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We are currently searching for a full-time Plant Admin to join our Marshalltown,IA team. The Plant Admin will beresponsible for providing a welcoming environment to employees and visitors as well as administrative support to plant management and production employees. Duties include payroll support, onboarding of new employees, answering and directing phone calls and general office duties. This position will observe confidentiality of all employee and company information.

Forterra is a leading manufacturer of pipe and products in the U.S. and Eastern Canada for a variety of water-related infrastructure applications, including water transmission, distribution and drainage. The company generated pro forma net sales of $1.5 billion in 2017. Forterra employs more than 5,000 people and operates more than 88 facilities, with products available throughout the U.S. and Eastern Canada.

Essential Functions:

Plant Support Functions:Daily entry of production and material usage information.Purchase order creation and maintenance. Materials receiving to indicate product has been delivered and recorded in inventory. Metric data reporting. Labor hour reporting. Payroll Processing:Oversee plant payroll which includes tracking daily labor, recording and monitoring attendance, verifying punches, data entry into Ultimate Software (Ulti Pro), Attendance Enterprise and Kronos. Human Resources Support:Conduct new-employee orientation, administer pre-employment tests and random testing, ensures all on-boarding documents are complete and uploaded to Gocat. Assist with writing job postings, thank you letters and scheduling interviews for the plant. Maintains applicant-tracking log. Creation and maintenance of personnel, applicant, benefit, I9, payroll and general office files.Process and complete all employee payroll/HR related paperwork and first point of contact to answer questions in regards to benefits and/or payroll issues. Administrative Support:General office duties includeadminister daily mail process,answer and direct incoming calls on multi-line phone system, greet visitors and vendors, accurately file all paperwork, receive/send faxes, order office and safety supplies, set up and make travel arrangements. Temporary Agencies:First point of contact for hourly non-exempt temps agencies. Attendance:Regular, timely attendance to meet company needs in an efficient and effective manner. Other duties as assigned:Performs special projects or assignments as directed.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Two-year degree or equivalent experience.
  • One plus year manufacturing, construction and production plant experience preferred.
  • One plus years HR/payroll administrative experience working in a fast pace environment.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy with strong data entry skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a variety of people and personalities.
  • Strong communication skills both orally and in writing with all levels of employees.
  • Payroll, HRIS and database experience required. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, internet and other applications. Able to learn or build upon existing knowledge of HRIS system (Ulti Pro, Attendance Enterprise and Kronos).
  • General knowledge of employee benefits, compliance, laws and regulations.
  • Ability to maintain personnel/payroll files and procedures according to laws and regulations.
  • Work as an effective and proactive team player, understands the importance of supporting the plant, production, HR/Payroll functions along with collaborating with employees and managers.
  • Able to apply effective time management and self-management skills. Able to be flexible and productive in an environment with regular interruptions.
  • Understand and maintain confidential nature of company and employee information.
  • Possess thorough, organized and detail-oriented approach to work. Possess effective problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, fast learner, shows initiative, willing to seek out department needs and meet them.
  • Demonstrated pattern of positive attitude, strong work ethic and dedication.
  • Ability to apply effective time management and self-management skills. Ability to be flexible and productive in an environment with regular interruptions.
  • Must have a valid drivers' license and ability to travel 5 percent of the time.

Employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. We offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs that include: 4 percent 401k match, medical, dental, flex spending, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Health Savings Account (HSA), life insurance, short and long-term disability, a vision plan, vacation and 10 holidays.

Forterra Building Products is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V - Forterra is a Drug Free Workplace.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.