Human Resources Generalist

Barnes Distribution - Cleveland, OH

Posted 773 days ago
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    Human Resources
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    Business Supplies and Equipment, Facilities Services
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                   Human Resources Generalist - Cleveland, OH - Barnes Distribution


Delivering Solutions, Building Careers


Our Mission:To empower people to leverage their creativity, talent and commitment to excellence to perform at their best and improve our customers' performance...every day.


Our vision is to be the preferred choice in industrial distribution, and with you on our team, we can achieve this and more.


Barnes Distribution has an outstanding opportunity for the right Human Resources Generalist to join its Field HR-Employee Relations team at our corporate headquarters in Cleveland, OH. In this position you will provide leadership and management in the implementation and maintenance of human resources initiatives and processes. You will manage and provide optimal human resources support within a designated geography supporting both Sales and Operations. These activities include employee relations, organizational development, training, safety, workers' compensation, regulatory compliance, recruitment, selection, compensation and benefits. By establishing trust and credibility, the HR Generalist will effectively coach employees and managers through complex issues ensuring optimal problem resolution.

Desired Skills and Experience


Required skills

  • Proven ability to provide objective counsel to employees and function effectively within a fast-paced high-pressure environment is essential. This position is required to develop, implement and manage programs and achieve project/task assignment simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and facilitate change.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of HR Legal Compliance, Workers Compensation, FLSA, ADA, EEO and other HR topics.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as proven organizational skills is required
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and build effective working relationships at all levels within the company.
  • Strong knowledge of PC-based office software including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and HRIS literacy is required.

Required experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in business, human resources or related discipline.
  • Minimum of three to five years professional HR experience is required.

                                Barnes Distribution is an equal opportunity employer

About this company

Barnes Distribution

Deliver on your promise with Barnes Distribution, a business of Barnes Group Inc. and an industry leader in the distribution of maintenance, repair, operating and production supplies. With more than 1,000 sales employees, advanced e-commerce capabilities and other technology-based solutions, Barnes Distribution offers a diverse range of service options and innovative solutions to meet our customers’ individual needs and reduce their total cost of ownership.          


At Barnes Distribution, we stock and have access to an extensive range of items from established, quality suppliers. Customers choose the service options that best fit their needs from our range of basic catalog ordering to integrated supply. Barnes Distribution’s valued-added services extend far beyond the products supplied. We provide personalized vendor-managed inventory, inventory management, vendor consolidation, e-procurement integration and customized reporting. This flexible service approach makes Barnes Distribution the ideal provider for maintenance, repair, operating and production needs.      


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