HR Manager in Niles, MI at National Standard

Date Posted: 9/26/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Niles, MI
  • Experience:
    5 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Talent Management  

  • Partner with the VP, GM and functional managers to ensure proper workforce planning as well as role and responsibility alignment
  • Partner with managers on leadership and employee development initiatives
  • Collaborate with Group HR Director and Corporate Human Resources to develop and execute creative recruitment and pipeline building strategies to attract solid talent and future “People Leaders”; primarily source candidates through internal ATS, company social media sites and other company sponsored tools
  • Manage full cycle recruiting responsibilities such as maintaining job descriptions and FLSA classifications, delivering pre-hire skills testing, tracking key talent acquisition metrics, and conducting productive exit interviews
  • Develop, schedule and facilitate the new employee onboarding and integration process
  • Identify and drive learning and development efforts to build and support the growth of top talent within the organization

Employee & Labor Relations

  • Serve as a primary compliance partner and consultant to leaders regarding employee relations
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with the union, coordinating all elements of the collective bargaining and grievance resolution processes.
  • Support and assist in the diligent and timely response to internal Ethics Helpline investigations as an advisor and investigator
  • Coordinate site compliance training to ensure adherence to company policies and procedures

Performance Management

  • Communicate and administer an on-going performance management program using company delivered tools
  • Drive strategies to develop bench-strength and succession plans
  • Partner with leaders on all corrective action, PIP’s, IDP’s and goal setting

Total Rewards

  • Serve as a consultative partner both to employees and leadership regarding benefits, compensation and recognition
  • Hold and manage the annual employee open enrollment presentations
  • Communicate and facilitate the leave of absence program in conjunction with an external vendor
  • Monitor wage and hour rules, ensuring uniformity of compensation protocols and compliance with federal, state and local laws
  • Champion people initiatives - create employee recognition awards/events to increase engagement and boost retention
  • Collaborate with Corporate EHS on workers compensation, health and wellness initiatives

Change Management

  • Responsible for overall HR project management and direction for transition and integration activities.
  • Support change management and communication practices to help continue HR transformations.
  • Build change agility to accelerate HR transformation efforts.


Job Requirements      

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in human resources, business management, psychology or a related field
  • S/PHR or SHRM S/CP certification a plus
  • 5-10 years of progressive human resources experience, preferably in manufacturing, production or a related industry.
  • Previous experience with collectively bargained workforce a plus but not required
  • Ability to perform tactical as well as strategic work
  • Above-average proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with, lead and guide employees/managers at all levels and build relationships quickly
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to consolidate data into concise, executive-ready presentations and reports
  • Exceptional action and customer service orientation with the ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities in a fast paced, dynamic business environment
  • Demonstrated ability to transition manual HR processes to automated processes
  • Ability to build, develop, implement and engage new process approaches
  • Strategic thinker who understands the ever-changing Human Resource market
  • Solid knowledge of employment law, regulations and statutes – compliance focused
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills as well as project management abilities
  • High level of confidentiality, professionalism and decorum




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