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Human Resources Generalist

Location: Batesville, IN 47006, USA

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At Batesville, you will be a part of a dynamic team committed to excellence and innovation. A recognized leader in the death care industry in North America, we are committed to our mission of helping families honor the lives of those they love®. We are currently seeking a Human Resources Generalist to join our team within commuting distance of Batesville, Indiana. This position is primarily remote with occasional in-office requirements. 

Your Role at Batesville:

As a Human Resources Generalist, you will be responsible for performing HR-related duties at a professional level supporting a remote workforce across the United States and Canada. This position carries out and assists with responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee relations, labor relations, performance management, recruiting, onboarding, policy implementation, and employment law compliance and must be flexible to meet to the needs of the operations.

How You’ll be Rewarded:

  • Batesville is a family. You will be part of a family of highly committed associates who are passionate about our company, committed to our customers and excited about our future.
  • Competitive pay
  • IMMEDIATE ELIGIBILITY – Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as prescription coverage, short-term disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and more.
  • Generous 401K Matching Program
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunities for development and advancement

What You’ll Do:

  • Creates an environment of positive associate relations and open communication.
  • Develops and administers employee engagement initiatives.
  • Manages associate relation issues, such as harassment allegations, work complaints or other associate concerns considering legal and compliance requirements to affect prompt and appropriate resolutions.
  • Innovates HR strategies to fuel our manufacturing magic.
  • Maintains associate paper and electronic records.
  • Conducts workplace investigations. 
  • Fosters an inclusive and high-performance work culture.
  • Assists in development, implementation as well as maintaining human resources policy and procedures.
  • May take an active role in labor negotiation process including research, preparation, and participation.
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations; partners with managers to make improvements based upon constructive feedback.
  • Maintains associate’s confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university in Human Resources, industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in Human Resources.
  • 1-3 years of relevant HR experience.
  • Knowledge of local and federal employment laws and HR best practices for the US and Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and complex administrative processes, projects, with many initiatives taking place simultaneously in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A passion for nurturing a positive workplace culture.
  • Motivated, goal/results oriented, adaptable, self-starter, and analytical.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including MS Office Suite

Nice to Haves:

  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
  • Experience supporting a remote workgroup preferred.
  • Experience with ADP system is a huge plus.

Physical Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch, or lift items as heavy as 25 lbs. This job may require the employee to see with clarity at both near and far distances.



Join the Batesville family and apply today! 

Who We Are: 

A cornerstone in the death care industry, Batesville has distinguished itself from all others through our commitment to quality, service, and innovation. For more than 115 years, Batesville has been dedicated to serving the needs of licensed funeral professionals and helping families honor the lives of those they love.® With annual revenues of approximately $600 million, Batesville is a leader, providing a comprehensive portfolio of burial and cremation products, memorialization offerings, profit-enhancing merchandising systems and leading-edge technology solutions. 

At Batesville, our associates are our strongest asset. We strive to attract, hire, and develop the best and brightest to ensure our place in the future. Batesville has a strong culture of achievement, which is underpinned by these five core values:

  • Individual worth and integrity
  • Excellence in execution
  • Spirit of continuous learning and improvement
  • Courage
  • Customer focus and partnership

What Sets Us Apart: 

Making a difference: Helping families honor the lives of those they love® isn’t just our mission. It’s why we do what we do every day to make every Batesville product the best it can be. 

Development is a priority: We promote learning and development from Day 1. From our Experience Batesville onboarding program to self-guided courses on Batesville University, there are numerous opportunities to advance your skills. We encourage associates to create Individual Development Plans (IDPs) to help drive career-focused discussions and advancement. 

Putting customers first: We value the funeral professional’s role in serving families and are committed to doing our part to ensure their success. 

We Have Fun! We work hard, but when it’s time to play, we get creative – and competitive. We provide numerous engagement activities to bring people together across the organization. 

We Give Back: We support our communities by assisting in fundraising events and volunteer programs to help those in need. *These services are not available at all Batesville locations.  

DISCLAIMER: The above information in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

At Batesville, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal-opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.