At Tekion, we're building the only cloud-native platform that is transforming the automotive retail industry, leapfrogging it into the future and providing unparalleled customer experience. We're creating seamlessly integrated, elegant, and intuitive solutions built with cutting edge technology and powered by Big Data, Machine Learning (ML)/ AI and Internet of Things (Connected vehicle to connected devices). We’re harnessing passion, entrepreneurial spirit, deep industry expertise and the latest technologies to create something very special. We're inventing new technology along the way to overcome barriers and solve big problems, all while having a blast doing it!

At Tekion, we're building the only cloud-native platform that is transforming the automotive retail industry, leapfrogging it into the future and providing unparalleled customer experience. We're creating seamlessly integrated, elegant, and intuitive solutions built with cutting edge technology and powered by Big Data, Machine Learning (ML)/ AI and Internet of Things (Connected vehicle to connected devices). We’re harnessing passion, entrepreneurial spirit, deep industry expertise and the latest technologies to create something very special. We're inventing new technology along the way to overcome barriers and solve big problems, all while having a blast doing it! 

The People Operations Specialist will be a strong influence in managing our future and current employees across all functions and levels within the organization. The ideal candidate has a passion for building a strong and unique company culture, loves interacting with different types of personalities, is business focused and is comfortable working with systems operations, onboarding, and being the first point of contact for all new Tekionites. You will be instrumental in building out the team in a period of high growth and, in doing so, working cross functionally with senior leadership across the organization.  

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Understand our brand, culture, mission and values to effectively serve as an ambassador for Tekion and a welcoming first touchpoint to all new hires on their “employee journey” with us.  
  • Process and manage basic onboarding items post verbal offer (offer letters, background/reference checks, entering information into HRIS, etc.)  
  • Employment changes during employee lifecycle
  • Assists with communicating policy and procedures changes to managers and employees
  • Helps with onboarding/assimilating new employees and leaders, as needed 
  • Prepares reports and analyzes data from The People Operations Specialist will be a strong influence in managing our future and current employees across all functions and levels within the organization. The ideal candidate has a passion for building a strong and unique company culture, loves interacting with different types of personalities, is business focused and is comfortable working with systems operations, onboarding, and being the first point of contact for all new Tekionites. You will be instrumental in building out the team in a period of high growth and, in doing so, working cross functionally with senior leadership across the organization. information reporting and management decision-making  
  • Answer basic day-to-day employee questions regarding payroll, benefits, policies/process, etc
  • Process employee job changes in HRIS and follow up with any appropriate documentation 
  • Collaborate with the TA, Systems and HRBP teams to ensure that our incoming employees have a best-in-class onboarding experience 
  • Assist in pulling ad-hoc reports in HRIS 
  • Seek out, propose, develop and implement process efficiencies
  • Regular audits and maintaining data sanctity
  • Letter Management
  • Maintains highly confidential employee information and documents 
  • Assists with the other employee-related work, projects, duties and events as needed, i.e., wellness initiatives, diversity, open enrollment, etc
  • Validation of employee data with documents

Qualifications and Skills Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4+ years of experience in an HR/TA department  
  • Eye for detail and double-checking work to avoid mistakes. 
  • Ability to build trust and drive team effectiveness. 
  • Good Knowledge in MS Office, HRIS System (Dayforce/Workday etc.) is a plus
  • Strong organization, project management, and communication skills. 
  • Keenly attuned to issues of diversity and inclusions.  
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate a clear and compelling vision and developing effective working relationships. 
  • A “can-do” attitude and the ability to work as part of a team.  
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, prioritize competing priorities and pivot quickly. 
  • Strong consultative, interpersonal and communication skills

Perks and Benefits 

  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper   
  • Competitive compensation and generous stock options  
  • The opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from Silicon Valley’s most dominant and successful companies  
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up  
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration  
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy  
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development

 

Tekion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 

Tekion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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