HR Generalist

Brand:  Matthews Environmental Solutions
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Environmental

Apopka, FL, US, 32703

Req ID:  11445


Provides routine Human Resources support and assists Global HR Director in more complex initiatives.  Treats employees and managers as customers, carefully balancing their interests with mission and vision of the organization.  Successful incumbent will approach the role as an internal consultant.


  • Answers frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to appropriate senior-level HR staff or management.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation.
  • Performs periodic audits of HR files and records to ensure that all required documents are collected and filed appropriately.
  • May assist with recruiting activities, including job fairs, coordination of interviewing, coordination of new hire start dates and new hire onboarding coordination with Manager.  
  • Reaches out to diverse sources for applicants.
  • Oversees employee orientation, including initial paperwork (I-9, etc.), safety training, following up on and assisting with online benefits enrollment.
  • Advises managers and assists with counseling/disciplinary actions up to and including termination.  Participates in investigations.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relation issues.
  • Supports and coordinates ongoing employee and management communications on business performance, policies, initiatives, etc.  Responds to employee and manager inquiries for information or clarification.  Ensures an open-door policy/practice for all employees to seek resolution to work problems.
  • Supports ongoing and timely performance management of employees to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization.  
  • Participates with managers in creating on the job training; including documenting standard work procedures and creation of visual job aids. 
  • Consults with managers and health care professionals to evaluate the need for, develop and implement accommodations, return-to-work, light-duty, and other responses for impacted employees. 
  • Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations, including unemployment.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  •  6+ years progressive human resources generalist experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Bi-lingual Spanish
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.



  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.


The Matthews Environmental Solutions division of Matthews Memorialization is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of technologically advanced crematoria equipment, as well as cremation-related products and services. It is a total solutions provider for combustion products and services with a passion for the environment and success for our clients. We are a global leader in cremation equipment, waste incinerator systems, environmental solutions, service, parts, supplies, crematory management and memorial products. We have a passion for innovation and are committed to continually finding new solutions for a varied customer base. 

Matthews Environmental Solutions and Matthews Memorialization are (MATW) Matthews International companies.  

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.


Nearest Major Market: Orlando