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Associate HR Manager, Manufacturing in Champaign, IL at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 1/26/2019

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Job Description

The Associate Manager, HR - Manufacturing is responsible for the development and execution of HR policies, programs and procedures within the facility, strategically sets the direction for the facility from a people and business perspective, manages employee and labor relations in a unionized or manufacturing setting, and manages training and development for the facility.  This position is also responsible for employee communications and engagement, recruitment and staffing, and compliance and benefits administration.  In this role, the incumbent will be expected to solve problems, advise staff on all personnel issues, develop and execute objectives under minimal direction, make timely decisions, and have the ability to affect business goals and partner/participate in factory-wide initiatives and projects.


  • Manages key human resource processes, including workforce planning and budgeting, compensation administration, succession planning, performance management,  and organizational change/effectiveness.
  • Manages salaried and hourly talent acquisitions activities within the facility including recruitment, selection and testing, onboarding.
  • Manages employee & labor relations by investigating, resolving and communicating in regards to employee questions, issues, concerns, grievances, and sets union labor strategy for the facility.
  • Manages HR administrative & transactional work processes, such as FMLA, leave management, HR systems, and recordkeeping.
  • Works with corporate compliance and legal department to ensure regulatory compliance in all aspects of HR including ensuring the Affirmative Action/EEO Program is kept current and updated accordingly.
  • Manages all site training, including compliance and on the job training programs.
  • Coordinate and implement employee engagement and communication plans and activities, including community involvement programs.
  • Participates in and supports all internal/external audits within the facility as necessary



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, Communications or related field
  • Minimum of two years experience in  Human Resources
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to work with individuals across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong drive for results, problem solving & conflict management abilities
  • Strong ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Demonstrated leadership and good organizational & planning skills
  • Ability to practice a high level of confidentiality
  • Experience in labor relations in a union manufacturing environment preferred



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