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HR Assistant - Part time
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Valmont Industries, Inc. | Columbus, NE
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Job Description

1600 East 29th Ave Columbus Nebraska 68601 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 Assistant is an individual contributor position reporting to the Human Resources Manager. This position focuses on clerical support and administrative functions of the department. The HR Assistant will maintain employee files, prepare reports, process Workday (HRIS) changes, schedule and complete interviews, and assist with new hire orientation. Essential Functions: Performs basic clerical functions of the department, such as creating and maintaining current employee files Answer department phone calls and greet visitors in a friendly and professional manner, while directing them to the appropriate team member, if necessary Serves as primary point of contact and administrative support for programs including tuition reimbursement, service awards, and new hire onboarding Prepares, maintains and supports a variety of reports and spreadsheets for the site, region and HR Shared Services Maintains and assists the department with the job description library Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and interviews on behalf of the department Support the orientation/onboarding team by creating packets, assisting new hires with computer processes and processing new hire files and documents Ensures confidentiality is maintained with highly sensitive information Assist with recruitment activities Assists in the review and approval of company-wide communications Ensures data integrity by performing regular audits on HR employee data Works with internal customers to ensure customer satisfaction and answer follow up questions Other duties as assigned Other Important Details about the Role: Recommends process or service improvements, policy standardization, and innovative solutions Maintains awareness of current trends in HRIS with a focus on product and service development Assists in the review, testing, and implementation of system upgrades and new functionality Contributes to a positive relationship with internal customers and external service providers to accomplish these tasks timely, accurately and professionally Performs and coordinates special projects as assigned and monitors strict deadlines to ensure timeliness Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): High school diploma/GED and 2+ years of work/education experience Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively articulate instructions and information to others Ability to manage multiple high-priority tasks simultaneously Ability to operate a personal computer to utilize various HR software packages Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point) Ability to maintain highly confidential information Possess team, organizational, sound judgment, creativity, flexibility, and decision-making skills Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications: Basic knowledge of HR systems and web enabled databases Knowledge of HR and benefit law in the U.S. Previous experience support human resource functions Previous Workday experience Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and demonstrated ability with other MS Office applications 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. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. 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 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. 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. If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

About Valmont Industries, Inc.

Valmont Industries, Inc. is a global producer of fabricated metal products and a producer of metal and concrete pole and tower structures in the engineered support structures and utilities support structures businesses, and are a global producer of mechanized irrigation systems in the irrigation business. The Company also provide metal coating services, including galvanizing, painting and anodizing in the coatings business. The pole and tower structures support outdoor lighting and traffic control fixtures, electrical transmission lines and related power distribution equipment, wireless communications equipment and highway signs. The mechanized irrigation equipment delivers water, chemical fertilizers and pesticides to agricultural crops. The Company operates in four business segments: engineered support structures, utility support structures, coatings and irrigation. In November 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of Stainton Metal Company Limited. (Source: 10-K)