Human Resources Manager

  • 52327
  • 07 Jun 2021
  • Itasca, IL
  • Manufacturing
  • $100,000 - $130,000
  • Nate Skow

Job Description

HR Manager

Purpose of Job:

The HR Manager will report the Vice President of Human Resources and will support our core mechanical businesses. Working directly with the business leaders, the HR Manager will support the day to day operations of the business including recruiting, onboarding, benefit support, performance management and training.

Essential Functions:

  • Support field recruitment activities to include posting open positions, reviewing applicants, screening candidates, extending employment offers, and ensuring completion of pre-hire processes.
  • Responsible for onboarding including new employee paperwork and orientation
  • Administers the employee handbook and supports the management team on enforcing policy.
  • Prepares and maintains all employee files and documentation, ensuring accurate record-keeping and retention.
  • Provides front line support for employee benefits programs, answers benefits-related questions and supports open enrollment with Total Rewards Manager.
  • Administer Family and Medical Leave pursuant to state and federal regulations and ensures accurate documentation and tracking in conjunction with Total Rewards Manager.
  • Develops effective working relationships with management and employees in order to influence and coach them on effective employment practices.
  • Ensures timely completion of performance and compensation review for assigned teams.
  • Oversees performance management, tracking feedback and supporting the development of disciplinary documentation.
  • Supports training activities by identifying appropriate training materials, communicating programs and ensuring completion.
  • Supports wellness activities including health promotion activities, healthy behavior programs, and health assessments/screenings.
  • Communicates personnel and policy changes to employees as needed.
  • Ensure positive relationship with all employees and appropriate trade unions.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent
  • At least three years of progressive HR experience; preferably with a service organization and dispersed workforce.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Able to quickly learn new systems, including HRIS (ADP Workforce Now)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a high degree of initiative and creativity.
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, active listening, and organizational skills.
  • Able to manage sensitive situations and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations governing equal employment opportunity and civil rights, compensation, wage and hour issues, and labor relations, including but not limited to the following statues and their comparable state and local laws (where applicable): Title VII, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, and ACA.
  • SHRM or PHR certified a plus

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Reasonable Accommodation

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions unless doing so will present an undue hardship on the Company’s business operations.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Employee understands the above job description and agrees to comply with and be subject to its conditions. Employee further agrees this job description does not alter his/her at-will employment status. Employee understands that the Company reserves the right to delegate, remove, expand or change any and all responsibilities. Employee acknowledges that he/she can fulfill the above duties with or without reasonable accommodation.