Overview

Job Location:
US – Houston, TX

Westlake offers you the potential to enrich your work life and career experience in an entrepreneurial environment. We work together to enhance peoples’ lives through our products and presence in the communities in which we operate.​

SUMMARY

Responsible for project deliverables and general HR operations tasks including, but not limited to systems implementations and process improvement initiatives.  Works with HR Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to gather systems requirements and configures systems as needed.  Follows the release schedule and remains aware of upcoming system updates and improvements and helps to identify features that will benefit the Company then coordinates their implementation as appropriate.  Compiles and analyzes HR data and metrics and reports findings accordingly.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serves as SME Lead with new HR Systems implementation efforts by participating in the overall implementation project and working directly with project team members to ensure project is driven to timely completion.
  • Serves as a HR system administrator and works with the appropriate SME’s to collect and organize requirements from their functional areas for system configurations.
  • Works with the appropriate SME’s to collect, organize, and deliver data to 3rd Party Implementers for configuration
  • Develops and leads testing events for new implementations and system upgrades
  • Develops and produces standardized global HR analytics and reporting on a monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc basis, as required.
  • Reviews departmental processes/systems on a periodic basis to identify opportunities for process improvement and streamlined administration.
  • Serves as backup administrator for the Company’s payroll and time management systems/applications ensuring efficient operations, processing and report generation.
  • May be responsible for supervising and/or overseeing the work of other team members.
  • May be responsible for managing 3rd parties including, but not limited to contractors, vendors, consultants and others.
  • Provides day to day support for productions environment and for issues related to the HCMS by investigating problems and developing detailed suggestions for resolution of issues.
  • Completes both hands-on configuration that includes all report types, business processes and advanced elements and calculated fields to achieve client and business objectives as well as manages outsourced configuration resources as needed.
  • May serve as backup to the Systems Security Manager and primary contact for audit related activities.
  • Remains abreast of changes in laws and regulations affecting the administration of general HR functions.
  • Maintains current, detailed knowledge of all Company plans, programs, and benefits as they relate to payroll.
  • Performs special projects and assignments as required by management. Including, but not limited to, the implementation of a new system, addition of a major system module, process harmonization, onboarding a new population onto an existing system or system retirement. 
  • Develops and maintains administrative procedures relative to the functions of this position.
  • Documents progress against project goals and/or reports progress accordingly to HRIS Manager and/or HR Operations Director.
  • Performs primary thinking required by this job description.
  • Promotes a positive Company image at every opportunity.
  • Complies with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Performs any additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of equivalent work experience.
  • Significant experience with Workday HCM deployment and ongoing administration
  • Interpersonal skills and teamwork orientation to handle any issues with discretion, confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Independent judgment along with discretion and ability to independently make certain decisions with regard to routine and ongoing HR administration efforts.
  • Solid analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Advanced Excel skills (macros, V-Lookups, & Pivot Tables)
  • Payroll conversion and project management experience will be a plus, but not required
  • Workday Pro Certifications in HCM, Recruiting, Benefits, Reporting, Payroll, etc. a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines with changing priorities.
  • Persuasion and negotiation skills when interacting with management personnel.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an open-office concept.  Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.  May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators.  Travel up to 10% including air travel or auto travel.

Westlake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation.

If you are an active Westlake employee (or an employee of any Westlake affiliates), please do not apply here. Please go to your Workday homepage and click on the “Careers” worklet and view “Westlake Career Opportunities”.