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HR Manager

Janesville, Wisconsin · Manufacturing

We seek an energizing, passionate Plant HR Manager to manage the human resources, employee relations and labor relations for a leading, global CPG (consumer packaged goods) manufacturing facility near Janesville, WI. This is a single large union plant with over 800 employees. This is a highly visible role with both strategic and tactical components.

 

The successful candidate will work as a strategic business partner with the plant leadership advising on HR, evaluating the state of HR in the plant, identifying opportunities for improvement and developing & executing a strategic vision for the HR function.

 

This hands-on HR Manager will be responsible for the daily management of HR functions including employee relations, labor relations, recruiting, training, EEO/AAP, benefits, employee relations, compensation, safety and continuous improvement. Emphasis will be on providing support and coaching to leadership, employee career growth and development and succession planning. This opportunity offers a fast track for career advancement.

Reports to a Human Resources Director with a dotted line to the Plant Manager.  This position has 6 direct reports.

 

Compensation: $135K - $150K + 15% bonus + 9% 401k matching + great benefits and excellent relocation.

Location: Near Janesville, WI

 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish credibility and trust among local management and employees, and serve as the on-site, go-to HR resource for the team.
  • Accurately diagnose organizational issues, develop solutions, and implement action plans at a local level.
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition and management teams to source and staff a diverse workforce.
  • Assess employee engagement and develop action plans to ensure a positive, engaging, and supportive workplace.
  • Develop and lead training across multiple levels and topics.
  • Lead talent management, succession planning, organizational development, and organizational effectiveness processes
  • Serve as advisor and coach to associates around career development and performance issues.
  • Participate in employee investigations and ensure appropriate outcomes and follow-up.
  • Support and develop positive employee relations programs.
  • Provides counsel and direction to field HR and Operations teams in the areas of contract interpretation, discipline and discharge, grievance and arbitration, unfair labor practice charges, and general labor/management relations.
  • Provide training to field HR personnel in all areas of employee and labor relations and HR best practices.
  • Monitors, tracks, and reports out on economic and industry trends and local/state/regional/national wage and employment conditions.
  • Key member in the development and execution of the company’s labor strategy.
  • Interpretation of policies and CBA’s.
  • Align labor relations strategies with overall company objectives

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, PHR/SHRM-CP or advanced degree a plus
  • 9+ year of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Large plant experience - over 400+ employees
  • 2+ yrs management experience
  • Union experience required
  • Bilingual Spanish, a plus
  • Lean manufacturing, a plus

 

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, PHR/SHRM-CP or advanced degree a plus
  • 9+ year of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Large plant experience - over 400+ employees
  • 2+ yrs management experience
  • Union experience required
  • Bilingual Spanish, a plus
  • Lean manufacturing, a plus

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