Human Resources Generalist

3 weeks ago
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Human Resources


Is This The Role For You?


We hire smart people with big hearts.  People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role.


If you’re ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be – today and in the future….CryoLife is the place for you.

Position Overview

Perform duties at the professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: Employee relations, training, employment, affirmative action and employment equity program, benefits management and payroll. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization. The Generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill and the business needs.


  • Maintain all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies.


  • Manage and track all employee disciplinary action, and coach, counsel and guide managers before executing employee disciplinary actions.


  • Maintain and process all Unemployment Notices of Entitlement and potential charges in a timely, efficient manner. Attend unemployment hearings when necessary.


  • Assist with recruitment tasks as needed (review applications, interviews, etc.).


  • Act as an employee relations specialist.


  • Monitor tardy and absenteeism reports, and ensure proper documentation is issued on employees who have excessive tardiness or absenteeism problems. Report vacation, sick, personal day and holiday use to payroll and scheduling. Maintain and distribute report of same.


  • Maintain employee personnel files.


  • Maintain, update and distribute the employee phone list.


  • Ensure compliance and periodically audit regarding Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification.


  • Distribute and monitor employee performance evaluations, and ensure that they are done in a timely manner (i.e., three months, six months, one year and yearly thereafter).


  • Update, monitor and maintain eligible salary adjustments/increases based on three- and six-month and one-year evaluations.


  • Report, maintain and monitor all workers' compensation case files; follow-up on open cases.


  • Monitor employee eligibility for benefits plans. Review benefits with employees, and process enrollment, cancellation or changes. Organize and manage annual open enrollment, communications and election process. Maintain and distribute list of new and cancelled employees under each benefit plan. Verify benefit billing accuracy and process for payment.


  • Administer COBRA and group health plans.


  • Maintain and coordinate employee recognition programs.


  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent years of experience


  • 3-5 years of HR Generalist experience


  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other human resource programs


  • Human resource experience in this industry


  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification, preferred

Company Info

Who We Are.


CryoLife is one of the world’s contemporary medical device companies providing preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries. Since the Company’s inception in 1984, it is estimated that its products and tissues have been implanted in about 900,000 patients worldwide.


CryoLife technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. CryoLife headquarters are located in Kennesaw, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.


CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

CryoLife is committed to the philosophy of equal opportunity employment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans or other legally protected status.


Reasonable Accommodations
CryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.


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