HR Generalist
Human Resources
Alabama - Axis
Reports To
Plant HR Manager
FLSA Classification

Job Function

The HR Coordinator assists the Plant Human Resources Manager with the administration of the day-to-day operations of payroll and personnel at AMVAC’s Axis manufacturing facility.  The HR Coordinator’s responsibilities include employee timekeeping, staffing and new hire orientation,benefits and other administrative duties. 

AMVAC Chemical Corporation, an American Vanguard company, (NYSE: AVD) successfully serves global markets through development, manufacturing and marketing of products for agricultural and commercial use.  As HR Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to be part of AMVAC’s growth and build strong ties to the community.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Update attendance and other pertinent employee information in ADP Workforce Now
  • Identify and report to HR Management any issues regarding attendance, time keeping, and/or safety related schedule changes
  • Assist HR management, educate supervisors and employees on any time and premium pay exceptions
  • Educate employees regarding the use of time clocks and troubleshoot site time clock issues
  • Review employee timecards
  • Provide supervisors with their employees’ paid benefit information such as available vacation or sick hours
  • Train new hires and assist other employees on time entry, banking, and other payroll related questions
  • Assist / conduct new hire orientations for all levels of plant personnel
  • Maintain and provide current personnel forms (W-4, Change of Address, Payroll Change Notices, etc.)
  • Update and maintain confidential reports for attendance, discipline, HRIS, complement and new hires
  • Assure proper documents are distributed to Corporate HR and maintained in site personnel files
  • Update posters and other HR related information on plant bulletin boards
  • Assist with recruiting logistics (i.e., setting up interviews, updating recruiting tracking spreadsheets, applications, FCRA letters, etc.)
  • Manage the pre-employment process which may include background checks; scheduling pre-employment physical and/or drug screens; and coordinating start dates
  • Other assignments to assist HR and other management as required

Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience with ADP Timekeeping / ADP Workforce Now (ADP WFN) systems required
  • 3+ years of Human Resources experience preferred
  • Payroll experience for 100+ employees required
  • Knowledge of HR laws, rules, and regulations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgment
  • History of good attendance; prompt, dependable, reliable
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
  • Highly proficient in the use of computers including expertise with software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
  • Experience using HRIS / ATS software a plus
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills & attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and take on more responsibility
  • Must be able to pass a physical and drug test
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or similar field
  • Relevant certifications preferred 


  • Amazing Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision with low out-of-pocket costs for employees and their families
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options available
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching
  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan with employee discount
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Other benefits including Life Insurance & Employee Wellness plans

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AMVAC, an American Vanguard company, successfully serves global markets through development, manufacturing and marketing of products for agricultural and commercial use. (NYSE: AVD)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

AMVAC is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks and substance abuse testing.

We participate in the E-Verify Federal Identification System. View links: E-Verify Poster Right to Work