Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films by PSI is a global leader in providing innovative biopolymer film solutions to a number of market segments. We are the world's leader in the manufacturing of compostable, Earthfirst®, biopolymer films to a wide range of growing markets. Our purpose is the success of our customers, our employees, our shareholders and the communities in which we operate. Careers at Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films by PSI include competitive compensation, excellent medical and dental benefits, an attractive 401K plan and profit sharing. Get on a winning team - join Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films by PSI!

Human Resource/Payroll Generalist

Human Resource/Payroll Generalist


The HR/Payroll Generalist position is involved in all areas of HR and payroll. The position processes payroll, administers employee health and welfare plans, assists employees with benefits-related questions, ensures positive employee relations, maintains all employee records, HRIS data-entry and is responsible for comprehensive recruiting from ad placement through onboarding.

Columbus, Ohio-based Earthfirst® Films provides global technology leadership and industry support with a portfolio of films offering both high performance and environmental degradability.

From the first day of employment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K with employer match, paid vacation, quarterly bonus opportunity and company paid life insurance.

Essential Functions:

  • Expert understanding of payroll processing activities - processing payroll, providing training to system users, researching and resolving issues
  • Administering health and welfare plans, including enrollments and terminations. Processing required documents to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions
  • Conducting new-employee orientations to ensure employees understanding of benefits plans
  • Coordinating benefits annual open enrollment
  • Processing monthly billings from insurance providers
  • ACA and ERISA benefits reporting
  • Recruiting activities for non-exempt positions including posting positions, scheduling interviews, conducting screening interviews and maintaining related records
  • Candidate must fully understand the nature of HR and Payroll responsibilities and maintain a high level of confidentiality and professional integrity
  • Effective project management and organizational skills are essential - prioritizing workload, multitasking, adaptability to near term projects
  • Excellent communication skills are also essential - effectively and tactfully communicating with all levels of internal and external customers verbally and in writing
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years payroll processing. Experience with Ultimate Kronos Group HR/Payroll software preferred.
  • 3-5 years HR Generalist experience administering employee benefits and recruiting.


COVID-19 considerations:
We take Covid-19 precautions very seriously. We are presently limiting visitors and vendors in our facilities to business necessity only. Social distancing and work station cleaning protocols are in place.

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Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films by PSI is a technology-based global manufacturer of highly engineered, value-added biopolymer films. We offer attractive compensation packages to qualified candidates from paid interns to experienced associates seeking careers in the bio-mass and petrochemical industries.