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HR Generalist
Eden Prairie, MN

DriSteem designs and manufactures humidification, water treatment and evaporative cooling systems to meet the unique requirements of health care, industrial, process-critical, commercial, and residential applications worldwide. DriSteem’s reputation as the humidification industry leader is the result of over 50 years of product excellence, innovation, and responsive customer service.

DriSteem currently has an opening for a HR Generalist. 


The Human Resources Generalist will have responsibility in all areas of Human Resources, including employee relations, recruiting, onboarding, benefits, and compensation.  This individual will also be responsible for ad-hoc projects that will benefit DriSteem and provide an employee oriented high performing culture.  The HR Generalist will champion and implement HR initiatives and best practices to ensure compliance with federal and state legal requirements.  Directs, implements, and communicates programs and services throughout the organization.


  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Establish relations with employees that inspire trust, confidence, and respect.
  • Interpret and communicate clearly human resource policies, procedures, laws, standards, and regulations.
  • Act as a role model, promote and champion company values.


  • Identify workforce and hiring plans necessary to drive recruiting production staff to develop strategy for recruiting talent.
  • Manage production recruitment needs where appropriate. Source, screen, interview, and make hiring recommendations in collaboration with Production Manager.


  • Responsible for all aspects of new employee orientation, including:
    • Create a positive first impression and a welcoming environment from first contact to first day and beyond.
    • Provide information needed for a great start (benefits, company guidelines and policies, etc.)
    • Foster enthusiasm and excitement regarding the position with the company.
    • Solicit feedback from new employees regarding onboarding practices and implement new processes based on the feedback.
    • Keep current with onboarding best practices; develop and implement recommendations for ongoing improvement.


  • Work with Director of HR and RP to ensure benefit information is communicated and any benefit issues are being resolved.
  • Assist with benefit administration, including year-end, open enrollments, and new benefit introductions.
  • Support the leave of absence program with third party administrator, including short- and long-term disability and Family Medical Leave Act, providing feedback when issues arise along with solutions.


  • Represent company in Unemployment Compensation claims when needed.
  • Assist with the worker’s compensation process including the completion of incident reports and employee inquires.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Communicate effectively to managers, and payroll regarding employee hires/terms/LOA/FMLA.
  • Assist in administration of performance review program to ensure effectiveness and compliance within organization.
  • Develop reports and analyses as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

General Responsibilities

  • Support continual compliance with ISO 9001 standards and procedures.
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, vendors, co-workers, and management.
  • Comply with any/all company safety and health rules and policies and promote safe work practices. Report any safety concerns to supervisor/manager.
  • Ensure compliance with departmental guidelines and company standards.
  • Significant model production floor interface up to 30% of time.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with emphasis in HR or related field.
  • 1 to 3 years relevant broad HR experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 1 to 3 years relevant entry level hiring experience.
  • Basic knowledge of personnel policies and procedures, employee benefit programs, and related legal compliance areas, including an understanding of labor issues and laws.
  • PHR a plus.
  • Computer knowledge must include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Software.
  • Experience with Paylocity a plus.

Key Qualities and Skills

  • Outstanding relationship development, building trust while driving results.
  • Excellent resource coordination and schedule management skills.
  • Detail oriented individual with desire and ability to understand highly technical products.
  • Strong analytical, business, strategic thinking, planning, and financial analysis skills.
  • Self-motivated with positive attitude, proven teamwork skills.
  • Work cross-functionally to achieve targeted business results.
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong analysis/synthesis, organizational and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR ALL! At DriSteem, our employees are our most important resource. That is why we offer comprehensive benefits and unique perks.

We care about your health by providing...

  • A comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • A progressive wellness program for you and your spouse (including incentives)

We care about your wellbeing by providing...

  • PTO and holiday pay
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Dress for the day (casual dress code)
  • Free coffee and popcorn
  • Employee discounts from our parent company - Aprilaire products
  • Cell phone discount

We care when you need it most by providing...

  • Company-sponsored short- and long-term disability plans
  • Employee assistance program
  • Identity theft protection
  • Bereavement pay

We care about your financial wellness by providing...

  • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing
  • Free use of Spectrum Advisors – Financial Planning
  • Three types of life insurance coverage
  • Scholarship awards

We care about your growth by providing...

  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Learning and development opportunities

We care about our community by...

  • Giving back to a local charity through fundraising

Qualified candidates may send a resume to Human Resources, 14949 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 or email  Fax:  952-229-3202.


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