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Human Resources Coordinator


Human Resources


Pontiac, IL

Job Description:

We are looking for a Human Resources Coordinator to work out of our Pontiac, IL facility!


  • Recruit qualified candidates for open positions, relying heavily on staffing agencies, headhunters, and help from Corporate office. Review resumes and complete in-person interviews to determine qualifications. Schedule candidates with further steps (interview with hiring manager, weld tests, etc.) as needed.
  • Communicate heavily with staffing agencies related to staffing needs, timesheets, attendance and personnel issues, work injuries, interview results, etc.
  • Conduct new hire orientation, communicating the company’s culture along with policies. Make arrangements with the newly hired employee and his/her manager for their onboarding.
  • Prepare and maintain personnel files, updating HRIS as needed
  • Reconcile timesheets for Interlake Mecalux employees in Paycom. Enter time data (e.g., PTO’s, FMLA leave, funeral leave, etc.) timely into Paycom. Work with supervisors to fix any missing punches or missing hours.
  • Maintain attendance records and attendance “points” for all employees – temp and Interlake Mecalux – daily. Work with departmental supervisors to recommend and administer disciplinary action as needed for any attendance issues.
  • Conduct informational benefit meetings and submit enrollment forms to Corporate HR office.
  • Respond to unemployment notices in a timely manner and participate in phone hearings when requested
  • Report worker’s compensation claims to insurance carrier and take proactive role in following cases to mitigate losses to the company.
  • Update and maintain job descriptions based on the specific requirements of the hiring manager(s) for each vacancy and based on a solid understanding of the needs of the company.
  • Provide employees and management with day-to-day HR support covering a wide range of topics, from answering general questions to include however not limited to leave of absences, benefits and policies.
  • Other duties as needed

Minimum requirements:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, formulae, etc.)
  • Professional communication skills and presentation.
  • Action-oriented with a high sense of urgency.
  • At least 3 months of HR experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments.


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