Full Job Description
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .
Human Resources Business Partner (Multi-Site) – Chattanooga, TN
1001 Latta St
Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37406
As the HR Generalist, you will manage the overall general administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resource function for the Chattanooga and Las Vegas plants. You will serve as the employee champion, managing multi-functional HR Department including labor relations, compensation, employment, benefits, training, and employee relations. Additionally, you will develop talent strategies to increase workforce diversity, optimize core and pivotal talent, and ensure a robust talent pipeline for the future.
How you will impact WestRock
Primary HR Business partner for General Managers, multiple front-line leaders, and support of field hourly and salaried positions
Organizational change and alignment with HR and Key business sales and operations
Responsible for handling union employee grievances, unfair labor practice charges and advising on disciplinary actions
Resolve people related issues, settle disputes, and conduct internal investigative procedures
Serve as strategic partner using data-driven diagnostics for decision-making to foster cultural change in business transformation
Ensures the availability of an adequate, well trained workforce to support the operational goals of the facility by partnering with Talent Acquisition and Operations to recruit and retain employees who will provide the skills needed to make the organization successful: sources candidates, screens resumes, arranges interviews, ensures compliance to all company policy and procedure related to hiring
Safety: Work with Key business partners and HR team to create shared accountability for Safety results for each facility.
Responsible for administering company Performance Management program including goal setting, development planning, leadership coaching and performance reviews
Oversees and/or conducts new employee orientation, conducts training, including management development training in HR related areas (interviewing, coaching etc.)
Ensures employee files are maintained in accordance with company policy
Supervises administration of personnel policies and practices at the location.
Support of compensation and benefits programs at the location.
Foster a continuous learning environment through developing and improving the knowledge and skills of the organization, including analyzing training needs, determining how to meet the training needs, as well as coaching and mentoring future leaders
Ensure compliance with all applicable Federal and State Laws including EEO, FMLA, HIPAA, ADA, and Collective Bargaining
What you need to succeed:
Bachelor’s Degree HR Management or related business degree
5 years of experience as HR Generalist or HR Manager in a manufacturing/industrial environment
PHR/SPHR certifications preferred
Computer proficient in Microsoft Office products with strong emphasis in Excel and Word, Office 365, Microsoft Team, Accurate, Talent Management Systems (TMS) and PeopleSoft or other HRIS systems
Ability to investigate and assess employee conflicts objectively and solve such issues using a variety of methods and tools, including coaching and conflict resolution
Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity, recognize trends, and identify systemic approaches to solving problems in a fast-moving, constantly changing environment
Possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills
WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans