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Human Resources Representative (Bilingual)

Human Resources
21003012 Requisition #

HR Generalist- 1st shift

Pella Corporation

Portland, OR

Are you someone who is looking for development opportunities within Human Resources? Would you like more than just a job?  How about a career in which you are empowered to leverage your strengths and apply them each and every day? If so, apply today at Pella Careers 

Pella Windows and Doors of Portland is an innovative, dynamic, growing company that is now looking for an Human Resource Representative in the Portland location.  The HR Representative is responsible for employee-related functions within the assigned locations relating to recruitment and retention, time & attendance, coordinating the orientation process and training, maintenance of personnel files, and employee relations.  This positions acts as a business partner to provide  human resources knowledge, support and guidance as aligned Pella’s People Focused Culture and HR related policies and programs. Builds relations within the plant to best understand, address and meet the needs of team members.  Drives and supports HR objectives to improve effectiveness and efficiency of support and services.

This Human Resources Representative will partner with managers and employees to create a world-class work environment and team capability.  This Human Resources Representative will lead adaptation, implementation, execution, and continuous improvement of corporate policies and programs from the human resource perspective.  This Human Resources Representative will provide leadership in recruiting, employee performance, discipline, training, communication, career planning, retention, succession planning, and other human resources matters.

Job duties for this Human Resources Representative include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing advice, counsel, and follow up to suggestions, questions and concerns to all levels of employees 
  • Training and specifically providing respectful work environment training
  • Coordinating recruiting efforts
  • Coordinating employee performance processes including employee reviews, performance resolution, and corrective action
  • Understanding HR Metrics
  • Leading and participating in assigned projects and driving improvements
  • Participating and/or leading policy and program development that will ensure high performance teamwork, high productivity, regulations are met, and appropriate work-life balance for employees 


Job qualifications for this Human Resources Generalist include, but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or two or more years of human resources experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PHR or SHRM-CP is preferred but not required
  • Proficient with Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Visio are required.  Knowledge of Ceridian or the HRIS systems is preferred. 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, follow-up, problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Multi-tasker with the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Supervisory skills of support employees as needed 


Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment. Pella participates in E- Verify.  Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment.  Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.

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