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Burns & McDonnell Human Resources Coordinator- Entry Level (Kansas City, MO) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Human Resources Coordinator is an onsite position located at our World Headquarters location in Kansas City, MO. This opportunity will provide a customer service-based approach to the administration and coordination of various human resources activities for one or more functional areas within a high-volume human resources department. Each functional area within the human resources department provides related services to the company’s global workforce in support of business objectives, corporate and department initiatives and maintaining our best place to work environment.

  • Provide support to one or more functional areas within the human resources department, which may include recruitment, employee relations, compensation/benefits, global mobility & immigration, education & training, onboarding, technology & analytics and compliance.

  • Assist with the implementation and coordination of human resources programs for the company. Provide regular status updates and utilization reports.

  • Provide prompt answers to basic questions from employees and managers.

  • Escalate complex questions or issues to appropriate human resources staff. Assist in finding answers and/or solutions.

  • Compile and organize data in response to internal and external requests.

  • Utilizing internal and external resources, research various human resources topics. Prepare and present findings.

  • Assist with review and updates of policies and processes. Maintaining process documents.

  • Review correspondence and respond/route/file appropriately.

  • Assist with preparation of a variety of documents.

  • Distribute, track, receive and file documents.

  • Data entry and maintenance of relevant candidate and employee information within human resources systems.

  • Responsible for receiving, processing and auditing confidential documents and data.

  • Assist with developing, delivering, maintaining and tracking training resources on various topics.

  • Schedule, set-up and facilitate interviews and meetings.

  • Update and maintain intranet page(s) for functional area(s).

  • Assist with a variety of tasks related to hiring and onboarding new employees, including completing required paperwork, verifying required processes have been completed, answering basic questions, and providing direction to internal and external resources.

  • Assist with a variety of tasks related to offboarding separating employees, including preparing required paperwork, initiating required processes and verifying they have been completed, answering basic questions, providing direction to internal and external resources.

  • Communicate and coordinate with other departments to administer programs and complete processes, including payroll, mail services, print services, marketing and communications.

  • Communicate and coordinate with third-party suppliers and/or providers to administer human resources programs. Utilize supplier/vendor systems as necessary. Review and process invoices.

  • Provide excellent client service to employees utilizing human resources programs and/or resources.

  • Assist with planning and executing human resources led events. Support and assist with corporate events.

  • Support the company’s mission and values including MacCulture Principles, safety program, diversity equity & inclusion strategy, EEO, employee-ownership and Best Place to Work for All environment.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with employees, managers and leaders throughout the organization.

  • Maintain communication between human resources, managers and employees to facilitate the success of department goals.

  • Communicate and coordinate with domestic, international and subsidiary human resources staff.

  • Recommend process improvements to increase efficiency performing job duties or improve client experience.

  • Maintain highest level confidentiality with regard to personal, medical and other sensitive information.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field; an emphasis in Human Resources Management is preferred.

  • Previous human resources internship experience preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and analytical/problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and reprioritize as needed.

  • Must have the ability to clearly and effectively present information to all levels of employees, management, and external vendors

  • Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills

  • Ability to multi-task and handle interruptions within a fast-paced environment

  • Strong research skills, including compiling and presenting results

  • Must be professional, self-starter and willing to be flexible

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


Job Human Resources

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 221982