Human Resources Manager

Comprehensive Logistics   •  

Detroit, MI

Industry: Transportation Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 422 days ago

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We are looking for an innovative and talented individual to lead the Human Resource effort at our Austintown, Ohio plant as the Human Resource Manager.

As the Human Resources Manager for our plant in Austintown, you will be in a highly visible position that will have a significant impact on the performance and profitability of the business. You will support hourly team members and salaried/ hourly management/supervisory individuals encompassing a diverse range of disciplines. This role requires expertise in a broad range of HR functions including recruitment and selection, talent management, compensation and benefits, health and safety, training and development, change management, and employee/labor relations. We are looking for an HR professional with extensive knowledge in ADP HR & payroll administration and prefer someone with familiarity with EEOC, Safety, OSHA and employee training matters.

This position reports directly to the Plant Manager with a dotted line to the Director of Human Resources. The HR Manager will step into a fast-paced business environment with key responsibility in a collaborative relationship with site managers.

As a successful HR Leader at CLI, you will first of all possess excellent business acumen and then aggressively focus your function’s attention around the business and our people.


•Partners with Plant Manager to ensure site and workforce are deployed to execute strategic priorities.
•Leads processes to identify, attract, reward, and retain a high quality workforce.
•Facilitates change, leads initiatives, and manages projects.
•Coordinates with other leaders to manage operation and achieve desired results.
•Maintains a positive work environment and high employee engagement.
•Ensures management consistency and compliance to federal and state employment laws.
•Organizes and aligns resources to achieve business objectives.
•Builds and maintains a strong leadership team.
•Administers performance management program and facilitates organizational development.
•Manages compensation programs and administers wellness and benefit plans.
•Leads health and safety programs.
•Represents CLI in the community and fosters positive community relations.
•Leads and fosters diversity in the workplace.
•Responsible for identifying, coordinating, and supporting training and development opportunities.

•Other duties as required.

Job Requirements


7 years HR Leadership experience within a unionized manufacturing environment required. Heavy Labor Relations and UNION experience required.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related HR field, MBA or MA strongly preferred, or  equivalent combination of education and experience. PHR or SPHR preferred.
•A proven leader with a solid track record of successfully implementing HR programs and initiatives with multiple client groups.
•Strong business acumen; able to translate the needs of the core business function into HR solutions.
•Versatility, flexibility, and ability to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
•Outstanding leadership, influence, and communication skills.
•High integrity.

This position will lead the Human Resources Department.

• Knowledge of ADP HR / Payroll systems preferred.
• Background and familiarity with employment law, worker’s compensation, FMLA, OSHA is a plus. 
• Understanding of benefits administration, workers compensation and unemployment claims review   and processing.
• Experience and understanding of progressive disciplinary action process.