Senior HR Generalist - Remote


Reno, NV, US

Auto req ID: 16702 
Title: Senior HR Generalist - Remote 
Job Function: Human Resources 
Location: RENO 
Company: Harley-Davidson Financial Services 
Full or Part-Time:Full Time  


Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, Inc., offers a wide range of financial products and services to motorcycle enthusiasts and Harley-Davidson dealerships. Products available to consumers include financing on motorcycles, MotorClothes™, and parts and accessories; cycle insurance; and extended service plans for Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. You’ll play a pivotal role in helping us create the company we want to be. And for our employees and H-D community it’s done through being fair, honest, positive and creative. This isn’t just any company. And yours isn’t just any career. It’s part of your story. Ride with us and make it legendary.


HDFS’ Reno, Nevada office serves as one of the Company's two operations centers. HDFS first established its roots in 1992 in Nevada. It is also home to Eaglemark Savings Bank, the Company’s lending institution, where all loans are funded. Reno employees represent the loan origination and servicing business units including Collections, Funding, Underwriting, Dealer Services, and HDFS’ Cycle Insurance business unit. There are also employees who work in Accounting, Legal, Global Information Services, Risk, Enterprise Project Management, and Compliance who call this office home. Join our team as a Senior HR Generalist - Remote.

Job Summary

As an HRG supporting HDFS, you will collaborate with leadership and HR Centers of Excellence (COEs) to ensure organizational goals are aligned. This position will develop and apply fair and consistent systems, policies, and programs including supporting recruiter, human resource planning, compensation, employee and/or labor relations. You will lead through influence, with all levels of management to ensure processes are followed and good faith efforts are achieved. You understand and apply principles, concepts, practices and theories while actively developing others to maximize skill sets and exceed customer expectations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Compensation:  Working with Compensation and Benefits, conducts job and compensation analysis and makes recommendations to stakeholders. Assures consistent application for guidelines on employee- related processes, such as requisitions and job postings. May assist in gathering market data for positions.
  • EEO / Affirmative Action: Works with ER / LR COE to proactively develop affirmative recruitment strategies to ensure a diverse applicant pool and that EEO goals are attained. Works with the business to take action to address areas of concern with respect to female and/or minority placement rates. Participates in investigation procedures for internal and external complaints.
  • Employee Relations: Fosters and improves employee development processes that emphasize process standardization, internal customer needs, and future business needs. Specific emphasis will be on the following: Understanding of people planning strategies and how to integrate into current practices and policies; Incorporate corporate compensation strategies into local people development practices; Coordination with key leadership; providing guidance and expertise in long-term leadership development; Can lead difficult or challenging performance management activities that balance employee and business recruitment; Establish and maintain productive relationships with all employees in order to best serve their respective needs, as well as address and facilitate the resolution of employee complaints and other employee related issues. Takes established company policies regarding performance management, succession planning, career management, and integrates corresponding HR strategies into business plans and objectives.
  • HR Planning: In collaboration with leadership of assigned group(s), develops and implements innovative recruitment strategies for hourly, technical, professional, and management positions that advance the strategic HR initiatives. Participate in strategic planning for staffing needs for the entire facility. Collaborates to set specific plans for team-based HR goals. Employee participates in strategic planning for staffing needs for the entire facility or function. Employee collaborates to set specific plans for team-based HR goals.
  • Recruitment Process: Assists Talent Acquisition COE in developing systems and processes to insure fair, legal, effective selection and placement of salaried personnel including; establishing recruitment sources, conducting field recruiting, developing effective advertising strategies, and recommending compensation levels for new employees.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Education Specifications

  • Advanced degree is a plus.
  • HR Certification (SPHR, PHR, CP or SCP) is desired.

Experience Requirements


  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated competence in recruiting and placement for various level positions; knowledge of professional guidelines in selection procedures, equal employment opportunity law and affirmative action compliance requirements, as well as labor standards and labor relations principals. 
  • Ability to apply conceptual, innovative thinking processes to the practical implementation of systems;  Ability to be forward thinking and strategic with respect to HR processes and systems, creating a climate for change.
  • Ability to influence in the organization to affect change. 
  • Understanding of basic principles of compensation theory.
  • Demonstrated organization and planning skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, insight into group dynamics, high tolerance for ambiguity and change, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Self-directed, flexible and able to prioritize work. 


Harley-Davidson is an equal opportunity employer that continues to build a culture of inclusion, belonging and equity through our commitment to attracting and retaining diverse talent from all backgrounds, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe in fairness and providing a level playing field for all. We foster a culture that thrives on diverse perspectives and contributions to ignite the creativity and innovation to fuel our business and enhance the employee and customer experience.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time employees including, but not limited to, bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States. 


Direct Reports: No  
Travel Required: 0 - 10%  
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No  
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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