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HR Manager

Location : Kettering, OH
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5 Years
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Metro Services is seeking to immediately fill a Direct Hire HR Manager position for a Tier 1 Manufacturing company in Kettering, OH. The HR Manager will help shut down the Kettering plant. Once the plant is shut down, there will be an opportunity to move to one of their other locations. Apply Now!


Job Summary: 



  • Lead HR processes and initiatives at the facility to build employee capability and drive employee engagement

  • Accountable for the administration and coordination of employee/labor relations, recruiting and staffing, benefits communication, compensation, legal/company compliance, training, and community relations

  • Partners with and guides plant leadership team on critical HR initiatives

  • Drives best-in-class safety results by partnering with EHS on employee safety initiatives and training


Duties for this position include:



  • Ensures compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements 

  • Leads local and assigned investigations according to company procedures including, investigations associated with the Ethics Hotline, EEOC (US Only), Code of Conduct, and Life Saving Elements

  • Leads site HR team in the execution of HR processes, including resource planning, talent acquisition, performance management, employee development, and talent review

  • Drives organizational capability by understanding the plant KPIs; knowing the strengths and weakness of the team, and is aware of external opportunities and threats; assessing talent and recommending effective development plans for all levels of team members

  • Develops and implements training plans to support team member development, including compliance, technical skills, and leadership skills, and ensures high-quality training delivery and training tracking per company standards

  • Develops annual operating plan (AOP) for HR; reviews monthly and meets AOP commitments

  • Provides strategic HR counsel to plant leadership

  • Partners with plant leadership to drive a high level of employee engagement

  • Leads labor and employee relations activities that drive productivity and efficiency

  • Provides labor relations counsel throughout the plant with responsibility for grievance administration (in union facilities)

  • Drives continuous improvement on HR processes to ensure optimum efficiency

  • Communicates employee benefit and compensation programs and other HR company initiatives as required

  • Partners with health and safety manager to improve safety performance, reduce workers compensation costs and deliver training

  • Provides leadership to healthcare personnel working on-site (if applicable)

  • Is a positive and proactive company and employee advocate

  • Networks with local, national, and industry associations to stay abreast of best practices 

  • Other duties as assigned


Compensation (USD):


$120,000 - $145,000/year depending on experience


Required Qualifications :

Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:



  • University degree or equivalent in Human Resources or Business

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Human Resources 

  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing facility preferred 

  • Plant closure experience preferred

  • Up to 10% travel may be required


All candidates must have an expert level of the following skillset:



  • Deep understanding of local and national labor laws

  • Expertise in candidate sourcing and selection for hourly and salaried employees

  • Experience developing effective training plans and delivering training

  • Extremely well organized, thorough, and attentive to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines

  • Decisive with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to invest the hours necessary to accomplish goals

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (SAP and SuccessFactors are a plus)


Have questions? Call (931) 723-7810, ext. 1221 TODAY!


Learn more about us by visiting our website at metroindustrialservices.com.


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