Asahi Kasei
  • Asahi Kasei America
  • Green Island, NY, USA
  • Full Time

HR Generalist



Human Resources



Green Island, NY

FLSA Status


Reports to

Human Resources Manager

People (P) / Individual Contributor (C)



Job Overview

Provide HR generalist support to Crystal IS and Sun Plastech, Inc. in alignment with the services of the Human Resources Department. Strong concentration on recruiting and employee relations. This role will be based out of Green Island, NY with requirement to travel to Sun Plastech (Parsippany, NJ) location to provide regular HR support.


Job Tasks

Areas of responsibility include recruiting, HRIS, employee relations, performance management, and client service.


  • Main HR contact for recruiting activity:
    • Participate in the recruiting process, (from posting the job to presenting the offer)
    • Act as main contact for selected candidates through hiring process
    • Conduct new employee orientations.
    • Develop or implement recruiting strategies to meet current or anticipated staffing needs.
    • Analyze employment-related data and prepare required reports.
    • Advise management on organizing, preparing, or implementing recruiting or retention programs.


  • Lead HR support for all HRIS activities including:
    • Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel actions.
    • Process paperwork for new employees and enter employee information into HRIS
    • Record employee information, such as exemptions, transfers, and resignations, to maintain and update HRIS records


  • Provide support in Employee Training and Development
    • Coach employees and supervisors relative to training and development to suit their individual needs
  • Facilitate, recommend employee development and performance plans
  • Ensure legal compliance and complete all regulatory reporting and testing related to employment law for the client base
  • Maintain and support company policies and procedures including but not limiting to Employee Handbook
  • Facilitate continuous improvements in HR work processes to reduce cycle time and cost while improving client satisfaction.
  • Employee relations activities for each location
  • Provide support and coaching for people leaders to improve employee engagement and productivity



Qualifications (Education, Experience, Licensures, and Certifications)

  • Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in related field plus 2 Years related work experience preferred
  • Related Post-Secondary Education with related work experience will be considered
  • SHRM Certification an asset


Required Skills                                                                                                                                             

  • MS Office Suite
  • HRIS
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Conflict Resolution


Work Environment / Physical Demands / Travel

    • Office environment
    • Sits, walks, stands sometimes
    • Travel 25% of the time




Crystal IS and Sun Plastech, Inc.

Crystal IS, an Asahi Kasei company, is a U.S.-based manufacturer of high-performance LEDs that emit UV light. These LEDs are integrated into our customers' products to sterilize and disinfect water, air and surfaces in a variety of applications. Additionally, our LEDs can be used as light sources for scientific and industrial instrumentation applications.  

Crystal IS was founded in 1997 by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) professors, Leo Schowalter and Glen Slack to develop native aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate technology for more powerful and reliable semiconductor devices. 


Sun Plastech Inc. manufactures and distributes ASACLEAN Purging Compounds, the industry leader in over 70 countries. Established in 1996, the company serves thermoplastic injection molders and extruders across North and South America.

Sun Plastech Inc. is backed by the technology and resources of its parent company, one of the world's leading chemical companies, Asahi Kasei Corporation. It is the largest core operating company of Asahi Kasei Group, a technology-based global company with over 70 years of experience in materials science.

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