HRIS Analyst / Specialist ( Workday )

8 - 10 years experience  •  Industrial Equipment & Supply

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/25/17
Hartsville, SC
8 - 10 years experience
Industrial Equipment & Supply
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/25/17

Are you passionate about process improvements? Do you enjoy having your work impact the daily HR operations of a global company?

Sonoco is currently seeking an HRIS Workday Expert to join our team as an HRIS Analyst/Specialist that will directly impact the value and effectiveness of our HRIS system.  

The HRIS Analyst/Specialist is an integral member of the Human Resources Information System team.  The primary focus of this position is to support the implementation and on-going administration, maintenance, and management of Sonoco’s HRIS (Workday) in addition to otherHR related systems. 

This individual serves as a subject matter expert and technical point-of-contact for Workday to ensure data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities.  The HRIS Analyst/Specialist will support Workday upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned.  As well as, create, generate, and maintain effective HRreporting, including turnover, headcount, recruiting, organization charts, and other key metrics to drive organizational effectiveness.

Requires strong Workday business knowledge in HR processes and policies, including but not limited to:

Benefits, Compensation, Organizational Development, Talent Acquisition and reporting to various government agencies such as EEO and Vets4212reports. 

Provides consulting services to HR Centers of Excellence applying Workdaytechnology to meet business requirements as well as integrations with Workday (i.e. Ariba, Chrome River, Oracle, etc.)

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience with HCM systems
  • 3+ years of experience with project management
  • 2+ years of experience with Workday HCM
  • Advanced knowledge of reporting tools is required
  • B.A. or B.S. degree
  • Experience working in a global organization is highly desired

APPLY TODAY and help us grow better.

Join a global community that seeds innovation and nurtures advancement and has been name a Top Company for Leaders by Aon Hewitt! Sonoco has maintained a people-first focus for more than 118years while providing pioneering packaging services and making your favorite products every day. 

Global success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. Take the next step and stake your future with a world-leading company that helps you excel and rewards your best efforts. We encourage and enable upward movement within the company, and we’ve built an industry-leading business on the philosophy that every person and every idea counts. Apply today and help us grow stronger.

This is a progression position and could be a level I, II or III.  Compensation and progression level will be based on candidate’s experience and education, and current business needs.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.


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