Human Resources Coordinator

Requisition ID
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
With over 4,000 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.  We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
- Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
- Tobacco-free campuses
- Health and wellness tools
- Comprehensive benefit package 


Responsible for coordinating policies and programs for  employment, labor relations, wage and salary administration, fringe benefit administration, training, placement, safety, insurance and health benefits, and employee services.  
- Perform all required duties and tasks in accordance with Caraustar accounting policies and financial control procedures.
- Processes hourly employee time management through Kronos.  Works with plant supervision in scheduling vacation for crewing purposes. 
- Coordinates employment activities, assuring that properly qualified employees are recruited and hired for company positions.
- Contacts various sources of labor supply to recruit; interviews job applicants and checks personal qualifications against job requirements, following information supplied as to general, specific or immediate needs; refers applicants to plant supervisory personnel for interview and approval; investigates references and handles details of employee induction.
- Directs new employee orientation and training programs; signs up new employees for various programs.  Maintains all training records of ongoing programs, including safety training records. 
- Answers routine inquiries from inside and outside the company on employment verifications, benefits claims processing and job openings in line with written company policy on these matters.
- Maintains employment resumes, application forms, and applicant flow logs in line with company policy.  Places job orders with state job service and classified advertisements in local newspapers.  Sorts responses and turns over to appropriate manager.
- Verifies unemployment insurance claims and refers exceptions to appropriate manager.
- Maintains employee personnel files in line with company policies and government regulations.  Retains records in line with company record retention requirements.
- Maintains plant and office bulletin boards in an up-to-date and legal compliance manner.
- Counsels employees on benefit plan provisions.
- Coordinates and participates with plant supervision in disciplinary or termination proceedings involving individuals.
- Coordinates safety and personnel programs and activities, and recommends changes or innovations when desirable.
- Assists in keeping employees informed of all changes in personnel policies.  Assists in the solutions and appropriate adjustments to complaints received from management personnel and employees.
- Ensures a safe and healthy workplace.
- Coordinates the administration of employee health and benefit programs.
- Comply in all respects with the provisions of the Caraustar Standards of Business Conduct Policy required.
- May conduct surveys of personnel practices and wage surveys in other companies in the area.
- May sub for the Customer Service Rep during vacations.


- Bachelor's degree in human resources or equivalent preferred.
- At least 3-5 years experience in personnel-related activities required; 2 years experience in labor relations a plus. 
- Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resources work.
- Tact, above average communication skills, ability to work effectively with both employees and managers.  Ability to convey a positive and professional image to applicants and employees.
- Must be detail-oriented.
- Ability to resolve conflict in time efficient manner a must.
- Organizational skills required.
- Ability to multi-task under and work under intense deadlines.
- Proficiency Microsoft Office required.


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