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Human Resources Manager

Provides strategic leadership, planning, direction, communication, and management from a corporate level for the Alabama human resources functions.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Works with the local corporate management, the plant management, and plant HR to:

a.          Align the local human resources strategy with the overall organization's strategy and goals

b.         Plan, develop, and implement policies and activities that will enhance employee relations

c.          Design and implement processes and procedures on staffing and workforce management

Provides counsel to the plant HR staff on policy and procedure interpretation; recruiting and retention strategies; employee relations issues; and federal, state, and local labor laws

Assists the plant HR staff on the implementation of new and revised policies and procedures

Trains the local corporate management, the plant management, and the plant HR staff regarding new and revised policy and procedures

Supports the local plant staffing activities, assists with the interview and selection process, and ensures that their methods comply with company policies and applicable labor laws/regulations

Monitors local employee relations in order to identify actual or developing trends, issues, or problems, and assists local corporate management, plant HR, and plant management with addressing the issues

Participates in and/or conducts training of local corporate and plant management and employees that is aimed at promoting a high level of employee commitment, and maintaining an environment free of third party representation

Monitors local compliance with OSHA regulations and company safety policies, and assists, as needed, with addressing federal or state OSHA issues (such as resolving charges, citations, etc.)

Assists in assessing the training needs of the local corporate office staff and the plant HR staff, helping to create development plans and initiate internal and external training

Performs community relations activities for the local corporate office, and assists the plant HR staff

Provides HR support and services for the local corporate office staff

Performs other duties as assigned



Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related discipline

          8 to 10 years of experience in Human Resources, including 3 to 5 years of experience in a senior

          or lead role


Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

Knowledge and understanding of employment and labor law

Leadership and coaching skills

Ability to positively influence and informally lead other parts of the organization

Analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills (with attention to detail)

Organizational, planning, and delegation skills

Project Management, Goal, and Target Setting skills

Ability to handle multiple, complex priorities and balance each based on impact to the business

Computer skills — proficiency using standard business software (including MS Office), as well as SAP HR/Payroll (or equivalent) systems

Ability to maintain confidential information

Written and verbal communications and presentation skills

Interpersonal skills — ability to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority and maintain composure in pressure situations