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Title:  Coord., Human Resources III

Requisition ID:  13856-159
Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Category:  Human Resources
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Charlotte, NC converting plant is seeking a qualified Human Resources Coordinator to join their team.  This is a union represented plant with 110 hourly employees and 22 salaried employees.  The position offers a very competitive salary and benefit package that includes tuition reimbursement programs after 12 months of employment and satisfactory levels of performance.

Job Summary:

The HR Coordinator assists with a variety of HR functions while working closely with the HR Manager. Primarily supports the HR Manager on a variety of duties, as assigned, including but not limited to the below. This role works in a unionized plant requiring at least 3-5 years of HR experience supporting a unionized plant.

  • Prepare weekly payroll for hourly and salaried non-exempt employees. Review exception reports daily.  Process payroll corrections or additions as needed. Make changes as needed.
  • Act as a primary contact for human resource issues and questions from employees concerning pay, policies, practices and processes. Respond to concerns and questions in a timely manner. Must have a strong knowledge of state, federal and company policies to assist the Mgr., Human Resources with these policies.
  • Actively participate in developing and sustaining a culture focused on safety, quality, productivity improvement and cost reduction. This will require time on the production floor focused on building and maintaining effective relationships.
  • Handle hourly recruitment process to include: review resumes/applications online, schedule and complete initial phone screen, and coordinate on site interviews in collaboration with hiring manager; prepare offers; lead and coordinate onboarding/orientation of new hourly hires.
  • Audit employee files to ensure proper documents are included.
  • Complete all necessary personnel changes entered by the location in SAP. Prepare and submit Employee Action Form/s (EAF) to Corporate HRIS for entry into SAP.  Verify accuracy of all data entered in SAP.  Complete monthly audit of SAP Master Data to ensure integrity and accuracy of records.
  • Monitor and keep track of job bids and coordinate with seniority lists for successful bidder
  • Maintain progress files of union filed grievances.
  • Keep up to date on job postings and bulletin board postings in the plant.
  • Track and maintain Leave of Absence such as: FMLA and Short-Term Disability cases. Maintain an accurate audit and process payments for premiums presented by employees on leave of absence.
  • Maintain disciplinary actions and records.
  • Maintain attendance tracking and notification to supervisors/managers when violations occur.
  • Oversee and maintain performance evaluations (30-60-90) for new hires, rehires and internal transfers.
  • Administer local benefit plan by participating in annual enrollment meetings, distribution of materials, answer questions, assist with resolution of issues brought forth by employees.
  • Track Safety Shoes Allowances, process payroll deductions and submit payment for invoices.
  • Order and ensure delivery of lunches for new hire orientation.
  • Maintain and order office supplies to include copier supplies.
  • Maintain all HR forms in the break room and office area.
  • Prepare separation documents including GPI separation letter, separation notice and move personnel files from active to inactive file. Use GPI separation checklist to ensure all separation tasks are complete.
  • Process invoices and vending refunds.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Previous work experience in a union environment is preferred.
  • Must possess effective time management, problem solving, organizational, and priority-setting skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the plant organization
  • Payroll experience required; SAP and ADP experience is a PLUS.
  • Demonstrated success in a fast paced, action-oriented organization.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be approachable.
  • Experience managing multiple human resources activities such as recruiting, onboarding, benefit enrollment, and payroll.
  • Demonstrated business acumen as it relates to Human Resources.  Must possess strong knowledge of HR legal issues including federal and state labor laws and regulations related to employment, wage and hour.
  • Must be available and flexible to work various hours to support continuous operation and work overtime as required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must work in the plant location.
  • Must be available to work Monday-Friday 8 am to 5pm
  • Able to work 8 hours a day with occasional OT
  • Must be able to lift 10-20 lbs
  • Position requires sitting for long periods; walking and looking at a computer screen for long periods.
  • Exposure to the noises of a manufacturing plant that requires ear buds and PPE.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.

 Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral form.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee is frequently required to lift between 10-20 pounds.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, vibration, toxic conditions, powder spray, heat, cold, and potential work hazards from the dryers.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and verbally respond.  The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, and feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision.
    • The noise level in the work environment is loud.
    • Temperature in the plant is fluctuating due to external temperatures. The plant is non climate controlled.
    • Personal Protective Equipment is required. This includes safety-toe shoes, safety glasses, ear protections, and gloves.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks.

Required Experience

  • Four-year degree in Human Resources or related field or compensatory work experience is required.
  • Human Resource professional certification a PLUS.






At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! 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 care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader 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.

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