Title:  HR Coordinator II

Requisition ID:  2144

New Albany, IN, US, 47150

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.


Human Resources Coordinator


This position will report to the Sr. HRBP Manager and provide best-in-class expertise to support the human resource function at the New Albany, IN facility.


Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:


  • Prepare weekly hourly payroll in Workbrain.  Review exception reports daily.  Process payroll corrections or additions as needed. Make changes in Workbrain 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 Sr. HRBP Manager and the HRBP with these polcies.
  • 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.
  • Assist in hourly and salary recruitment process to include: review resumes/applications online, schedule and complete initial phone schedule and administer pre-employment assessment/s, interview, schedule and coordinate on site interviews with applicant and interview panel, conduct plant tours, check references, make employment offers and coordinate onboarding activities.  
  • Schedule new hire orientation to include: contacting new hires prior to orientation to confirm start date/time.  Prepare all new hire materials for orientation. Lead and/or participate in new hire orientation. 
  • Assist with tracking of internal selection process i.e. job postings, record selected employee, etc.
  • Complete all necessary personnel changes entered by the location in SF.  
  • Make changes in Workbrain as needed.
  • 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 database.  
  • 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. 
  • Maintain employee records in accordance to established GPI standard.  
  • Administer local benefit plan by participating in annual enrollment meetings, distribution of materials, answer questions, assist with resolution of issues brought forth by employees.
  • Participate and/or lead community involvement and wellness initiatives in a variety of event planning.
  • Complete weekly, monthly headcount reports and monthly HR Scorecard.  
  • Track Safety Shoes Allowances, process payroll deductions and submit payment for invoices. 
  • Order and ensure delivery of lunches for various site meetings i.e. new hire orientation.
  • Maintain and order office supplies to include copier supplies.
  • Maintain all HR forms in the break room and office area.
  • Assist personnel with reserving rooms for training and meetings.
  • Prepare separation documents including GPI separation letter, GA department of labor separation notice and move personnel files from active to inactive file.  Use GPI separation checklist to ensure all separation tasks are complete.
  • Process invoices for department.
  • Responsible for vending refunds.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Ideally the individual that would be a strong fit for this position would have some of the following knowledge/skills and abilities;


  • Must possess effective time management, problem solving, organizational and priority setting skills.
  • Payroll experience required; WorkBrain 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 experience in Microsoft Office.
  • 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 possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Human Resource professional certification a PLUS.
  • Must be available and flexible to work various hours to support continuous operation and work overtime as required.
  • An individual in this position must be able to learn and demonstrate the following skills;
  • Payroll systems; WorkBrain.
  • GPI standard Human Resources audit requirements for compliance.


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources 
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience managing Human Resources in a diverse manufacturing environment is preferred. 


Essential Job Functions include the following:


General hours of work are Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST).  Overtime is frequently required (5-10 hours a week).
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 25lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision.  Employee is required to wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protecting when walking in the manufacturing area.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and extreme heat.  The noise level in the immediate work environment is normally quiet, however requires exposure to a noisy manufacturing environment.


The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.




Salary Min:   $40,470.00

Salary Mid:   $50,540.00

Salary Max:  $60,610.00


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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