HR Specialist 1 (Night Shift)
  • Canton Vehicle Assembly
  • Nissan Motor
Job Description

Life at Nissan encompasses everything that inspires both the quality of our vehicles and the quality of our people. Company-wide, you'll find fast learners and self-starting engines as well as people who are quick to embrace change and take an idea into overdrive.

At Nissan, minds race. Imagination gets a green light. Each opportunity is the fuel that drives an idea from inspiration to real-life.

We are hiring for a HR Specialist 1 (Night Shift) for our Canton, Mississippi location.

The Human Resource Specialist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including workplace investigations, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

Will collect, compile, and analyze HR data, metrics, and statistics, and apply this data to make recommendations related to recruitment, retention, and legal compliance.

This position is heavy on employee relations in a manufacturing environment, which can be a noisy environment that is fast-paced.

Job Function

  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave;
  • disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale;

occupational health and safety; and training and development.

  • Provides coaching and guidance to employees and managers.
  • Implements and conducts the onboarding and off-boarding of employees.
  • Handles complex and sensitive employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors.
  • Attends and participates in employee corrective action meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Identifies and recommends solutions to trending issues as a result of employee engagement.
  • Performs project-related and process improvement activities.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Identifies and recommends reasonable short- and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics.
  • Based on metrics and analysis, makes recommendations for policies and activities to improve the organizational culture including suggestions to attract and hire qualified candidates, to motivate and retain employees, to address staffing issues, and to maintain legal compliance.
  • Ensures compliance with data privacy regulations and best practices.
  • May guide and / or assist with performance, benefit, and compensation review and evaluation processes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least 2 years of human resources experience preferred.
  • Manufacturing or distribution experience highly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations preferred.
  • Experience with Excel including use of functions, formulas, pivot tables, charts, and graphs
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS, payroll, and similar employee management software or HRIS systems.
  • Proficiency in or the ability to quickly learn the organization's HRIS and talent management systems.

Physical Requirements :

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking long distances to cover the manufacturing facility
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization's facilities


People are our most valuable assets, and diversity and inclusion are the key to maximizing the power of each individual member of our team.

When everyone belongs, the power of NISSAN is undeniable. Our Corporate Diversity Initiative aims to improve business results by ensuring that our workplace and core businesses meet the unique needs of our employees and customer base.

Nissan is committed to creating a culture where everyone belongs and employees, customers, and partners feel respected, valued, and heard.

We have over 10 Business Synergy Teams (BSTs) across the U.S. and Canada that connect employees with shared characteristics or interests build allies, and foster a company culture where all employees feel supported and included.

Nissan also values inclusion in all areas of our business as we strive to mirror the diversity of our customer base and the communities where we do business.

We are committed to procuring innovative goods and services, retailing our products and communicating from a diverse perspective which will help us continue to offer our customers competitively designed, market-driven products.

Join us as we carry our commitment to diversity and inclusion into the future.

Canton Mississippi United States of America

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