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Human Resources Generalist

Job Category:  Human Resources
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3747

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


Job Summary:

We are seeking an HR Generalist to support the day-to-day human resources functions. You will join a collaborative national HR team reporting to a HR Manager on-site. Your primary focus will be on supporting immigration, employee relations, and recruiting. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your human resources career.



  • Review, track, and document compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include new manager training, anti-harassment training, etc.
  • Perform routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to disputes and investigations; talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; immigration; and training and development.
  • Ensure organization, quality control, data input, and general maintenance of all immigration compliance records and required postings.
  • Prepare and maintain all immigration-related correspondence and documents. 
  • Receive employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attend and participate in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Perform routine tasks associated with onboarding new hires (i.e., tax forms, I9, and other forms as required by Revenue and Labor authorities)
  • Recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborate with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Assist other members of the Human Resources staff with special projects or as needed.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proven ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proactive problem solver and disciplined self-starter that thrives in an ambiguous. environment with ever-changing priorities.
  • Exceptional time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them, when appropriate.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • 4 years of Human Resources experience with at least 1 year employment-based immigration experience.
  • Experience working in a remote, globally distributed team in a fast-paced high-growth environment strongly preferred.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times. 
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.



About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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