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1100 McKinley Road
St Marys, OH 45885
P: 419-394-7840
F: 419-394-4776

Forty-Three Million Wheels...

A leader in the manufacture of
cast aluminum automotive wheels.

Our products can be found on some
of the most popular vehicles today.

Our clients include some of the largest
auto manufacturers in the world.

Associate Relations Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY:  Coordinates internal and external recruiting activities and orientation and training of new associates.  Administers performance evaluation, compensation, fringe benefits, and associate involvement/recognition programs.  Administers Workers Compensation program.  Communicates regularly with associates from all levels of the organization and supports effective community relations.


  • Coordinates internal and external recruiting activities, including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and selection of qualified candidates. 
  • Conducts Company presentations, plant tours, interviews, background checks, and drug screens.  Coordinates with temporary agencies
  • Assists in onboarding, orientation, and training of new full-time and temporary associates.
  • Administers workers compensation program--including support of incident investigation and recordkeeping, preventative and corrective actions for safety improvement, claims management, hearing attendance, etc.
  • Administers performance evaluations, compensation, fringe benefits, and supports associate involvement/recognition programs
  • Communicates regularly with associates from all levels regarding Company policies, procedures, programs, and general associate relations concerns
  • Utilizes HRIS system and other software to monitor human resource metrics and compile various reports
  • Participates in activities and programs that support good public relations and effective working relationships with community organization


  • Accountability – Acknowledges and assumes responsibility for actions, behavior, decisions, reports, project updates, etc.
  • Communication Skills – Speaks and writes in a concise, clear manner to inform and influence others.
  • Conflict Resolution – Examines situation from objective viewpoint and exercises diplomacy to resolve tension or conflict between two or more individuals
  • Consensus Building – Presents alternatives and seeks consent from group of individuals to reach decision that is acceptable to all members of group
  • Customer-Oriented – Understands and willingly performs varied tasks that support the needs and requests of others
  • Detail-Oriented – Pays close attention to even small and seemingly insignificant aspects of a situation or task.
  • Empathetic – Ability to identify with and express sensitivity to others’ feelings, experiences, points of view, opinions, etc.
  • Initiative – Takes steps to perform tasks and sustains action with little or no direction from others.
  • Judgment – Forms opinion or makes decision considering available information, various perspectives, and potential ramifications.
  • Organized – Follows structured and systematic methods in planning and performing tasks.


  • Five or more years of human resource generalist experience is required--preferably in a fast-paced manufacturing setting
  • Related Bachelor degree, or equivalent, is strongly preferred
  • Prior computer experience, including HRIS systems is required
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail are also required
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