Human Resources Coordinator

U.S. SILICA East Bernard, TX 2019-07-11

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is a performance materials company with core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science. As a member of the Russell 2000 Index, the Company is a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry, and in a wide range of industrial applications which enables us to continue to build on our 119-year track record as a large-scale producer and innovator by expanding our end markets and delivering great service to our customers.

Our 27 geographically dispersed production facilities controlling an estimated 627 million tons of reserves of commercial silica and 56 million tons of reserves of diatomaceous earth, perlite, and clays - we produce and cost-effectively deliver over 400 diversified products to customers across our end markets. U.S. Silica's wholly-owned subsidiaries include EP Minerals and SandBox Logistics™. EP Minerals is an industry leader in the production of products derived from diatomaceous earth, perlite, engineered clays, and non-activated clays. SandBox Logistics™ is a state-of-the-art leader in proppant storage, handling and well-site delivery, dedicated to making proppant logistics cleaner, safer and more efficient.

With over 2,800 employees world-wide, we operate on a platform of ethics, safety and sustainability. As we change and grow, our core values remain constant:

  • We ensure the safety of our people and the environment
  • We act with honesty and integrity
  • We treat each other with respect and dignity
  • We operate in our communities as good neighbors

The Company is headquartered in Katy, Texas and has offices in Frederick, Maryland, Reno, Nevada and Chicago, Illinois.

The Human Resources Coordinator will provide support in the areas of Corporate HR, Employee Relations, Performance Management, New Hire On-Boarding and Employee Retention activities. He/she will serve as an integral partner to the HR Team, providing support to leaders throughout the organization. The ideal candidate will be able to build relationships quickly and have strengths in organization. This position will report into the Corporate HR Manager and will be based in the Katy, TX Corporate HQ.

Essential Job Functions:


  • Process all new hire on-boarding and paperwork
  • Manage UltiPro system for processing new hire on-boarding paperwork
  • Scheduled orientation for new hires, greet them and prepare for presentation each Monday
  • Send managers necessary information to prepare for new hires; assist in creating itineraries for employees
  • Process manager and employee satisfaction surveys, seeking feedback on quality of hire; secure data to report to leadership
  • Send reminders for benefits enrollment within first 30 days
  • Create LinkedIn Learning accounts for all new hires


  • Assist Corporate HR Manager with employee performance and behavior counseling and documentation
  • Coordinate data for the monthly staff meetings.
  • Assist managers with questions regarding FMLA, benefits, etc.
  • Process Change of Status forms
  • Track Exit Interviews
  • Assist with coordinating data needed for monthly HR Scorecard and formalizing into PowerPoint deck


  • Assist Corporate HR Manager with Goal Setting, Mid-Year Review and Year-End Review Process
  • Send out company announcements regarding process timeline and deadlines
  • Run reports to determine employees who have not completed the process and send reminders
  • Create spreadsheets for calibration sessions with Directors and above


  • Assist Corporate HR Manager with retention strategy activities
  • Assist with roll up of Stay Interview results to create presentation for leadership
  • Become a member of the “Great Place to Work” committee tasked with creating events and activities to engage the workforce
  • Assist with creations of career paths, succession planning and development plans for employees
  • Support the Rewards & Recognition process / system

Experience Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or a related field
  • Must have 1-3 years of experience in Human Resources – serving as an HR Assistant
  • Knowledge of HR laws
  • Exposure to Recruiting process in high volume recruiting environment
  • Proficient with Word and Excel, PowerPoint a plus
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems (ATS)
  • Experience creating and maintaining weekly, monthly, and recruiting reports
  • Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to think differently and move fast
  • Analytical mindset that can identify and solve problems
  • Proven to be organized and task-oriented
  • Interest in streamlining and improving processes by recommending improvements
  • Experience managing multiple, competing priorities
  • Ability to take initiative and proactively provide suggestions, offer solutions
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively by e-mail and phone with internal and external customers
  • Ability to manage self to goals and deadlines
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Experience handling confidential information

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