The HR Specialist supports a culture which empowers employees to achieve the Company's mission. The position will work closely with hourly employees and supervisory personnel to achieve key performance indicators in the following functional areas: Employee Relations, Training, Supervisory Development, Hourly Compensation Programs, EEO/AA Compliance, Litigation Management, Job Analysis, Policies and Procedures, and Employee Involvement Teams. This position reports to the Human Resources Manager.
o Pro-active in implementing measures to ensure continuous improvement in employee relations. Provide assistance to hourly employees/supervisors in problem solving and policy interpretation. Reviews hourly disciplinary actions and provides guidance to supervisors on progressive/positive discipline. Ensures key performance indicators are measured and reported regularly regarding functional areas of responsibility and develops/implements action plans to meet/exceed goals.
Policies and Procedures
o Assist in the development, revision, implementation and training of policies and procedures affecting hourly employees (e.g. Employee Handbook, Supervisor's Manual, etc.).
o Involved in development/revision of wage structures; development/administration of local wage/benefit surveys; market analysis; recommendations for changes in hourly benefit programs; benefit problem resolution; ongoing training/coaching to fully implement the communication process; reviews hourly performance appraisals after delivery for consistency/adherence to policies.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
o Ensure all required reports are prepared/analyzed; Prepare the annual Affirmation Action Plan; Manage internal grievance procedure and respond to external charges, maintaining all required documentation; Assist in training all employees in AAP/EEO/Preventing Harassment and related policies; Assist management in meeting all key performance indicators.
o Develop/implement hourly staffing and recruiting programs with the H.R. team to improve quality of applicant pool and new hires.
- Play a key role in readying the hourly workforce and supervisory personnel for transition to increased self-direction and involvement in day-to-day operations.
- Employee Activities
- Assist in coordination of employee activities including budget preparation and monitoring. Involvement in other projects as required.
- Daily contact with supervisors and employees to resolve employee relations problems
- Adhere to safety program and participate in behavioral observation program.
- Other Job Duties as assigned by supervisor
|Job Qualification Requirements|
Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Industrial Relations, Business or closely related field. Five-Ten (5-10) years experience in Human Resources, Labor Relations or related experience preferred.
Skills and Knowledge
Computer and administrative skills
Working knowledge of applicable laws.
Availability - position supports all shift operations requiring early mornings, late evenings and at times off shift work.
Must be self-directed and motivated.
Detail orientation for projects such as the Affirmative Action Plan, Compensation Development, and litigation Management.