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HR Generalist

Company: Parr Lumber Company
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Parr Company knows that without great people, we can't be a great company. That's why we offer industry-leading benefits:Everyone starts earning 2 weeks of vacation per year on day 1, and gains an additional day every year worked up to 4 weeks offEmployee paid sick days7 holidays2 medical plan options, one with no paycheck deduction (HSA) and our standard plan with a very low $1,250 deductibleDental, Vision, EAP (Employee Assistance Program)Massage, Chiropractic and Acupuncture coverageFSA (Flexible Spending Account) and Childcare pretax spending programsHSA (Health Savings Account) - Parr will match up to $600/yearUp to 50% match on the first 6% you contribute to your 401(k) after 1 year of employment and fully vested at the end of your 3rd yearIn addition to the 401(k) match, there a 3% profit share contribution to the 401(k), with Board approvalTuition reimbursement (up to $2,500/year)Annual profit sharing (every full time employee who worked the full year earned a minimum of $2,700 for the 2020 year)$1,000 referral bonusParr Promotes!We have a transparent pay structure, and love to promote from within. Our current CEO started with the company as a driver and by being open to change and a self-starter he climbed the ranks to the role he has today. There are many members of our management team who started their careers in our entry-level positions. If you're willing to work hard, there's no reason you won't earn regular merit increases and promotions. There is a LOT of opportunity - Parr is growing fast!We value our employees like family and are constantly working to provide a safe place to work for our employees. Most of our locations are not open past 5 and all our locations are closed on Sundays.Our company mission is Legendary Service through Teamwork, and we take that seriously. When you join our team, you're joining a family owned company that's been in business for 90 years, with a well-established reputation as a leader within the building material supply industry in the United States.Job PurposeThe HR Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties for The Parr Company. This position carries out responsibilities in the following areas: benefit administration, employee relations, retention, policy implementation, and employment law compliance.The Parr Company's HR Generalist is responsible for delivering the highest level of customer service to all employees, from the newly hired to the most senior tenure manager. We pride ourselves in Parr HR on delivering the best, friendliest and fastest service possible.Starting salary of $57,000 - $61,000 Depending on ExperienceDuties and ResponsibilitiesThe following are components of the job that all Generalists are responsible for, although at any given time some of these are the primary responsibility of one particular generalist:General TasksDaily maintenance of the HR tickets, phone calls and walk-insWeekly adherence to the HR ticketing and HR phone scheduleMaintaining Ultipro (UKG) database with accurate information and changesMaintaining personnel filesComplete required HR paperwork, including (but not limited to):DMV Records RequestsBackground checksDrug screensAll FMCSA regulated items for driversRemain current on changing Federal and state Labor & Industry laws, ADA regulations and EOE requirementsVerify charges and pay bills for services related to the HR departmentAdministering FMLA, state leaves, and other leaves as neededWrites offer letters and arbitrationsMakes additions and/or corrections to the handbookPerform other duties as assignedBenefitsResponsible for UltiPro (UKG) administration, including benefits setup yearlyPrimary HR responsibility for coordinating and managing Parr's annual open enrollmentAdministers employee benefits for a self-funded planResponsible for communication to the employees about all Parr's benefits, and improving usage and overall reception of Parr's benefitsRespond to questions from employees regarding benefits and company proceduresProcess tuition reimbursements for paymentEmployee RelationsPrimary resource for management teams regarding progressive discipline and discharge procedures - deliver feedback to managers for all performance improvement noticesConduct thorough impartial investigation on all complaints of harassment, retaliation and/or discrimination - recommend follow-through to make sure complaint is resolvedAttends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigationsCollaborationParticipate in New Associate OrientationParticipates on interview panelsFrequently visits all locationsPrimary resource for management in all hiring practicesWorks closely with other departmentsQualifications IncludeHigh School Diploma or GED requiredA Bachelor's degree in Business or Human Resources is preferred5+ years of HR work is preferredHR Certification is preferred (PHR, SHRM-CP, etc)Mastery of oral, written, presentation and facilitation skillsDemonstrated experience utilizing MS Office Suite, and project management softwareMust be able to type 50+ WPMUltipro (UKG) experience preferredInterpersonal SkillsAbility to work cordially, professionally, diplomatically and with a high level of customer service in a dynamic environment.Demonstrate sound judgment in dealing with sensitive business matters with internal and external customers of all types. Must maintain confidentiality and accuracy of all information related to company finances and records, particularly, cost of goods purchased and sold.Ability and willingness to identify processes, tools and/or procedures that may be improved upon in an effort to improve the workplace and outcomes for our customers.Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees at a high skill level and speak effectively in front of groups. Communication can include, but is not limited to: in-person (verbal and non-verbal), written, e-mail, telephone, teams and public speaking to medium/large size groupsStrong focus, planning, organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage changing priorities, handle multiple projects, and do what is necessary to meet deadlines, while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy.Ability to function independently, as part of a team, and as a leader within your own cohort with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.Ability to think and respond quickly, positively and professionally to constantly changing circumstances.Demonstrate positive interactions with the public, and positive interpersonal relations in dealing with fellow employees, supervisors, and other department employees, so that productivity and positive employee relations are maximized.Adhere to company procedures, policies and protocols as set forth in the Employee Handbook.Working ConditionsThe primary working conditions are an office environment or at home with a computer. The job requires occasional work in lumberyard or manufacturing conditions working with employees, potentially in all weather.The job requires frequent travel to Parr locations in the Northwest. The job is primarily daytime, within a 6am to 6pm window, 40 hours per week plus overtime as required.Physical RequirementsAbility to sit and/or stand for extended periods of timeAbility to work indoors in a normal office environment for an entire dayMust be able to grasp, talk, hear, and operate a computer and keyboard.Must be able to drive a vehicle when necessaryBoth local and overnight travel will be requiredThe above is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements, and does not limit the assignment of additional duties at the discretion of the supervisor.Direct ReportsThis job has no direct reports

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