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HR Coordinator in Northlake, IL (Corporate Market Support) at Empire Today

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

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Job Description


Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out.  With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy.

Business Area

This position is responsible for supporting the Employee Relations department and other HR functions


  • Audit PCF and new hires against Personnel Change Report and ADP to ensure all changes are accurate.
  • File forms for current and former associates.
  • Pull files for associates no longer with the company and file in the archives. Retain all documents in accordance with company retention policy.
  • Audit files and I-9 forms to ensure information is up to date. Retrieve any documents that may be missing.
  • Process referral payments for associates who referred a new hire. Obtain any approvals where needed.
  • Run monthly referral report to determine how many associates were paid referral fees.
  • Fill in for the HR receptionist when that person is on a break or off for the day.
  • Fill in for the shipping coordinator when needed.
  • Maintain accurate company badges.
  • Complete employment verifications.
  • Maintain and process spot awards.
  • Maintain total company compliance posters.
  • Process all employee and contractor referrals.
  • Maintain parking passes.  
  • Work on various projects in department as assigned/needed.
  • Process monthly service awards, birthday and anniversaries.
  • Host monthly celebrations.
  • Other duties as requested or assigned.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Team player.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Home Improvement Industry is a plus.


The successful candidate will possess:

  • This position requires a High School Diploma/GED, associate degree; 1-3 years Human Resources or administrative experience, or related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, ADP).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.


Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans.  Eligibility is  first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting.  Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family’s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance – Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program – A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks – An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires. 

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

By Submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Empire Today to transmit and store your information in the Empire Today group companies’ worldwide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.