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Human Resource Coordinator

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: El Cajon, CA, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers


Under the guidance of the HR Director or HRBP, the Human Resource Coordinator facilitates HR processes in accordance with GKN Aerospace policies and standard practices. This role administers employee health and welfare plans, and acts as liaison between employees and insurance providers. This position resolves benefits-related problems, as well as ensures effective use of plans and positive employee relations. The human resource coordinator makes certain that plans are administered in accordance with federal and state regulations and that plan provisions are followed. This role provides administrative support to the human resource function as needed, including record-keeping, file maintenance and HRIS entry. 

Principal Accountabilities

  • Administers health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations.
  • Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions.
  • Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
  • Completes Forms I-9, verifies I-9 documentation and maintains I-9 files.
  • Submits online investigation requests and assists with new-employee background checks.
  • Reconciles benefits statements.
  • Conducts audits of payroll, benefits or other HR programs and recommends corrective action.
  • Assists with processing of terminations.
  • Assists with the preparation of the performance review process.
  • Assists with recruitment and interview process. Tracks status of candidates in HRIS and responds with follow-up letters at the end of the recruiting process.
  • Schedules meetings and interviews as requested by the director of HR.
  • Makes photocopies; mails, scans and emails documents; and performs other clerical functions.
  • Files documents into appropriate employee files.
  • Assists or prepares correspondence as requested.
  • Prepares new-employee files.
  • Processes mail.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a business culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives and goals, to include issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”.
  • Ensure the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and adherence to various government regulations.
  • Fully comply with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy Statement on Contracting with the United States Government" in all areas of responsibility involving direct and indirect contracting with the United States Government.  Ensure subordinate staff is aware of the policy and their individual responsibility and accountability for complying with it.


Two years of college or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of four years related experience in an HR support functions. 
  • Strong working knowledge of spreadsheet (Excel), internet and meeting and personal planning software required. 
  • Excellent oral and written skills to include good spelling and grammar skills. 
  • May require strong working knowledge of word processing (Word) and presentation (Power Point) software, debits and credits and impact on general ledger and have skills with 10 key.
  • Ability to represent the Company in a highly professional manner. 
  • Must maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Must be well-organized, be able to multi-task and have a high level of attention to detail. 
  • Must be customer service driven, able to understand and support the business goals and objectives. 
  • Must handle company private, sensitive and personal information in a professional and confidential manner.

Mental and Physical Demands

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English instructions
  • Interface and interact well with all departments of the company
  • Interface and interact well with all levels within the company
  • Ability to sit and work in an office/desk job setting  


GKN is an EOE/M/F/D/V employer. Candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR


Nearest Major Market: San Diego