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Benefits / Marion HR Coordinator

Posting ID:     21024
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   Marion, SC, United States 
Location:   Corporate Office - Canfor Southern Pine (SC04) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Plant Manager with a strong dotted line to the Regional Manager of HR and the Benefits Manager, the HR/Benefits Coordinator will be responsible for administering the day-to-day HR processes, policies and employee relations at our Marion Plant in addition to assisting the Benefits Manager with benefit administration company-wide.


The successful candidate will be a proven HR professional with experience working in an HR service function, preferably in a manufacturing environment. S/he will have a history of providing excellent customer service with a high level of professionalism and integrity.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides support for the safety program, initiatives, and responsibilities at the Marion Plant.
  • Provides first point of contact support for all employees at the division working with Management to ensure excellent employee relations.
  • Responsible for all administrative tasks related to HR and Benefits.
  • Develop and coach staff and employees on HR related issues.
  • Recruits, interviews, tests and selects employees in partnership with Management to fill vacant positions.
  • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance reviews, safety and sensitivity training.
  • Maintains employee records in accordance with government regulations.
  • Administers benefits and retirement program company wide as well as assisting employees on site upon hire.
  • Create reports and complete benefits reporting and billing requirements company wide.
  • Answering benefit related questions/working with HR Managers on benefit administration.
  • Assists with payroll tracking and administration.



  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Human Resources, Business Administration or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of field HR generalist and experience preferably in a plant manufacturing setting; or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Benefits Administration and knowledge of FMLA, ADA, COBRA, and HIPAA certification
  • Commitment to absolute confidentiality with regards to protected information is essential.
  • Society for Human Resource Management certification and active membership would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with SAP, ADP, and Kronos and/or similar enterprise wide human capital systems preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations.
  • Critical personal characteristics and skills include excellent judgment, professionalism, passion and courage.
  • Effective interpersonal skills including advocacy, negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Maintains excellent relationships with both direct business partners and peripheral departments that interact with direct support groups.
  • Ability to travel periodically when required.




Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Marion, South Carolina
Marion residents are known for their Southern charm, friendliness, and the enthusiasm for life. The city makes it a priority to maintain the beauty that is Marion and its natural beauty is one of the areas’ finest resources. Marion is close to great places for camping, fishing and other water sports and is just over one hour’s drive from Myrtle Beach. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/marion-sc

Nearest Major Market: Florence
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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