Job Location:
Atlanta, GA

At Mueller Water Products, we want to change the way people access clean, safe drinking water by manufacturing products and providing solutions that bring real value to the world, whether it’s at the source, at the plant, below the ground on the street, or in a cloud.


Over the past 160 years, we've seen this mission spread beyond our wildest dreams. Today, we are a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America.  So how did we reach this far? We are constantly learning through our commitments to new product development and manufacturing excellence, and we are taking those lessons in innovative ways and creative solutions that will better serve our customer, support our communities, and protect our planet.

The HR Specialist is responsible for supporting a variety of important HR programs, processes, and projects. The work includes professional administrative and entry-level generalist duties. The HR Specialist is a trusted resource for employees as well as the HR team, and executes important, time-sensitive, and confidential tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete and track various employment & employee related transactions in the HRIS system

  • Provide support to the Talent Acquisition team, when needed

  • Initiate pre-employment screening and track results for pre-hires

  • Coordinate and conduct new hire orientation and support the onboarding process by communicating with new hires, completing I-9s, tracking onboarding tasks, encouraging the timely completion of onboarding activities for the hiring manager and new employees

  • Serve as a first point of contact for employees and respond to general employee questions

  • Administer and track the leave of absence process for assigned employee groups

  • Review and code invoices and coordinate approvals. Research and resolve payment issues with vendors and the accounts payable team if needed

  • Coordinate and support employee engagement efforts and activities (employee events, surveys, culture) 

  • Perform routine audits of standard HR processes to ensure compliance

  • Takes direction from leadership, provides general HR support as needed based on HR function and business needs and activities

  • Participates in the work to support important annual HR functional processes: Performance Management, Succession Planning, Compensation and Benefits

  • Provide routine and/or ad-hoc reporting as requested

  • This position is responsible for administering the following programs:

    •  Time Administration for assigned groups

    •  Employee Relocation Program

    •  Employee Service Award Program

    •  Compliance Posting Program

    •  E-Verify Program and Portal

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent customer service and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • Collaborative working with peers and customers

  • A high level of security and confidentiality expected due to the access to sensitive information

  • Proactively engages in finding solutions, taking initiative to provide support where needed

  • Identifies opportunities to improve work products & processes and recommends/implements solutions

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and working knowledge of web-based applications (recruiting, e-learning, etc.)

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of related experience in an assistant/coordinator role, HR administrative support and human resources environment

  • Associate degree Required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Preferred Systems knowledge & Experience: 

  • Workday experience preferred

  • Kronos experience preferred

Work Environment

  • This is a hybrid role with the option to work up to 2 days/week remote

At Mueller, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.


We celebrate all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensure that everyone feels a sense of inclusion, participation and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population shares our fundamental core values of We Treat Each Other with Respect, We Act with Integrity, We Value Trust, We Prioritize Safety, and We Foster Inclusion, which creates a culture that attracts top talent, forming the foundation for a great place to work!


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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by law.