HR Generalist

Business Unit:  ESI HQ & Other
Division:  HR - Business

Business Overview

MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a global supplier of industrial metal and plastic finishing chemistries.  We primarily design and manufacture chemical systems that protect and decorate surfaces. Our high-performance functional coatings improve resistance to wear and tear, such as hard chrome plating of shock absorbers for cars or provide corrosion resistance for appliance parts. Our decorative performance coatings apply finishes for parts in various end markets such as automotive interiors or jewelry surfaces. As part of our broader sustainable solutions platform, we also provide both chemistry and equipment for turnkey wastewater treatment and recycle and reuse solutions. Our industrial customer base is highly diverse and includes customers in the following end markets: appliances and electronics equipment; automotive parts; industrial parts; plumbing goods; construction equipment and transportation equipment.  MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day 

Job Purpose

The HR Generalist is an integral part of a complex matrix organization and reports to the HR Manager Germany. This position handles the day-to-day operational topics of the local HR team. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the complete "Employee Work Cycle", from hiring to ongoing employee support to leaving.
  • Responsibility for the correct preparation of the monthly payroll in close cooperation with the external service provider (ADP)
  • Contact person for authorities, government agencies and social security institutions
  • Preparation of monthly reports, statistics and evaluation
  • Completion of administrative tasks such as file and database maintenance, administration of the time management system, preparation of certificates and correspondence
  • Supporting and working closely with managers and employees on all HR and
  • labor/social security issues
  • Responsibility for Talent Acquisition (mainly for Supply Chain) in cooperation with internal and external stakeholders
  • Organize training in line with company policy and in close cooperation with the Global Talent Development Team
  • Participation in Projektentig also with project responsibility
  • Close and trustful cooperation with the works council

Requirements & Qualifications

  • University or college degree or HR-related qualification
  • Proven 4 years’ experience as an HR Generalist
  • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of employment/labor laws
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Aptitude in problem-solving
  • High level of English language knowledge, fluent in Italian

EEO Statement

Element Solutions Inc is an E-Verify Company and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. "Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation"