Human Resource Generalist

Wallingford, CT/Hybrid, 

United States

Are you passionate about the energy transition? Join us.

Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy. We serve industries, energy, and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology. Our roots date back to 1927, and since then, we have had a proud history of development and continuous improvement of hydrogen technologies. Today, our solutions cover the entire value chain: from hydrogen production technologies to hydrogen fueling stations, enabling industries to transition to green hydrogen, and providing fuel cell electric vehicles with the same fast fueling and long range as fossil-fueled vehicles – without the emissions.

About the position

Oversee Human resource functions including recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new hires, enforcing company policies and procedures, administers employee benefit plans accordance with federal, state regulations, plan provisions and resolves benefit-related problems to ensure a positive employee experience.


Recruiting, Onboarding and Offboarding

  • Recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Review, tracks, and document compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include check ins, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Conduct or acquires background, drug checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Facilitates new hire orientation for hires.
  • Assist with offer letter creation and sending out offer packages.
  • Process all HR changes by collecting completed forms, getting correct approval signatures, ensuring data is complete and accurate.
  • Completing I-9 verifications and E-Verify.
  • Post jobs on various sites to align with recruiting campaigns.
  • Conduct preliminary phone screens.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Conduct onboard and offboard process.
  • Maintain confidentiality.


Benefit Administration

  • Administer medical, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA, 401K benefits for the US.
  • Partner with broker and carrier representatives.
  • Assist with annual open enrollment sessions.
  • Assist new hires and current employees with new enrollments and changes in the self-service benefit portal.
  • Oversee Workers Compensation claims.
  • Assist with unemployment claims and hearings.
  • Manage Safety Shoe and Eye Glass Program.
  • Research other wellness, benefit programs or perks to add value over health and well-

being of the workforce.

  • Partner with Payroll Administrator; any changes to payroll or notifications to employees.
  • Collaborate with Health and Safety Officer.


Compliance and Regulatory Updates

  • Complete all state and government reporting (EEO-1, OSHA 300 Logs, VETS 4212, FLSA, FMLA, ACA).
  • Assist with Affirmative Action Program.
  • Research and keep up to date on Compliance and Legal Changes in CT and other states.
  • Stay in compliance with employee records, filing and collecting HR/Benefits Documents.
  • Maintain organizational chart updates for CT.
  • Use ITAR process.
  • Maintain spreadsheets for reporting.
  • Assist with HR audits.


Special Projects



Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business degree

Required skills and abilities

  • A minimum of 4 years of human resources experience.
  • Must have recruitment experience.
  • Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience using ADP Workforce Now.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Takes initiative to make process improvements and improve to the employee experience.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.

Preferred skills and abilities

  • Benefit Administration experience; a plus.
  • SHRM-CP credential strongly preferred.


  • Ethical Practice / Confidentiality
  • Communication-verbally and written
  • Employee Experience Expertise
  • Follow through/work with sense of urgency
  • Attention to Detail
  • Positive Demeanor
  • Managing Priorities
  • Proactivity
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Advising
  • Relationship Management
  • Conflict Management


  • Nel will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.
  • Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal opportunity employer

Nel is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and complete this application.
  2. Email the completed application, your resumé, and a cover letter to

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