Human Resources Generalist

Date: Jan 24, 2024

Location: Florence, KY, US, 41042

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

Primary Function

Designs, implements and monitors a variety of human resource programs. Anticipates and plans for long-term human resource needs and trends in partnership with business management.


  • Employee Relations – Counseling, coaching, corrective action counseling and retirement counseling at all levels
  • Assists with HR functions such as compensation and benefits administration, EEP-1 and AAP oversight, local FMLA, shot term disability and long term disability administration
  • Helps with managing local recruiting and hiring
  • Event and conference planning and community relations even coordinator
  • Assists with Employee education and training
  • Written communications such as authoring announcements, policies, intranet content and general correspondence
  • This position will be working primarily within our manufacturing side of the business providing support to your hourly work force.
  • Provide support in one or more functional HR areas, with direct supervision, to assigned areas of company or HR discipline including but not limited to: recruitment, student programs, employment, employee/industrial relations, benefits/payroll administration (including various types of leaves of absence), compensation, organization development, performance management, training, educational assistance, EEO/AA compliance, diversity, international assignments/immigration, relocation, special projects and record keeping.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of human resources policies, procedures and practices.
  • Develop reports as required by compliance or organizational needs.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Minimum of one year of human resources experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access
  • Excellent Communication Skills via written and oral
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to deal comfortably with all levels of management
  • PHR or SPHR certification is preferred
  • SAP and/or Kronos Experience preferred

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: HR, HR Generalist, Employee Relations, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Human Resources, Engineering