HR Generalist

Department:  Human Resources
Date:  May 10, 2022


FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter


FMC is seeking an HR Generalist for FMC's Stine Research & Development site in Newark, Delaware. The HR Generalist will be responsible for applying business knowledge and human resources expertise to assist in providing a wide range of HR support. The role will provide guidance on recruitment, terminations, performance management, and employee relations to assist in fostering a positive work environment. This is a great opportunity for an HR professional who has the leadership, skills and ability to master this role and grow to broader HR roles with additional business impact. The HR Generalist will report to the HR Manager – Stine.




  • Provide HR consultation, support and guidance to mangers and employee groups consistent with HR best practices that drive high quality results
  • Assist in supporting University Relations and HR activities for interns and new college graduates to drive recruitment, development, and engagement
  • Accountable for onboarding/offboarding activities including all new hire, termination and transfer information and paperwork with local payroll and HRSC   
  • Support HR projects and processes, i.e., salary planning, salary actions, incentives, recruiting, relocation, service awards, recognition (i.e. Cash/Bonus Awards, etc)
  • General HR data maintenance including, activity and record maintenance, data integrity, troubleshooting, assisting managers in the web interface Self Service, personnel file updates and ensuring HR system data accuracy
  • Assist with visa processing, international assignments, and domestic relocation coordination
  • Assist in creating and updating job descriptions for employees to accurately represent the scope of the role at any given moment
  • Counsel employees on leaves of absences, return to work, accommodations and unemployment needs
  • Drive DEI initiatives and activities
  • Collaborate with other HRBPs and Center of Excellence teams on HR Projects.
  • Assist in HR audits for accuracy
  • Other HR related duties as assigned.


Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resource management or a related field
  • SRHM certification preferred



  • 3+ years of experience in human resources field
  • Must have demonstrated experience working in a team environment, as well as, good communication
  • Familiarity with employment law and other government compliance regulations.
  • Strong track record of delivering viable solutions to the organization to drive an inclusive, diverse work environment
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. Ability to prioritize tasks and juggle multiple priorities and sites.
  • Attention to detail and an understanding of the impact of results with the ability to integrate information in order to accurately understand and apply to an overall procedure and/or process. 
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to quickly learn and proficiently use new applications and systems and be comfortable solving minor desktop issues.
  • Familiarity with general HR systems, terminology and processes. SuccessFactors preferred.
  • Experience in maintaining confidentiality. 



At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department