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Human Resources Generalist / Office Administrator

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Gowan Company

Gowan Company

201-500 employees

Develops and markets agricultural inputs globally.

Food & Agriculture

Mid, Senior

Kennett, MO, USA

Human Resources
People & HR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent in Human Resources
  • 2-5 years of progressive experience in Human Resources position
  • Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM or PHR) preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of Kronos Gatekeeper Central, ADP e-Time (preferred)
  • Coordinate new hire orientation, benefits open enrollment, and company events
  • Conduct investigations into employee complaints/concerns and issue disciplinary correction as needed
  • Prepare a variety of reports, documents of a confidential and non-confidential nature
  • Manage the administration of FMLA, unemployment claims, and PTO tracking
  • Assist in evaluating, approving, and processing employee terminations
  • Post employee job openings (internal/external) and assist in the recruiting process
  • Assist in administering Drug Screen testing (pre-employment, random, etc)
  • Provide written/verbal verification of employment to various organizations
  • Answer employee questions/concerns about company policies/procedures
  • Maintain employee personnel and medical files in compliance with HIPAA
  • Translate forms, memos, postings, and correspondence for Spanish-speaking employees
  • Post/update Labor Law posters
  • Direct visitors to appropriate persons and offices
  • Answer, screen, and forward incoming phone calls
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable
  • Maintain office security and control access via the reception desk
  • Order front office supplies and keep inventory of stock
  • Keep updated records of office expenses and costs
  • Perform clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, and faxing
  • Maintain driver and visitor sign-in/out logs
  • Run errands as necessary such as ordering/picking up lunch, running to the store, and picking up gift cards

Working at Gowan Company provides an opportunity to be part of a team that is dedicated to enhancing global food security through advanced agricultural inputs. The company's focus on developing cutting-edge biological, organic, and chemical solutions not only leads the industry in sustainable farming practices but also offers employees a chance to innovate and drive change in global agriculture. This environment promotes professional growth and commitment to a vital and globally impactful field.

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Yuma, Arizona



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