This job is located in Portland, OR
MISSION / SUMMARY:
This HR Coordinator role is responsible for providing Human Resources support to the Portland, OR plant. Activities include: employee relations, Labor relations, recruiting and staffing, performance management, compensation, benefits, diversity, conflict resolution/management , communication, training and HR process coordination, etc. Implement HR policies and procedures. Ensure HR guidelines, policies and procedures are met to the expectations of the Corporate Office.
JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.
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 with recruiting strategies for hourly and salaried positions at the plant level.
Coordinate the recruitment process to include screening, interviewing, selecting, and hiring candidates.
Assist HR Manager regarding employee relations issues and recommends actions which are consistent with corporate policies.
Assist HR Manager regarding labor relations issues, contract interpretation, and recommends actions which are consistent with the collective bargaining agreement; ensure timelines are met throughout the grievance procedure.
Provide support to management and employees on problem resolution, supervisory discretion and policy interpretation.
Work on special projects such as the health fair, supervisor training and development, communication plans etc. coordinate background investigations and new hire paperwork.
Maintains all records and files as required by plant/Company policy and Federal and State laws.
Coordinate service awards
Scan/enter employees into timekeeping system
Administer and track leaves of absence, including FMLA, short-term disability, and military leaves
Answer employee questions on benefits, leaves of absence, and other company policies
Post available openings on internal job bid board
Maintain seniority lists and employee database
Assist with the on-boarding process for all new hires
Provide back-up HR support to HR facility manager.
BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrated experience in change management, labor and employee relations preferably in a manufacturing environment or equivalent
Must possess effective time management, problem solving, organizational and priority setting skills
Must possess strong knowledge of HR legal issues including federal, state and local laws and regulations related to employment, wage and hour.
Must possess excellent communication (written and verbal). Strong facilitation skills are a plus.
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook and Internet skills required
Must have a working knowledge of relevant laws and regulations
Experience with SAP HRIS system is a plus
Experience in a union environment a plus
EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:
Bachelors Degree in Human Resources/related field or equivalent corresponding job-related experience and education preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge/experience of federal and state employment laws and other government compliance regulations.
Strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration and influencing skills, as well as strong results & solutions orientation
Ability to be responsive and persuasive at all levels of the organization.
Project management of key HR initiatives (i.e. HR Audit, 360 feedback process, Supervisor training, etc)
Lead recruiting and on-boarding process
Strong presentation skills
Provide general administrative support
Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D). All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
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