Human Resources Specialist

Date: Sep 22, 2023

Location: Abilene, TX, US, 79602

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The HR Specialist will oversee and provide day-to-day management, support and reporting for the HRIS system and facilitate the payroll activities.

Job Responsibilities

• Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance. 
• Administer weekly payroll consistently and correctly.
• Rectify any payroll and Kronos issues.
• Respond to inquiries regarding HRIS and payroll policies, procedures, and programs. 
• Track, maintain and complete HRIS reporting regarding tax credits, bonuses, hourly wages, headcount and turnover.
• Administer and manage the Workers Compensation program.  
• Assist VP of HR with projects.
• Maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to review/update/have access to the compensation of employees in the organization. The expectation is that all employees in HR will not disclose any confidential information.
• All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
• All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

• Associate’s degree or commensurate experience.
• 2 years of HR experience or more.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and SAP. 
• General understanding of manufacturing processes.  
• Ability to make sound, independent decisions based on management expertise and experience.    
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve.

Preferred Education and Experience

• HRIS certification.
• Payroll certification.

Working Conditions

• Work is performed in an office setting.
• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Abilene