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Human Resources Assistant

Westbrook, ME, US, 04092

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



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
§    PHR or SPHR certification preferred



What OBE Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About OBE


OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Aug 3, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine

Job Segment: HR, Employee Relations, Warehouse, Design Engineer, HRIS, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Engineering