HR Generalist

San Francisco, CA / Santa Clara, CA
Hanwha Q Cells Technologies, Inc. – Human Resources /
Full-time /
Hanwha Q CELLS Technologies, Inc. (HQCT) provides software and business solutions to design, connect, and operate energy storage systems ranging in size from residential to utility-scale, as well as grid-tied, microgrid, and off-grid systems. Geli’s suite of products creates an ecosystem where project developers, OEMs, financiers, and project operators can deploy advanced energy projects using a seamless hardware-agnostic software platform.

HQCT is a subsidiary of Hanwha Q CELLS, one of the world’s largest photovoltaic manufacturers most recognized for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules.

HQCT is committed to helping make the planet a cleaner, better place to live, both with our software products and through our everyday actions.

Imagine a world where there is less reliance on non-renewable power, where you source your electricity from your neighbors rather than from power stations hundreds of miles away and software makes the best possible use of the solar, wind, and battery storage available. This is our vision.

We are looking for enthusiastic colleagues that are not only fluent in technology, but also share our vision of a world running on 100% renewable energy.

Hanwha Qcells US Technology Group HR Generalist

Position Overview
The HR Generalist will lead and administer the daily HR functions of the assigned client group including, but not limited to, payroll & benefits administration, employee relations, and enforcing company policies and practices. (Can be based in San Francisco or Santa Clara, CA)
· Handlesthefullspectrumofanemployeelifecyclefromonboardingthroughseparation and makes recommendations to Leadership to improve Recruitment and Retention Initiatives;
· Make/update HR Dashboard (Headcount, org-chart, employee list, profile, comp. etc.)
· Coordinate the company’s payroll process;
·  Maintains strict confidentiality of client, company, and personnel information; oversees and supervises the HR Team to run adhoc reports and/or process all request for employment data and verification of employment requests as necessary;
· Coordinate HRIS (Human Resources Integrated System) & Workday transition;
· Lead efforts to liaisons with HRIS Platform for any questions, or issues that may occur;
· Leads to maintains employee files and HR filing system;
· Maintains records of benefit plans participation (such as insurance and 401(k)) and personnel transactions, such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting;
· Manages 401(k) process, including the annual filing of the Form 5500 and mailing out mandatory 401(k) notices;
· Manages annual benefit renewal process with our benefit carriers;
· This position requires handling HR support for expats, so proficiency in bilingualism is preferred;
· Create and send reminders and communications to employees on various HR matters;
· Be able to proficiently operate in an 100% electronic office environment to create and work with PDF fillable forms, HR Operation Function checklists, and completes e-filing of documents asnecessary.
· Periodic special projects and duties may be assigned based on Company need and requirements;
· Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another, with frequent interruptions or distractions and within tight deadlines; and
· Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.
Required Qualifications
·       A minimum of 5 years of HR Generalist experience with strong proficiency in Payroll & Benefits.
·       Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related experience required.
·       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
·       Strong project management skills.
·       Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
·       Proficient with Microsoft Office tools. (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
·       Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
·       Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications
·       Korean / English bilingual.
·       HR certifications.
·       HR actions in Workday.
·       ADP Payroll.

Physical, Mental, & Physical Demands

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Standing: 20% of time
Sitting: 70% of time
Walking: 10% of time

Pulling: up to 10 Pounds
Pushing: up to 10 Pounds
Carrying: up to 10 Pounds
Lifting: up to 10 Pounds

Agility (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Turning: F
Twisting: F
Bending: O
Crouching: O
Balancing: N
Climbing: N
Crawling: N
Kneeling: N

Dexterity (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Typing: F
Handling: F
Reaching: F

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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$110,000 - $125,000 a year