Human Resources Coordinator at Kentucky Trailer in Louisville, Kentucky

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

A career at Kentucky Trailer - regardless of the facility or department - starts with commitment. From the executive leadership team through the ranks, associates commit to an ethic of hard work and a mission to produce the highest quality product in the industry.

Kentucky Trailer, in turn commits to harboring a family-friendly environment where associates can excel. This atmosphere of mutual respect allows the individual to thrive, as evidenced by many associates who have made a lifetime career with the company. Associates work alongside the most talented and knowledgeable people in the trailer industry.

Kentucky Trailer believes in strengthening tomorrow's modern manufacturing leaders. We encourage people of all ages who are wanting to pursue a successful career to contact Kentucky Trailer.

Kentucky Trailer is a Servant Leader Company. We are driven to be the best in the world at design, build and service solutions for specialty trailer, custom transport and mobilized business markets.

The position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day administration of various HR department activities. The position provides excellent customer service to our associates. Provides current and new associates information on benefits.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist in full-cycle recruiting for the entire organization. Help identify prospective employees to ensure they are aligned with the companies Servant Leadership values; Responsible for posting positions, screening, interviewing & recommending the proper candidate.

  • Assist in administering our Time & Attendance system (Kronos)

  • Conduct new hire orientation each week.

  • Responsible for entering and set up of all new employees into the HRIS systems (ADP) including employee records electronic file maintenance.

  • Assist in the coordination of company events

  • Assist department with process improvements.

  • Provide backup coverage for HR Department.

  • Provide backup coverage for the receptionist.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

This position requires knowledge of human resources principles and practices, experience with an HRIS database (preferably with ADP systems), and effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and advanced computer literacy (Microsoft Office).


Required: High School Diploma or GED

Desired: Associate's degree with an emphasis in human resources is preferred.

Core Competencies:

  • Has a substantial understanding of the HR function and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks.

  • Ability to work on a variety of tasks which range from simple to moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations.

  • Advanced computer literacy especially using Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and manage daily interruptions.

  • Flexibility to adjust to priorities that may change rapidly depending on customer needs.

  • Normally receives little instruction on daily work, general instructions on newly introduced assignments.

  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with employees from various departments.

  • Superior organizational and written/verbal communication skills.

Throughout our company and in all interactions, Kentucky Trailer Associates choose to be:

Patient, demonstrating self-control

Kind, giving encouragement and appreciation to others

Humble, without arrogance or pretense

Respectful, treating others as important individuals

Selfless, focusing on the needs of others

Forgiving, letting go of resentment when wronged

Honest, free of deception

Committed, honoring the choices we make

Fundamental Irreplaceable Behavior Values:

Interpersonal Skills: Easy to get along with. Treats all people with dignity and respect. Always approachable, never rude. Aware of and sensitive to what other people are feeling. Is at ease with people at all levels. Does not belittle the opinions or work of other people, regardless of their status or position. Deals effectively with a diverse workforce. Demonstrates a high degree of "emotional intelligence." Truly values and genuinely likes people. Treats others as important person. Serves others.

Ethics and Integrity: Admits mistakes in spite of the potential for negative consequences. Presents unpleasant or disagreeable facts in an appropriate manner. Keeps promises; meets goals and deadlines. Avoids situations and associations that could be considered inappropriate. Honest in all dealings. Upholds and models organization's values. Does what you say you will do. Is forgiving when feeling mistreated.

Business Demeanor / Temperament: Displays a positive attitude and optimism about the work to be done, the people he or she works with, customers, management, and company policies. Has a constructive sense of humor. Maintains a calm temperament and pleasant demeanor. Shows self-control. Does not spread gossip or rumors. Acts as a positive influence on others. Is courteous, cooperative, and helpful. Is humble, never boastful, or arrogant.

Accountability: Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his/her work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Does not make excuses or blame others for errors or problems. Carries his/her fair share of the workload. Does what he/she commits to doing.