Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: Salem, Virginia, US

Job Category:  Human Resources

Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring a Human Resources Generalist at our Salem, Virginia corporate headquarters.  This Human Resources Generalist will focus heavily on administration of our recruiting platform, applicant sourcing, interviewing, and onboarding of new hires.  This position will assist in all facets of Human Resources operations in compliance with Carter policies, procedures and federal regulations.  Seeking candidate with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field or minimum of 3 years’ Human Resources work experience.  Professional Human Resources Certification and previous recruitment experience preferred. 

Requirements for the Human Resources Generalist position include:

  • Knowledge and experience with the following desired: recruiting/interviewing, on-boarding new hires, state and federal employment laws. 
  • Experience working within an applicant tracking system; UKGPro a plus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Human Resource concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Independent self-starter with strong interactive people skills and excellent written communication skills.
  • Multi-tasker with excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information required.
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Capable of setting priorities and implementing ideas in a timely manner.
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to adapt to changing technology.
  • Willing to travel, including some overnights, and work hours required by job.

Physical requirements must be met for the Human Resources Generalist job, including the ability sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.  Able to lift, carry and maneuver items up to 20 pounds in weight. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Additional duties may be assigned.  

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 

  • Health, dental and vision insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • 401(k), $0.75 to $1.25 match up to 6%.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • In-house training instructors/programs.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee referral bonus program.
  • Discounts: cellular phone service, computers, tooling, cars and trucks.

Carter Machinery Co. Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, or any other characteristic protected by law – are encouraged to apply.

Carter Machinery is a drug-free workplace.

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