Full Job Description
Primarily provides employee relations support and recruiting support to corporate managers. May also provide support for employee benefits, safety, workers' compensation, etc. Handles various HR-related projects as assigned by HR Manager or VP of HR.
Uses expertise and good judgment to provide advice and counsel to managers, supervisors and employees as to Human Resources policies and procedures and employee relations issues; maintains consistent, favorable and effective relations among employees; accountable for motivating and coaching supervisors and managers to ensure consistent, equal, and fair treatment of their employees.
Acts as primary contact for training and development, including identifying and delivering and/or coordinating training solutions; coordinates training calendars for new managers.
Assists in developing and communicating new HR policies, procedures and initiatives.
Provides secondary support for benefits (health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, 401(k), etc.); e.g. answering basic benefits-related questions, facilitating benefit roll-out meetings, etc.
Must remain up-to-date on employment law and labor relations trends, developments and changes in law or interpretations of the law and understand how they apply to the organization; communicate any deviation in organizational practice from what is required by law and recommend corrective action if needed.
Maintain communication with the Human Resources Manager as well as with the Human Resources staff as needed on current activities, issues, etc.; write and distribute a weekly activity report.
Administer the performance appraisal process.
Assist with the development of employee retention programs.
Must be regarded by the functional managers/supervisors as a qualified consultant in Human Resources procedures.
Must be regarded by employees as someone who can help them solve problems within the division's work structure and who can find answers to their employment-related questions.
Takes on other tasks and projects as assigned by HR Manager and/or VP of HR, e.g. turnover report; researching and reporting on employment law or other HR-related topics; coordinating Years of Service awards, etc.; Miscellaneous HR administrative functions; e.g. invoice reconciliation and approval, leave administration, etc.
Bilingual English/Spanish required.
Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting
Ability to use standard office equipment, including a computer
Ability to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the Admin office
Vision to read printed materials and a computer screen
Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone
PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.
An offer of U.S. employment by Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug screen and background check.
All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.