Human Resources Assistant

Come join our dynamic, growing team! Steel & O’Brien is a premium manufacturer of sanitary fittings, valves, pumps and more. We serve essential industries like food, beverage and pharmaceutical. Learn more at

Human Resources Assistant – 1st shift 8:00am – 5:00pm M-F

Significant opportunity for advancement!

2+ years of office experience required; 1+ years of working in HR capacity highly preferred.

Call HR 585-492-5800 for any questions or concerns.

  • Competitive wages.
  • Dental offered as well.

· Provides overall administrative support to the HR department, including maintaining and processing documentation and records.

· Supports recruiting processes such as posting open positions, reviewing resumes and/or applications, corresponding with applicants and supervisors/leads, scheduling interviews, checking references, and onboarding.

· Supports performance management and retention by tracking milestone dates for employees and temps (30-60-90-day evaluation reviews, 6-month anniversary for S&O employees and annual reviews), providing applicable documents to supervisors/leads and ensuring timely completion.

· Answers frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, procedures, benefits, hiring processes, etc. Refers more complex questions to HR Manager.

· Manages the headcount gap report, and proactively involves the HR Manager if there are obstacles or negative trends.

· Serves as primary point of contact for employees regarding COVID-19 related questions, keeping in contact with employees who must isolate/quarantine, operating as per written company policy, and stays up-to-date with latest federal, state and local policies surrounding COVID-19 to ensure workplace compliance.

· Assists with payroll functions including timecard final reviews, answering employee questions, fixing timecard errors, and distributing checks.

· Serves as primary point of contact for time-off requests and time & attendance questions.

· Compiles and prepares data for statistical reporting including – but not limited to – attendance, new hire and turnover reports.

· Assists with projects, such as HR events, benefits open enrollment, employee communications and company-wide meetings.

· Prepares and edits professional documents and correspondences for the organization.

· Protects employee confidentiality and complies with applicable federal, state, local, and company regulations and policies.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required skills/Abilities:
· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

· Strong ability to assess a situation/task/project and independently take action to address/complete it.

· Solid ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

· Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.

· Ability to operate general office and computer equipment.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

· Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn payroll management, human resource information system (HRIS), and similar computer applications.

· Ability to maintain confidential information and exercise good judgement.

· Ability to represent the company favorably with employees and exemplify company values. Act as a champion of company culture, ethics and safety.

· Demonstrate empathy and advocate for employees.

· Listen respectfully to ideas and concerns, and communicate in a positive manner with all employees.

· High school diploma or equivalent required.

· Associate or bachelor’s degree in HR, business or a related field, or equivalent experience, preferred.

· Two years of office experience required; with at least one year in human resources highly preferred.

· Able to perform the physical demands of the job, including:

o Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

o Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

o Ability to safely navigate a manufacturing environment.

· Support and participate in company functions as applicable.

· Accessible and approachable, respecting intellectual integrity and valuing individuality, building and fostering working relationships with business stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds, thus enabling a partnership mentality.

· Collaborative team player with his/her ego well in check.

· Open to feedback, continuous learning and committed to ongoing self-improvement.

· Adhere to and respect confidentiality.

· Embody our values of Integrity, Trust, Creativity and Courage, Teamwork, and Excellence.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Arcade, NY 14009: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Human resources: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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