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MID-CONTINENT STEEL AND WIRE offers careers that provide opportunities to grow and develop themselves within the company. We emphasize the importance of challenging and supporting your fellow employees. We believe that making sure the environment is primed for your career evolution is the key to achieving our ambitious goals. We work to reflect our location at the heart of the United States of America and its values of hard work, respect, optimism, a can-do attitude, and an indomitable spirit.



We are a one-of-a-kind steel product manufacturer. What differentiates us from the rest is our vertically integrated business model, our great diversification of markets and portfolio of products and solutions; and the fact that we produce the most sustainable steel. We offer our employees the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to develop themselves to the fullest in an environment of collaborators who inspire and work as a team, committed to learning every day and achieving results to grow together.

Responsible for all aspects of Compensation and Payroll functions including but not limited to payroll management, compensation plans management, and HR report generation. This position also provides guidance on compensation & benefits to employees and managers.

The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented and have a passion for people, and numbers and an analytic mindset. This person will perform a variety of complex duties in the preparation, processing, and maintenance of payroll and compensation data.



  • Manage the payroll process and if necessary, process payroll using ADP. Including Time and Attendance, new hires, terminations, deductions, garnishments, direct deposit, PTO, bonus payments, etc.
  • Guarantee that payroll and employee records are properly maintained in ADP.
  • Coordinate weekly and monthly reports to management as required including overtime, payroll metrics, attendance, etc.
  • Review payroll audit reports to identify potential discrepancies.
  • Assist with the preparation of Federal and State tax documentation and other documentation required by various regulatory agencies
  • Liaison with Shared Service Center in Mexico.


  • Oversee and assist in the salary budget review process and manage all communication with all departments and analyze all market requirements and participate in matching processes.
  • Assist with the administration of annual bonus and merit cycle
  • Participate in the development of compensation strategies and implement policies and programs.
  • Participate in compensation surveys and perform regular compensation analysis.
  • Supervise variable pay programs.
  • Ensuring compensation and benefits plans are cost-effective and competitive
  • Ensuring that the pay practices comply with state and federal laws and regulations
  • Collaborate and work closely with managers to make compensation recommendations for job postings, promotions, and transfers.
  • Maintain and update database of all job description according to standard functional areas and maintain and design various tools and templates for HR departments and ensure adherence to FLSA and equal pay.
  • Preparing and updating job descriptions and occupational classifications


  • 5+ years of experience in similar role handling payroll and compensation functions
  • Knowledge of ADP Payroll Software
  • Experience Participating in Mercer’s Salary Survey (TRS/MBD)
  • Advanced excel and computer skills
  • Analytical, self-motivated, and proactive
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish


  • Attention to Detail – Highly organized, detail-oriented, and can manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Integrity – Strong sense of character that expresses discretion, integrity, judgment, responsiveness, and common sense.
  • Problem-Solving – Must be able to solve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully and efficiently; and work well in group problem-solving situations.
  • Communication Skills – Must be able to communicate effectively and in a concise manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Presentation Skills – Ability to translate and present analyses in an easy-to-understand manner.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events, appreciates the opportunity to adjust and adapt to a growing business.
  • Strong with numbers: Compensation and benefits specialists tend to be numbers-oriented, as this career involves a great deal of quantitative analysis.