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Human Resource/Safety Assistant

Company: Kawasaki Tennessee, Inc.
Location: Morristown
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Kawasaki Tennessee, Inc., a growing automotive die casting and machining facility, is currently accepting resume for

*Day Shift Hourly Human Resource Assistant*

\*Eligible candidates must pass a skills assessment which includes math, problem solving, and Excel proficiency to be considered for the position

*Essential Job Duties*

- Answer and direct incoming phone calls & visitors - daily

- Schedule hourly interviews

- Schedule pre-employment testing and drug screens

- Contact candidates, describe job and make offer

- Coordinates temporary employee acquisitions & transactions - daily

- Reviews and records Temporary hours for VP weekly report - weekly

- Schedules weekly new hire orientation on calendar, listing new hires & depts.

- New Hire Orientation - weekly

- Back-up for payroll (will process payroll once every 2 months)

- Process key scan cards as needed

- Prints & distributes employee evaluations monthly

- Maintain company employee photo listing by dept

- Scans all termed employee medical/personnel files as needed

- Conducts COVID screening and questionnaire - as needed

- Files for department on a daily basis.

- Department errands as needed (embroidery, lunch, etc.)

- Tracks and reports on pertinent metrics each month

- Scans new hourly employee fingerprints into system - weekly

- Sort and distribute biweekly payroll checks - bi-weekly

- Collects paperwork from the HR lockbox in both plants twice daily.

- Provides clerical support for HR and Safety

- Schedule Worker's Comp medical appointments for injured employees.

- Scan and save Safety Data Sheets to K: Drive.

- Maintain Chemical Inventory List

- Schedule Safety Training as needed.

- Maintain Worker's Comp files.

- Worker's Comp claim reporting.

- Assist with Worker's Comp claim follow-up emails.

- Assist with Fleet Program.

- Perform other duties as assigned.

- Comply with all IATF 16949 requirements.

- Strong organizational skills

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office - particularly Excel, Word, and Outlook applications.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to relate well with customers and vendors in person, over the phone and via e-mail.

- Valid driver's license and safe driving record.

- Positive & professional attitude

- Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced office environment.

- Attention to detail, accuracy and ability to work with numbers.

- Must be able to exercise discretion while working with confidential matters

- *Excellent attendance history is critical.*

*Minimum Requirements*

- Associate's Degree and 1 year of human resources experience preferred but not required or equivalent experience

- Solid work history and willingness to successfully function in a team environment.

- Strong math skills and computer skills.

- Excellent attendance history

- Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel.

- Ability to read and understand procedures and process guidelines.

- Must be proficient in Windows based software packages.

*Environmental Requirements*

- The noise level is usually quiet to moderately loud.

- Employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

- When in production area, employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; and risk of electrical shock. The plant environment is hot. In Die Cast Department, employee must be aware of molten aluminum and hot surfaces.

This position will be evaluated upon previous work experience, training or education related to the position. In addition, final candidates will be rated on interviews, communication skills, performance, attendance, and testing.

Base hourly - Day shift

Excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement

Occasional night shift or overtime may be required


Fax their resume along with hourly requirement to*: *

Human Resources Manager

Kawasaki Tennessee, Inc.

1111 Sakura Drive

Morristown, TN 37813

Fax: 423-254-8834

*No phone calls, please*

*Equal Opportunity Employer*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $19.57 per hour

* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* Overtime

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Kawasaki Tennessee, Inc., Knoxville , Human Resource/Safety Assistant, Other , Morristown, Tennessee

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