Human Resources Assistant @ Rise Baking Company


Rise Baking Company is looking for an HR Assistant to support the New French Bakery HR team. This position will be primarily located at 2609 26th Avenue South in Minneapolis, with travel as needed to our 828 Kasota Avenue SE, Minneapolis facility. The HR Assistant role provides critical administrative support in recruiting, benefits, data entry and assisting New French employees with HR related questions.


  • Conduct weekly new hire orientation, including the administration of I-9 documentation and benefit enrollment

  • Receive and direct employee questions and concerns

  • Maintain and regularly update HR related databases and reports

  • Assist in the maintenance of employee files

  • Facilitate Leave of Absence requests, including FMLA

  • Respond to unemployment claims and attend hearings on the Company’s behalf

  • Process all pre and post-offer recruitment items

  • Data entry for timely and accurate payroll processing

  • Handling employment verifications

  • Managing employee badge access

  • Assisting with administrative duties associated with compensation and benefit programs (invoice reconciliation, processing incentive bonuses, COBRA, etc.)


  • Proficient and professional communication and customer service abilities

  • Advanced competency in Microsoft-based software. Specifically, Excel and 10-key

  • Able to master new software systems specific to HR and payroll, in an efficient manner

  • Strong disposition, able to work at a high-level, in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional organizational & time-management skills

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Previous HR or Payroll experience, preferred

  • Bachelor’s or associate degree preferred

  • ADP experience preferred

  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred but not required

  • Prior HR in food manufacturing highly desired

  • Cultural competency; experience/ability to work and interact effectively with a diverse, multicultural audience

Equal Opportunity Employer

Questions? Contact:

Mona Gerike HR Director

952-465-7186 828 Kasota Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

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