SanMar Corporation has been family-owned since 1971. Based in Issaquah, WA, we are an award-winning, national supplier of 21 retail, private label and mill brands. We supply apparel and accessories to screen printers, embroiderers, promotional products distributors, athletic dealers, industrial launderers and more – whether they are outfitting a Fortune 500 corporation or the local bowling team. SanMar’s success and growth can be attributed to one thing – outstanding employees who provide superior services and products to our customers. We promote a culture that acknowledges the importance of a healthy work-life balance, recognizing that happy and relaxed employees make better ambassadors for SanMar. We encourage initiative and participation by creating a casual environment that taps your full potential as an employee.
We are currently seeking a Human Resources Specialist to join our team!
The Human Resources Specialist (HRS) will be responsible for supporting the Human Resources and Distribution team. The HR Specialist is a fast-paced, and detailed individual. The HR specialist will perform duties at a professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: Recruiting, onboarding, compliance and employee relations. The position forms partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.
Our ideal candidate for this role is an optimistic person who thrives in a team environment and supports others while working towards a common goal. They have strong management, organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
Sources and meets established timeline goals to fill vacant positions assigned by management.
Manages all internal and external job postings through the applicant tracking system.
Conducts prescreen interviews with selected applicants.
Extends offers and enters candidates into various systems to prepare for first day arrival.
Responsible for orientation which includes informing newly hired candidates on SanMar policies, the handbook, collecting completed new hire paperwork and delivering new hire gifts in a timely manner.
Liaison with staffing agencies to maintain a healthy, communicative relationship.
Manages the incentive program which includes the referral bonus and sign on bonus.
Assist with company-wide committee facilitation and employee communication.
Assist in implementation of human resource policies and procedures.
Ensure compliance with Federal and State regulatory requirements and reporting.
May participate in developing HR goals, objectives, and processes.
May assist with employee relations counseling and investigations as needed.
Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
Demonstrated ability to source for exempt and non-exempt positions.
Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities while managing recruitment processes.
Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
Attention to detail, organizational, analytic, and problem-solving skills.
Must be able to maintain high level of confidentiality.
Responsive to staff needs, including professionalism, respect and consideration of others.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors work to ensure quality.
Takes personal responsibility for own actions, keeping commitments and asking for and offering help when needed.
Perform highly responsible and complex work independently and accomplish with minimal instruction or in accordance with established procedures.
Bilingual Spanish preferred, but not required
Minimum of 2 years previous recruitment sourcing experience preferably in a distribution/manufacturing industry.
Specialized training in employment law, benefits, leaves administration, employee relations, training required.
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred or related work experience.
Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required.
Job Type: Full-time
Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm
Starting Base Rate: $22.00/hour, DOE
Location: Distribution Center
Competitive salary and bonuses
Medical, dental and vision plans
401(k) plan with company match
Flexible spending program
Discounts on brand name apparel
Diverse, laid-back atmosphere
Monthly employee events
If you are a service oriented person who would enjoy working for a company that provides a dynamic, family-oriented environment, this is the perfect opportunity for you! There aren’t many other companies out there like us, so don’t miss out, apply today, and learn what over 3,000 employees have come to know as “The SanMar Difference!”
SanMar provides opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status.
SanMar participates in E-Verify.