HR Generalist

Date: Sep 2, 2022

Location: Bucharest, RO

Company: Tenneco

This role is an excellent opportunity to join us as an HR Generalist in our Tenneco Human Resources team. The HR Generalist is the central point of contact for all HR topics within his/her area of responsibility for managers and individual contributors. You will focus on:

• Implementation of the Human Resources strategies and programs, developing an employee centric culture focusing on empowerment, quality and productivity

• Providing support for the allocated business units / departments related to employee relations, conformity issues / compliance & risk mitigation, training & development, comp & ben, performance evaluation, organizational development, engagement and retention

• Play an active role in talent acquisition and talent management & development


Key Responsibilities

Recruitment, selection and integration of new employees

  • Initiates the approval process for job openings (offer approvals), co-defines recruitment needs with business owners
  • Works closely with Talent Acquisition Department for sourcing and selecting the best fit candidates (participates in recruitment process steps in final stages), elaborates the hiring offer, working contract and all necessary documentation (pre-boarding in terms of legal/administrative topics)
  • Supports induction and onboarding process of new employees
  • Coordinates Internship programs at site level, according to the needs identified
  • Keep a record on internal job description, ensure updates

Learning and Development

  • Analysis of learning and development needs within the company aligning with global company programs
  • Liaises with L&D external providers where necessary and applicable and develops learning plans
  • Gets involved in the organization of the internal and external learning sessions, keeps track of the session and collects feed-back
  • Facilitates team events and delivers short training sessions according to the expertise and development needs

Communication & organizational development

  • Elaborates and validates internal communication documents, ensures that global communication initiatives are implemented / initiates local campaigns as per needs
  • Career path management for allocated portfolio
  • Supports Employer Branding Roadmap and acts as company ambassador
  • Acts as company representative towards external parties (courts, fairs, local networks, authorities) if assigned

Talent Management

  • Delivers, leads and coordinates internal employee evaluation processes
  • Measures and reports on the employee objective setting process
  • Participates in organizational structure analysis, succession planning, individual risk assessmente and follows-up on the resulting action plan
  • Keeps track of the personal development plan for each employee as a result of the employee evaluation process

Employee Relations & Support

  • Coordinates the employee satisfaction survey in terms of collecting and centralizing data, interpreting results and follow-up on action plan
  • Engages in coaching activities and conflict mediation (disciplinary actions if required)
  • Act as a consultant for Managers in all HR related topics (interpreting and applying HR policies, legislation and internal rules, as well as external benchmarking activities where applicable)
  • Manage complex employee relations casework.
  • Assists the HR Manager in preparing, leading, finalizing and recording the negotiations for the Collective Work Agreement
  • Actively participates in Internal Regulation updates and other HR policies and documents
  • KPI reporting and prepares other ad-hoc reports or requests for the allocated portfolio

Other projects: in partnership with the other HR structures, may be involved in different projects at site or regional/global level.


What will make you successful

  • + 3 years of experience in an HR Generalist/HR BP or similar role, with full coverage of soft and hard HR topics
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of labor law
  • University degree (HR/Psychology, Business, Management, Economics or related), HR certificates is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point also SAP (advantageous)
  • Fluent level of English, an additional language is advantageous
  • Experience with implementing, maintaining and monitoring HR processes
  • Great focus on delivering results, customer-focused and ability to achieve results by collaborating with the HR team members
  • Experience in dealing with HR operations in changing organizations
  • Compassionate and employee focused.
  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, and manage multiple deliverables.
  • Experience partnering and influencing senior leaders to help drive an effective people agenda that support business results.
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced environment and diversity
  • Adaptable to the new ways of working due to covid crisis, with challenging and changing priorities


What we offer

We want to make you feel welcomed, challenged, and inspired. So, we’ve carefully put together a blend of benefits meant to boost your health and well-being, to ensure your personal and professional growth and your integration in a pleasant day-to-day working environment.


What you can expect next

Our team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You’ll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.