Human Resources Assistant - 440059

at Oldcastle Building Envelope, Inc. in Westbrook, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job ID: 440059

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain wall, storefronts and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings and more.

The Human Resource Assistant role with us isn't just a job- it's a starting point to a great career with a great company. We hire motivated individuals who want to grow with us, and we will equip you with the knowledge you need to be successful. We have an incredible track record of promoting from within. You can be our next success story.

This role is perfect for the individual who approaches their work in a professional manner, who loves to be a part of a team, and who wants to help us get better, every single day.

If that sounds like YOU, come join this industry leader!

Position Summary

The Human Resource Assistant will work closely with the HR Manager to run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including new hire orientation, administration of leave of absences, payroll overview, new hire enrollment, employee relations, regulatory compliance, and training.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Assist with all internal and external HR-related matters
Participate in developing organizational guidelines and procedures
Recommend strategies to motivate employees
Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates
Provide personnel policy and procedure guidance to employees
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal and state employment law and compliance requirements
Coordinate open enrollments, changes, and training for employee benefits programs
Respond to human resources-related inquiries
Assist with payroll processing
Assist in creating and distributing internal communications regarding status changes, benefits, or company policies
Administer new employee onboarding and orientation
Monitor employee morale and company culture
Maintain employee records

Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated knowledge in human resources
Understanding of state and federal employment regulations
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication abilities
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritize tasks
Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Education and Experience Requirements

Associates degree or 3 to 5 years of experience in human resources, business administration, or a related field preferred
3-5 years of progressive human resources experience in manufacturing or warehouse environment
Experience with HRMS/HRIS systems
Bilingual (English / Spanish) a must
PHR or SPHR certification preferred

What OBE Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and...

    Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 796374

Posted On: Aug 06, 2022

Updated On: Sep 04, 2022