Senior Human Resources Manager, Manufacturing Environment, PHR, SPHR


Niles, OH

Industry: Manufacturing


11 - 15 years

Posted 44 days ago

  by    Bill Marek

Senior Human Resources Manager, Manufacturing Environment, PHR, SPHR

Niles, OH

Relocation: YES

Competitive Salary [about $147K]- plus Bonus, Full Benefits, World Class Corporation

The HR Manager will partner with the Plant Manager and Staff to deliver HR solutions that meet business needs. The ideal candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, foster a positive labor and employee relations environment in a manufacturing environment, working with a CBA (collective bargaining agreement) and be a champion for a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

Profile: The primary purpose of this position is to partner with the Plant leadership and accomplish the strategic outcome of optimizing workplace performance in support of business goals. The HR Manager also works very closely with the business units HR Lead Team; building employee engagement by driving the development and attainment of business strategies and plans through strategic labor planning, change management, organizational design and talent management.

Essential Functions: Under the direction of the Senior HR Manager this position includes both strategic and tactical HR initiatives, examples include but are not limited to:

Directs all aspects of recruitment and retention activities. Ensures all activities are in compliance with our equal employment policies and practices.

Monitor company or workforce adherence to labor agreements.

Present the position of the company or of labor during arbitration or other labor negotiations.

5+ years of HR Experience working with a CBA (collective bargaining agreement);

Drives organizational initiatives, talent development, employee engagement, learning and development.

Performance Management – provide overall process coordination, communication, and training of the performance management process; act as help chain, provide coaching; coordinate consensus meetings.

Compensation – communicate and coordinate the salary administration and variable compensationprocesses, conduct compensation reviews, provide consulting on compensationprocesses and structure, evaluate salaried and hourly jobs, follow the approval process.

Consults with other managers on training and development issues. Recommends training and development strategies for broad and individualized needs. Implements training programs for specialized issues, e.g. - skill enhancement, ethics and compliance, and sexual harassment. Acts as training spa for site.

Coaches leadership on performance management and participates in counseling and/or termination proceedings.

Leading Global Voices (employee engagement survey) deployment and action planning within the site.

Works with location leader with regard to Company Foundation grant making and community development needs. Maintains good public relations status with the various civic and welfare organizations, local plants, all forms of local media, state and local government representatives, and business people in the community regarding human resources functions.

Performs investigations and assists in the solutions and appropriate adjustments to complaints received from management and employees.

Assures that company policies and practices comply with the applicable provisions of federal and state labor laws and the CBA.

Participate in the disability and return to work process including worker's compensation and FMLA.

Arrange for on-site Employee Assistance Program services and identify situations requiring EAP support.

Maintains all Company Self Audit Tool responsibilities/assignments to achieve minimum of "Good' rating; including all Sarbanes Oxley compliance responsibilities/assignments.

Essential Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Personnel and Human Resources — Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

Communicating Effectively — Oral/Written as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree is in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Psychology, or Master's Degree;

Progressive leadership experience with increasing responsibilities and direct reports;

5+ years of HR Experience working with a CBA (collective bargaining agreement);

10 + years of HRexperience with a minimum of 5+ years management experience and proven progression of increase in responsibilities;

HR Management experience in a large Fortune 500 company;

Experience within a Manufacturing Process;

PHR or SPHR certification is a plus.

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes / Bonus Eligible - Yes


$130K - $160K