GE Associate Specialist - HR Operations in Minnetonka, Minnesota

Job Number



GE Power

Business Segment

Power Water & Distributed Power

About Us

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GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Posted Position Title

Associate Specialist - HR Operations

Career Level



Human Resources

Function Segment

HR Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces




Postal Code


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Role Summary/Purpose

The Associate Specialist, HR Operations will be responsible for executing on all HR transactions and administration. This role requires emphasis on data integrity and analysis to support key HR decisions. The HR Operations team will provide coverage and support as needed and receive guidance and escalation support from the HR Operations leadership team.

Essential Responsibilities

The Associate Specialist, HR Operations will support the Minnetonka-based HR and Operations leaders, across all HR service categories including non-exempt staffing, escalated pay & benefits inquiries, Oracle data maintenance, Kronos, scorecards, and reporting. The Specialist will process critical transactions and be the key interface between the Minnetonka site HR team and the Corporate HR COEs.

In addition, you will:

  • Provide dedicated support and guidance to the HR team with specific focus on HR transactions related to offer requests, interview scheduling, employee onboarding, data maintenance and HR data reporting and analytics

  • Be responsible for wing-to-wing hiring and staffing support including but not limited to: job posting requests, interview scheduling, compensation approval requests, offer letter requests, organization announcements and day 1 activities; recommend and lead improvements in staffing process

  • Be responsible for rigorous data management specifically related to employee data / assignment changes, job folder compliance, discipline and attendance record keeping and Oracle records

  • Manage reporting for several HR processes including maintaining and communicating scorecard for employee annual performance review and other requests as needed; recommend and lead process changes based on data and analytics

  • Provide escalated pay and benefits support for site employees

  • Assist with all other HR data & transaction requests as needed

  • Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care

  • Interface with Corporate HR Operations, suggesting process improvements to reduce administrative workload and increase productivity


  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in systems used by GE, including Kronos ( approving time cards, entering missing time, ect.) and OHR ( maintaining accuracy of employees records, updating organizations, managers, titles, ect.)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment

  • Approachable, proactive resource with ability to interface with multiple customers

  • Ability to prioritize and self-manage high volume workload

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with proven ability to organize and analyze data

  • Detail-oriented mindset with excellent system and reporting skills

  • Passion for continuous process improvement and simplification of routine deliverables

  • Strong ability to learn and navigate systems

  • Understanding of HR processes

  • Intermediate to expert use of Microsoft Office suite, including advanced Excel skills

  • Strong customer service focus, with a genuine desire to proactively assist others

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