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Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Company: TARGAN Inc.
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:
We are looking for a Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant to be an integral member of our growing Human Resources team. The Receptionist/HR Assistant will support the HR team in a variety of functions including recruiting, onboarding, HRIS employee data management, payroll, and employee benefits. This role will serve as the first point of contact to our office and will ensure that office visitation practices are followed. They will work closely with our employees, responding to questions and issues relating to benefits, payroll, and general HR inquiries. The ideal candidate will be a people person and have excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills. This position requires a high degree of confidentiality and integrity.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Acts as first point of contact for all employees and visitors to the TARGAN facility.
  • Ensures that disclosure agreements are completed.
  • Supports onboarding for new hires by ensuring that all functions involved are promptly notified and prepared for their arrivals.
  • Utilizes and maintains HRIS system, Benefit Portals, and Payroll Interface to update or initiate employee data. Enter new hires into the HRIS system, make necessary payroll changes, and terminate employees as needed under the direction of the HR Director.
  • Assists in the administration of HR programs.
  • Assists with payroll functions, answering employee questions, and fixing processing errors.
  • Provides support to leadership and employees in administering human resource policies and procedures.
  • Provides benefit assistance to employees by answering questions and/or supplying information to include assistance with insurance, disability, and retirement (401k). Assist new hires with their benefits enrollment process.
  • Assists with annual benefits open enrollment.
  • Assists with planning employee trainings and special events.
  • Assists with coordination of annual employee recognition events as requested.
  • Participates in and coordinates basic employee training programs including New Hire Orientation, Harassment training, Manager's training, and other training programs as necessary.
  • Maintains personnel files.
  • Responds to and processes employee or employee-related inquiries and routes them to appropriate contact(s) if necessary.
  • Responds appropriately to confidential and sensitive information while always maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

    Desired Skills & Qualifications

    • Excellent relationship and people skills.
    • Ability to communicate with all employee levels and knowledge of corporate communication skills.
    • Experience in MS Office and related HRIS applications.
    • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures.
    • Aptitude in problem-solving.
    • Work with the utmost professionalism in handling confidential and sensitive information
    • Ability to multitask and perform well under pressure and deadlines.
    • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, communication (verbal and written) and organization skills. Must be an effective team player and the ability to remain flexible.
    • Problem-solving skills and resourceful thinking.

      Education and Experience Requirements:

      • Associate degree or equivalent work experience.
      • 2 years of relevant human resources experience preferred.
      • Computer skills, including but not limited to, the Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS systems.
      • A high degree of integrity, ethics, and judgment.


        • We offer a very competitive compensation package, consisting of salary, bonus, equity, and benefits. For health benefits we pay 50% of employee and 50% of family premiums!

          TARGAN Inc. is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

          Company Summary:
          The TARGAN team has developed breakthrough technologies and solutions that will revolutionize the poultry, livestock, and aquaculture industries. Our team of experienced, innovative engineers and scientists are combining their engineering and biological expertise across a variety of proprietary technologies which include high-speed imaging, feature recognition, artificial intelligence, automation, and microfluidics to bring novel solutions to the industry.

          We are looking for leaders that want to make a difference in the world. Join us and be part of building an amazing workplace where you will have a key role in propelling us forward to meeting our goals and achieving our mission.

          At TARGAN you will not only be an employee, but you will also have ownership in the company. You will be a part of a dedicated, dynamic team working together to ensure the company's success. The company's success will be your success!

Keywords: TARGAN Inc., Cary , Receptionist/Admin Assistant, Administration, Clerical , Morrisville, North Carolina

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