Job Location:
Pittsburgh, PA

Job Responsibilities

The Talent Coordinator is responsible for the successful onboarding of all employees in the US. This individual is responsible for ensuring a smooth transition into Koppers for new hires while working with many departments and functions to ensure all pre-employment requirements are met. This individual will work closely with the Talent Acquisition Specialist on many candidate activities.

  • Schedule interviews
  • Monitor background check completion progress
  • Coordinate with local plant management on drug screens and physicals
  • Obtain clearance for new hire to start (both background check and physical/ drug screen) and communicate with both the candidate and hiring manager
  • Once offer is accepted, push new hire through Workday and ensure all approvals have occurred and IT tickets for equipment have been submitted
  • Coordinate interview travel reimbursements (send completed w9 and receipts to C&E Executive Assistant)
  • Maintain diversity and open position trackers
  • Schedule all onboarding activities, provide support where needed (remote sessions when necessary) in conducting onboarding sessions
  • Coordinate mentoring program communication materials to both the new employee and the mentors
  • Assist with intern program (help recruit, participate in intern events, etc.)
  • Attend job fairs and networking events as needed
  • Schedule Talent Acquisition related trainings as necessary (i.e. interviewing training)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Communications, or related field; 5 years of relevant experience along with High School Diploma or equivalent will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • At least 1 year of working experience in an office environment; 1 to 2 years of experience working in a human resources department preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of local, state, and federal employment laws preferred
  • Experience with Workday a plus
  • Human resources certification preferred
  • Strong organizational and multiple tasking skills
  • Ability to practice and maintain strict confidentiality on sensitive issues
  • Ability to communicate clearly, professionally and empathetically
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Strong service orientation and social perceptiveness
  • Demonstrates strong planning skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills
  • Comfortable communicating with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to travel up to 5%

Koppers Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category or characteristic protected by federal law, state, or local law.