Human Resources Manager (Bi-lingual) in Houston, TX at National Strand

Date Posted: 6/3/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

The Bi-lingual Human Resources Manager will serve as a key business partner, reporting directly to the VP/GM and be responsible for executing talent strategy, managing policies/procedures, and ensuring compliance. This position facilitates the development of a positive culture and is responsible for securing and maintaining a productive, diverse, and engaged workforce comprised of the best talent. This highly visible role provides a broad range of HR support to leadership functions and effectively maintains the integrity and quality of HR programs; ensuring consistency throughout the organization. The HR Manager provides tactical and strategic support in the areas of employee relations and development, performance management, talent engagement and retention strategies.

Primary Responsibilities

 Talent Management  

  • Partner with the functional managers to ensure proper workforce planning as well as role and responsibility alignment
  • 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 Relations

  • Serve as a primary compliance partner and consultant to leaders regarding employee relations
  • Partner with managers on leadership and employee development initiatives
  • Support and assist in the diligent and timely response to internal Ethics Helpline investigations as an advisor and investigator
  • Coordinate with Legal Counsel on training to ensure Company compliance

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

 Job Requirements      

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business management, psychology or a related field required
  • S/PHR or SHRM S/CP certification a plus
  • 7+ years of progressive human resources experience, preferably in manufacturing, production, or a related industry; 3 years in a supervisory or lead level.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish required, must be able to speak, read and write Spanish
  • 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 in an orderly and organized manner
  • 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
  • Proficient knowledge of employment law, regulations and statutes (state & federal) – compliance focused
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills as well as project management abilities
  • High level of confidentiality, professionalism and decorum
  • Ability and willingness to travel an estimated up to 10% 

Key Leadership Competencies 

  • Commitment to EHS – The HR Manager must continually demonstrate an unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of health and safety for the workforce and be a leader in ensuring the company maintains its high levels of environmental performance.
  • Unquestionable Integrity - Demonstrates the highest degree of integrity when engaging with employees, vendors and stakeholders. Leads ethically by example and fosters a culture firmly grounded in the values of the organization.
  • Strategic and Agile Thinking - Strong strategic capabilities and overall business acumen. Financially savvy and creative mindset with the ability to identify and mobilize around new opportunities very quickly.
  • Collaborative Style – Engages in problem solving and decision making. Is adept at bringing people together to tackle issues rather than dictate solutions. Has a collegial, inclusive working style and is professional and courteous. Builds strong relationships both internally and externally. Is both confident and humble.
  • Communication Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively deliver and reinforce consistent messages at all levels. Excellent listening skills.
  • Leadership Capability - Has the leadership acumen and credibility to work across the entire organization and develop talent. Should be hands-on, but able to delegate appropriately with the ability to motivate, inspire and commit an organization to a course of action and achieve results.