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Smalley LZ - Lake Zurich, IL

About us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial retaining ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. Our ingenuity, dedicated associates, engineering expertise, and technical ability are driving our success, holding over 50 years of manufacturing experience supplying the aerospace, automotive, and other industrial markets. We take pride in ourselves, the quality of our innovative products, our focus on continuous improvement, and the service of excellence that we provide to our loyal customers.

Smalley is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we will empower you to push the boundaries of what is possible.  We aim to continuously build upon a culture of innovation, diversity and inclusion with a continued focus on the ‘human’ in human capital.


What is in it for you?

From Bags Tournaments to Spirit Days to an Annual Walk for Cancer Awareness, we believe in fostering a fun, collaborative, and diverse work environment that supports one another and our communities. 


Smalley Values

Teamwork, Integrity, Trust, Respect, Accountability, Empathy, Commitment, Humility, Communication and Quality.


Job Summary

We have an opening for a for a HR Administrator in our HR Department! The HR Administrator will assist the HR Team along with general employee relations and other administrative tasks to include answering employee inquiries, benefits administration, training, new employee onboarding, policy implementation, assisting with HR projects, and other duties as assigned. You will be part of an energetic culture where we thrive on teamwork, collaboration and innovative ideas.



  • Manages and maintains the HRIS system
  • Runs basic and standardized HR reports
  • Supports the payroll process
  • Administers pre-employment assessments to candidates
  • Responds to basic human resources questions and requests from employees
  • Acts as department receptionist by answering office telephone line and greeting visitors
  • Assists with new hire paperwork and onboarding/orientations initiatives
  • Maintains and communicates service awards, anniversaries, and companywide trainings
  • Tracks and documents information related to the Health & Wellness Team and associated events
  • Performs a variety of administrative support functions
  • Supports additional HR projects and initiatives


  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in an HR Admin role
  • Experience with HR Software a plus
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in multi-tasking
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis


What we offer

Smalley offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) savings plan with company match; profit sharing, health, dental, vision. Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD; supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and 10 company paid holidays.


EEO/Affirmative Action

Smalley is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


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