Human Resources Manager – Minneapolis

Our client, a diversified materials manufacturing business, is seeking an experienced HR Manager to lead human resources for their facility in Minneapolis! If you've worked in a multi-site environment, have union experience, and had a love for HR and change management, you should consider this opportunity!

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Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Human Resources, the Human Resources Manager provides proactive strategic consultation and direction to management in areas of organizational design, employee/labor relations, performance management, training and development, and overall organizational effectiveness, and serves as the first point of contact for employees and managers regarding human resources matters

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Administer the defined processes for talent acquisition, training and leadership development, career development, and compensation and benefits
  • Develop and maintain successful working relationships with management team
  • Coach and develop direct report HR professionals
  • Organize and participate in the interview and selection process
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of, and consistently apply, Company policies, procedures, and practices through training, coaching, one-on-one communication and policy interpretation
  • Coach and support leaders on performance management, performance appraisal process, and career development planning
  • Participate in conducting training needs assessments. Provide input on priorities and overall recommendations
  • Use a strategic outlook for continuous improvement opportunities, formulate plans and delivery options
  • Implement change management practices as needed
  • Oversee salary administration to include annual merit review process
  • Own, implement and maintain processes locally to ensure data integrity in the HRIS
  • Represent management in investigating, answering and settling grievances and employee complaints of moderate to high complexity.
  • Lead/coordinate meetings between union leadership, employees and the management team to facilitate the dispute resolution process
  • Lead the project team and be spokesperson for union negotiations, where necessary
  • Represent management in the analysis of employee misconduct and recommend/administer appropriate disciplinary action
  • Develop and monitor the local HR budgets
  • Participate in local, regional and global HR team projects and meetings
  • Lead or participate in special projects with local teams or other HR team members to promote world-class Human Resource programs and services in support of the Company’s vision, mission, and strategies
  • Travel up to 20% domestically

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field
  • 7+ years of professional experience supporting a multi-site environment
  • 3+ years of leading union discussions/negotiations  

Additional Qualifications:

  • Senior HR certification, e.g. SHRM-SCP, SPHR
  • Master’s degree
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal regulations
  • Experience working in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to respond to significant inquiries or issues from employees, managers or government agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively build relationships and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in successfully resolving employee relations issues and creating/maintaining a positive employee experience
  • Excellent analytical skills and decision-making abilities
  • Effective prioritization, multi-tasking and time management
  • Effective project management skills including meeting deadlines within the budget
  • Ability to formulate strategy and lead the operational execution
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