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HR Generalist in Greenville, SC at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 2/1/2021

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Job Description

Human Resources Generalist

Competitive compensation including bonus plan, plus immediate benefits!


About the Company

Standard Motor Products  (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer and distributor of replacement parts for the automotive aftermarket industry.  We supply Engine Management and Temperature Control parts for motor vehicles – both domestic and imported.  Our parts are sold throughout the U. S. and North America, Europe and Asia by traditional warehouse distributors as well as major automotive retail stores.

The Greenville Operations Facility manufactures both traditional Gasoline and Natural Gas Fuel Injectors.  Many component parts are manufactured on site using CNC turning centers and other close tolerance metal cutting and grinding equipment.  These lines are  vertically integrated with many component parts manufactured on site, injection molding operations, winding machines, assembly and fuel flow setting and testing equipment.

The Company is headquartered in Long Island City, New York and has more than 20 facilities and distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico and Asia.  For more information on SMP visit:

Standard Motor Products offers a competitive salary and benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance.



Position Information

We are looking for a Human Resources Generalist to provide support in the Human Resource department.  Responsibilities will include:  Maintain employee files, payroll processing, maintain attendance records, coordinate staffing, process employment applications, interact with employees to answer pay and benefit questions, employee relations issues.  May conduct pre-employment screenings.  Provide guidance to supervision and employees concerning policy issues.


Essential Functions:

  • Organize and process weekly payroll using computer timecard program, MS Excel and email.
  • Maintain timecard system including addition/removal of employees, shift, and department changes.
  • Process hiring and termination paperwork and conduct new hire orientation.
  • Process changes in employee files and HRIS including shift, pay and benefit changes.
  • Coordinate staffing as requested by production departments.
  • Process employment applications, pre-screen candidates.
  • Maintain benefits inputs for health and dental insurance.
  • Answer questions from employees concerning benefits.
  • Process weekly and monthly metric reports and charts.
  • Maintain performance evaluations (Annual and new hire).
  • Maintain attendance calendar for points, leave time and vacation.
  • Process workers compensation and FMLA/disability paperwork.
  • Maintain yearly calendars (Facility, Holiday and Vacation).
  • Maintain Communication Boards.
  • Update training matrices.
  • Other duties as defined by the Human Resources Manager


Job Requirements


  • BS in Bachelor Degree and minimum 3 years HR experience.
  • Proficiency in Outlook, MS Office Suite. Emphasis in Excel.
  • Experience with Human Resource and Payroll systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientated.
  • Experience with employee relations.


  • Uses computer work station.
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with team members.
  • Uses telephone, copier, fax and printer.
  • Standing/walking/sitting during 8 hour work day.


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