Human Resources Generalist

Houston, TX
Full Time
Mid Level

Human Resources Generalist


MacroFab is the first digital marketplace and intelligent manufacturing platform focused on the $500B market in contract electronics manufacturing. Our technology and services allow customers to rapidly bring new products to market and consume manufacturing as a virtualized resource by offering instant price quotes, rapid prototyping services, and production at scale through a network of factories in North America. Our partners gain a source of low overhead manufacturing jobs, allowing them to fully subscribe their factory capacity and eliminate idle time.

Come join a rapidly growing team where you can take ownership of your role and build your career at


Position Description

This position will report to the Director of HR and Administration.  At the core of this role, you will be a culture and workplace champion by helping to develop and maintain an inclusive organizational culture aligned with the company’s values. 

Communications, interpersonal skills, conflict management, teamwork, good listening skills, patience, confidence, and resilience are key in this role. You will be responsible for employee relations, HR data management, employee benefits administration and other HR related administrative tasks including payroll-related responsibilities. 

As an HR Generalist, you will partner with our Talent Acquisition team, Learning and Development and other cross functional roles to create an exceptional employee experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Onboard all new hires and educate employees on company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Create and distribute internal communications regarding status changes, benefits, or company policies.
  • Provide policy and procedure guidance to employees and Management and maintain employee handbook updates.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of Federal and State employment law and compliance requirements
  • Maintain employee records using MacroFab’s HRIS and other internal systems used for recordkeeping, auditing for accuracy and compliance.
  • Assist with payroll processing, including bi-weekly and semi-monthly updates to employee files, bonus/incentive pay, tracking Personal Time Off, inputting exceptions, and benefit changes
  • Manage and track annual employee performance reviews.
  • Managing employee relations - Respond to HR related inquiries from employees including questions about policies, benefits, complaints, and conflict resolutions and escalate to HR Director as needed.
  • Assist in processing complaints regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, or other instances of workplace harassment and assist in any necessary investigations and disciplinary actions.
  • Conduct exit interviews and recommend corrective action if necessary.
  • Manage employee benefits administration and benefits open enrollment.
  • Collaborate and maintain relationships with MacroFab’s team of Managers and Directors and provide support as needed from a people operations perspective.
  • Partner with our HR Generalist at our Mexico location to ensure that company goals, objectives and values are aligned between our global staff and US staff.
  • Leverage people analytics and reporting techniques to gain insight into people processes, engagement, challenges, and opportunities for improvement including monthly metrics and standard reports for ongoing company requirements.
  • Manage employee engagement efforts including annual surveys and pulse surveys.
  • Advocate for a positive company culture and be a strong representative of MacroFab’s company values.  Monitor company morale and culture and provide updates and guidance to Management on areas for improvement.


The Ideal Candidate

  • You've done this before—you have experience in and thrive in a high-growth startup environment with constant change as your companion; 5+ years of experience working as a Human Resources Generalist, People Partner, HR Manager or similar role.
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, ethics, and cultural awareness
  • Resourceful, problem-solving aptitude and thorough knowledge of HR procedures and policies
  • Technology driven – You can embrace and learn new technologies
  • Strong problem solving, reporting, and analytical skills. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • You take pride in your role and love what you do!


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field or at least 5 years of Human Resources experience
  • Experience with HRMS/HRIS and payroll systems.  Experience with Rippling and Lattice is a plus
  • Proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • PHR or SPHR certification is a plus
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

Even if you don't meet all of the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to apply. Skills can be used in many different ways, and your life and professional experience may be relevant beyond what any list of requirements will capture.

Note: MacroFab is currently not sponsoring H1-B Visas.


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