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HR Generalist (24-28 hours/week)

About you

You are a true HR person who always puts people in focus. You know that the most important part of working in HR is to bring people and business together, and you have an excellent ability of building relationships with your colleagues and stakeholders. Working with topics like recruitment, leave management and payroll is not new to you, and you prefer a working environment where you can develop your own tasks and responsibilities. You see yourself in a HR role where you cover a wide range of topics, and you are especially interested in people development. Taking care of numerous ad-hoc tasks and unexpected challenges still makes you able to do your job. You are proactive and efficient, and getting the job done is one of your characteristics, also in a busy and ever-changing environment. You are willing to travel occasionally to meet your peers and stakeholders (2-3 times per year).

In addition, you have:


  • Good knowledge of Dutch labor law
  • Some experience as HR Generalist, HR Advisor or HRBP
  • Fluency in English and Dutch
  • A go-getter attitude who is ready to roll up the sleeves and get the job done
  • Preferably experience from a matrix-organization

About the job

As a HR Generalist, you will be supporting managers and colleagues on both operationally and strategically.  You will be working with a wide range of topics, e.g.  recruitment, onboarding, exit procedures, relocations, HR-related policies, pension, benefits management, People Cycle, merit increase processes and much more. In this position you will also work with compliance related matters and administrative tasks (employment agreements etc.). You will be working closely together with your HR colleagues in Rotterdam and will be reporting to the Head of People & Culture BeNeLux & UK.

Your tasks will include:


  • Support with all HR-related matters in The Netherlands;
  • Recruitment of talents in collaboration with the Talent Acquisition team;
  • Ensure HR legal compliance;
  • Ensure that HR programs, processes etc. are implemented;
  • Support with several HR-related tasks like compensation & benefits, employee related policies, people cycle etc. 
  • Provide data and input to global shared service center in Spain that handles salary, employee contracts and related transactional HR topics

Why you should work for RHI Magnesita

You will perform in a customer focused environment. We live innovation and appreciate an open and pragmatic way of working. From our leaders we expect to drive our further transformation, to engage our people and to give direction. RHI Magnesita is a company where you can be yourself and where not only your resume and experience, but also your personality counts. We aim for global consistency in compensation policies, but also consider local common practices. RHI Magnesita is committed to support its employees through various means to enable the best possible performance.

We offer: 


  • Challenging and diverse tasks within a multicultural and passionate working environment;
  • A responsible position with a high scope for action;
  • You can grow and define your career with us – we have plenty of cross-functional career opportunities  
  • Flat hierarchies with short decision-making processes;
  • Public transportation card (1st class);
  • Monthly car allowance;
  • Health insurance contribution and competitive pension plan;
  • Attractive training and development opportunities across all career stages;
  • A full-time position (40 hours / week) at our Operational Headquarter in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with a fixed base salary plus company performance related bonus and 30 vacation days per year (based on 40 hours);
  • We give flexibility on where and when you work, this includes the possibility of remote working up to 50% of your normal working hours 


Sounds like you?

Please apply online – we are looking forward to your application. Due to data privacy reasons applications via e-mail cannot be taken into consideration.                                                                       

At RHI Magnesita everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply. We evaluate applications based on required qualifications and regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status. At RHI Magnesita we appreciate the value of diverse teams.


About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the leading global supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and solutions which are critical for high-temperature processes exceeding 1,200°C in a wide range of industries, including steel, cement, non-ferrous metals and glass. Our purpose is to master heat, enabling global industries to build sustainable modern life. With a vertically integrated value chain, from raw materials to refractory products and full performance-based solutions, RHI Magnesita serves customers globally, with around 12,000 employees in 30 main production sites and more than 70 sales offices. RHI Magnesita pursues an innovative and industry-leading path in technological development and sustainability, including CO2 emissions reduction technology.


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