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Sr. HR Generalist

Sauget, IL, US, 62206

Lawn & Garden Central


Job ID:  153061


Lawn & Garden,  a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.


Job Summary


The Senior HR Generalist serves as a liaison between management and employees, aligning people with business requirements for skillsets and behaviors. Partnering with local management, regional staff, corporate staff and the VP/GM will be vital to the role. Administers and executes policies relating to all aspects of Human Resources including payroll practices and employee benefit programs.


  • Partners with employees and management to communicate various Human Resources and Payroll policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations.
  • Supports talent management review and succession planning processes, helping shape the future organization by aligning needs of the business with employee strengths while planning to address gaps through training or repositioning.
  • Assists in assessing current organizational strengths and makes recommendation for improvement, from building on existing competencies to adjusting org structure to best serve the business.
  • Observes legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and reporting.
  • Key participant in all aspects of the onboarding of new personnel including; recruiting, interviewing, background checks, employment references and drug screenings. This may involve outside vendors for temp labor
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation and distribution of employee handbook and other pertinent new hire information.
  • Keeps records of benefits plan participation such as insurance and pension plans, personal transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews and terminations, along with employment data for government reporting.
  • Reviews, assesses and initiates any changes needed to current processes, content or procedures to best fit with the needs of the business and align with broader Oldcastle policies.
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job maybe assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed




  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or equivalent business management track
  • PHR or SPHR preferred
  • Minimum three years’ experience in Human Resources Management.
  • Experience in multi-site manufacturing operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills, in-person and written.
  • Able to present information and respond to questions from managers, employees and the public as needed
  • Self-motivated with strong organization, prioritization and time management skills.
  • Travel up to 50% of the time


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Lawn & Garden, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Jun 25, 2019

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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