HR Assistant

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Vancouver, WA 98683


This HR Generalist role is responsible for providing Human Resources support to the Vancouver, WA and Gresham, OR plants. Lead HR Generalist activities including: payroll, recruiting and staffing, employee orientation, employee relations, performance management, compensation, benefits, conflict resolution/management, training, and HR process coordination. Develop, implement and coordinate HR policies and procedures. Support a work environment that maximizes involvement and contributions of employees.

Job Functions
  • Act as first point of contact to employees and management in the use of human resource programs and processes.
  • Process payroll for hourly employees. Interface with Corporate Payroll.
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotions and employee benefits.
  • Provide month-end reports on headcount, attendance, and overtime
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, payroll, performance appraisals and employee benefits.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation and assist with the 90-day onboarding of new and transitioning employees
  • Partner with hiring managers to determine staffing needs/levels, recruiting strategy and implements strategies in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Assist with the administration of employee benefits, compensation, performance appraisal programs, personnel record keeping, unemployment claims and training.
  • Ensure compliance with the affirmative action programs.
  • Assist Regional HR Manager regarding employee relations issues and recommend actions which are consistent with corporate policies.
  • Assist Regional HR Manager regarding employee relations issues, policy interpretation, and recommend actions.
  • Participates on strategic, annual or ad-hoc HR projects, representing the HR geographic location, presenting perspective, feedback and data that aids in the overall decision making/ design process; assists with the local implementation, administration and ongoing oversight of programs
  • Assist Regional HR Manager with annual Non-Union hourly General Wage Increase (GWI) Process.
  • Assist with preparing materials for delivering, and conducting employee meetings, such as quarterly plant meetings, culture meetings, employee training meetings, committee meetings, etc.
  • Provides overall administrative support, ensuring the accurate, timely and efficient processing of HR transactions.
  • Refers more complex or controversial HR issues to the Regional HR Manager for resolution advice and support. Prepares all supporting documentation as needed for management/legal review and decision making.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor?s degree in human resources, industrial relations, business administration or equivalent experience.
  • Must have 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Payroll experience
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal/written communication, and PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously are also essential
  • Strong management skills, detail oriented, flexible, able to prioritize multiple projects with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organization, administrative and creative problem-solving skills required.
  • Must be very approachable and able to develop strong professional relationships and foster involvement at all levels of organization.
  • Must be able to work 8 hours/day plus overtime as required. Must be able to interface with employees on all shifts.

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Job Requirements

Education Required: High School
Experience Required: Entry Level
Last updated on 06/25/2020

Additional Information

Pay Rate:

Pay determined upon experience.


8am to 5pm
Full+Time Hrs/Week


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Personnel Source, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.