This position manages, directs, and coordinates the Human Resource policies and programs covering several of the following: labor relations, wage and salary administration, orientation and training, safety and health, benefits, and employee services. This position also manages employee recruitment, development, and retention; knows EEO laws and general human resources concepts.
- Implements and manages ongoing policies, programs, and procedures to foster understanding and improvement in management, supervisory or employee relations.
- Manages situations involving policy or contract interpretation. Leads and mentors others to ensure consistent application of such rules and procedures. Develops and implements innovative solutions to personnel and labor relations issues affecting the plant to mitigate legal or compliance-related risks. Maintains a positive labor/employee relations environment at the plant by counseling managers and employees on human resource policies and rules, identifying and resolving problems, or recommending courses of action.
- Counsels managers and supervisors concerning human resource policies and procedures; reviews and resolves issues.
- Supervises Human Resource staff directly or through supervisors; plans assign, and reviews assignments; counsels staff; evaluates job performance and approves or recommends actions.
- Ensures the facility's administrative, management, and hourly production employee retention is acceptable. Uses knowledge, experience, and continuous interpretation of facility dynamics to help understand and determine the training and educational needs of the hourly, administrative, and management employees.
- Manages all new employee recruitment, orientation, and training, either through primary function or through the performance of subordinates.
- Manages the development and ongoing execution of the location's Affirmation Action plan to achieve AAP goals during the entire employment process for all employees at the facility (recruitment, promotions, transition processes)
- Performs analysis and prepares statistical reports, narrative reports, and communications to formulate goals and objectives.
- Manages employee benefits enrollments, questions, or inquiries.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5+ years' exempt level relevant experience, required.
- Minimum of 2+ years experience in a leadership position to include team development and management required.
- General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
- Knowledge of Human Resource systems; Internet software; Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Payroll Database software.
- Possesses specialized knowledge of HR systems, processes, and procedures, including administration of benefits, compensation, and other programs.
- Prior experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
- Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
- Strong reasoning and math skills.
- Bi-lingual skills: speak, read, write, address groups, and individuals, conduct investigations, counseling, training, mentoring, using a language other than English (as applicable to the business unit), preferred.
- Must be able to travel 5-10% of the time.
- Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Provides leadership and guidance to employees in clerical functions of HR.
- Carries out supervisory responsibilities by the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions