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Ghafari Human Resources Generalist in Dearborn, Michigan


General Summary:

The Human Resources Generalist supports the Human Resources department as an advisor to management and employees on employee relations, performance and HR laws. An ideal candidate will have broad knowledge in HR, and an interest/background in benefits and compensation analysis.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as an HR representative to employees (some travel to U.S. locations may occur)

  • Provide counsel to managers on employee relation issues including but not limited to: coaching, counseling, discipline and termination of employment

  • Understand and ensure compliance with applicable laws, company policies and procedures

  • Recruit for various technical and administrative positions including sourcing resumes, reviewing resumes that have been sent to HR, establishing interviews, selection process, making offers, and all on-boarding activities (virtual and in-person)

  • Assist with benefits administration

  • Assist with compensation analysis

  • Investigate issues such as grievances and disciplinary actions

  • Various administrative tasks, including but not limited to: entering data into the HRIS system, reviewing new hire paperwork for all employees, Covid-19 related tasks such as ensuring cleaning logs are maintained, checking in visitor/employee questionnaires, reviewing RTO handbooks + signage.

  • Conduct exit interviews and process terminations

  • Participate as human resources team member on special projects

  • Perform related duties as assigned


Employment Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or an equivalent field of study


  • 5+ years of professional human resources experience demonstrating knowledge, skills and ability to perform the job

  • Previous experience within a global organization preferred

  • Previous experience with benefits administration and/or compensation analysis a bonus


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Windows 10, HRIS software (preferably iVantage), recruiting and online applicant tracking systems

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • A/E experience preferred but not required


  • PHR/SPHR preferred


Since 1982, Ghafari Associates has taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets including: aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, hospitality, K-12 and higher education. As a global team of engineers, architects, process designers, and consultants we blend insight with technological innovation helping clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Continuously rated a Top Workplace to Work ( , Crain’s Cool Place to Work ( , and a Best and Brightest ( company to work for in the US, Ghafari has made a name for itself through our culture, employee benefits, and portfolio of projects ( .

Over a quarter of Ghafari employees have diverse identities that are championed by our growing approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We provide flexible work environments allowing team members a schedule that benefits them, whether it is fully remote, hybrid or an in-office experience.

Through career mapping, Ghafari employees are encouraged to seek licensure, coached for knowledge growth, and provided opportunities for management and mentorship roles if interested. Our robust internship program recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from across the world, having an over 90% success rate of hiring our interns after graduation.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects all around the world. Ghafari’s global reach creates an environment where individuals can build professional relationships while building sustainable and cutting-edge facilities. Are you ready to take that leap? Apply now! (

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

Connect to our job portal (

By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources

By mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126; Attn: Human Resources

In person at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126.

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If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital, pregnancy or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Working Options

Hybrid, In Office

Job ID 2022-1940

Job Location US-MI-Dearborn

Category Administrative/Clerical