Praxair, Inc. ST Sr. Human Resources Coordinator in Danbury, Connecticut

Sr. Human Resources Coordinator


Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Senior Human Resources (HR) Coordinator to join our team in Danbury, CT.

The Senior HR Coordinatoris responsible for performing human resource administrative work supporting the day-to-day human resource operations and providing analysis of various human resource initiatives. The Senior HR Coordinator works closely with senior HR management and serves as a liaison between Corporate Human Resources.

Senior HR Coordinator

  • Prepares reports from HRIS for internal management and clients or to external agencies as necessary

  • Fields questions, resolves challenges and provides assistance to HR team, managers and employees

  • Manages and administers company-wide award and recognition programs

  • Coordinates and handles all responses and inquiries for unemployment claims

  • Regularly engaged in special projects supporting HR team and corporate wide HR initiatives

  • Technical expert for training platforms utilized by HR team

  • Oversees union contract database and information, updating frequently and working with senior HR managers to interpret language as necessary

  • Liaises with Corporate HR resources and various supporting departments

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of affirmative action programs and reporting requirements

  • Conducts analysis and performs independent review, interpretations, conclusions and recommendations to support more senior HR professionals

  • Collects data and information from senior HR managers, collaborating responses for various reports

  • Responsible for communicating required tasks and progress to employees and managers for annual HR cycles (compliance, certifications, benefit enrollment, etc.)

  • Maintains and makes updates to shared drive for HR team

  • Assists with administrative integration efforts related to the data collection and onboarding of all acquisition employees

  • Provides back-up support to HR Coordinator maintaining HRIS data through processing of new hires, terminations and inputting of all employee changes, requiring accurate and secure input


  • Bachelor's Degree in HR or business related field is required

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience is required

  • Technically proficient with MS Office suite

  • Possesses the ability to quickly learn internal HRIS systems (Kronos, GEMS, UltiPro, Taleo and Cognos)

  • Willingness to build strong relationships with HR team, corporate HR and senior stakeholders

  • Ability to demonstrate experience working in a fast moving, deadline driven environment

  • Detail orientated, flexible, analytical, organized and a self starter

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong teamwork skills and proven ability to work under tight deadlines

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Human Resources

Primary Location Connecticut-Danbury

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 17001741