Milwaukee Brewers

HR Generalist – Baseball Operations

2 weeks ago
# of Openings
Human Resources


Administers projects and information relating to human resources activity including recruiting, orientations, data entry of all personnel transactions, employee relations and personnel policies and procedures, by performing the duties listed below.  Primary service group is Baseball Operations (Milwaukee, Spring Training, Remote and Affiliates).


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions. Administers the hiring process including preparing job descriptions, obtaining management approvals for positions, posting as necessary, conducting background/reference checks, and preparing offer letters.  Ensures departments are fully supported in hiring and onboarding process including but not limited to, employee authorization forms, coordinating new hire IT needs, workstation setup, and system updates among other tasks.  Maintains information in Requisition Log timely, and maintains the Teamwork and iCIMS software.
  • Responsible for required MLB submissions related to league wide recruiting initiatives, including the MLB Pipeline Program.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
  • Assists Baseball Operations in developing and implementing employee training program.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date computerized (Workday) and paper records (if needed) of all transactions including salary and organizational changes, performance reviews, compliance issues, etc. This includes setting up major league and minor league player rosters at the beginning of the season for payroll purposes, making moves during the season, and performing year end tasks for player payroll.
  • Train and assist managers and employees with the Workday system to improve usage and familiarity with system.
  • Serve as initial point of contact for employee relations issues; investigates and resolves employee complaints on a timely basis; coordinates investigations with managers, and upper management as needed; Notifies Vice President of all employee relations issues and assists in carrying out any employee relations initiatives.
  • Track the distribution and signing of all non-player, employee contracts.
  • Assist with the filing and successful processing of employment-based visas.
  • Manage the performance appraisal process for baseball operations staff, ensuring it meets the flexibility and needs of the department. Provide training to managers and staff, and provide guidance as needed.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the baseball operations resume portal.
  • Manage and respond to general employment inquiries.
  • Respond to employee’s or manager’s inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Assist Baseball Operations by compiling employee-related information and data.
  • Work with Director – Medical Operations on reporting and follow up on work comp incidents for all player and non-player baseball operations staff, including investigation of accidents, follow up with injured staff, filing claims information and preparation of reports for workers comp insurance carrier. Ensure timely and accurate filing of OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping forms.
  • Prepare termination packets and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Assists in communication of benefits programs such as health, vacation, sick leave, and leaves of absence.
  • Ensures all sites comply with state, federal and local requirements including but not limited to employment policies and procedures, compensation and benefits, employee relations issues, Workers Compensation, Employment posting requirements, and other recordkeeping.
  • Coordinates employee events and employee appreciation activities.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Computer Skills  

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing and Spreadsheet software.  Software utilized includes Workday Human Resource systems; and Microsoft Office Products. Training of Workday system will be provided.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certification in SHRM desirable but not required.


Other Skills and Abilities                                           

  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
  • Understanding of baseball operations preferred. Training of baseball operations processes and systems will be provided.

Other Qualifications                                                  

Must be able to travel on occasion for conferences, employee meetings, etc.


Language Skills                                             

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Mathematical Skills                                                   

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability      

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.              


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel and to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Work Hours                                                  

Business hours are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5pm, however, additional hours may be required on weekends, evenings and some holidays.  Average workweek can be 45-50 hours during peak periods.


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