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Assistant, Human Resources

REQ: REQ-127187 Human Resources

Panasonic Energy Corporation of America (PECA)
  • Columbus, GA, United States
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Provides support with the daily activities of human resources, payroll, benefits and administration.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Human Resources

Records employee information such as personal data, attendance, performance reviews or evaluations, and termination data and reason.

Updates employee files to document personnel actions and to provide information for payroll and other uses.  Assists in preparing updates and follows up and suspense reports as directed by immediate supervisor.  Routes personnel information to corporate office for processing. Follows all documented procedures and direction from HR management.


Assist with monitoring of time keeping system and data entry for payroll.

Employee Benefit Plans (Health, Dental, Life, FMLA)

Assist with coordination of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notices and medical certification paperwork, i.e., distributing documents, tracking and posting in Human Resources Information System (HRIS) system.  Assist with all employee Short and Long-Term Disability.

401(k) Administration

Distributes employees’ quarterly statements. Handles distribution of Distribution and Rollover checks.  Assists employees with Hardship Withdrawals. 

Employee Service Awards

Assist with the maintenance of the access database for Services Award.  Generate Service Award documents and place order with respective vendors.

Employee Birthday Program

Assist with update and maintain access database for movie passes.  Prepare documents for approval and place order for movie passes. Audit and reconcile inventory with payroll and accounting.

New Hires

Assist with On Line E-verify (authorization to work in USA); Enters new hire information into HRIS system and Generates employee ID Badges.  Maintains I-9 documents.

Out-processing Employees

Prepares documentation for terminations. Maintains proper retention of I-9 forms.


Plans, coordinates conferences, meetings and other similar type events.  May be required to lead a team to prepare and execute employee events.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six-months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in human resources or customer service is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS (essential function)

Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions.  Ability to write clear correspondence such as employee postings, informational fliers, and memos.  Ability to clearly explain company policies and complex regulatory requirements to co-workers in easy to understand language.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to outside interested parties and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS (essential function)

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY (essential function)

Must possess the ability to comprehend the Panasonic Code of Conduct and have strong desire to act within its guidelines especially with honesty, integrity, confidentiality, and ethical compliance.  Must understand and act in a manner that minimizes a potential conflict of interest between a member of the Human Resources department and co-workers. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed and complex written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES (essential function)

Familiar with employment practices, time and attendance procedures.

Strong interpersonal skills required to assist employees in resolving issues with company programs such as medical / dental plans.

Strong organizational skills.  Must be a Self-starter. Ability to work independently.

Must be able to talk in front of small groups to present information.

Must be computer literate. Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.

Must be able to learn and maintain various aspects of the company’s Payroll / HRIS System.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS (essential function)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

REQ: REQ-127187 Human Resources

  • Columbus, GA, United States
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