HR Generalist

Date: Apr 16, 2021

Location: Madison, IN, US, 47250

Company: Dover Corporation

Part of Dover Corporation’s Engineered Systems segment, Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. VSG comprises 13 major vehicle lifting, wheel service, diagnostic and collision repair brands: Rotary Lift®, Chief®, Forward®, Direct-Lift®, Ravaglioli, Hanmecson®, Revolution®, Elektron, Blitz, Nogra, Butler, Space and Sirio.



SUMMARY: Carry out various Human Resources functions for the Madison facility. With limited supervision of HR Manager, coordinates and administers a variety of programs and activities covering multiple areas of the human resources function to provide general HR support.  Will serve as back-up to others in the department in the areas of HRIS administration, data reporting, and recruitment support.


COMPANY OVERVIEW:  Dover’s Vehicle Service Group is the global leader in designing and manufacturing vehicle service, collision and automotive OEM equipment. It is one of the founding companies of Dover Corporation, an eight billion dollar diversified global manufacturer. VSG consists of fifteen leading vehicle lifting brands (Rotary, Forward, Blitz, Ravaglioli etc.), collision repair (Chief), wheel services, diagnostics (Butler, Rotary, Chief and Ravaglioli) and tier-one automotive brands (WARN Automotive) with operations worldwide, including regional business operation centers and large manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia.



  • Wellness:  Serve as the Wellness Coordinator for the company.  Manage and monitor contract with the on-site clinic, manage Dover’s annual Wellness events, and plan and manage the company’s own wellness strategy to increase employee involvement and engagement.
  • Onboarding: includes first-day new hire orientation, as well as administrative duties involved with hiring a new employee, including creating personnel file, vacation logs, new hire requirements and required paperwork.
  • Welfare and Morale: Facilitate Employee Engagement Committee to help develop plans and strategies for employee engagement.  Work with committee to plan carry out company-wide welfare and morale activities.  Will coordinate monthly birthday round-table meetings with hourly employees and Director of Operations. Coordinate the VSG service award program with employees, managers, and the vendor.
  • Talent Acquisition: Coordinate all temporary hires through staffing agency. Serve as internal liaison with internal COE regarding recruitment efforts, staying abreast of status of vacancies and providing recruitment support as needed.
  • Policy Administration: Responsible for month hourly and non-exempt absenteeism reports, and issuing counseling/disciplinary actions per the absenteeism policy.
  • Worker’s Compensation and OSHA: Responsible for the administration of the Worker’s Compensation Program in accordance with OSHA regulations. This includes accident reporting, claims administration, and trend and cost reporting. Additionally, will keep OSHA 300 logs and report on Accident Rate monthly.  Coordinate communication between injured employee, supervisor, company doctor and insurance company.
  • Talent Development: Assist with the company’s high school and college intern programs.
  • General Administration: Maintain employee badge system. Maintain legal bulletin boards at both facilities according to applicable laws and regulations
  • Provide backup services to the other functions within the department as needed (i.e. payroll, benefits, and training).
  • Will be responsible for providing data and metrics to HR Data Dashboard applicable to assigned job duties.



  • Education and Experience: Skills and abilities consistent with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field. PHR certification a plus. Must have at least 2 years applicable Human Resources experience, accustomed to making independent decisions and dealing with people.  Exceptional written and oral communications skills required. Must be proficient in the use of a personal computer.  Must have strong people skills and the ability to handle a variety of tasks at one time.
  • Communication Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to employees and management.  
  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have thorough understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, is required.


The above description represents a general synopsis of the principal functions of the job, and should not be construed as a comprehensive listing of all requirements that may be inherent in the job.


DOVER KEY COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Accountability: Accepts responsibility and accountability for both the successful implementation of all projects/programs/duties as outlined in this job description. Demonstrates a sound balance between quality and quantity of work while maintaining a sense of urgency toward completion.
  • Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships: Establishes and nurtures numerous relationships within Dover. Takes action to partner with the communities in which we operate and to be an appropriate corporate citizen.
  • Continuous Improvement & Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to issues. Uses technical/analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. 
  • Cultural Awareness - Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences. Works comfortably in a myriad of environments. Supports corporate diversity initiatives.   
  • Ethics & Work Standards - Maintains the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in peers, business partners, and vendors. Displays passion and optimism.
  • Self-Awareness and Personal Development: Role models a personal leadership style that includes self-awareness; accepts feedback, understands and maximizes strengths while working to overcome Weaknesses.
  • Winning the Right Way: Operates with High Ethical Standards, Openness and Trust. Conducts Him/herself with high ethical standards and fosters a culture in the organization to conduct business aligned with those standards.



Equal Opportunity Employer



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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Indiana : Madison

Sub Division : VSG NSA

Job Requisition ID : 36837

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

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