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HR Administrator (New Grad with Advanced MS Excel)

Title: HR Administrator

Location: Schaumburg, IL

The HR Administrator, working under the supervision of the Human Resources Manager, BUS will use his/her experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals as well as perform administrative duties that support all functional areas of Human Resources.  The HR Administrator will be responsible for collecting and analyzing HR data as needed as well as generating reports and making recommendations as necessary.  This role will also be responsible for processing HR paperwork in accordance with established policy and procedures. 


  • Ensures completion of all new hire paperwork and system set up for all new hires. Updates HRIS system with employee changes (i.e. pay and position changes, etc) and coordinates changes with payroll.
  • Supports new hire on-boarding and exit interviews.
  • Works within Human Resources on special tasks and projects as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned.

We expect

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Entry level HR Administrator experience preferred
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Highly proficient working with MS Office (i.e.; Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.) **Advanced level Excel required**
  • Customer-service oriented, team player who is detail-oriented and able to multi-task
  • Must be comfortable working with employees and managers at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to work, think, and act quickly to produce quality results with regards to performing HR duties
  • Must be willing to work extra hours to meet deadlines, when necessary.
  • Less than 10% travel may be required
  • Advanced Reporting

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 15 000 employees at 186 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.85 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments).

Oerlikon Balzers develops processes and systems for the coating of tools, components and decorative plastic elements. Comprising 106 locations in 34 countries, Balzers global network of coating centers is daily dedicated to further improving component performance and tooling productivity through coating technology. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team! We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, and 401(K).

Statement of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: Oerlikon Balzers is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Oerlikon Balzers to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status. Oerlikon Balzers is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of our company to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions. If you require an accommodation during the application process or for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity please contact Human Resources.