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Director of Human Resources

A rapidly growing and leading consumer durable goods metal manufacturer, located in a desirable Southeast Alabama location, is conducting a confidential search and has an immediate opening for an experienced DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES. In this role the successful candidate will be responsible for establishing a corporate quality assurance system and team that promotes customer satisfaction and that positively impacts financial performance. Direct supervision of quality assurance employees in all manufacturing facilities. The Director of Human Resources will be responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the HR department, including managing employee relations issues, handling employee compensation and benefits, performance management programs, as well as training and developing policies/programs and more. This trusted individual will also manage the HR budget. Duties also include formulating policies and procedures for the HR Department and recommending policies and practices to other members of the leadership team.

Responsibilities:

The following is a list of the key job responsibilities but is not meant to be all inclusive:
  • Handles all aspects of the employee benefits plans, including review of existing benefits for plan changes to better meet company needs; review and negotiation of vendor contracts, communication to employees of details of all plans, annual enrollment process, etc.
  • Plan Administrator for Company 401k plan.
  • Establishes and executes all aspects of staffing, including development of job descriptions (in partnership with department managers), sets salary scales reflective of job and region.
  • Ensures all aspects of hiring, firing and promotions of employees meet all local, state and federal laws.
  • Implements and annually updates compensation program; rewrites job descriptions and performance appraisals as required; and analyzes compensation levels.
  • Develops, recommends and implements personnel policies and procedures, including disciplinary procedures.
  • Participates in developing goals, objectives and systems.
  • Establishes and maintains HR department records and reports.
  • Monitors and manages Unemployment Compensation programs, including hiring, layoffs, termination plans and disputes.
  • Recommends, designs, plans and assists in the execution of employee development programs, including seminars, training, mentoring and on-the-job training efforts.
  • Communicates with leadership team regarding current projects, plans and issues.
  • Handles all legal requirements regarding training needs for prevention of sexual harassment, collecting data and filing of EEO reports, etc.
  • Handles annual employment performance reviews.
  • Facilitates the alignment of business objectives with employees by serving as a resource to managers in all locations as to how to improve communication with employees regarding company policies, procedures and expectations.
  • Works closely with CFO and COO to identify and implement employee development plans to ensure business needs are met.
  • Serves as a consultant to management at all company locations on HR-related issues and acts as a champion and change agent, when needed, for the company's values and mission.
  • Works with hiring managers and talent acquisition to facilitate recruiting; ensures affirmative action goals and job requirements are supported. Reviews employment offers to ensure compensation and other terms and conditions of employment are fair, equitable and comply with all applicable company policies and guidelines.
  • Provides consultative and coaching support to managers and employees for development, talent management, performance coaching and other questions and concerns.
  • Reports to the CFO and works closely with all of the executive leadership team.
  • Handles special projects as requested by CFO.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including benefits, compensation, management development, employee relations, performance management, training, talent acquisition, diversity, federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Experience with talent management and strategic workforce planning.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state labor and employment laws.
  • Expertise in employee relations and training / development.
  • Working knowledge of Human Resources Management Software Programs, preferably ADP.
  • Experience working with Workforce Development Programs, preferably AIDT in Alabama, including familiarity with pre-employment selection and training, leadership development, on-the-job training, continuous/process improvement assessments, maintenance assessments, and industrial safety assessments and training.
  • Well organized and detail-oriented with an ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills, with a high degree of business acumen and the ability to quickly grasp complex business issues.
  • Adept at working with management to influence/facilitate change and achievement of the company's objectives.
  • Exceptional interpersonal/analytical/organizational/presentation skills, as well as verbal and written communications skills.
  • Manufacturing experience managing both multi-site and multiple state locations, including proven experience implementing start-up locations.

Educational Requirements:

  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in human resources, business or related field with at least 7-10 years of experience in HR management.
  • Preferred: Master's Degree, as well as PHR or SPHR certification.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 401k Savings Plan, and paid time off.

To Apply:

If you're interested in embarking on an exciting career as a Director of Human Resources for a leading consumer durable goods metal manufacturer in Southeast Alabama, please send your resume in Word format, along with a cover letter and your salary requirements to:

southeastAL_Jobs@aidt.edu

IMPORTANT: Include your full name and the position you are applying for on
the subject line of your email. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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