Martin Sullivan
  • 09-Jan-2018 to 10-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • Human Resources
  • Galesburg, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical (Free doctor vitual visits with PPO Plan), Dental, Vision, Free Life Ins.with Wills, Living Wills, POA, Supp. Life, Short term and Long term disability, 401K,Roth retirement plans with company paid Safe Harbor contribution, Free development classes, employee discounts

If you like a laid back and friendly environment with down-home folks, this is a job for you! 

Martin Sullivan is a family owned and operated, 4th generation, large and small ag John Deere dealership.  It was established in 1926 at a farmhouse in Roanoke, IL and has grown into a multi-location corporation with 13 locations in central and west central IL.  It has the cultural feel of the small-town environment with the development benefits of a larger corporation.

We offer competitive benefits with free online doctor consultations (PPO plan), free life insurance with Wills, Living Wills and POA, supplemental life, short-term and long-term disability with employee assist program, 401K and Roth retirement plans with company paid Safe Harbor contribution, free development opportunities in your field of knowledge, additional incentive pay programs, and employee discounts. 

The Human Resource Generalist provides assistance to all store locations. This role assists in administering employee benefit plans, ACA compliance and resolves benefits-related problems to ensure effective use of plans and positive employee relations. The position works directly with the managers in recruitment and hiring process through full life-cycle. It provides administrative support to human resource functions as needed, to include record-keeping, file maintenance and HRIS entry.   This role will also oversee training and enrollment in John Deere classes. It will ensure stores and depts. follow required annual training and individual training goals.

This position also serves as backup to payroll.


  • Administers health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations. It processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions.
  • Ensures benefits are administered in accordance with federal and state regulations and that plan provisions are followed.
  • Reconciles benefits statements monthly.
  • Prepare and conduct annual benefit open enrollment.
  • Conducts audits of benefits or other HR programs and recommends corrective action.
  • Send enrollments, terminations and maintenance on 401K retirement.
  • Performs customer service functions by answering employee and manager requests and questions.
  • Full life-cycle recruitment to include pre-screen interview process. Tracks status of candidates, communicate with mangers and responds with follow-up emails/calls during the process of recruiting.
  • Job fair and other recruitment strategies to fill positions, communicating throughout hiring cycle with manager.
  • Pipeline applicants through high school contact utilizing scholarship process as a tool.
  • Update job descriptions as needed. Update interview guides as needed.
  • Assist with New Hire Orientation as needed.
  • Mails, scans and emails documents as needed; and performs other clerical functions.
  • Prepares and processes new and term employee files.
  • Files documents into appropriate employee files.
  • Employee bulk mailing as needed.
  • JDU and other employee training enrollment, hotel and flights.
  • Order employee gifts (gift cards, coats, flowers, memorials etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field and/or equivalent experience.
  2. 5 years human resource experience with emphases in recruitment, benefits.
  3. A self-starter; high level of self-initiation.
  4. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  5. SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential preferred.
  6. Experience with payroll software. (Paycom preferred)
  7. Knowledge of standard office equipment.
  8. High level of organization, attention to detail and accuracy.
  9. Ability to prioritize and meet deadline.
  10. Knowledge of agriculture equipment industry is a plus, but not required.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants and internal transfers will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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