Overview of the Human Resources Manager position
This role provides Human Resources support to client groups in all areas to include: workforce planning, safety, associate relations, compensation, benefits, training, associate development, and special projects.
- Investigate and resolve complex associate and labor relations issues. Act in a proactive manner to anticipate needs and take action based on trends.
- Ensure compliance with HR policies, practices, guidelines, and applicable state and federal laws and collective bargaining agreements.
- Conduct first step appeal meetings.
- Coordinate and conduct workforce planning for exempt and non-exempt positions with emphasis on Affirmative Action objectives and compliance.
- Identify training opportunities, assist in course design and facilitate training.
- Initiate process improvement by analyzing current processes and recommending improvements to obtain greater efficiency, quality, and associate satisfaction.
- Ensure safety and risk management programs and procedures are implemented within area of responsibility.
- Lead associate development and training initiatives throughout the region.
- Lead and facilitate associate engagement efforts.
- Bachelor degree in business, psychology, human resources.
- 5 (five) to 8 (eight) years of HR experience with multi-site/State experience with heavy emphasis on associate engagement. Strong associate/labor relations experience in union and non- union facilities.
- Ability to travel extensively to facilities within region including attendance at early morning, evening meetings. This is a field based position.
- Lead, direct and support key initiatives in region and Nationally in areas to include associate
engagement, safety, compensation and benefits.
- Design and deliver management and front line associate training.
- Experience with State specific labor/associate regulations in area of responsibility.
- PHR certification highly desired.
- Ability to handle multiple priorities in fast paced environment.
- Bi-lingual-Spanish desired, not required.
- Knowledge of employment recruitment techniques, including behavior-based interviewing.
- Knowledge of policy and procedure administration, payroll, benefits, and HR systems.