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    Plant Administrative Assistant
    Wytheville, VA facility

    Global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic semi-finished products and finished parts

    The Plant Administrative Assistant will provide assistance and support to the Plant Leadership Staff regarding administrative support, as well as perform key functions related to the human resource administrative process.
    Payroll & Attendance: Processes weekly payroll and manages payroll functions via ADP/Enterprise eTime system, along with related financial processes and reports.
    Human Resource Support: Assists and supports Human Resources by carrying out various tasks and HR functions, including but not limited to Affirmative Action reporting, new employee orientation, coordinating pre-employment testing, maintaining human resource information system records, compiling reports, as requested.
    Organizational Support: Serves as the primary administrative support resource to the Plant Leadership Team. Performs a variety of administrative duties and maintains a responsive relationship to the work activities of managers and supervisors.
    Office Administration: Provides and executes various administrative office support functions related to general, safety, manufacturing, accounting or human resource functions at the plant.
    EHS Administrative Support: Coordinates, compiles and maintains various environmental, health and safety data/information or activities for the facility.
    Position Requirements

    • 3-5 years administrative professional or related experience
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and/or related computer programs
    • Experience desired in ADP (Workforce Now/Pay Expert, HRB, ADP Reporting, and Enterprise E-Time
    • Must be able to multi-task and plan/prioritize work
    • Good communication, telephone & organizational skills

    Salary range: $37,700 - $56,540 contingent upon candidate’s work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, market and business considerations.

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    Human Resources Administrator

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    Job Description

    Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Human Resources Administrator provides human resources and administrative support to the Director of Operations, Assistant Director of Operations, and Fiscal Team for the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM). The BEAM HR Administrator serves as one of the main HR representatives and liaison for BEAM with VT’s central HR Department, employees and multiple working groups to streamline all HR transactions and collect and disseminate timely information. This position is responsible recruiting, hiring, and conducting on and off-boarding processes for all BEAM employees. The BEAM HR Administrator is also responsible for: Coordinating all aspects of personnel recruitments including assisting with crafting job descriptions and postings, providing comprehensive support throughout all aspects of the search and hiring processes, assisting with recruitment strategies to attract a robust and diverse work force, completing all personnel appointments in electronic or paper format in a timely and complete manner, assists with all onboarding and off boarding activities for all BEAM employees, preparing and maintaining employment records including data entry into the HRIS system updating employees’ records including hiring, separation, promotions, etc. in a timely manner. The HR administrator will also serve as the main leave and wage payroll representative for the Department. The BEAM HR Administrator also works with the VT ISS office to ensure all international visitors and students within the Department have the proper work authorizations and handles all matters in a strictly confidential nature.

    Required Qualifications

    • College degree in business, administration or other related field
    • Previous human resources and/or administrative experience in an academic or professional office environment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Prior experience using enterprise human resources and/or financial management systems
    • Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
    • Strong organizational, planning, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple priorities within set deadlines
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work proactively and effectively with a diverse clientele and to create and maintain collaborative relationships.
    • Ability to project a positive and professional image

    Preferred Qualifications

    • HR certification (e.g PHR or SHRM-CP).
    • Prior experience working in a human resources setting involving recruitment of new employees, onboarding, and completing personnel transactions at Virginia Tech.
    • Experience using Page Up, Banner, HokieMart, Chrome River, Leave Reporting System, I-9 system, and Time Clock Plus.
    • Previous experience working in a higher education environment
    • Experience working with, knowledge of, and application of University policies and procedures, particularly those relating to human resources and compliance.

    Salary Information

    $47,500 - $60,000 DOQ/DOE. The position is considered on-site but a telework arrangement may be possible after an initial training period.




    Aeroprobe Corporation

    Christiansburg, VA

    Human Resource Generalist

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    Aeroprobe Corporation, a leading producer of air data and flow measurement systems for the aerospace, automotive, turbomachinery, wind turbine, and wind tunnel testing industries around the world, is looking for an experienced Human Resources Generalist to support its Christiansburg, VA operations as well as providing shared services with other closely associated companies (60 – 75 employees). 

    The Human Resources Generalist will provide all facets of human resources management/support at the professional level including life-cycle recruitment, employee relations and HR policy implementation & communication.  

    Essential Job Duties:

    • Manage the recruitment life cycle from job description development/updates to onboarding.  Includes posting to relevant sites, screening, offering input to hiring manager(s), offer letters, benefits explanation, and coordination of onboarding.
    • System entry of new hires and ongoing maintenance.  Status changes, pay changes, terminations.
    • Partner with employees and management to communicate HR policies and procedures.
    • Advise on HR-related best practices.
    • Perform compensation analysis to ensure market competitiveness.
    • Manage/maintain the performance management process.
    • Manage the offboarding process including exit interviews, explanation of benefit changes, etc.
    • Partner with management to maintain a culture of “best place to work” by providing guidance on retention strategies.
    • Internal HR audits to ensure compliance with employment laws.
    • Maintain and coordinate employee recognition programs.



    • Three (3) years of human resources experience.
    • Bachelor's degree or combination of education and experience.
    • Working knowledge of federal and state employment laws.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive situations.
    • Must be able to work independently with limited supervision.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
    • Experience with Insperity a plus.
    • SHRM certification a plus.