Job Description

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Human Resources Specialist

  • Job Tag: #LI-YS1
  • Posted: June 16,2022

SkyWater is currently partnering with a 50-year-old manufacturing company to find a Human Resources Specialist to support all functional areas of HR. This new addition to the growing team is ideally someone who has experience working with payroll systems and full cycle recruiting. This role will be required to be onsite, with some flexibility. This is an individual contributor role and will report directly to the Head of HR.

If you or someone you know is looking for their next role, this could be a great opportunity for you! If you are interested, please apply online or reach out to Yanna Svensen at


The incumbent of this position, who reports to the Human Resources Manager, oversees supporting all functional areas of HR, including hiring, benefits, compensation, training and development, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement activities, compliance, and enforcing policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the full cycle of hiring for all non-management exempt and non-exempt level positions, including posting job openings, locating candidates, reviewing resumes, phone screening candidates, organizing and conducting interviews, facilitating selection decisions and salary negotiations, and conducting pre-employment background checks and reference checks.
  • Organize recruitment drives and temporary hiring initiatives.
  • Provide new employee orientation and onboard all new hires.
  • Carry out duties related to benefit administration, such as answering queries from workers about their benefits, teaching them about our wellness programs, and aiding with the yearly benefit open enrollment process.
  • Process biweekly payroll as necessary and offer backup support for payroll.
  • Assist in supporting compliance activities and enforcing business policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a go-to person for all staff members with inquiries concerning corporate rules and procedures as well as for individuals looking for guidance on issues relating to their working conditions.
  • Support efforts for training and development while assisting with the administration of the pay and performance management programs.
  • Assist with initiatives for ongoing HR improvement.
  • Offer the receptionist backup assistance throughout their regular breaks and vacations.
  • Keep the corporate directory, organizational chart, and data on the intranet current.
  • Take part in the safety committee for the business and back safety measures.
  • As required, offer the executive team administrative support.
  • Capable of adhering to sensitive and private information.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant Human Resources experience
  • Detail oriented and ability to remain organized
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • HCM system experience preferred (client currently uses CentrallyHR – a UKG product)
  • Analytical and great problem solving
  • Ability to work independently and improve current procedures
  • Capability to maintain confidentiality with employee information

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