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HR Generalist / Payroll Manager 


SUMMARY: The Human Resources Generalist manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office in compliance with laws and regulations. Multiple responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruitment, departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment.

The Payroll Manager oversees multi state payroll, furthers the department's goals and interfaces with appropriate government agencies. Assures quality processing of weekly and bi-weekly payroll for employees in a multi state environment in compliance with company policies and federal, state, and local taxing authorities; assists in preparation of information used for processing quarterly reports and annual W-2's.


  1. Actively promote and drive a culture of safety
  2. Continuously represent the company core values
  3. Continuously develop and implement improvements in processes (i.e., payroll, hiring, HRB, etc.)
  4. Build employee partnerships and/or relationships
  5. Process payroll for multiple sites


  • Act as active member of the Safety Committee
  • Implement talent management and acquisition processes to support revenue and profit growth of Spectrum business units
  • Recruiting and staffing logistics; for both exempt and non- exempt positions
  • Handle requests for temporary workers and coordinate with agencies to ensure our needs are met
  • Process payroll for multiple sites and set up employees in correct worked in/lived in state
  • Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
  • Maintain and organize payroll records using accepted record retention practices.
  • Ensure payroll backups, maintenance of payroll files and security
  • Ensure the processes of new hires and terminations in a timely manner
  • Verify quarterly reports and annual W-2's
  • Maintain employee records
  • Administer employee orientation, development, and training
  • Assist with benefit enrollment/plans as needed
  • Develop and update job descriptions as needed
  • Respond to unemployment requests and attend hearings as needed
  • Responsible for administering workers' compensation claims and coordinating RTW w/employee
  • Responsible for maintaining Affirmative Action and OSHA 300 log
  • Act as liaison between employee/supervisor/manager on employment related issues
  • Assist supervisors/managers in preparing disciplinary action
  • Investigate employee issues
  • Coordinate required offsite/onsite training
  • Identify training needs and opportunities (i.e., lead training for employees new to position, training brought to facility for specific projects/groups, etc.)
  • Responsible for company activities (i.e., holiday meals, retirement and recognition events, etc.)
  • Enroll employees in appropriate databases (medical, dental, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned



Position Requirements


Generalist- Bachelor’s degree and 1 to 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Requires a solid understanding of federal employment law, such as FLSA, FMLA, ADAAA, Worker’s Compensation, EEO, etc.  PHR/SPHR preferred.

Payroll Manager- Bachelor's degree Preferred  with Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred; supplemented with five (5) years of related work experience


The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position HR Generalist / Payroll Manager  
Open Date 3/2/2020  
Location Pexco - Athol  
About the Organization Specialty plastics is Pexco's DNA serving the needs of select markets and applications across North America. More than 100 engineering and manufacturing specialists provide consultation, design, and production of plastic parts and finished products to meet a variety of end-use challenges.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia with several manufacturing plants across the United States and Mexico, Pexco is a North American leader in the design and fabrication of specialty plastics products. It provides standard and custom products and components to manufacturers and end-users for a broad range of market applications, including the Medical, Filtration, Lighting, and other Industrial sectors. Pexco offers a full range of design, engineering and fabrication services. It operates six Class 7 & Class 8 medical clean rooms. Pexco meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, and holds ISO 14001, ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820, OHSAS 18001, GMP, AS9100C, ITAR and other registrations and/or certifications for its manufacturing operations.  
EOE Statement Pexco, LLC has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. To assure full implementation of this equal employment policy, we will take steps to
assure that:

a. Persons are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, protected veteran
status, ethnicity, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic
information, age, disability or any other status protected by law and will
be based only on valid job requirements.

b. All other personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers,
layoffs and recall from layoffs, access to training, education, tuition assistance
and social recreation programs are administered without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, protected veteran
status, ethnicity, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic
information, age, disability or any other status protected by law.

c. Employees and applicants shall not be subjected to harassment,
intimidation, threats, coercion or discrimination because they have: (1)
filed a complaint; (2) assisted or participated in an investigation,
compliance review, hearing or any other activity related to the
administration of any federal, state or local law requiring equal
employment opportunity; (3) opposed any act or practice made unlawful
by any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity or (4)
exercised any other right protected by federal, state or local law requiring
equal opportunity.

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