International Paper Human Resources Generalist in TICONDEROGA MILL, New York

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The Ticonderoga Mill is located in Ticonderoga, NY. This union facility

has approximately 580 employees, 480 of which are represented by the USW

International Union. The HR Generalist reports to the HR

Manager. This position is an exciting opportunity for someone who

desires to be a change leader impacting the results for the large

business unit which they support. The successful candidate should be

prepared for HR leadership positions. The position level will vary

based upon the experience of the successful candidate.


• Business Partner: Act with line management in instituting work

system improvements which positively impact business profitability and

raise employee engagement. Help the facility build a reliability


• Leadership Development, Engagement and Diversity: educate, coach

and counsel members of the organization on job performance, employee

development and diversity to build work teams who fully contribute to

meeting or exceeding goals. Recruit hourly and salary employees using

Pre-Employment selection processes and college recruiting.

• Work systems: Identify training and education needs and initiate

cost effective delivery systems to meet those needs.

• Educate and coach line management on company policy work rules,

as well as applicable federal and state regulations to ensure fair and

consistent delivery of human resources products and services and

compliance with local labor agreements.

• Promote and participate in the planning and implementation of

communication strategies which deliver accurate, consistent and timely

information on business issues and employee concerns.

• Research and introduce human resources best practice concepts to

ensure that the organization is utilizing leading edge human resources

technology and proactively considering new strategies.

• Represent management in labor relations, including

interpretation, administration and negotiation support of collective

bargaining agreement.


• Bachelor's degree required.

• 7 or more years of multi-faceted human resources generalist

experience preferred. Pay will be commensurate with experience.

• Labor Relations experience strongly preferred


  1. Action Oriented

  2. Drive for Results

  3. Managerial Courage

  4. Customer Focus

  5. Learning on the Fly

  6. Organizational Agility

  7. Conflict Management

  8. Interpersonal Savvy

  9. Approachability

  10. Negotiating

  11. Standing Alone

  12. Hiring and Staffing

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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