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HR Representative I

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Prattville, AL, US

Company: James Hardie

HR Generalist 

Prattville, AL


Now’s your chance to move your career in a new direction – upward! 


Consider this.  James Hardie is the #1 brand of siding in America. Globally, we have more than 4,900 employees and generate over $2.5 billion in net sales.  We invented fiber cement, and over 8 million homes later, we continue to set the standard for premium siding and trim.  Of course, to be the best, you have to work with the best.  That’s why we invest in more than just quality products; we also invest in our people.  We take pride in our employees and it’s clear that our employees take pride in working at James Hardie, too. 


The Human Resources Generalist partners with the Human Resource Manager and plant management to develop employee capabilities and improves the performance of plant operations by facilitating the implementation of key HR initiatives. The incumbent showcases his/her communication and employee relations expertise to ensure that the plant team demonstrates the Company’s values and continues to develop the skill level of its workforce. As a member of the Human Resources Group, the Human Resource Representative reports to the Human Resources Manager.



  • Executes on HR administrative duties such as payroll, legal compliance and application of FMLA, ADA, salary administration, benefits, workers compensation, and safety (35%)
  • Participates in the hourly recruiting and staffing workforce (35%)
  • Partners with functional areas within the plant to ensure integrity of the employee relations process (30%)



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or related field
  • 3 or more years of generalist HR experience with exposure to employee relations, performance management, union avoidance, compensation, benefits administration, training and development, and recruitment.
  • Experience working in a heavy manufacturing environment, preferred
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint 


In return, we offer rapid advancement opportunities, an engaged and collaborative work environment, competitive compensation with solid bonus potential, a 401k program that matches dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a best-in-class total benefits package.    


At James Hardie, our goal is to remain at the forefront of the building products industry in every market in which we operate.  The foundation of this strategy, and our company identity, is an unwavering commitment to safe people, safe places, and safe systems through our Zero Harm initiative.  As a member of James Hardie, you will have significant opportunity to be a key contributor to achieving that goal. 


Come home to Hardie” and apply now! 


James Hardie is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law.

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