Bilingual HR Assistant – Waunakee

Department: Human Resources

FLSA Status: SNE

Reports to: HR Manager

Supervises: N/A

Purpose and Objectives:

The HR Assistant provides primary support to Human Resources. An important part of the role is to act as the liaison between HR and employees to ensure proper communication and resolution is obtained when requests or questions arise. The successful candidate must be highly organized with strong attention to detail, ability to multi-tasking, have strong interpersonal and communications skills, as well as maintain a high level of confidentiality. The ideal candidate must perform all functions with the highest level of consistency, compassion, and confidentiality. This is a great position for someone looking to grow and obtain experience in the HR field.

Essential Tasks:

  • Assist with recruiting, interviewing, and the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions.
  • Assist with benefit administration, safety, and record retention, and respond to employee requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assist with creating new hire packets, employee badges, and assigning key fobs. Support HR with maintaining employee records and entering/updating information into the HRIS system.
  • Assist HR with open enrollment, orientation, and employee relations.
  • Assist with creating/updating job descriptions.
  • Assist with background checks, drug screening and employee eligibility verifications through E-Verify.
  • Assist with health club reimbursement, safety glasses, and uniform program. Maintain and update applicant tracking spreadsheet.
  • Support with the translating of onsite safety meetings at our 3 locations (Waunakee, Deforest, Madison).
  • Assist with the translating of forms. Assist in ordering, receiving, stocking, and distribution of office supplies.
  • Assist with other related duties such as filing, photocopying, faxing, and organization of office.
  • Assist with company events such as outings, cookouts, holiday events, etc.
  • Assist with back-up receptionist duties.
  • Assist and support other departments within the organization on training, and/or human resources related tasks, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a 1-year of relative HR experience or 2-year degree.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of confidentiality is a must. Reliable with a strong work ethic.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and provides a positive company image to all employees and visitors.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work with a sense of urgency. PC skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience in ADP payroll and Kronos timekeeping software is a plus but not required.
  • Basic knowledge of Federal and State employment law.
  • Normal office working conditions and hours with plant exposure (Waunakee, Deforest, Madison).

Benefits:

We offer an excellent benefits package to include: Vacation; Sick Time; Holiday Pay, Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance; Company Paid Short Term Disability, Basic Life and AD&D Insurance; EAP Program; Health Club Reimbursement; Flexible Spending Account (Medical & Dependent); Health Savings Account; Supplemental Life and AD&D; Long Term Disability and 401K with a company match.

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a resume to careers@uniekinc.com.