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HR Coordinator, Sweet Flavors N. America

Human Resources
005035 Requisition #


Are you looking to start your career in Human Resources. How does a large global company with upward mobility sound to you? Join our flavors business and put your problem solving and systems experience to work. 

Main Objectives:

  • Systems - Utilize various HR systems and be part of a new HRIS implementation that is going live in Fall. 
  • Employee life cycle management - You will be involved in just about every aspect starting with recruiting and orientation. 
  • Data mining - Ability to analyze data and present results to leadership  


  • Responsible for weekly and bi-weekly payroll input, and acting as initial degree of contact for inquiries and issues related to payroll.
  • Maintains HRIS by processing employee data changes and auditing data to ensure integrity.
  • Conducts new hire orientation and works with hiring managers to ensure effective onboarding of new hires. Conducts 60 day New Hire Interviews.
  • Submits required paperwork for Amboy temporary employees, tracks temporary employees and provides reporting to HR Manager as required.
  • Tracks employee terminations, updates systems, communicates terminations as needed for closure (i.e., badge deactivation, exit interviews, IT system shutdown, etc.).
  • Processes unemployment claims for Amboy location.
  • Advises employees and managers on policies and procedures. Provides general customer service to employees and serves as main point of contact for resolving routine HR and HRIS issues.
  • Coordinates and participates in recruitment for local positions, appointment process, preparing reports.
  • Responsible for the oversight of location’s workers compensation claims, including but not limited to notification to and communication with the Company’s Workers Compensation Company, maintenance of employee files, and coordination with medical providers.
  • Maintains accurate records ensuring data integrity, compliance and tracking.
  • Manages HRIS audit process and follow-up with HR team members to ensure timely completion and accuracy.
  • Ensure the highest level of commitment to Safe Quality Food (SQF) in order to provide assurance that all products have been produced, prepared and handled according to the highest possible standards.
  • Responsible for OSHA Recordkeeping for the Amboy facility (OSHA 300 & 300A forms).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Strong data analysis skills and an aptitude for analysis and measurement
  • Strong interpersonal communication, writing, attention to detail and organization skills
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and listening skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience with HR systems preferred
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on a broad variety of projects
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with employees across all levels
  • Results oriented with a strong sense of urgency and ability to deliver quality results and meet tight deadlines
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Strong level of influence and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information. Ability to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity and creativity to changing needs and situations
  • Knowledge of employment laws and general human resources concepts



  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources (strongly preferred) or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of professional work experience, preferably in a similar role
  • Previous experience with HR systems is a plus




Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group develops, manufactures and distributes flavor and fragrance systems that are found in thousands of consumer products worldwide. The company's specialty systems are essential components of food, beverage, household and personal care products. Sensient's value-added flavors and fragrances enable our customers to excel in highly competitive global markets. The Flavors & Fragrances Group is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.



Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.  Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package.  For more information, visit our website at http://www.sensient.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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