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Human Resources Manager (HR Business Partner)

South Hutchinson, KS · Human Resources
Position Overview: 
The Human Resources Manager will serve as the primary Business Partner for our Hutchinson Kansas Complex.  This is a meat manufacturing complex comprised of two locations producing a variaty of prepared food items and employs over 550 Team Members.  In this role, the Manager will partner with operations leadership and have a relentless focus on creating a safe environment for our team, ensuring a focus on talent attraction, retention, development, and driving business results.  The individual will be accountable for having a deep understanding of business priorities and enacting strategies to achieve them.  This a busy and detail-oriented role, which requires both strong technical, leadership and enhanced communication skills.  The ideal candidate is able to balance competing priorities, problem-solve, and work with a diverse body of stakeholders across a company.


Responsibilities: 
  • Implements HR strategy in support of short-term and long-term goals
  • Leads a team of approximately 9 HR professionals
  • Develops and implements structures and strategies to improve individual and organizational performance
  • Provides coaching to support leadership development, business decision-making and drive performance productivity
  • Assures successful deployment of HR strategies in the areas of:  safety, staffing/retention/onboarding, diversity and inclusion, Team Member engagement, recognition, leadership development, communications, compensation, and benefits initiatives
  • Assures compliance with collective bargaining agreement including contract interpretation and disciplinary and grievance process; assists with arbitration case preparation, labor negotiations and other potential legal matters
  • Partners with Centers of Expertise to ensure HR strategy delivery across the plant
  • Analyzes key business and HR metrics and provides leadership support to ensure business objectives are met
  • Provides leadership related to employee/labor relations processes which may include conducting investigations and administering disciplinary action as needed
  • Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, Local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Assists in building effective partnerships with community leaders and coordinates efforts with Public Affairs to enhance and sustain the Company's image within Tyson communities


Required Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Psychology, or related area required; Master degree (e.g., MBA, MA HR) preferred.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of previous HR experience with at least 2 years of direct supervisory responsibilities.  Previous experience in a manufacturing environment/plant a plus
  • Strategic thinker exhibiting intellectual curiosity, that thrives in a collaborative and teaming environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong, effective internal customer/business partner relationships
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Analytical skill set required to assess trends and themes and use data to formulate business solutions
  • As needed, in unique business situations, must be able to flex schedule to address issues at hand
  • Proven leadership in labor relations, including grievance and arbitration administration and contract negotiations required
  • Experience working in a union environment a plus
  • Must possess self-awareness, business acumen and a proven track record of success
  • Sense of urgency and ability to operate in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
  • General knowledge of Federal, State and Local labor laws required
  • Fluency with Microsoft Suite technology required
  • Some travel required

 
April A. Estes
ProEnlist, LLC
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