HR Generalist

Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $8 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Clean Energy & Fueling, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Climate & Sustainable Technologies. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at 



Reporting to the Corporate Vice President of HR, the Human Resources Generalist will work closely with members of the corporate HR Business Partner team to support individual employees and client groups across all areas of HR. 


Specifically, this person will:


  • Manage recurring HR activities, such as weekly onboarding, monthly new-hire meetings, and other employee events.
  • Act as the point-of-contact for Dover immigration vendor, and coordinate activities between employees, managers, and HR Business Partners.
  • Develop communication materials for strategic HR initiatives and annual processes to ensure thoughtful and timely engagement with the corporate team. 
  • Act as the Project Manager for Works Council approval of corporate initiatives across various Dover business.
  • Partner with HR and business leaders to support various leadership development programs.
  • Partner with various HR Centers of Excellence (Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Compensation, HR Operations, etc…) on key strategic projects. 
  • Develop, analyze and report, key performance metrics for the corporate functions.
  • Provide interim HR Generalist support for Dover Operating Companies when necessary. 
  • Review and process invoices for HR vendors. 
  • Support HR Central reporting requests on a regular basis for cross functional teams.
  • Act as a System Administrator for the Corporate HR team – processing requisitions, offers, and employee data changes.
  • Enter and track payroll or HRIS tickets for changes that require escalation for approval/processing.
  • Maintain electronic employee HR files.
  • Other responsibilities as required.



  • 2+ years of Human Resources experiences.
  • Strong analytics skills.
  • Exposure to HR principles, practices, and laws.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills - should be able to create vlookup formulas, pivot tables, and pivot charts.
  • Experience in HRIS required, using SuccessFactors HRIS a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.



An undergraduate degree is required. 

Work Arrangement : Hybrid  

Salary Range :    -   

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Job Function : Human Resources


Job Segment: HR Generalist, Recruiting, Payroll, Sustainability, HRIS, Human Resources, Finance, Energy