a minimum of 7 years orelevant and equivalent professional experience in Human Resources.
  • Significant Human Resources experience within a manufacturing environment, including policy and procedure development, training and development, employee engagement and performance, compensation, and benefits.
  • Understanding of employment and labor laws.
  • Skilled in gathering and analyzing data to create reports and HR metrics.
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge with ability to identify issues, adapt and implement countermeasure as needed to ensure targets are achieved.
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong work ethic to ensure that activities are coordinated and executed successfully.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team supporting a variety of assignments.


Added Bonus If You Have 

  • HR Certification.
  • Workday experience.
  • Experience with manufacturing manpower planning.


What We’ll Bring

During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Team Member Vehicle Purchase Discount
  • Toyota Team Member Lease Vehicle Program (if applicable)
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, childcare, schools and more
  • Tax Advantaged Accounts (Health Savings Account, Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA)
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)


Belonging at Toyota

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members’ efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong.


As a company that has been one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.


Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.


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