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Human Resources GeneralistNewport News, VA | Job ID 72039

  • Job ID 72039
  • Division Liebherr International
  • Organization Liebherr USA Co.
  • Area of employment Human resources
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 04/10/2024

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for assisting the Human Resources Manager (HRM) in supporting the HR program, policies, and initiatives for the U.S. Liebherr companies and operating divisions.


Policies & Procedures:

  • Works closely with the HRGM in drafting U.S. policies and procedures. Studies the impact of legislation and supports compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Coordinates with applicable HR representatives to ensure compliance with company policies.


  • Works closely with the visa requester, HR, and U.S. Liebherr and foreign affiliate management to prepare draft visa packages for HRGM review.
  • Audits visa listing for accuracy and monitors upcoming visa expirations for renewal.
  • Ensures visa files are properly and consistently maintained.

Benefits Administration:

  • Studies impact of legislation on all plans and assists with ensuring compliance.
  • Assists with implementing and administering new and/or revised plans as well as open enrollment.
  • Participates as a team member in employee communications, including mailings.
  • Prepares new hire and termination packages.
  • Assists with preparation of Employee Newsletter.
  • Life & Disability Insurance: Maintains eligibility listing; reconciles monthly invoices and submits to accounting for payment and prepares employer’s statement for life premium waiver.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA): Reconciles monthly invoices and submits to accounting for payment.
  • Service Awards: Works with the Payroll Administrator to communicate annual service award recipients with applicable HR representatives.


  • Workers’ Compensation: Prepares, audits and distributes monthly reports. Maintains monthly working hours by location and division for annual OSHA 300 reporting.
  • Occupational Medical Support: Researches, analyzes, and recommends medical facilities to support U.S. sites with more than 10 employees. Establish and maintain effective relationships.
  • Assists with random drug testing.
  • Monitors MVRs and assists with annual updates.


  • Recruits for position openings in LAM and other U.S. divisions which LAM HR supports.
  • Conducts new employee orientation and exit interviews. Conducts employee investigations and recommends action. Assists with responding to employee complaints and EEO claims.
  • Compensation and Performance Management:
  • Participates in salary surveys. Assists HRM with developing compensation systems, salary ranges, and job descriptions. Works with HRM and operating divisions to implement LIFT and
  • other LIN performance management programs.

Training & Development:

  • Assists HRM in creating and conducting management training courses. Researches external training courses and recommends courses/programs.
  • HRIS:
  • Maintains HR system(s) required for administrative reporting and communication purposes (i.e. Engage, ADP, SharePoint, etc.). Creates routine and custom reports.


  • Education and Experience: A related Bachelor's degree and five years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff inside and outside of Liebherr.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and handle sensitive information.
  • Solid working knowledge of employment, benefits, immigration, OSHA law.
  • Proficient in MS Office; internet and intranet software; payroll systems; and HRIS systems.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and calculate figures and amounts.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions.
  • Travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver license and passport.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule required to support U.S. site locations and foreign affiliates.

Our Offer

A comprehensive benefits package that includes major medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, paid vacation and personal days.
Referral Bonus: Tier III

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Silva.

Liebherr-America, Inc. and its US affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
If you are a California resident, please visit Liebherr USA, Co. Privacy Statement for more information regarding how Liebherr-America, Inc. and its US affiliates collect and process your personal information.

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  • Job ID 72039
  • Division Liebherr International
  • Organization Liebherr USA Co.
  • Area of employment Human resources
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 04/10/2024

The company

In line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, Virginia, for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co. In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr-Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for 12 product segments that are positioned across the United States.​​


Liebherr USA Co.

4100 Chestnut Avenue

23607 Newport News, VA

United States


Melissa Silva


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