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Unifrax Sr. HRIS Analyst (Workday) in Buffalo, New York

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Why work for us?Alkegen brings together two of the world’s leading specialty materials companies to create one new, innovation-driven leader focused on battery technologies, filtration media, and specialty insulation and sealing materials. Through global reach and breakthrough inventions, we’re delivering products that enable the world to breathe easier, live greener, and go further than ever before. With over 60 manufacturing facilities with a global workforce of over 9,000 of the industry’s most experienced talent, including insulation and filtration experts, Alkegen is uniquely positioned to help customers impact the environment in meaningful ways.Alkegen offers a range of dynamic career opportunities with globe-spanning reach. From production operators to engineers, technicians to specialists, sales to leadership, we’re always looking for top talent ready to bring their best. Come grow with us! Nature and Scope: This position reports to Manager of HRIS

Major Job Functions and Tasks:

  • Partner with internal and external customers to elicit requirements, design, build, test, and deploy HCM, Time, Absence, configuration changes, reports or dashboards.

  • Maintain and develop custom reports, worklets and dashboards.

  • Assist with global system administration, business process configuration and design of the primary HRIS (Workday); consisting of at least three of the following modules: HCM, Benefits (US), Pay, Time, Absence, Talent, Recruiting, and Advanced Compensation, Integration and EIB.

  • Recommend and implement policies on reporting standards and offer technical solutions to gain process efficiency and improve data integrity.

  • Work within the HRIS team to resolve Tier II cases and provide additional troubleshooting support.

  • Collaborate with functional and technical system stakeholders to streamline and enhance reporting processes, and promote user adoption.

  • Partner with HR and Information Technology team in Workday HCM system related projects, including system releases/upgrades, enhancement packages, and process redesign.

  • Lead Workday HCM system configuration and security, as well as system process flow maps. Facilitate configuration evaluation and review with sub-administrators to ensure consistency, efficient use of each Workday modules and innovative use of technology.

  • Develop and presents HR Technology related communications and training.

  • Maintain existing configuration of business processes, objects, etc. associated with specific Workday functionality.

  • Manage various Workday modules supporting data integrations and system authentication, ensuring system stability, security compliance and expeditious resolution for high impact issues.

  • Assists with design and process development with leading edge technologies to support the global HR team, ensuring country-specific compliance to local regulatory standards.

  • Assist in the design, testing, and implementation of new Workday functions.

  • Assist with end-user testing and quality assurance.

  • Assign location, supervisory, company, cost center, and custom organizations to workers.

  • Ensure that accurate data is transferred within set deadlines to payroll, benefits carriers, etc.

  • Help maintain data integrity in systems by proactively running queries and analyzing data.

  • Trouble-shoot complex customer and system issues including error messages, login difficulties, access denials, data issues and process failures in Workday.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • 3-5 years of direct Workday experience (minimum of three named modules), including configuring business processes including notifications, security policies, routing, and condition rules; creating and maintaining reports; and providing customer support to managers and employees.

  • Strong understanding of HR and Payroll processes and data

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with a focus on Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work effectively with business partners in other parts of the organization, including IT, Finance, etc.


  • Flexibility on hours required due to support of US/Europe.

  • Travel may be required

  • Preferred location - Tonawanda NY, Manchester, CT or Remote

Qualifications/ Experience:If you are interested in being part of a world class HRIS function here at Alkegen then we would love to hear from you.

At Alkegen, we strive every day to help people – ALL PEOPLE – breathe easier, live greener and go further than ever before. We believe that diversity and inclusion is central to this mission and to our impact. Our diverse and inclusive culture drives our growth & innovation and we nurture it by actively embracing our differences and using our varied perspectives to solve the complex challenges facing our changing and diverse world. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, nation of origin, religion, color, gender identity and expression, age, disability, education, opinions, culture, languages spoken, veteran’s status, or any other protected class.