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Payroll Coordinator in Chelsea, MI at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Payroll Coordinator is responsible for all functions, processes, deductions, and distributions associated with site payroll and labor tracking systems. This candidate works closely with all departments to ensure accurate processing and reporting associated with team member compensation. The Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for answering team member questions, training users, and all activities associated with ensuring payroll is processed accurately and timely. Experience with payroll processing, taxation, regulatory reporting requirements, and accounting principles are required.




  1. Monitors and controls the plant time keeping system, reconciling all hours, and ensuring supervisory approval;

  2. Creates time and attendance reports, inputs and verifies all vacation and requests for absence;

  3. Audit team member hours daily to ensure input accuracy;

  4. Processes wage garnishments, unemployment insurance requests, EEO-1 and other reports in a timely and efficient manner;

  5. Enters new team members into applicable software programs and time clocks;

  6. Oversees the maintenance and retention of all files associated with payroll;

  7. Maintains accurate standardized work steps for all payroll related functions;

  8. Performs training for team members, supervisors, and other users on time & attendance software, processes, and procedures;

  9. Creates and maintains team member ID badges;

  10. Manages, performs audits, and processes deductions for marketplace accounts, team wear, and safety shoe programs;

  11. Develops and implements an efficient and accurate system for monitoring all payroll related activities;

  12. Benefit administration to include new hire, open enrollment, and life change events requiring benefit changes and updating of applicable deductions;

  13. Maintains a clean and safe work environment; implementing lean principles

  14. Adheres to Team Handbook, Quality, Safety, and Environmental standards, policies, and procedures;

  15. Cooperates with internal and external certification audits and customer audits, supporting site initiatives towards achieving and maintaining customer awards as well as quality and environmental certifications (IATF, TS, ISO);



Performs other related duties as required, and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements



    1. Three (3) to five (5) years of payroll experience supporting an hourly workforce in a manufacturing facility;

    2. Minimum of three (5) years of experience within the Human Resources and/or Payroll department

    3. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other related field preferred;



Knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements, policies, and procedures for payroll and labor tracking functions;




  1. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear

  3. Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds

  4. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

  5. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

  6. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

  7. The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.