MAPEI Corporation

  • Human Resources Generalist (Bilingual)

    Job Locations US-IL-West Chicago
    Posted Date 3 days ago(12/12/2018 10:47 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    MAPEI Group, established in 1937, is a privately owned global corporation headquartered in Milan, Italy, with 81 subsidiaries including 70 plants in 32 countries. The company specializes in manufacturing chemical products for building, including waterproofing products, special mortars and admixtures for concrete, products for the restoration of ancient buildings, and special decorative and protective coatings for walls.

    MAPEI is celebrating 80 years in business as the world leader in the manufacturing of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings. Annual revenues exceed $3B, and the company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide.


    The HR Generalist (Bilingual) will report to the Sr. Human Resource Manager supporting the West Chicago Plant by administrating and coordinating human resources programs which include but are not limited to employee relations, onboarding, benefits administration, compensation, training, and Workers Compensation.   HR Generalist will serve as a liaison between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policies and procedures and helping to resolve work-related problems. This position requires fluency in English and Spanish.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Build and maintain close working relationships with all plant personnel; be available to assist and support the team on in all areas of HR
    • Be visible to ensure policies, procedures, and reporting is followed; notifies Corporate HR Manager of any non- compliance issues
    • Administer New Hire Orientation Program to engage new employees and assimilate them into the Company. 
    • Work closely with the management team to assist with and ensure Supervisors’ implement and document department-specific orientation and job specific training within stated deadlines.
    • Maintain training records.
    • Collaborate with Corporate Human Resources and local management in appropriate resolution of plant level employee relations issues and is present during disciplinary meetings, scribing notes as applicable.
    • Coordinates internal and external training requirements for the plant employees and processes necessary paperwork.
    • Assists and supplies employees with information regarding Benefit Programs, (i.e., paid time off, holidays, medical/dental coverage, life insurance, retirement/savings, credit union, etc.); benefits administration support as assigned.
    • Serves as liaison to the Corporate Payroll Manager by supporting assigned plant-level payroll activity via ADP Workforce Now system, paycheck distribution, and other forms completion / record-keeping, report creation processes 


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field is required.
    • Minimum of 3 years human resource generalist experience is preferred.
    • Experience within a Manufacturing or Retail environment required.
    • Training experience is preferred.
    • Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • SPHR/PHR or CP/SCP Certification preferred.  

    Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability


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