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HR Coordinator

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.


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The Human Resources Coordinator will be essential in supporting operations at our manufacturing facilities in Golden Valley.  This position will work on-site four days a week. Working autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team, this position plays a critical role in providing a great employee experience to new and existing team members by serving as a point of contact for general HR inquiries, handling a variety of personnel-related administrative tasks relating to HR policies, processes, procedures, and special projects. The ideal candidate’s career path would grow into a Generalist position.



  • Answer routine payroll, benefits, and employment inquiries with accurate, complete information.
  • Support HRIS system processes to include employee data changes, workflow processes, generating reports, and other data analytics
  • Provide a high level of onboarding support, including tracking and completing new hire paperwork and processing applicable sign-on bonuses.
  • Manage the temp-to-hire conversation, which includes partnering with talent acquisition to complete pre-employment background checks, processing required employment paperwork and communicating progress to line supervisors
  • Oversee the I-9 verification and re-certification process.
  • Conduct in-person new employee orientation
  • Maintain HR personnel records ensuring accuracy and confidentiality
  • Identify and coordinate improvements to HR administrative work processes for efficiency
  • Maintain confidentiality of the information and exercise good judgment and discretion
  • Collaborate with other HR Center of Excellence (COE) stakeholders to problem-solve employee issues
  • Maintain and update plant communication boards and compliance requirements
  • Participate in annual HR processes such as benefits enrollment, talent review and performance appraisals, and other special projects as needed.
  • Develop strong working relationships at all levels, maintaining professionalism and integrity
  • Facilitate basic employee relations issues and escalate to HR leaders as necessary
  • Support the exit process by conducting exit interviews and communicating themes to HR Leaders
  • Process unemployment claims
  • Assist with creating internal employee communications, e.g., offer letters, wage adjustments
  • Assist in coordinating special events and ad hoc projects to contribute to a positive employee experience


  • Degree in a related field and/or 3+ years experience in human resources; knowledge and understanding of current human resources laws and regulations
  • Prior talent acquisition experience required with high volume staffing preferred
  • Strong knowledge of HRIS databases, including Microsoft Office Suites software
  • SAP and SuccessFactors experience a plus
  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred



  • Exceptional detail orientation and organizational skills (with a strong sense of urgency and follow-through)
  • Strong clear and professional verbal and written skills
  • Ability to perform work that is varied and requires significant judgment and assessment
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation
  • Work independently with minimal supervision with discernment to ask questions as needed
  • Ability to apply and adapt practices and techniques to the requirements of management and to effectively interact with employees at all levels within the Company
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Possess a positive and can-do attitude




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Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, military service, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, gender identity or expression, parental status, political or any other non-merit based factors protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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