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Human Resources Coordinator


Elwood, IL, US, 60421

Job Description

We are currently seeking an HR Coordinator to work in our Millsdale Manufacturing facility located in Elwood, IL, a southern suburb of Chicago. The successful candidate will have initiative and be responsible for providing support to the HR department and overall site.

In This Role You Will:

  • Provide support to employees on various HR-related topics by answering questions and providing information
  • Develop, assists, or prepare correspondence as requested and continuously improve communication cadence for site
  • Prepare and communicate site announcements including but not limited to: birth, funeral, promotions, new hires and retirements
  • Perform HRIS transactions and maintains system records
  • Provide administrative support, record keeping, reporting, file maintenance, and clerical support as directed
  • Conduct audits and follow company's record keeping requirements
  • Create, update, and maintain department metrics dashboard(s)
  • Coordinate, prepare, and facilitate new hire orientation process
  • Enter transactions, run, and analyze reports, identify and report system
  • Ensure appropriate documentation has been received (e.g. resignation, discipline, termination letter) and employee files/records are handled according to procedureabnormalities to the appropriate area for correction
  • Handle coordination of HR related tasks and other offboarding activities as needed
  • Conduct in-person Exit Interviews and prepares site reports using feedback from employees
  • Responsible for executing the employee leave process for the site (e.g. FMLA, STD, LTD) working with TPA system and Total Rewards department to ensure smooth
  • Support H & S department on RTW process including Fitness for Duty assessments and ADA accommodations
  • Reinforce company policies, rules, and procedures
  • Perform special duties or projects, as needed, to assist the site


  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Human Resources
  • Ability to act with integrity and professionalism, and maintain confidentiality
  • Good time management, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work on and complete multiple tasks with zero to minimum errors
  • Excellent communication skills including listening, speaking, and writing
  • Resourcefulness


  • High School Diploma or equivalent


Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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