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Payroll/Benefit Specialist
Title:Payroll/Benefit Specialist
Department:Human Resources
Location :Weeden Creek
Shift :1st

POSITION SUMMARY: This position will directly assist the HR Manager with a wide range of projects related to Employee Benefits, Time and Attendance tracking, HRIS Mainteance, and employee recognition/celebrations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Supports the HR department with completion of: HRIS management, document creation, proper maintenance of employee files, and form management. This includes keeping all information up to date in various systems for all employee life event changes.

  • Supports the administration of medical, dental, prescription drug, and flexible spending benefit programs as well as supports compliance and tracking of Family and Medical Leave Act(s), Paid time off Benefits, and Worker’s Compensation claims.

  • Maintains all records related to company benefit plans and Affirmative Action, while staying compliance with applicable laws, specific to Old Wisconsin.

  • Resolves employee questions regarding benefit offerings, eligibility for insurance, hospitalization and coverage.

  • Assists and completes independently Time and Attendance verification, by means of verifying all exception information, attendance information, and electronic Time Sheets. Serves as main back up to process payroll.

  • Maintains all access for Security system, including creating/deleting access badges for building security, while staying compliance with applicable laws and company procedures, specific to Old Wisconsin. Refers any Security concerns immediately to Human Resource Manager.

  • Maintains the administration and tracking of annual and New hire performance review and wage adjustments. Refers any issues/ concerns immediately to Human Resource Manager.
  • Researches information for HR related projects, such as benchmark data, trends in the industry and field of HR, and legal compliance.

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

  • Required education generally equivalent to an Associate’s Degree required, with a combination of experience and education also acceptable.

  • Requires 1-3 years of general administrative, HR management, or business support experience.

  • Requires a basic understanding of GMP’s, HACCP and SQF guidelines.

  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite skills (Access, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Previous experience in HRIS systems, or Database management systems strongly preferred.

  • Requires a strong knowledge of all office equipment

  • Excellent written and oral communication/interpersonal skills

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team or committee

  • Requires a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism when dealing with sensitive information and payroll concerns.

  • Highly motivated and action oriented, with demonstrated ability to effectively organize tasks, manage time, set priorities and meet deadlines, while keeping an eye to the details.

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team or committee


  • Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The phrases “occasionally,” “regularly,” and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “Occasionally” means up to 1/3 of working time, “regularly” means between 1/3 and 2/3 of working time, and “frequently” means 2/3 and more working time.

    Individuals may need to sit or stand regularly. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or Lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts occasionally. Specific vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as a bump cap and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. Local Travel is required in this position.
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