HR Manager

Kimberly-Clark Corporation - Corinth, MS4.0

Job Description

Job Summary:
The HR Manager will build on and apply expertise in various areas including organizational effectiveness, leadership coaching, performance management, employee engagement & relations, change management, lean manufacturing, organizational design & development, training and development and project management to contribute to the successful operation of Corinth Professional Products Mill Operations. Provides leadership and direction to continuously improve the High Performance Work Systems and culture to ensure a safe, self-managed, engaged workforce that delivers business results. Position assures consistent application and administration of K-C’s policies and procedures as they relate to the company’s values and its employees.

Reports to the Associate HR Director, KCP Supply Chain, serves as a member of the Site Leadership Team, and partners with the Mill Manager and the Leadership team to drive organizational effectiveness programs and projects heavily focused on building individual capability to achieve business results. Incumbent interacts extensively with the Corinth Leadership Team and operations leadership teams, providing advice and counsel for change management, employee communications, HR policies, and employee relations for Corinth Professional Products Mill. Ensures that teams receive information, service, instruction, and development they need to continuously improve their total capability.

Direct deputies include: Mill Training Coordinator; also serves as K-C contact for front desk contractor.
Plant Population: ~135 people
Work with key customers: the employees, Mill Manager, other Mill Team Leaders, operating teams, Corporate Human Resources Staff, and Functional Leaders of mill support teams.

Lead the development of the site people strategy to continuously improve engagement and enablement, and the overall health of the organization.
Provide consultation, coaching and guidance on effective change management related to mill initiatives.
Develop the strategy for the site training and development program.
Lead organizational effectiveness programs focused on improving individual capability to deliver business results.
Provide HR services to mill. Serve as advisor to the site leadership, providing policy and program development and administration in areas which include employment; safety and health administration; employee relations; EEO; training and development; compensation and benefits; and medical services to be provided in the context of our operation’s cultural environment, corporate policies and procedures, and applicable federal and state laws.
Develop, recommend, and implement plans to enable the mill to achieve its goals using high involvement organization principles.
Manage mill training programs which serve to improve technical problem solving, leadership, and organizational skills.
Provide consultation on the development and implementation of mill occupational safety and health, employee wellness, and employee assistance programs.
Facilitate and lead teams of employees chartered to improve the effectiveness of the organization.
Manage the mill’s talent acquisition processes to ensure the organization attracts, develops and retains the best people. Foster an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results. Develop and implement plans which ensure that the mill achieves its goals for affirmative action in employment.
Assist the Mill Manager in establishing and maintaining a positive corporate image in the local community.
Actively demonstrate Environmental, Health and Safety as a value through active leadership, positive influence of mindsets and by identifying and addressing risks to prevent loss to our people, processes and materials, while ensuring compliance with regulations, corporate policies, and plant guidelines.
Serve as Security Coordinator for CPPM site.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Management, Business or related field.
Five or more years of work experience in an HR Leader or HR Generalist role.
Requires a comprehensive knowledge of Human Resources to include Employee Engagement, Change Management, Organizational Design, state and federal labor laws and current economic and labor relations developments.
Must have demonstrated capability in problem solving, conflict resolution and working within site culture. In depth knowledge of business strategy, and specific HR functional knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to build credibility with all levels of the organization.
Knowledge of High Performance and Self-Managing Team Work Systems.
Experience delivering business results through improved organizational capability.
Previous experience as an HR Team Leader/Manager that has strong understanding of manufacturing functional areas and their interactions, and a working knowledge of continuous improvement /Lean manufacturing.
Ability to build credibility with all levels of the organization.
Knowledge of High Performance and Self-Managing Team Work Systems.
Experience delivering business results through improved organizational capability.
Critical skills include: motivation, initiative, thoroughness, decision making and planning skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Ability to work with SAP systems, Workday or other Human Resource Information System, and Microsoft Office applications.
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:
K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion.
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