The HR Manager will lead the regional Human Resource functions with direction and support from the Regional HR Director and partnership with the Corporate HR functions. The HR Manager job duties include handling employee relations issues and investigations, hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and administering company policies and practices. This position reports to the Regional HR Director.
Builds relationships with regional operations leadership team to understand the business needs and talent requirements to meet the organizations goals through recruiting, retention efforts and succession planning.
Conducts fact finding investigations related to any EEO type charges including developing position statements and providing guidance to operational leaders with developing and reviewing charges in discipline/discharge matter.
Provides advice and counsel to operational leaders regarding human resource policies such as FMLA, ADA reasonable accommodation requests and collective bargaining contract interpretation.
Partners with the Talent Acquisition team to provide field support in the recruitment initiatives of the region, collaborates with departmental managers to forecast staffing needs and understand skills and competencies required for openings.
Partner with Recruiting & Operations to ensure the smooth onboarding process of new employees.
Provides field support for learning & development programs and initiatives, in partnership with Talent Development.
Provides field support for the performance management process through the tools and direction provided by Talent Development, including goal setting, constructive feedback and timely performance evaluations.
Maintains compliance and knowledge of labor and employment laws, regulations including trends, best practices, and regulatory changes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn the organization's HRIS and TM systems.
Ability to travel overnight on short notice.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization's facilities
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.