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Lehigh Hanson Human Resource Generalist in Tehachapi, California

AutoReqId: 8808BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Human Resources

Primary Location: Tehachapi-CA

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We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.


Reporting to the Plant Manager and a strong dotted line to the Labor Relations Manager, the HR Generalist will be responsible for the human resource function for the Tehachapi cement plant. The ideal candidate will be proactive, energetic, detail-oriented and able to anticipate the organizational needs and provide exceptional service in a timely manner. Qualified candidates can work independently, and can wear multiple hats and be hands on to ever-changing list of priorities.

  • Maintain harmonious relationship and close cooperation between management and bargaining unit employees as well as Federal, State and Municipal Agencies.

  • Provide guidance on policies including interpretation and discipline.

  • Work closely with the Labor Relations Manager on contract interpretation and union employee related issues.

  • Administers and assists active salaried, hourly and all retirees with fringe benefit plans; Facilitate the processing of accident & sickness benefits

  • Directs employment activities, assuring that properly qualified employees are recruited and hired for plant and staff positions.

  • Develop, implement and actively train personnel in various programs.

  • Assure that company employment, personnel and equal opportunity practices comply with applicable provisions of federal and state labor laws.

  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Company guidelines, performing trainings,monitoring compliance etc.

  • Partner with (this position is the back-up) the Safety Manager to proactively manage health & safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health & safety performance.

  • Understanding of MSHA and citations a plus.

  • Responsible for the effective operation of the Performance Management System to ensure proper performance and utilization of employee skills.

  • Provide guidance to supervisors and employees on programs originating from individual work situations.

  • Maintains Personnel files and processes related reports.

  • Administer and assure compliance with AAP.

  • Provides a variety of human resource services to the plant including recruitment and placement, employee relations, and regulatory compliance qualifications.

This position will be based in Tehachapi, California.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years HR experience

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing setting strongly preferred

  • MSHA knowledge preferred

  • Strong knowledge of employment law and recruiting/staffing

  • Knowledge of Labor Relations/Collective bargaining required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Solid computer skills including MS Office products

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively


At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.



Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled