Human Resources Manager (Transportation)

 Elk Grove Village, IL

Job ID:
Job Title:
Human Resources Manager (Transportation)
City & State:
Elk Grove Village, IL
Job Region:
Sr. Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Shared Services/Back Office (Assistant/HR/Recruiting/Legal)
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)
Our client, founded in 2012, is growing and expanding across the US. They value Loyalty, Integrity, Family and Transparency. They are a truckload brokerage headquartered in the Chicago market with a plan to grow organically with the right team.

Job Type: Full-time

Human Resources Manager- Transportation
This role is responsible for managing both the strategic and day-to-day operations of the Human Resources department.  

  • Create employee handbook.
  • Develop and execute an onboarding process.
  • Review and update all company policies to ensure compliance to HR policies and Federal and State employment laws including unemployment, FMLA, discrimination, health and safety, privacy etc.
  • Maintain all employment records in accordance with the laws.
  • Handle all recruiting aspects, including recruiting and screening candidates, scheduling and conducting interviews, and onboarding new employees.
  • Drive the development of a good business climate/culture by providing insights through training and leadership advancement.
  • Address and resolve employment related issues, monitor employment related claims, conduct workplace investigations as appropriate.
  • Provide counsel and guidance on matters related to employee relations including onboarding, performance management, corrective counseling, issue mediation and creating positive work environment, and simple investigations.
  • Administer all employee benefits plans, including group health/dental/vision, 401(k), pre-tax accounts, accident & disability, and life.
  • Track employees eligibility for benefits, process enrollments and terminations, handle COBRA matters.
  • Supervise annual benefit plan renewals, explore self-insurance options, negotiate coverage, services and costs with brokers and other third party partners.
  • Handle and respond to communications received from Federal & State agencies (IRS, Dept. of Revenue, Dept. of Employment Security, DOL etc.).

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
  • Minimum of 5 years of HR experience.
  • Previous industry experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience creating employee handbooks, onboarding, and handling other HR functions.
  • Ability to work cohesively and efficiently on a team.  
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.  
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and follow through.
  • Energetic, detail-oriented and highly motivated.
  • Good computer skills required (Word, Excel and Access).

This position offers a competitive base salary.

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