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HR Coordinator

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

WR Grace is seeking an HR Coordinator for our Baltimore/Curtis Bay, MD Plant. This person will report to the Sr. HR Manager and perform the following key responsibilities:


  • Responsible for all aspects of hourly Recruiting at the Curtis Bay Plant as well as the Cabot Warehouse, including Operations and Maintenance recruiting. 
  • Promote positive employee relations by aiding employees with basic inquiries related to employment practices, benefits, payroll, and policies. Provides direction to resources, escalates issues and follows up as required. 
  • Provides basic coaching and counsel to employees, Supervisors, and Managers on company policies and practices.
  • Supports hiring activities through applicant phone screening, testing, interviewing, reference checks, and job offers. 
  • Coordinates and participates in new hire orientation and on-boarding processes including document verification, preparation of new hire materials, and facilitation of orientation sessions.
  • Enters and maintains accurate data in the human resources information system.  
  • Utilizes HRIS tools to prepare reports and analyze data to aid in decision making.
  • Maintains job descriptions, postings, and other frequently used information in a document management system.
  • Supports internal job posting and bid award process.
  • Monitors and maintains documentation related to new hire performance evaluations.
  • Maintains traditional personnel records and electronic data. 

Physical Requirements and Environment

    Required Qualifications

    • Associates Degree (or 2 years of college level coursework) or a combination of education and relevant work experience. 
    • 5 years experience in HR, preferably in a manufacturing setting.
    • 2+ years of Recruiting experience.
    • Must demonstrate integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
    • Ability to affectively build collaborative work relationships and communicate effectively across the organization. 
    • Strong organizational and time management skills that deliver timely results.
    • Attentive to details, accuracy, and quality of work product.
    • Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently, but also collaboratively with others. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with facilitation/presentation skills 
    • Desire and ability to develop key competencies and skills for continued professional growth.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong knowledge of Kronos and SAP/Success factors 
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • HR Certifications


    • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance and Disability 
    • Grace Wellness Program
    • Flexible Workplace 
    • Retirement Plans  
    • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
    • Paid Vacation and Holidays
    • Parental Leave (salaried only)
    • Tuition Reimbursement 
    • Company Donation Match Program

    Nearest Major Market: Baltimore