Payroll / HR Coordinator
Human Resources
Alabama - Axis
Reports To
Plant HR Manager
FLSA Classification

Job Function

The Payroll / HR Coordinator will assist the Plant HR Manager for the Axis, Alabama manufacturing site with the administration of the day-to-day operations for payroll and personnel.  Responsibilities include employee timekeeping, new hire orientation, benefits and other administrative duties.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

The primary responsibility will be to provide accurate and timely processing of Payroll using ADP Workforce Now.


  • Review employee timecards
  • Update attendance and other pertinent notes in ADP
  • Assist HR management, educate supervisors and employees on any time and premium pay exceptions
  • Identify and report to HR Management any issues regarding attendance, time keeping, and/or safety related schedule changes or notes
  • Troubleshoot site time clock issues and educates employees when necessary
  • Provide supervisors with paid benefit information such as available vacation or sick hours for their staff
  • Train new hires and assist other employees on time entry, banking, and other payroll related questions


  • Maintain and provide current personnel forms (W-4, Change of Address, Payroll Change Notices, etc.)
  • Updates and maintains confidential reports for attendance, discipline, HRIS, complement and new hires
  • Assures proper documents are distributed to Corporate HR and maintained in site personnel files

Skills & Qualifications

  • Must have a good working knowledge of Timekeeping, Payroll, and HR laws, rules, and regulations
  • Must be highly proficient in timekeeping and reporting in ADP; ADP Workforce Now
  • Must be prompt, dependable and have a good attendance record
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgment
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Have 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
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-directed, resourceful and results oriented
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and take on more responsibility
  • Must participate in the Safety blood draw program if applicable
  • Must participate in the random drug test
  • Must be able to pass a physical and drug test
  • Must be able to pass a Department of Homeland Security approved pre-employment criminal background check

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years applicable timekeeping and payroll experience required
  • Experience with ADP Timekeeping / ADP Workforce Now systems required
  • 1+ year of Human Resources experience preferred

AMVAC Offers:

  • Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching
  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan with employee discount
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay


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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.

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