Generalist, Senior Human Resources 

LOCATION: Bowling Green / Kentucky (US-KY), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3532 | JOB GRADE: 13 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



Position Summary:


This position will serve as a partner to the business in achieving business targets.  The generalist will provide pro-active planning and day-to-day solutions, expert counsel, and accurate and timely information to clients.  This position calls for a high-level of integrity, a strong depth of knowledge, and a pro-active approach to problem solving and customer service.  


Essential Functions:


  • Partners with key business or central function client groups within the organization as the Human Resources representative.  Should be a business partner to a minimum of three or more businesses.
  • Assists in the maintenance of positive employee relations by completing activities objectively, consistently, and fairly.  Proactively assist employees and management in various issues by listening, researching any necessary information, soliciting any resources or experts, and then implementing the decisions into the business to address the issue at hand.
  • Administers annual Human Resources Activities such as salary planning, talent reviews, panel rounds, and employee development and performance management in support of the client groups.  Provides guidance to management and employees regarding these activities.
  • Takes a leadership role in the completion of human resource project activities or full HR projects, management of policies and processes as needed.
  • Leads employment investigations.
  • Supports client groups in workforce planning and organization structure and recruitment by proactively assisting in the talent acquisition process and selection of the candidate.   
  • Attends appropriate staff meetings and other departmental meetings as a member of the client group leadership team.    




  • Proactive HR professional with high energy, innovation / change oriented and a bias for action
  • Objective listening skills
  • Strong emotional intelligences with demonstrated professional manners when dealing with others. 
  • Works to maintain constructive and positive working relationships
  • In-depth understanding of human resource legislation, policies and procedures
  • Capability of learning quickly and a dynamic environment
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, with good attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Must work well in a participative team environment
  • Time management & multi-tasking ability
  • Demonstrated negotiation & problem-solving




  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, labor relations or related discipline
  • SHRM- CP, SCP, PHR or SPHR preferred 




Generalist 1:

  • 3-5 years of experience in human resources or related field 
  • 3 years of  experience in a corporate, division, manufacturing, or distribution environment a plus


Generalist 2:

  • 5+ years of experience in human resources or related field 
  • 5 years of  experience in a corporate, division, manufacturing, or distribution environment a plus


Generalist 3:

  • 7+ years of experience in human resources or related field 
  • 7 years of  experience in a corporate, division, manufacturing, or distribution environment a plus

What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan


Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Nearest Major Market: Bowling Green