Plans, administers and supervises human resources activities under the general supervision of the Plant Manager. Primary areas of responsibility include recruiting, supervision, labor relations, and employee relations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Recruits, interviews and hires salary and production employees
- Conducts new hire orientations
- Administers the collective agreement with the union, handles grievances and labor relations matters
- Prepares for and participates in collective bargaining.
- Administers and develops local employee relations policies
- Provides direction for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures
- Promotes positive employee relations by advising and making decisions that are fair, consistent, and compliant
- Addresses employee complaints
- Administers disciplinary actions as necessary and advises operations on discipline.
- Responds as needed to outside agencies or attorneys regarding employment matters
- Responds to unemployment claims and represents the company at related hearings
- Utilizes HRIS to compute and report HR metrics, and provides other management reports as needed (headcount, KPI, etc.)
- Coordinates annual salary planning process for location
- Provides quantitative information to Plant Controller for budgeting/forecasting labor expenses
- Monitor and follow-up on training and development via Training Log and Training Matrices
- Manage new hourly employee benefit enrollments
- Manage the process for STD and FMLA leave and Workers Compensation claims
- Oversee plant social activities, meetings and conferences
- Ensures information in TouchPoint is current and complies with Corporate requirements.
Education / Experience
- Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Human Resources Management or related field from an accredited college or university
- Minimum of seven years of experience in a manufacturing human resources management role; minimum of five years of experience in a unionized setting
- Proficient in all Federal and State / Provincial employment and local Worker’s Compensation laws
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
- Previous supervisory experience required
- Human Resources Certification preferred (PHR / SHRM)
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers (internal and external), and the general public
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, and statistical inference.
- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and implement permanent corrective actions
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
- Word processing, Spreadsheets, Internet, E-mail, HRIS software
The primary purpose of this job description is to summarize the key/essential duties. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Type: Full-time