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Human Resource Manager

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Job Type
Direct Hire
May 31, 2018
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As a key member of the Plant Management Team, the Human Resources Manager will be heavily focused on Labor Relations direction and management. In addition, the successful candidate will manage Employee Relations, Staffing, Performance Management, Training and Development, and administration of HR policies, procedures and processes in partnership with Corporate HR leadership.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to interact within all levels of the organization to promote strategic alignment with Company policies, goals and objectives.

  • Ensures oversight of the preservation and consistent application of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Advocates positive employee relations and employee engagement through pro-active communications and programs, including employee engagement surveys, leadership development and training, researching and developing best practices, and stimulating employee involvement in all areas. Focus on developing a positive culture of continuous improvement.

  • Partners with plant staff to assure consistent application of the CBA, policies, work rules, and guidelines.

  • Partners with plant and Corporate HR Leadership to rewrite job descriptions as necessary; partner with Corporate Compensation to obtain benchmark data for new roles/positions.

  • Interfaces with the Union Leadership to provide guidance and direction on grievances, arbitrations, ULP’s, contractinterpretations and implementation.

  • Utilizing the CBA manages the hourly employee annual wage and benefit review process for the plant. Makes recommendations on changes to job classifications and wage rates employee benefits to promote plant efficiency and remain competitive in the local labor market.

  • Prepares for arbitrations and represents the organizations in arbitrations.

  • Establishes and maintains department records and reports in accordance to records retention guidelines. Participates in plant staff meetings and attends other meetings as required.

  • Responsible for conducting confidential investigations regarding employee relations concerns, complaints. Seeks guidance as needed from Corporate Human Resources on risks, resolution and actions.

  • Partners with EHS to effectively manage workers compensation claims to resolution.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education, Experience, Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field. PHR or SPHR is preferred.

  • 5+ years previous experience in human resource management, employee relations, performance management, worker’s compensation, FMLA, employment law, planning and project management; 1-2 years experience in a Unionized Plant leadership position.

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing plant is required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

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