HR Coordinator (Contract)

Airbus Defense and Space - Herndon, VA

Temporary | Contract
Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defence as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary :
This role will be responsible for providing administrative support for the HR department, assisting with the hiring process to include participating in new hire orientation, and entering a high volume of employment records into our HR database. Will provide benefits / 401k / compensation administration support. He / she complies with company policies and applicable laws and regulations. May perform other coordinator duties as required.

This assignment is expected to be approximately 2-3 months in duration.

Position Responsibilities:
Administration: 80%

Perform administrative work, including handling visit requests and maintaining files
Perform high volume data entry
Ensure accurate maintenance of all employee records and files e.g., interview documents, I-9's. Support processing and maintenance of payroll records in accordance with policies and procedures, as necessary.
Coordinate with internal partners as necessary
Assist HRBPs and payroll as needed
Generate Human Resources data reports as necessary
Serve as liaison for all termination activities.
Other activities: 20%

Assist with other HR issues as required
May take on small independent projects
Other duties as assigned

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:
S. diploma, some college a plus

2-3 years of work experience, experience with various HRIS, benefits, 401k administration, and payroll interface.
Ability to quickly gain solid knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws required.
Previous HR experience in the government contracting industry preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:
Must collaborate effectively, work well in a team environment, and build / maintain strong working relationships.
Must maintain complete confidentiality and exercise sound judgment at all times.
Must be able to multi-task, prioritize work, think creatively and strategically to meet deadlines.
Communication Skills Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills a must.

Technical Systems Proficiency:
Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office applications is essential.
ADP Workforce NOW and Costpoint experience preferred. Knowledge of Deltek Time and Sharepoint a plus

Travel Required:
10% Domestic possible

US Citizenship


Decision Making, Complexity:
Must be a self-starter, capable of handling multiple simultaneous tasks under deadline conditions.
May recommend process improvements
This position is a temporary contract position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities EEO to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.