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Posted on: January 30, 2019 • Category: Human Resources

Human Resources Assistant

Kolberg-Pioneer Inc

Apply By: February 14, 2019
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: DOE/DOQ
Education: High School

Human Resources
Phone 1: 605-665-9311
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Kolberg-Pioneer Inc
700 West 21st St
Yankton, Yankton, SD 57078
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Education and Experience 1. High School Diploma or GED required. 2. 1-2 years of experience in an office environment. 3. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Qualifications and Essential Functions To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function 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. 1. Education/Experience: High school diploma required. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in business or human resources desired, or at least two years of administrative or human resources experience, or a combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 2. Personal Characteristics: Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resources work. Ability to work well with others, exercise sound judgment and solve problems, work independently and effectively manage workload, and work well under pressure. This employee must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and be resourceful, well-organized, meticulous, and accurate. 3. Skills: Ability to operate general office equipment including telephone, computer, calculator, photocopier, and fax machine. Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, Internet software, and E-mail. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office products preferable. 4. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, this employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the environment varies from low to moderate. 5. Physical Demands: This employee is regularly required to use hands to finger and handle items. This employee is frequently required to sit. This employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. This employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

1. Administer or assist with all KPI benefits and policies, including but not limited to: a) Medical, dental, and vision plans, including COBRA. b) Annual dependent eligibility audit for employees enrolled in KPI’s medical, dental, and/or vision plans. c) Astec’s Preventive Healthcare Program, and annual voluntary wellness exams. d) Basic life and supplemental insurance. e) Short- and long-term disability. f) Supplemental long-term disability. g) Critical Illness & Cancer and Accident plans. h) 401(k) retirement plan. i) Astec’s E-Learning System (Skillsoft and ToolingU). j) KPI’s Intranet website. k) Education assistance program. l) Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA). m) Pension plan. n) Employee Assistance Program (EAP). o) Employee relations policies. p) Safety program and policies. 2. Maintain employees’ records and files, as well as the employee database. 3. Maintain a current job description for all KPI positions, and post/advertise all available positions. 4. Assist with all procedures and paperwork necessary for hiring, transferring/promoting, and/or terminating employees. 5. Provide supervisors with the information and forms necessary to perform periodic wage/salary reviews and performance appraisals for all employees. 6. In conjunction with the Payroll Administrator, ensure each employee’s payroll information is correct for each pay period (audited quarterly). 7. Maintain a record of employees’ training or continuing education. 8. Prepare and distribute various weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. 9. Fill in for the Receptionist position whenever necessary. 10. Assist with various company functions/activities, including employee reward/recognition lunches, Quarter Century Club dinner, Breakfast with Santa, Company picnic, United Way Fund Drive, Food Pantry collection, employee Christmas potluck, and employee retirement receptions. 11. Update employee 401(k) Plan changes (weekly). 12. Complete requests for employment verification. 13. Complete periodic salary/wage and benefit surveys. 14. Assist KPI President with donation and contribution requests. 15. Provide assistance or perform other duties as assigned. 16. Executes internal Sarbanes-Oxley control responsibilities with diligence and integrity. These internal control responsibilities are communicated to the person fulfilling this position, and periodic feedback is provided as it relates to performance of internal control responsibilities.

Other Information:
Interested individuals can stop by KPI-JCI office to complete an application, or download our application form and job descriptions from our website (; click on “Careers” in the upper right-hand corner).
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