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Human Resources Generalist

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: Rantoul, IL, US, 61866

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Summary: Responsible for providing day to day support to the human resources manager by entering time and attendance in Kronos payroll system, processing employee record changes, maintaining accurate files / HRIS data, and all other daily HR-related functions as needed. HR Coordinator will also provide some accounting support to the facility controller.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Administers and maintains employee files and HRIS data entry for all hourly employees; processing employment changes to personal information, W4, direct deposit, status changes, demographic changes; ad-hoc reporting as required.
  • Monitors and enters time and attendance audits time entries for paid time off (PTO) points system and audits time exceptions in preparation for payroll.
  • Processes Titan timesheets and ensures all timesheets have been approved by the employee, manager, and submitted for payroll.
  • Generates and submits payroll reports to Payroll and Plant Manager.
  • Resolves payroll system discrepancies; provide payroll information by answering questions upon request.
  • Prepares final check data and termination paperwork (ECN).
  • Prepares the reporting HR information and data as directed by the HR Manager.
  • Assist in completing Disability and Unemployment inquires under the direction and approval of the Human Resources Manager.
  • Prepares weekly reports regarding wage, hour, and production.
  • Prepares and assists with all new employee packages (benefits, new hire paperwork, etc.) and conducts all new hire onboarding.
  • Assist in preparing and tracking leaves of absence.
  • Participates in special projects and team initiatives and provides administrative support as assigned.
  • Handles all information in a confidential manner while maintaining HIPAA compliance.
  • Special projects as assigned by Human Resources Manager.
  • Credit entry:  Receive credit and approval, enter into the system, and match credit entered to credit received for accuracy, issue credits to customers. Supply controller with pertinent reports for accurate reporting.
  • Saturday work required one week per month for financial month-end closing.
  • General administrative tasks.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Associates degree preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years of progressive Human Resources with Payroll and or Accounting experience preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience using Kronos preferred.
  • Familiarity with applications of state, federal, and local employment and wage laws.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on professional business demeanor, communication, and customer service. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word; comfortable with calendar management and email in Outlook.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Superior attention to detail and commitment to accuracy for data entry with timely follow-through.
  • Keen understanding of confidentiality; ability to manage sensitive information with tact and discretion.
  • Prioritization, project coordination, and collaboration skills required.



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JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana