HR Generalist

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  492964


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include:


Company Benefits:

  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family

  • Medical/Dental Vision/Prescription

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 11 Paid Holidays per year

  • 401K with 5% company match & profit sharing

  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement
  • Potential Relocation Packages
  • Potential Seattle Geographical Differential pay




The Human Resources Generalist provides support for day-to-day employee requests along with coordinating the implementation of policies, procedures, and programs for employees. The Generalist handles multiple functional HR areas including full life cycle recruiting for non-exempt and summer interns, staffing logistics and onboarding, training and group events, procedure development and implementation, internal communications, and oversight for third-party partners related to hiring and affirmative action reporting. Serves as the ambassador of the company values, effectively communicates, organizes, and coordinates administrative functions.



What you’ll be contributing:


Under general supervision work with confidential information which requires a high level of discretion, work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines, simultaneously handle multiple priorities, and drive multiple projects to successful completion. Work closely with supervisor to prioritize urgent and important tasks and refers all questionable items or problems to supervisor for guidance.


  • Schedules interviews, orientations or training sessions.
  • Completes personnel transactions and maintains associated records.
  • Assists in the creation and maintenance of human resources forms or documents.
  • Answers basic employee questions about human resources policies or offerings.
  • Collect and analyze internal and external information in order to compare the organizations HR practices to those prevailing in the market.
  • Provides administrative support in full planning and coordination for training, employee events, annual meetings, and other related activities; meeting management and scheduling; supporting project teams and timelines; assisting with onsite drug testing; ordering and maintaining the Ash Grove company store.
  • Assists with internal communications. This includes written and visually appealing communications that are distributed through a variety of methods and adhere to various brand standards. These are digital signage, posters, email, SharePoint 365, and others as needed.
  • Assists with designing and delivering training when process improvements are made. This can be related to change management, new technology, and equipment, employee engagement, or other related topics as requested by Supervisor.
  • Maintain personnel files, medical files, I-9, and FMLA files for all terminated employees within CRH Americas Cement. This includes adherence to the records retention policy.
  • Attends professional and industry association meetings, educational workshops, seminars, etc. to remain current on new and upcoming ideas, practices and procedures.
  • Conduct bi-weekly payroll administration for hourly employees.
  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.




To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Minimum of 4-year degree in Human Resources or other business related field
  • Minimum of three years of human resources experience preferably in a cement or related industrial plant facility.
  • Exceptional organization and problem-solving skills.





  • Base Salary starts at $65,000-$80,000 a year.
  • Eligible for yearly bonus
  • Potential for Geographic Differential



What’s next for you?


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The physical demands, working environment, and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 


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What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Feb 9, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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