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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.



Gentherm is looking for a highly motivated and knowledgeable HR Generalist to join our HR team! As our HR Generalist for the Medical Team, you play a key role in supporting a variety of HR initiatives and programs including but not limited to: recruiting, onboarding and offboarding, employee relations, employee engagement and training and development. This role reports to the HR Director and is based in Cincinnati, OH. This role offers flexible work arrangements and does require some onsite presence to support our manufacturing operation.


  • Works with hiring managers on recruiting needs to update and/or create job descriptions, source resumes, pre-screen candidates, and coordinate interviews.
  • Leads day to day hourly recruiting needs for manufacturing and warehouse.  Works with staffing agency to fill a range of hourly production roles.
  • Acts as Onboarding Lead to provide best-in-class candidate experience; responsible for executing onboarding process from background through employee's first day.
  • Works with managers on a variety of employee relations issues such as performance, time & attendance, disciplinary and safety issues.
  • Works with Plant Manager and HR Director to coordinate and plan HSE initiatives.
  • Prepares, reviews and analyzes a variety of people data, information and reports, and works with HR Director to make recommendations depending on business needs.
  • Supports site wide communication and takes the lead on planning employee-related events and  programs with HR Coordinator.
  • Maintains AAP/EEO information for the site and supports annual AAP reporting.
  • Represents the division on Corporate DE & I Council.
  • In partnership with key functions, manages the Student Co-Op Program.  Activities may include: attending career fairs, full life-cycle recruitment and planning program events.
  • Works closely with HR Director to support the overall business strategy by helping identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, and processes.
  • Assists in developing and executing new procedures and policies to continually improve the efficiency of the HR department and organization, and to improve employee experience.
  • This information is the intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-includive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.  Duties and responsibilities may change at any time.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in HR.
  • Experience with recruiting for professional and hourly production roles.
  • Experience with workplace safety process and procedures.
  • Experience addressing a range of employee relations issues.
  • Ability to create and sustain relationships throughout the organization enabling productive partnerships.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities by urgency and key deliverable dates.
  • Demonstrates a “can-do” mindset and can work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate in both written and oral forms with all levels of the organization.



  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience managing the onboarding process.
  • Experience with employee training – onboarding, etc.
  • Working knowledge of HRIS Databases, SuccessFactors.
  • Knowledge of MS Office (specifically excel)


  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results


All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  7891

Cincinnati, OH, US, 45241

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Sep 10, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Medical, HR, Warehouse, Plant, Surgery, Healthcare, Human Resources, Manufacturing