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Southeast Idaho SHRM  

An affiliated SHRM chapter since March 19, 1969 

The Mission Statement of SEI SHRM reads: As the premier HR organization in Southeast Idaho, we are committed to advancing the capabilities of our HR professionals. We provide value to our members by offering developmental opportunities and a common forum to network, share ideas, and experiences that promote the learning process.


HR Generalist-Ipex in Preston

December 01, 2022 7:28 PM | Clint Washburn (Administrator)


IPEX is one of the North American leading providers of advanced plastic piping systems. Our mission is to shape a better tomorrow by connecting people with water and energy.

We currently have an exciting opportunity as a Human Resources Generalist. This role is based in our plant in Preston, Idaho, and reports to the Human Resources Business Partner.

Do not miss the opportunity to join a broad family of people-centric professionals, leaders with a point of view and rapid problem solvers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters!

Job Summary

This role supports the delivery of HR projects, policies, programs, and procedures, ranging from recruitment, performance management to employee relations. The HR Generalist will act as the first point of contact for their assigned client group locations and collaborate closely with Corporate HR and Centers of Excellence (COEs) to provide support for a wide range of local level HR needs and initiatives.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Play a counsel role with the management team to establish good human resources practices in order to promote an efficient work environment.
  • Establish effective onboarding procedures and conduct new employee orientation.
  • Advise and guide assigned client groups on HR issues (e.g. conflict resolution, performance management, attendance issues). Advance issues as appropriate to COEs based on complexity.
  • Implement innovative human resource practices that promote team mobilization and dedication.
  • Partner with management team to promote employee growth and development (HR planning, career mapping)
  • Play a meaningful role in driving positive employee engagement
  • Act as a liaison between corporate HR, payroll and employees regarding Benefits, RRSPs, Payroll, HR, & Short Term Disability Claims.
  • Coordinate Claims Management and Return to Work for Non-Occupational injuries or illnesses
  • Facilitate relevant HR training to supervisors and hourly employees (ADA, Respect in the Workplace, Privacy, etc.) and maintain vital training records.
  • Support the HRBP and HR COEs as the need arises with the evaluation of trends and metrics.
  • Conduct Exit Interviews for hourly employees
  • Craft and maintain plant specific reference manuals, standards, policies, procedures, and work instructions that fall under the scope of Human Resources.


    Qualifications & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in HR, Business, Organizational Development, or related field
    • Bilingual in English/ Spanish (verbal and written).
    • 3-5 years HR experience, preferably with generalist focus.
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment – minimum 1 year
    • Ability to travel occasionally when required;
    • Strong skills oriented on teamwork, results and autonomy;
    • Excels at relationship building
    • Proficiency with HR information systems and the Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Experience in Workday and Dayforce an asset


    IPEX is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for IPEX jobs. To request an accommodation, please contact HR at 

    Southeast Idaho Chapter of SHRM

    The Premier Human Resources Professional Organization in Southeast Idaho.

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

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