Continental Mills

HR Manager - Hopkinsville

About the Position

As a member of the Hopkinsville, KY Plant leadership team, this senior level human resources management position is responsible for leading the plant in the effective delivery of Human Resources management and programs. Responsibilities include managing recruiting and staffing, talent and performance management, employee relations, labor strategy, developmental training, benefits administration, compensation management, human resources systems, and HR related legal compliance. This position strategically partners with Operations, Quality, Maintenance, Finance, and Engineering to position the plant for success and continuous improvement.

Essential Functions: Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Provides leadership and management for the plant Human Resources team and function, supervising one or more direct reports. Develops and administers human resources plans, processes, and procedures for plant employees.
In conjunction with the company-wide Human Resources team, develops and administers Company HR programs, policies, procedures, and practices.
Develops plant HR goals and objectives that align with and support the plant’s strategic goals.
As part of the leadership team, plans and implements organizational changes with a focus on ensuring accepted and effective employee communications.
Develops strategies to promote positive employee relations. Establishes and implements employee programs and promotes a climate of trust, cooperation, and confidence.
Provides coaching, mentoring, and consulting services to managers and employees.
Maintains job descriptions to support recruitment, compensation, performance management, and other HR functions.
Manages the plant sourcing and recruiting process to select top talent, train, and develop employees. Implements the staffing process, including requisition development, candidate sourcing, interview process, and selecting candidates aligned to company objectives in compliance with local and federal employment law.
Ensures plant compensation programs are competitive: evaluates and analyzes market pay data, develops annual wage recommendations, and communicates compensation updates to managers and employees. With operations managers, facilitates updates to Pay for Skills compensation plans.
Manages the performance review process. Coaches managers in performance management, reviewing performance, communicating performance expectations, and addressing performance issues.
Manages Company benefit programs for the plant, ensuring employees understand their benefit options.
Manages recognition and reward programs for plant employees. Coordinates annual and special recognition and celebration events. Manages service award program.
Develops, establishes, and delivers training and development programs for managers and for the general employee population. Provides managers with training to ensure compliance with fair employment labor laws and regulations.
Establishes and maintains accurate employment records that fulfill legal, corporate and general business requirements. Ensures the workplace is compliant with government regulations.
Provides project leadership on select manufacturing work teams.
Supports the site’s TPM (Total Productive Manufacturing) activities, including pillar leadership.
Supports the plant’s safety and risk management programs.
Manages the plant’s workers’ compensation program.
Manages the plant’s security systems.
Provides HR management support to other Continental Mills operations facilities.

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals qualified with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Strong HR Management skills, with the ability to articulate regulations, procedures and policies, and to provide guidance for practical application.
Demonstrated leadership capabilities: able to influence, coach, mentor and develop team members at all levels. Able to develop and sell ideas, suggestions, and recommendations.
High degree of professionalism: viewed as competent, credible and knowledgeable.
High level of integrity: does things right and does the right things.
Strong listening, written, and verbal communication skills
Objectivity: viewed as a trustworthy and fair resource by employees and management.
Sound business acumen. Understands the relationship between HR, employee engagement, and business results.
Strong root cause problem-solving skills.
Strong knowledge of current employment law and government regulations related to HR functions.
Knowledge of Windows-based HRIS and MS Office applications.
Familiarity with skill-based pay programs.
Ability to travel up to 10% of time.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience:
8-10 years of progressive experience in HR management (or combined with other Manufacturing Management experience), preferably in a manufacturing environment.
Bachelor degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Communications, or a related field or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated competence working in all functional areas of Human Resources: PHR or SPHR certification a plus.
Training and presentation skills, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.
Experience playing an active role on cross-functional work teams.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone along with reaching. Specific vision abilities include close vision requirements due to computer work. Moderate noise, ability to work in a confined area, and ability to sit at a computer for an extended period of time are also included. As a member of the operations team, you may be exposed to a variety of physical demands that require you to lift heavy objects, climb stairs, exert energy, bend, twist and squat and use tools and equipment.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the company.

The policy of Continental Mills, Inc. is to hire, train, and promote all persons in all job groups in accordance with law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or military status, national origin, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.
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Posted 3 weeks ago

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