Title:  HR Coordinator II

Requisition ID:  4088

Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

Department:  Human Resources
Travel:  Up to 25%

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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.


If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.



The HR Coordinator II provides HR support in the following areas: staffing, payroll, employee relations, training/development, reporting, event planning, recruitment, onboarding, communication, HR communication/policy data updates, record keeping, Site communications processes including site calendar, newsletters and SharePoint development activities for HR and other related areas. Understand and align business operations and Human Resources functions as he/she executes their role to exceed internal customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial, and operational objectives. Actively supports and participates in the plant safety, housekeeping, and continuous improvement efforts.


JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include, but are not limited to the following:



  • This role will provide administrative support to the HR and plant team including acting as the first point of contact for current employees.  Coordinates the administration and proper maintenance of the site HRIS (Human Resources Information System) databases by updating employee records and generating reports as needed. Contribute to special HR projects and initiatives as assigned.


  • Multi-Site Payroll responsibility


  • Assist in the scheduling of applicants for interviews and applicant databases
  • Assist with the scheduling and delivery of new hire orientation/onboarding employees.


  • Maintaining employee records and ensuring compliance.
  • Support the administration of employee benefits and compensation programs, open enrollment, new hire enrollment.
  • Process Human Resource Information System data to HRIS team and maintain as necessary. 


  • Support the proper maintenance of HR documentation and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures as well as legal regulations.


  • Act as the on-site communications conduit for all internal communications. 
  • Maintain plant SharePoint HR site, Site calendar.
  • Develop and distribute monthly employee Newsletter and announcements.


  • Supports plant and department goals in safety, environmental compliance, quality, cost, productivity, and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred, but not required.
  • Previous experience (1-2 years) in an HR support role or administrative capacity is desirable.
  • Knowledge of HR practices, employment laws, and regulations is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and HRIS systems; experience with HR software is advantageous.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to multitask effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information appropriately.
  • Multiple HR disciplines


  • Bilingual in Spanish Preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential data with a high level of professionalism.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility when work assignments or priorities change and a willingness to ensure the overall effectiveness of the HR function.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence and documents with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Be resourceful in accomplishing work tasks and objectives.


Pay Range:   $46,860.00 - $58,520.00


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.


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