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Human Resources Assistant

Manufacturer of Premium Meat Products in Fort Atkinson


Jones Dairy Farm, a family owned and operated business for over 130 years, is seeking a Human Resources Assistant.  This is an excellent opportunity for an individual that can demonstrate organization, a high level of accuracy, confidentiality, and attention to detail.


Position Summary:

Responsible for payroll processing, administrative tasks, and services to support effective and efficient operations of the Human Resources department.



  • Accurate and timely processing of benefits enrollments and changes to include providing notification to necessary carriers and payroll.
  • Reconciles benefit invoices ensuring accurate enrollments as well as synchronization with the payroll system.
  • Responsible for accurate and efficient union payroll processing.
  • Performs all payroll maintenance, processes time and attendance data, payroll reports, manual checks, employment verifications, and employee reimbursement requests.
  • Maintains Union vacation tracking system.
  • Coordinates the maintenance and tracking of the company’s internal job posting process.
  • Responsible for payroll and employee file maintenance and personnel recordkeeping.
  • Distributes and maintains employee disciplinary records.
  • Works cooperatively with the labor unions and non-union employees to quickly and satisfactorily resolve conflicts, problems and provide answers through knowledge of contracts and policies and the Human Resources Information System (HRIS).
  • Acts as a liaison between outside vending services and Company (uniform, vending, etc.).
  • Assists with implementation of wellness programs including flu shots, health fairs, etc.
  • Runs weekly attendance reports.
  • Coordinates Employee Service Award program and assists with the coordination of company recreational events.
  • Provides administrative support to HR staff by preparing employee communication pieces to include employee orientation materials, employee benefits materials, regulatory mailings, and other meeting correspondence.
  • Acts as a backup for the other HR positions, including payroll processing.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years of payroll and administration experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Exercises good problem-solving skills and ability to effectively multi-task.
  • Must possess a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality and be able to work under tight deadlines.
  • Experience with a labor union and/or manufacturing environment.
  • Strong computer and technology background.
  • Completion of an associate degree in a related business field.
  • SHRM or HCRI certification in Human Resources
  • Prior experience with ADP Workforce Now system, Microsoft Office Suite, and LaborMetrix.


Benefits Package:

We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package:

  • Medical Insurance with a Health Reimbursement Account
  • Dental, Vision, Prescription, and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability/Sick Pay
  • Long Term Disability available
  • Paid Vacation and 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401K with a 100% Employer match on 5.5% eligible earnings
  • Health Club Incentives
  • Professional Development Including Tuition Reimbursement & more!


We offer excellent compensation and benefit packages.