HR/Safety Coordinator

OFS, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of furniture, has provided award-winning products to the office, education and lifestyle markets for over 80 years. As a family-owned business rooted in stewardship towards nature, community and wellbeing, OFS is dedicated to crafting experiences and products that create places where people want to be.

 

OFS is seeking a motivated and team-oriented individual who is bilingual in English and Spanish to fill the full time position of HR/Safety Coordinator. This position will assist our Human Resources and Safety departments with employee communications and relations, as well as serving as company liaison with various community committees and organizations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct and/or assist with new hire, benefit and safety orientations
  • Translate documents and communications from English to Spanish and vice-versa if needed
  • Provide translation and interpretation services to our various manufacturing facilities, and any other OFS locations, when needed
  • Transport, or assist in the transportation of, employees to job-related appointments where translation and interpretation are needed
  • Assist with job interviews onsite and at local job fairs
  • Administer and manage FMLA and other leaves of absence, following all federal and state regulations, as well as company policies and procedures
  • Attend meetings and actively participate with local committees and organizations in fulfilling various community-related initiatives
  • Perform other HR and/or Safety-related projects as assigned

 

SKILLS

  • A strong bi-cultural awareness as well as a strong ability to speak, write, and use expressions and colloquialisms in both Spanish and English
  • Excellent listening, retention and note-taking skills to maintain a high-level of accuracy during interpretation
  • Resourceful and independent in researching and acquiring information needed to perform duties and remain compliant based on changing federal and state regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization in a professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to adapt to a changing business model and processes
  • Ability to work in a team and individually
  • Ability to meet task and project deadlines
  • Ability to recognize and be sensitive to cultural differences
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of private and protected information

 

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluency in both Spanish and English
  • Experience with Kronos or similar Payroll/HRIS system preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • College degree a plus
  • Previous HR experience, specifically leave administration, preferred
  • Ability to work alternate hours when needed to accommodate night-shift translation and interpretation needs
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