Position Title:Bilingual HR Generalist
Date Posted: October 4, 2021
Job Location: Waterloo, WI
Company Name: Van Holten's, Inc.
Contact: Gary Nidetz
703 W. Madison St.
Waterloo, WI 53594
Description: This new role within our company will have both administrative and strategic responsibilities, helping us to plan and administer important HR functions. At Van Holten’s we understand that our business thrives when our personnel thrives and we are looking for a bi-lingual people person to direct these efforts.

JOB SUMMARY: This role is responsible for the company’s daily Human Resource functions including employee recruiting, benefit administration, leave management, and developing company HR policies and practices. Working closely with our Leadership, this position is essential to providing an excellent employee experience and promoting a positive workplace culture.


  • Understand union employee staffing needs and conduct recruiting, interviewing, and hiring
  • Create and manage internal and external job postings
  • Process new employee paperwork and create security access badges
  • Develop and maintain an impactful new hire onboarding process
  • Conduct new employee orientation and training
  • Follow up with union employees regarding attendance issues
  • Develop and maintain a departing employee offboarding process
  • Maintain union employee records including seniority list, training certifications, and disciplinary
  • Develop and maintain a non-union employee review process
  • Maintain and update union employee roster and cross-training matrix
  • Maintain and update company organizational chart and job descriptions
  • Answer employee requests and questions on employment and benefits-related issues
  • Assist Controller with benefit plan administration and annual benefits open enrollment
  • Process FMLA paperwork and track FMLA usage
  • Proactively identify improvements for our employee handbooks and HR policies and procedures
  • Maintain and update employee handbooks
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with employment and benefits laws and regulations
  • Collect and analyze human resources data and make recommendations for changes to management
  • Identify and implement employee satisfaction, retention, and wellness programs to improve the employee experience
  • Create and implement employee engagement campaigns
  • Keep up to date with the latest HR trends and best practices
  • Perform written and verbal Spanish translation
  • Other duties or projects as assigned by supervisor


  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • 2-year degree or equivalent in experience
  • Experienced in Human Resources administration
  • Familiarity with applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources practices
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Positive, resilient, and service-oriented
  • Skilled with verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive problem solver
  • High integrity and ethical standards
  • Enjoys working within a diverse workforce
  • Highly computer literate and experienced with Outlook and MS Office Suite


  • The company covers 80% of health insurance premiums and 75% of deductible
  • Vacation, holiday, and flex PTO pay
  • 401k program available with matching
  • Life, dental, vision, accident, term life, short term and long-term disability insurance offered at group rates
  • Family-owned and family-friendly


  • Standard Schedule: Monday through Thursday 8 AM – 5 PM, Friday 8 AM – 4:30 PM - ½ hour lunch
  • Work will primarily be performed in a typical office environment
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times

REPORTS TO: Controller

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year

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