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Valmont Industries, Inc. HR Representative in El Dorado, Kansas

955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

The HR Representative performs a variety of clerical/administrative duties in support of the Human Resources department. In coordination with the HR Manager, the incumbent assists with implementation of Human Resources programs and practices including recruiting, onboarding, training, benefits and related programs for the site.

Essential Functions:

  • Process timekeeping reports/records for approximately 75 employees

  • Assist with recruiting efforts, job fairs, pre-screening, tracking requisition process to closure

  • Maintain employee personnel files and assist with maintenance of online employee records through Workday: pay rate changes, leaves, and other personnel status updates

  • Assists HR Manager with updates to site policies and job descriptions

  • Update Marlin Communication Board as needed

  • Plan celebrations and coordinate with vendors for meals, venue, hotel, airfare, etc., as needed

  • Assist with general office duties i.e. answer phones, office supply ordering, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned or needed

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • High School diploma and 2+ years of work/educational experience

  • General knowledge of Human Resources policies and procedures including EEO, AAP and other legal aspects of the HR function

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • The ability to be discrete in any confidential HR areas such as payroll, employee issues or concerns, and competitive company information

  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects and priorities

  • Work effectively in a team environment with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to create, foster and grow business relationships with management and team members

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an HR related position

  • Prior experience with HRIS systems

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. This position will be exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat/cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, smoke and confined spaces. Travel as needed less than 5-10%.

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds in working with large files, binders, and boxes of paper. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.