Human Resources Manager



Bettcher Industries is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative precision cutting and trimming tools for food processing and industrial applications. The company also manufactures equipment for the restaurant, fast food and institutional foodservice. All products developed by Bettcher are designed to contribute to better working health, safety and comfort, while also improving the efficiency and bottom-line profitability of the companies that buy them.


The Human Resource (HR) Manager reports to and takes direction from the Vice-President of Human Resources of Bettcher Industries. The HR Manager interfaces with all levels of the organization and will be a key influencer on HR practices, programs and policies as well as working with managers and supervisors to assist them in developing our employees. The HR Manager’s effectiveness is dependent on their respect, trust, capabilities, influence skills and ability to deliver results while in this position.


The HR Manager is responsible and accountable for Human Resource initiatives and projects and talent management, primarily at Bettcher’s Ohio locations (supporting Bettcher Industries and Exsurco Medical), but will also have accountability for our Gainco facility (Gainesville, Georgia) and may have opportunities to assist with Bettcher’s international subsidiaries. The HR Manager is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units, and serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The HR Manager maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, and its culture. The scope of HR Projects will be broad, generally encompassing all areas of HR including talent acquisition and development, performance management, compensation, employee relations, HRIS, policies and procedures, benefits, and training. Success will be measured by the development of our talent and their increased capabilities throughout the organization in which the HR Manager interacts.


The duties and responsibilities of the Human Resource Manager include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:

  • Executes human resource plans, procedures and activities associated with the company human resource function in order to accomplish the HR strategic and tactical goals.
  • Acts as an internal coach for managers, supervisors and employees and provides day-to-day performance management guidance (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, etc.)
  • Leads talent management discussions for assigned functions and departments, and provides guidance and recommendations to leaders to improve the capabilities of their team, to improve their own performance management, and to address workforce planning and succession planning gaps., Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.


  • Conducts regular meetings with respective business units and consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Works with business leaders to determine gaps in the organization and actively plans to remedy any organizational gaps, through internal promotions, organizational changes, or external hires.
  • Supports and initiates company recruiting and hiring efforts, collaborating with our internal recruiter.
  • Manages and resolves employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations. Provides counsel to directors, managers and supervisors – to ensure fair and consistent treatment for all employees.
  • Assesses the compensation structure and provides recommendations for promotions and new roles, including participating in compensation surveys for the company.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Active HR team member who identifies opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the global HR team, communicates well within in the team, and is an advocate for HR programs.
  • Recommends, develops, and implements employee policies and procedures that promote high quality/ employee relations while ensuring compliance with all applicable government regulations.
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation, including but not limited to the employee handbook, and corporate and human resources policies and procedures.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field.
  • 10-15 years’ experience in HR or related fields.
  • 5-8 years’ in an HR Manager/supervisory role.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach managers to improve their employees’ capabilities.
  • Excellent communication (oral, written and listening) and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong HR acumen to direct, develop, and implement HR policies and procedures.
  • Ability to develop strong internal liaisons and relate to a broad cross section of the population.
  • Solid understanding of federal and state employment laws and regulations (OSHA, FLMA, FLSA, EEO, DOL, etc.).
  • Team oriented; able to interact with all levels of employees; good facilitation skills.
  • Prior experience working with an HRIS (UltiPro preferred), especially with report generation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).


  • PHR or SPHR.
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential.
  • Certifications in recruiting, training, compensation, assessments, or other HR related areas.
  • Master's degree.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to keyboard (enter data), finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Employment at Bettcher Industries is contingent upon the successfully completing both a pre-employment background check and a drug screening.

All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US (I-9 form).

Bettcher Industriesis an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans (M/F/D/V)

Job Type: Full-time


  • human resources: 10 years (Required)