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Human Resources Assistant - Receptionist Job

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

Provide support to the Human Resources department in administering HR processes and programs for Kenworth Managers and Employees. Will serve as a contact for HR department, manage pieces of the employee on-boarding process and other employee programs, and participate in executing department initiatives and projects. This position serves as a front desk receptionist.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Serve as first point of contact for calls and walk-ins.
  • Manage the plant lobby; greet visitors in a professional and courteous manner, ensure tour guests adhere to plant tour guidelines and maintain complete sign-in/sign-out records Provide support and customer service to employees regarding various HR topics. Utilize problem solving techniques when necessary to research employee questions.
  • Participate in executing departmental goals and objectives.
  • Play an active role in promoting positive employee relations and engagement by coordinating employee appreciation programs and events.
  • Support new employee on-boarding process.
  • Support recruitment activities as assigned.
  • Enter employee data into HRIS system and produce reports as necessary.
  • Manage standard dress program.
  • Administer the department’s MRO process: create and track department purchase requisitions, ensure open purchase orders are reconciled against purchase requisitions and invoices are received. Contact vendors as required.
  • Be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Must be reliable with dependable and regular attendance
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned.  May also provide some support to Health & Safety and Training functions, as well as Plant Manager


  • 4 year degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field preferred.
  • Previous experience in Human Resources preferred.
  • Strong PC skills to include MS Office programs, SAP, Publisher, and SharePoint desirable.
  • Experience with Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) preferred.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Must be dependable, organized, and able to produce accurate results while dealing with multiple interruptions, and to prioritize workload while working independently to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive material and information.
  • The ideal candidate will desire an opportunity to become involved in all aspects of human resource administration.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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