HR Manager

Confidential Company  •  Waterville, ME

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Packaging

$90K - $110K
Posted on 01/13/18 by Michael Bolanz
Waterville, ME
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Packaging
$90K - $110K
Posted on 01/13/18 by Michael Bolanz

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting qualified candidates for a Direct Hire HR Manager Job in Waterville, ME for our client, a thriving packing manufacturer for the food and beverage industry. The HR Manager manages the Human Resource functions at the Waterville, ME manufacturing facility including safety, security, labor relations, employee relations, salary/wage administration, benefits, training and communications in addition to the recruiting function. Our client seeks a candidate with 5+ years of HRexperience in a manufacturing environment as well as a candidate who has worked in a union environment.

Responsibilities for the HR Manager Job in Waterville, ME include:

Coordinate the safety, security and health programs in accordance with OSHA, local, state and federal requirements. Interact with team members, supervisors and department managers to ensure the safety program is managed in accordance with policies and procedures.

Interpret and administer company policies, procedures and programs related to employment, wage and salary/wage administration, orientation and training.

Administer the compensation and benefits program for all employees. Update and inform employees of program changes.

Manage labor relations to Protect the company's interests and strengthen the employer-employee relationship. Manage union contract, including preparation for collective bargaining and our relationships with the union.

Assist in all grievance and arbitration matters that arise with the union.

Coordinate with in-house counsel, payroll, and benefits specialists on implementation of policies and procedures in union.

Maintain good employee relations and communication between workforce and the management team. Spending time on the production floor daily interacting with shop floor employees will be critical to developing effective employee relations.

Maintain compliance with all state, federal and company directives. Develop and maintain EEO/AAP programs.

Develop and maintain site security programs to comply with standard security practices and customer audit requirements.

Develop and/or administer employee-training programs to ensure compliance with government requirements.

Responsible for the direct supervision of the HR staff. Provide leadership, guidance, development and training.


Bachelordegree in Human Resources, Business or related field. PHR or SPHR certification desired.

Must have 5+ years of HRexperience in a manufacturing environment.

Must have experience working in a union environment. USW experiencedesired.

Experience working in a Lean Manufacturing environment with an understanding of the principles of continuous improvement and six sigma techniques is required.

The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in Human Resource Solutions. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your Professional Career. 

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