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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Swagelok, one of Northeast Ohio’s largest employers and an 11-time winner of the NorthCoast 99, is repeatedly recognized as a top place to work. We manufacture products that impact critical industries around the globe, and we are focused on the quality of our products, processes, and people. A values-driven company since 1947, we continue to grow and we invite you to join our team! 


Payroll Specialist Position Summary:

Position must ensure that all systems and procedures related to payroll are consistently administered based on company needs and government regulations.  Prepare payroll for weekly, bi-weekly and monthly processing; maintain employee information in the HRIS system. Ensure accurate records for disbursements by performing a variety of standard, repetitive and intermediate level bookkeeping, payroll and/or accounting tasks, applying accepted procedures to the preparation and maintenance of accounting and other records.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Update payroll records for employee information for taxes, benefits, deductions, and earnings changes.
  • Review, prepare and input payroll data using payroll system for weekly, biweekly, and monthly payrolls.
  • Produce accurate and timely payrolls, for multi-locations based on local, state and federal regulations and company polices
  • Process employee garnishments (wage garnishments, child support and levies) on a payroll basis
  • Reconciliation of payroll and payroll tax information on a payroll basis.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (including 941, 940 and W2 forms).
  • Processes tax liabilities for tax reporting and payment, which includes balancing of taxes on a monthly, quarterly and year-end basis.
  • Process employee withholdings for third party vendors.
  • Prepare disbursements for distribution, internally and externally
  • Reliable resource to internal customers. 
  • Display high level of customer service.
  • Perform administrative functions such as maintain and organize files and information.
  • Communicate projects, plans, and prioritizing needs to Supervisor.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements


3+ years of experience in payroll 

Previous training or equivalent job experience or related college courses
Knowledge of payroll rules and regulations
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Must be able to handle multiple projects, changing priorities and be deadline sensitive


Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.


Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.


Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law


Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Full benefits, including employee stock ownership program, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

11-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland