Human Resources Manager

Aleris   •  

Ashville, OH

Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified


5 - 7 years

Posted 372 days ago

Overview / Job Summary

Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.

Our Rolled Products division is seeking to add a talented Human Resources Manager to its team located at our Ashville, OH facility. The Human Resources  Manager will  plan, develop, execute, and continuously improve a variety of human resource activities to support the attainment of the facility/department goals and objectives. Assist in the resolution of human resource and labor relation issues to enhanced organizational efficiency, communication and understanding.  Be a champion and guardian for the creation and continuously improving high performance culture.

Responsibilities Include

  • Provide leadership and actively participate in maintaining a zero incident safety culture and environmental process via the Aleris 15 HSE elements.
  • Live and champion the Aleris core values; Safety, Integrity, Customer Focus, Ownership, Excellence, and Teamwork
  • Lead and manage the human resources function for the Ashville facility.
  • Actively participate as a member of the plant leadership team to achieved the desired results.
  • Build and maintain a positive relationship with employees and Union representatives.
  • Administer the collective bargaining agreement, assist with labor contract negotiations.
  • Maintain site related HR Information System transactions and data integrity.
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll and time and attendance systems, including audits and process improvement.
  • Effectively and efficiently recruit talent, salary and hourly.
  • Maintain compliance with applicable laws and company policies.
  • Support and execute divisional and/or corporate initiatives.
  • Administer company policy, performance management, and compensation processes.
  • Assist employees in resolving benefit related issues partnering with the Benefits department.
  • Lead the talent management and human resources planning systems for the facility.
  • Use the Aleris Operating System and Information Center process to continuously drive improvement.
  • Assist the Plant Manager in maintaining a positive relationship with the local community and driving involvement at all levels of the organization.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources/related field and/or combination of related experience.
  • Five (5) plus years HR generalist experience with tangible results in a union represented manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act
  • Possess general knowledge and proficiency in general business and the ability to use computer applications, such as spreadsheets, word processing documents, databases and email programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative to proactively resolve issues.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills and collaborative approach.
  • Strong aptitude and ability to solve problems.
  • Must be detailed orientated, possess analytical skills and demonstrate strong customer service.
  • Knowledge of HR compliance, employment laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Capability of managing multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to work varied hours, be on call, and travel occasionally.


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