Human Resource Specialist

Location Flora, IL, USA

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, 36,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.

  • Execution of HR-processes in the scope of recruitment, compensation, organization and general HR-Management.
  • Consulting of employees and superiors in all HR-related issues.


  • Staff deployment/procurement
  • Organization and implementation of staff movement, relocation, staff termination, changes in pay, new group
  • Allocation on the basis of defined criteria taking tariffs, company and legal regulations into account.
  • Consultation with employees and superiors regarding general career opportunities, personnel development and salary.
  • Keeping staff master data up-to-date in the SAP system, reporting and creating staff files
  • Arranging relocation and coordinating events
  • Coordination of performance appraisal process
  • Sending performance appraisals and target agreements to superiors for their employees
  • Monitoring and noting absence, evaluation of their reasons and forwarding the respective information to the superior responsible
  • Preparing for employees’ terminations
  • Applicant management
  • Preparation of job advertisements on the basis of staff requirements, arranging for them to be displayed internally and externally
  • Applicant tracking. Deciding about applicants’ profile match, forwarding adequate profiles to hiring departments.
  • Conducting structured interviews and consulting superiors with regard to their hiring decision
  • Explaining employment conditions to applicants.
  • Coordinating travel of applicants, setting reimbursement per company policy.
  • Entering and updating employer training data in the SAP event management system or other database.
  • Payroll accounting
  • Determining and prescribing data for automatic payroll accounting taking income tax, retirement plan, legal and incompany
  • regulations and specifications into account
  • Analyzing and preparing documents relevant for payment as well as correcting payroll issues
  • Recording, updating and managing staff data relevant for payment in the SAP system, updating staff files accordingly.
  • Carrying out a wide range of evaluations according to specification.
  • Other tasks
  • Clarifying extensions to contracts in agreement with the organizational unit affected
  • Coordinating the use of temporary workers, verification of records of hours worked and approving invoices from agencies
  • Advising and informing superiors and employees in matters of staff administration and employee relations issues, including payment matters
  • Involvement in projects in the Human Resources department as well as providing support in the development of internal staff processes
  • Providing support with the administrative processing of expatriates and foreign employees. Preparation and coordination of immigration issues such as visa extensions
  • Carrying out general office work for the superior responsible


  • Associate's Degree 
  • Basic knowledge of Notes
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of SAP modules
  • Industrial clerk + 1 year recognized specialist training
  • Human resources clerk


Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number 20001881.

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HELLA Corporate Center USA Inc.
Mr. Dwayne Harris
1101 Vincennes Ave
62839 Flora, Illinois