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With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.



Administration Specialist with languages



We are looking for a person to be responsible for responding employee HR inquiries and updating employee data.


Our office is located in Sant Cugat del Valles, Barcelona.


You will provide support for HR activities including: new hires, terminations, employment/organizational data changes, leave of absence processing, payroll, time & attendance, benefits administration, data reconciliations (audits) and all other processes related to HR policies and administration.

The job that you will do is basically administrative. You will be picking up the phone and contacting with different governmental agencies in different European countries. We offer a permanent, full time position and we are expecting a candidate who wants to stay for a long time on this position.


We are looking for someone experienced just on various administrative tasks in an office environment.

You will be part of our European HR team; therefore, an intermediate level of these European languages is a must: German, French, Spanish AND English are CRUCIAL to do this job.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Resolve inquiries received through HR ticket system, calls or emails submitted to the HR Service Center
  • Coordinates onboarding activities for new hires
  • Processes leave management
  • Maintains the accuracy of shared files and data bases
  • Handles and makes necessary changes to time data and/or payroll data
  • Ensures employee data is coded accurately in the system, i.e., job classification, shift assignment, etc.





  • Experience with administration tasks
  • Experience working with systems and with PC applications including Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Specific language skills are CRUCIAL. We are looking for a person with at least intermediate level in ALL of the following languages:
    • German
    • French
    • Spanish
    • English



Please, apply with an English CV.


For further questions please contact our Recruiter, Samuel Moro Diaz.

Mail: samuel.morodiaz@kennametal.com




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