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Human Resource Specialist & Campus Recruiter at Piedmont Plastics

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Piedmont Plastics is the leading independent and privately held distributor of performance plastics in North America. Since first opening our doors in 1968 with just one location and five employees, Piedmont has grown to over 50 locations across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, employing over 575 individuals.

At Piedmont Plastics, company culture is valued and nurtured. Our diverse employee workforce brings their passion to the mission of Piedmont Plastics every day. We offer cutting-edge plastic solutions to a wide array of customers representing numerous industrial markets. 

It all begins with talented individuals like you - people who are ready to deliver on our reputation for thousands of customers in North America. That's why we support employees with full-time benefits, exposure to an incredible range of opportunities and training programs, and a practice of promoting from within. Piedmont Plastics employees are hardworking, collaborative, and entrepreneurial. Here you'll see opportunity grow from a company whose reliability is second to none. Your passion for innovation and the pride that comes with doing what you do best will be rewarded at every level.

Join a team that works together in a collaborative and winning environment to continuously exceed customers’ expectations. After all, Piedmont Plastics is “where solutions take shape!”.

Today, Piedmont Plastics is looking for a Human Resources Specialist & Campus Recruiter to join our team in Charlotte, NC. 

This role will contribute to the success of Piedmont Plastics’ innovative campus recruiting function and be responsible for supporting business objectives through proactively sourcing, assessing, and recruiting students for internships and full-time roles along with assisting the HR team with benefits administration, employee relations, and HRIS.

 In this position, you will be required to: 

  •  Develop and maintain contacts with schools, workforce centers, community outreach groups, and other public organizations to find and attract applicants; builds and maintains ongoing relationships with professors and key school contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates; works with company managers to gain introductions

  • Use various social media platforms to highlight company culture, engage with students, and identify candidates for internship program

  • Create and post internship positions on college websites and other third-party postings

  • Be held accountable to key metrics that define success/failure such as turnover, candidate experience, quality of new employees, retention of top performers, and time to fill

  • Works with Learning and Development Specialist to assist when needed for recruiting purposes

  • Ensure the PPI corporate brand, culture, values, and strategic intent are reinforced in all recruiting and hiring activities

  • Recruit candidates for positions while ensuring that recruiting practices are in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines

This position will also assist different Human Resources departments during which may include:

  • Assist HR & Benefits Manager during the annual open enrollment process

  • Act as a backup to the HRIS  Manager assisting with support and running reports

  • Working with the Director of HR to provide guidance to supervisors and employees on policies

  • Assist the Talent Acquisition Manager with offer letters and other onboarding duties at times of high volume or absence

  • Assist the Corporate Health, Safety, and Quality Manager on all Workers Compensation (WC) claims by providing access to information in employee database,

To be successful in this position, an ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline from a four-year college or university 

  • At least two years of HR Generalist experience

  • One year of campus/college recruiting experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills including communicating, interviewing and listening

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint 

  • At least two years of experience using an HRIS system

What Piedmont Plastics offers:

  • Industry Leading wages with a monthly phone allowance

  • Medical and Dental Insurance

  • Life, AD&D

  • Paid Time Off

  • Educational Reimbursement

  • Supplemental Life Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan including employer matching


If interested, please press the Apply Now button and complete our online application.


No phone calls please from applicants or staffing firms.


Piedmont Plastics is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.




Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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