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Saint-Gobain Plant Payroll Administrator in Seattle, Washington

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. www.certainteed.com

CertainTeed’s Gypsum manufacturing site in Seattle, WA is now hiring a Payroll Administrator. This position is responsible for processing biweekly payroll for represented and non-represented employees within an industrial manufacturing setting. The position performs a variety of administrative functions in support of the Plant Manager and staff and to coordinate various finance and administrative functions with Payroll, Financial Shared Services and Gypsum Corporate Office.

  • Process biweekly payroll according to Saint-Gobain policies and procedures and legal compliance in an accurate and timely manner by working with internal departments and corporate and third party resources.

  • Provides administrative support to the Plant Manager and Sr. Plant Administrator, Customer Service and HR Departments through: assigned duties and back-up functions, meetings, presentations, union and legal communications, audit compliance and a variety of complex and confidential monthly and quarterly reports for departments and corporate resources as requested.

  • Improves processes and systems related to job function and as requested.

  • Improves and maintains assigned documents and written procedures/SOPs so all training material is up to date and assessable.

  • Participates in WCM improvement activities as directed and maintains required documentation.

  • Develops and maintains a filing system and related archives according to legal requirements and Corporate Record Retention Policy.

  • Checks and prepares hourly time sheets, performs data entry and balances batch entries for hourly payroll and month end accruals.

  • Maintains and updates KRONOS time management system as necessary to ensure accuracy of punches, shift schedules and reliable access to employees.

  • Prepares Union, Payroll and HR reporting (e.g. seniority, pension/health and vacation/holiday tracking and calculations, probation, shoe eligibility, attendance, union dues) in designated electronic systems and creates payment requests as needed.

  • Assists employees with benefit plan and open enrollment questions with corporate HR.

  • Tracks Seattle Sick Leave accrual and other time off for plant employees.

  • Tracks attendance and issues warnings or attendance awards in a timely manner as needed.

  • Creates and submits Employee Change Notice (ECN) forms in a timely manner to track, document and communicate job and physical. location movement, salary changes and other work or personal employee information.

  • Prepares and maintains personnel records as required by Federal and State agencies and Saint-Gobain policy as well as plant lists including directory, employee addresses and phone numbers.

  • Works with third party vendors on FMLA, Unemployment, and other LOA requests.

  • Coordinates post offer background checks and drug screens.

  • Conducts and assists with new employee orientation.

  • Manages office supply inventory and storeroom.

  • Issues and maintains parking pass system.

  • Associates Degree with related Finance, Accounting or Business related courses.

  • 3-5 years of payroll experience within a union environment.

  • 2-4 years of general office or related experience in a manufacturing facility.

  • Any combination of experience and education to demonstrate proficiency.

  • Strong familiarity with a national and WA State laws relating to payroll.

  • Ability to work independently with general supervision.

  • Core competencies include: effective verbal and written communication skills, listening skills, ability to organize and retrieve information, and to handle people tactfully and effectively in situations involving various education and employment levels.

  • Proficiency in PC skills including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and others.

  • Must be able to learn and effectively use ERP type business systems.

  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing and varying work requirements.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited institution preferred.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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