Bilingual HR Specialist
Company: Greif
Location: LaPorte , TX
Category: Bilingual, Management, Administrative / Clerical, Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 1/16/2019

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services and is pursuing its vision to become the world’s best performing customer service company in industrial packaging. The company produces steel, plastic, fibre, flexible, corrugated, and reconditioned containers, intermediate bulk containers, containerboard and packaging accessories, and provides filling, packaging and industrial packaging reconditioning services for a wide range of industries. Greif also manages timber properties in the south eastern United States. The company is strategically positioned with more than 200 operating locations in more than 40 countries to serve global as well as regional customers.


  • Responsible for HR data entry of confidential employee records into the HRIS system, accuracy and completion of data input. Follow-up and troubleshoot questions for data integrity.
  • Responsible for the compliance of the production employment process, relating to AAP/EEO data reporting and record retention.
  • Coordinates interviews, pre-employment drug screening and background checks as requested.
  • Assists assigned business units with production recruiting, selection, hiring and orientation of new hires that support the business strategy within the scope of state and federal employment laws.
  • Conducts interviews with hourly candidates and makes initial recommendation for hire of candidates.
  • Manages vendor relationship and candidate flow with local temporary employee agencies.
  • May assist in the related activities of the relocation policy and expatriate policy for new hires/and or employee transfers.
  • Generates reports and performs data analysis including recommendations to the plant management and HRBP.
  • Provides HR support services including data entry, filing and tracking of information.
  • Provides Human Resource transactional support to a business unit of up to 500 employees, ensuring administrative compliance with Human Resources policies, procedures, programs and governmental regulations.
  • Provides first line employee relations support for basic issues.
  • Assists with implementation of corporate programs, and identifies and implements programs to address human resources related business issues.
  • Provides coaching and assistance to management on Workday issues, recommending solutions consistent with past practices and Company policies.
  • Addresses concerns within the assigned business unit with Workday HRIS support, data integrity, and administrative compliance issues.
  • Acts as a liaison between the assigned business unit and Alight for all data compliance and integrity concerns.
  • Prepares documentation for review for Corporate Human Resources, Alight, or external legal regulatory agencies.
  • Assists Company Industrial Relations representatives, Human Resources, and plant management with local contract administration compliance.
  • Assists with implementation and communication of company policies and procedures as well as benefit and compensation policy.
  • Conduct training and education sessions as required by the Human Resources team in conjunction with business needs.
  • Participates in HR related projects as necessary.

Bachelors degree preferred; HS Diploma or GED required.
PHR certification preferred.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) required


3+ years human resources experience; manufacturing experience preferred.


Excellent oral, written, listening, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Must be well organized and able to handle multiple projects.
Basic computer software and HRIS skills.
Prior experience with Workday HRIS system preferred.
Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.


We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif’s Equal Opportunity Policy.


LaPorte, TX 77571
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