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HR Administrative Assistant


Grayling, MI

ARAUCO is a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced forest product solutions for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, we manufacture and distribute the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where we are located. We are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of our team at ARAUCO!



Primary Purpose

Under direct supervision, this position performs diversified clerical and administrative support to one or more functional areas within Human Resources.

General Responsibilities

  • Assist with the day-to-day operation of the HR Department
  • Provide talent acquisitions support, including reviewing resumes, scheduling interviews, and conducting interviews
  • ADP timekeeping administration for hourly employees
  • Planning and conducting new hire orientations and ensuring documents are properly completed
  • Provide administrative support for training coordination and administration
  • Coordinate employee wellness initiatives and support community involvement activities
  • Administrative support for employee event planning
  • Responsible for monitoring inventory and ordering mill office supplies
  • Support departmental quality goals and performance metrics
  • Prioritize and manage numerous projects simultaneously in a timely fashion
  • Providing administrative support to the mill as needed



  • High school diploma required; Associates degree in HR or a business related field preferred
  • 2 plus years of experience in HR or Administration required, manufacturing industry preferred; Less than 2 years’ experience may be considered if combined with directly applicable formal education and manufacturing experience
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office suite of products, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent organization skills and demonstrated experience leading projects required
  • Must be detail-oriented and follows through with all areas of responsibility
  • Ability to adapt to a broad range of employees at all levels of the organization
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments



  • Medical Insurance (two plans to choose from), Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Gain sharing/profit sharing
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Arauco is an equal opportunity employer to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Northern Michigan