Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

  • Human Resources Coordinator

    Job Location US-IL-Lincolnshire
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/24/2018 10:35 AM)
    450 Bond Street
  • Overview

    Klein Tools has a 160-year history of serving the hand tool needs of professional tradesmen with products that represent a standard of excellence, innovation, technology and quality in our industry. We are looking for candidates who want a career working with The Premier Brand of Hand Tools.


    We are currently looking for a Human Resources Coordinator to be located in our Lincolnshire, IL Facility.


    The Human Resources Coordinator performs various human resources duties by assisting and supporting recruiting, onboarding processes, employee relations and engagement, benefits administration, training, and additional administrative human resources tasks. This position will also be responsible for providing general guidance to employees regarding human resources policies and procedures while managing administrative projects and management approvals.


    Specific Responsibilities will include:

    1. Interface with employees and managers to answer basic HR‐related inquiries and escalate them to the Human Resources Manager, where appropriate.
    2. Process employee changes to ensure compliance with policy and procedures.
    3. Support recruiters with recruitment matters and post‐offer onboarding processes.
    4. Prepare and perform employee orientation and collect all required documents to complete employee files.
    5. Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports as assigned. Compile special reports and analysis, selecting appropriate data from various human resources information systems.
    6. Provide support in enrolling new employees in their benefits and provide assistance to current employees with benefit issues and questions. Maintain benefits database and complete audits to ensure accuracy.
    7. Review and approve payroll file previews and inform the Payroll department of any updates or changes not reflected on the payroll preview.
    8. Prepare and submit any additional payment requests such as education reimbursement and relocation assistance in order to meet payroll deadlines.
    9. Prepare, type, and edit a wide variety of correspondence including but limited to offer letters, employee postings, employee TV communications, intranet site postings, meeting notes, and guides.
    10. Coordinate with the Human Resources Generalist to ensure timely and accurate processing of leave of absences including verification of eligibility, notification of approval or denial, and managing certifications, return to work releases, fitness for duty forms, and short‐term disability payments.
    11. Track time off for leave of absence cases at site location including intermittent family medical leave FMLA﴿.
    12. Ensure that employee personnel files and records are maintained and properly filed. Verify I‐9 documentation and maintain the files.
    13. Coordinate with local Human Resources team and Office Services for departmental and company sponsored events, such as holiday parties, summer parties, and town hall meetings.
    14. Organization and manage employee recognition programs.
    15. Schedule, track, and enter training records for site location into the Learning Management System LMS﴿.
    16. Complete unemployment compensation claim responses and any other government reporting as needed.
    17. Act as department resource to filter employee questions and concerns to the appropriate Human Resources representative in order for the team to provide accurate and timely customer service phone, in‐person, e‐mail, etc.)
    18. Perform other duties as assigned.


    Qualified applicants will possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.  One 1﴿ year of related work experience required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.


    Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word﴿. Experience in using Human Resources information systems ADP Workforce Now﴿, applicant tracking system iCims﴿, and performance management system Halogen﴿ is preferred.


    Must possess excellent customer service skills and strong attention to detail. Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications. Ability to multi‐task in a fast‐paced environment and problem solve a variety of issues.


    Ability to routinely handle communications of a highly sensitive and confidential nature. Ensure security of same at all times by developing and maintaining necessary measures and procedures.




    Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

    • 401(k) Company Match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Paid Vacation/Holidays
    • Shared Cost Medical & Dental
    • Flex Spending
    • Education Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Discount Program
    • Onsite Employee Fitness Center 

    If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.


    No phone calls please.




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