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Liberty Steel & Wire
  • 12-May-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Human Resources
  • Peoria, IL, USA
  • $70,350
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive Wage Schedules - Medical, Dental, & Vision - 401k - Company Paid Life Insurance & More!

Human Resource Generalist - We offer an exceptional bonus structure, competitive pay, and professional development opportunities!

We are a growing steel manufacturer producing billets, rebar, rod, industrial wire, and agricultural fence products, Red Brand, based in Bartonville, Illinois that offers its employees an exceptional bonus structure, flexible hours, and professional development opportunities.

The Company: Liberty Steel & Wire is on track for a record year and all products are 100% made in the USA. We are known for providing industry expertise, competitive pricing and responsive customer service. But most of all, our reliable inventory of steel, and strategically located facilities, promise to deliver in the most cost efficient and timely manner.

As part of a global organization, GFG Alliance, Liberty Steel & Wire is committed to the purpose of creating a sustainable future for industry and society. Focusing on change, family, and sustainability, Liberty Steel has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2030.

The Position:

The Human Resource Generalist performs human resources related duties at the professional level and has responsibilities in the following functioning areas: employment, employee relations, employee benefits, and training.

  • We offer a 401k with company match, company paid life insurance and long term disability, generous vacation, sick, and personal time, nine paid holidays, three medical & prescription drug plans to choose from offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dental and Vision plans, accident insurance, critical illness, and whole life, as well flexible spending accounts.
  • We also offer an exceptional bonus structure, annual merit reviews, and upward career advancement opportunities supported by professional development.

PAY RANGE STARTING AT $70,000-$88,000.



  • Assists with interviews, screening and recruitment of job applicants to fill entry-level, professional, and technical job openings; works with various recruiters, job boards or temp agencies in doing so.
  • Reviews initial applications and coordinates interviews with applicants either alone or chairing an interview process involving several members of management.
  • Facilitates the post interview discussion/selection process.
  • Works closely with the Employment Manager on stated employment matters.
  • Assists with development and implementation of local and GFG HR Initiatives such as performance management and training & development programs.
  • Creates and conducts HR reports, provides back-up for orientation, and hiring new hires into Peoplesoft.
  • Administers FMLA, Sickness & Accident benefits, and educates employees on available EAP services.
  • Provides oversight for executive expense reporting and Investigates and works with legal department in response to all outside agency charges (EEOC, IDHR, NLRB, etc.).
  • Represents the Company in initial unemployment claims.
  • Maintains good working relationship with Union officials, is knowledgeable of Union contract and rules.
  • Knowledgeable of employee benefits providing assistance and back-up to the Manager Benefits & HRIS.
  • Facilitates providing training to the hourly and salaried workforce.
  • Identify and initiate organizational development opportunities for salaried employees.
  • Performs other HR duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management from a four-year college or university and five years experience in the HR field.
  • SHRM-CP certification preferred.
  • Must be capable of using personal computers and Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be knowledgeable of or capable of learning the PeopleSoft and Prism systems.
  • Personable, assertive and goal oriented. Must be well organized and capable of handling multiple tasks and priorities in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Interface effectively with personnel within and outside the company including Union personnel.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize work load in an efficient manner.

The Location: Liberty Steel & Wire is based in Peoria, IL. This is a great place to live because it is affordable with cost of living in Peoria being 2% lower on average than other places in America and the areas has plenty of opportunities to visit wonderful attractions that are fun for the whole family, such as zoos, museums, and nature centers.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Great benefits, competitive pay, and an exceptional bonus structure!
  • On-the-job training, continuous professional development, and career paths to include upward movement.
  • Flexible working hours and generous vacation, sick, and personal time off schedules.
  • Experienced team willing to support, learn, and grow with you.

Liberty Steel and Wire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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