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HR Specialist with German


Barcelona, B, ES, 08195

REQ ID:  35761

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.


HR Specialist with German



As a HR Shared Services Specialist, you will be responsible for responding to employee HR inquiries and entering, updating and maintaining employee data.


The HR Shared Services Center provides support for HR activities including new hires, terminations/severance, 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.


This position is the first point of contact for the resolution of routine HR inquiries and requests via phone, email, or Employee Self-Service and ensures requests are met in a timely manner.


The HR Shared Services Specialist will be accountable for delivering HR services within service level agreements and will have a strong customer focused approach.


You will work from our office in Sant Cugat del Valles, Barcelona, providing service to our German employees.



Your Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for day-to-day support for HR processes, policies and HR systems for employees
  • Work with the appropriate support teams to resolve inquiries received through HR ticket system, calls or emails submitted to the HR Service Center
  • Coordinates onboarding activities for new hires
  • Maintains the accuracy and security of all HR-related files in accordance with statutory requirements and the records retention policy
  • Maintains the accuracy of shared files and data bases



Your qualifications:


  • Fluent German language skills are necessary
  • Experience with HR administration and knowledge of statutory requirements
  • Experience working with various HR Systems and proficiency with PC applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook
  • A high level of diplomacy, tact, and judgment as well a positive attitude
  • Great organizational skills with a high quality of accuracy and attention to detail in both written and verbal communications
  • Good English level



Our Offer


  • Stability and solid work environment
  • Great atmosphere in a team


Equal Opportunity Employer

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