Harper Industries, Inc. was formed in 1998 by an employee leadership group after acquiring the assets of DewEze Manufacturing from the Owasso Corporation. Its diverse portfolio of products provides solutions in the fields of agriculture, hydraulics, landscaping and sports turf management under the DewEze, Butler and Harper Turf brand names.

Since Harper’s inception, the number of employees have grown from 50 to 125, and more than 1,450 dealers worldwide have joined the Harper family. For more specifics on Harpers products, visit www.harperindustries.com.

Job Title

Human Resources Generalist/Payroll Specialist

Overview of Position

Harper Industries, Inc. has an immediate, full-time opening for a Human Resources Generalist/Payroll Specialist; to assist the Human Resources Manager in all tasks related to supporting the company's employees.


• Confidentiality

• General mathematical and data entry skills

• Organizational and analysis skills

• Thoroughness and strong attention to detail

• Verbal and written communication skills

• Time management and multitasking skills


• Excellent data entry, data cleaning, and math skills

• Capacity to keep track of numerous ongoing tasks

• Adherence to all prescribed ethical guidelines, including confidentiality

• Strong sense of integrity

General Job Responsibilities

• Weekly payroll processing, preparing and distributing hard copy or electronic paychecks

• Maintaining HR/payroll updates to the database, including time off notices, employee data, schedules, etc.

• Labor-Trak set-up and daily monitoring

• Maintaining confidential records and information

• Assist employees with questions/concerns, working to resolve discrepancies with a sense of urgency

• Assist HR Manager in the complete recruitment process

• Assist HR Manager in completing outside documents such as employment verification, state unemployment paperwork, benefits verifications, garnishment answers, etc

• Running various reports for department, supervisors/managers, management, etc

• Back up for HR Payroll Assistant position

• Acquire a general working knowledge of the Human Resources Manager position to perform as a backup to the position

• All other duties as assigned

Desired Experience and Education:

• College degree recommended

• Previous experience in Human Resources and Payroll/Accounting, preferably within a company of a similar size

• Strong customer service background

• Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite

Special Job Dimensions:

• Travel may be required on an as-needed basis. Less than 10% expected

Reports to Human Resources Manager

Position open: Immediate

Beginning Salary: BOE

Bonus: Overtime approved by manager

Application Instructions

For additional information or to apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume, 3-5 references the following email: careers@harperindustries.com