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Human Resources Generalist

About Flat World Holdings

Built on a foundation of excellence to the client, to each other, and in the community, Flat World Holdings is a family of businesses that helps turn organizations supply chains into a strategic advantage. Through their operating units of Flat World Supply Chain, Ram International, Prologue Technology, and Ram Custom Crating, the Flat World team delivers excellence daily! Named a St Louis Top Workplace in 2018, Flat World Holdings also received the Arcus Award for Achievement in Logistics from the St. Louis Regional Chamber last March, and recently being named on the St. Louis area’s fastest growing companies list.

Summary/Objective

This newly created position will be responsible for performing Human Resource related duties on a professional level, working closely with Flat World leadership in supporting company Human Resource activities with responsibilities including: employee recruitment, onboarding, benefits administration, performance management, policy implementation, and employment law compliance.

Essential Functions

  1. Conduct recruiting efforts supporting new-hire strategies, including initial candidate screening, interview scheduling and follow-up, and maintenance of related records.

  2. Conduct new-hire orientations including explanation of benefits plans and options, enrollment processes, and new-hire administrative processing. Organize and schedule orientation of company culture, capabilities, and operating units, and assist direct leadership in planning new-hire training schedule.

  3. Administer company-wide health and welfare benefit plans, including enrollments, updates, and terminations. Process required documentation with payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping, proper deductions, audits, etc... When necessary, connect with company outsourced COBRA administrator for COBRA administration. Manage FMLA processes.

  4. Ensure employee understanding of benefits programs (including 401K opportunities) through regularly generated communications, and counseling employees/dependents as situations arise. Address and update company benefits portal as necessary. Resolve employee concerns related to health and welfare plans, referring difficult or complex concerns to leadership.

  5. Manage annual open benefit enrollment period each year, as well as any mid-term benefit transitions. Arrange for distribution of plan summary materials and required notices, assist with communicating changes to employees and arrange for onsite representation by providers. Conduct employee presentations. Process changes within deadlines.

  6. Act as a resource for payroll/HR contacts to ensure employee understanding and compliance with benefits, HR policies, and regulations. Keep management advised of potential problem areas and recommend/implement solutions as appropriate.

  7. Assist leadership in meeting annual review processes, monitoring the performance evaluation programs, and participating / supporting those programs as necessary.

  8. Maintains company organization charts and the employee directory. Maintain up to date company email and telephone directory. Support employee wide meetings and events as needed.

  9. Coordinate and assist with the ACA and ERISA benefits reporting requirements, and maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.

  10. Participate in administrative team meetings, support leadership strategies with individual teams, and attend other meetings and seminars as required.

Secondary Functions

  1. Write, revise, edit and proofread leadership requested changes to company policies and procedures and related documents as needed. Use electronic benefits bulletin board and other vehicles to communicate information.

  2. Conduct exit interviews in absence of supervisor, assist with outplacement services, and employment history confirmation requests.

Competencies

  1. HR Expertise
  2. Effective Communication
  3. Relationship Management
  4. Critical Evaluation
  5. Consultation

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities to begin with. Employee growth may require this skill in the future.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers and smartphones.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel

Flat World has locations in St Louis, Chicago, Dallas, and Atlanta which may require some travel throughout the year.

Required Education and Experience

A bachelor's degree and one to two years of HR experience, or three to five years of experience in the HR field.

Preferred Education and Experience

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential. Experience working with outsource HR providers such as Paychex and Integrated Payroll Services

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Salary Range / Reports to:

Salary of $45,000 - $50,000 annually, commensurate with experience, reporting to the Flat World Holdings Chief Executive Officer

Invoice Audit and Implementation

Flat World Supply Chain has an opening on our Audit and Implementation team. We are seeking a motivated person with previous experience in the transportation industry. The Auditor position will consist of many responsibilities including auditing of freight invoices, creating customer invoicing and statements and interpreting freight tariffs and contracts. This is a full time position. Key duties include but are not limited to:

  • Audit freight carrier invoices.
  • Interpret freight tariffs and contracts.
  • Investigate and recognize errors on freight carrier invoices and resolve discrepancies.
  • Create customer invoices and statements.
  • Maintain customer portfolio on a weekly basis

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Business Degree
  • Proficient in using MS Office with emphasis on Excel
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced, team environment and meet strict deadlines
  • Logistics/transportation experience preferred

Job Location: O'Fallon, MO

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience: 1 year Accounts Payable

Transportation and Pricing Analyst

The analyst role will support the sales, operations and leadership teams on understanding and analyzing pricing, market conditions and trend changes with clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Strategic analysis of current marketplace conditions and trends
  • Execution of RFP’s
  • Pricing analysis for potential and current clients
  • Prepare data for client reviews
  • Analyze historical customer and carrier data to improve pricing models
  • Work with various departments within the organization

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in an analytical role
  • Logistics or transportation experience a plus
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills
  • Strong written and presentation abilities
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team

Compensation details

Competitive salary plus benefits

Business Development - Atlanta, GA

Flat World provides transportation insight and technology tools to enhance a client's ability to make quick and informed decisions. Key to our successful growth are business development personnel experienced in solutions based selling. Our portfolio of services include:

  • Supply Chain Consulting
  • Transportation Management Software
  • Carrier Negotiations
  • Less-Than Truckload Management
  • Truckload Management
  • Air / Ocean Import & Export
  • Freight Invoice Auditing & Payment
  • Integrated Technology Solutions

Our business development roles are salaried positions with lucrative growth incentive compensation structures. Our employee benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, and Supplemental Insurance, plus a generous matching 401K program.

We are always looking for excellent people! If you are interested in joining our winning team, please contact us.

International Freight Forwarding Business Development

As the International Freight Forwarding and Customs Brokerage arm of Flat World Holdings, Ram International has built its reputation on core values of honesty, trust, and hard work. This reputation, and a focus on excellence, quality and industry expertise has supported the growth and geographic expansion underway today.

Key to that successful growth are International Freight Forwarding business development personnel experienced in solution based selling. With locations in St Louis, Chicago, and Dallas, Ram International's portfolio of service offerings include:

  • International Air Transportation
  • International Ocean Transportation
  • Customs & Compliance
  • Warehousing & Distribution Services

Our business development roles are salaried positions with lucrative growth incentive compensation structures. Our employee benefit program includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Insurance, and a generous matching 401K program

We are specifically looking for excellent people to join our team in the St Louis and Dallas / Fort Worth marketplace.

If you are interested in joining our winning team, please contact us.