Sr. HR Generalist


Orlando, Florida (FL), US

Building the people that build the world.

With platforms in HVAC and Detection and Measurement, SPX Technologies builds innovative solutions that enable a safer, more efficient, sustainable world.  Through our RiSE talent development framework, we Reach, Identify, Strengthen, and Engage our employees to support them in their continued development.  We’re a global company of problem solvers, collaborators, and innovators, and our businesses build solutions that impact the world. 


As part of Detection and Measurement, CUES is the world’s leading developer of water, wastewater, and storm water inspection equipment.   With CCTV cameras, pre-built vehicles, and software for pipeline inspection and rehabilitation, we improve the safety and reliability of our water infrastructure systems.


How you will make an Impact (Job Summary)

SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact. As the Senior Human Resources Generalist for the CUES business, you will be the first point of contact for local leaders and employees, serving as a valued resource in driving implementation of HR processes and initiatives to meet business objectives and develop an efficient, engaged, and inclusive workforce.

This is a hands-on position that supports the manufacturing plant and leadership with a focus on employee relations, performance management, recruiting, and continuous improvement.


What you can expect in this role (Job Responsibilities)

While each day brings new opportunities at SPX, your core responsibilities will be:

1. Employee Relations

  • Serving as the primary contact in addressing day-to-day HR related issues such as performance management, benefits questions, attendance, payroll, and other workplace concerns; escalating complex issues as appropriate.
  • Providing guidance and coaching to managers and employees with a focus on performance management, employee engagement, career development, recruiting and retention.
  • Ensuring compliance with HR policies, including employee disciplinary and completing workplace investigations, as appropriate.


2. Recruiting & Performance Management: 

  • Supporting the full scope of the employee life cycle including: resource planning, partnering with Corporate recruiting team, and completing onboarding / offboarding.
  • Analyzing compensation information to inform candidate offers and annual compensation reviews for new and existing employees
  • Managing and supporting temporary agency staffing, performance and relationships. 
  • Facilitating or coordinating training on performance management, leadership development, pay planning, new employee orientation, compliance, etc.
  • Implementing projects locally and for remotely located employees that support the global SPX Human Resources strategy.
  • Coordinating, supporting and monitoring employee performance reviews at mid-year and end-of-year cycles for target completion. 
  • Creating and executing plans to continuously improve talent sourcing and skill development by providing business intelligence, and proactively driving workforce analysis & diversity initiatives.


3. System & Compliance

  • Maintaining strong understanding of the changing landscape within the labor market, employment law, and other HR functional disciplines. Proactively engages in development opportunities and stays current on innovations in HR practices through benchmarking, networking and research/publications.
  • Supporting the HR systems such as Ceridian Dayforce, Success Factors, and other systems by coordinating the collection of information, inputting information, and running/auditing reports.  
  • Managing attendance tracking system and administer attendance policy. 
  • Serving as site Benefit contact including disability and FMLA inquiries.
  • Providing direction and support for all regulatory requirements including EEO, FLSA, OSHA, FMLA, ADA, and corporate compliance guidelines. 
  • Supporting annual HR processes such as pay planning, AAP reporting, system data audits, etc.


4. Continuous Improvement

  • Acting as an advocate for the continuous improvement and safety culture.
  • Proactively identify risks, opportunities, and potential solutions that enable the business for improvement and growth. 
  • Providing HR and business metrics for monthly / quarterly reporting. 
  • Participating in other projects as assigned that relate to the overall goals of the HR department and organization. 



What we are looking for (Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education)

We each bring something to the table, and we are looking for someone who has:

Required Experience

  • 5 – 7 years HR Generalist experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Experience administering local delivery of structured recruiting and compensation programs.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience supporting recruiting, training, performance management, employee relations, business collaboration and talent & organizational development.
  • Knowledge of employment laws (FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, EEO, ADA).
  • Proactive, out-of-the-box thinker, keen to drive process improvement and excitement over change management.
  • Experience working with Time and Attendance Systems (Ceridian is a plus).
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving abilities with strong attention to detail.  
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to communicate with and influence employees at all levels.
  • Ability to maintain composure and discretion in challenging situations.
  • Proven track record of meeting commitments with the high standards of confidentiality, ethics and integrity.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or related field.
  • Master’s degree in human resources, Business, organizational development or related area preferred.
  • PHR / SPHR / GPHR / SHRM-CP / SHRM-SCP Certification preferred.

 Travel & Working Environment

  • Office environment with occasional work in a plant/manufacturing environment.
  • Minimal travel (<10%) that includes visits to other facilities, vendors and training. 
  • Manufacturing Environment require use of foot, eye and ear protection when in production areas. 


How we live our culture

Our culture is at the center of what we do and, more importantly, who we are.  Our core values set a standard for how we manage ourselves, and our Leadership Model sets the standard for how we engage with each other.  Whether you are an individual contributor or you lead a large team, each of us leads at SPX.  


What benefits do we offer?

We know that the well-being of our employees is integral. Our benefits include:

  • Generous and flexible paid time off including paid personal time off, caregiver, parental, and volunteer leave
  • Competitive health insurance plans and 401(k) match, with benefits starting day one
  • Competitive and performance-based compensation packages and bonus plans
  • Educational assistance, leadership development programs, and recognition programs  


Our commitment to embrace diversity to build a culture of inclusion at SPX

We value different backgrounds, experiences, and voices at SPX, and we are committed to challenging ourselves, openly communicating, and striving to improve every day.  We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where everyone has a voice and is encouraged to realize their fullest potential. 


SPX is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.


SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.