Plant HR Manager

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinkerers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><strong><em>"We build more than furniture out here. We build a lot of relationships with our employees, and we want to provide our customers with a unit they can be proud of."<br />-&nbsp;Eric Arnold, La-Z-Boy Continuous Improvement Technician<br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here</a>.&nbsp;</em></strong></p>

Siloam Springs, Arkansas

La-Z-Boy Manufacturing

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p>

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Overview: The HR Manager serves as a business partner on the leadership team of the Plant Operations Team and provides HR Leadership to all employees at a plant facility<br />&bull; You'll be supporting the business strategy with key priorities of talent management and building organizational capability; creating a high performance, high engagement culture; and pursuit of continuous improvement and HR functional excellence.<br />&bull; Leads and supports the organization's HR programs and policies
Responsibilities: &bull; Drive core HR process excellence across the business: leadership and employee development, performance management, reward and recognition, employee engagement, and communications.<br />&bull; Lead change to improve organizational effectiveness. Deliver change management methodology to internal customers.<br />&bull; Responsible for talent management for their assigned employee group which includes leadership development, and annual performance evaluations.<br />&bull; Leads and supports the organization's HR programs and policies as they apply to employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety, performance, and staffing levels.<br />&bull; Partner with managers, supervisor and employee regarding employee relations and conflict resolution.<br />&bull; Responsible for employee record retention and documentation (employment, insurance, workers compensation, FMLA and STD).<br />&bull; Maintains compliance with all State and Federal laws, rules and regulations concerning employment, workers compensation and safety regulations. Represents the company at hearings and investigations. Responsible for policy review, updates, changes and communication.<br />&bull; Build strong partnership with the plant employees and management team.<br />&bull; Work with the Plant Leadership and the Division HR function to provide the facility with Human Resource services.<br />&bull; Understand the business needs of the facility and translate those needs into HR services to ensure the plant benefits from strategic Human Resource services and standardized processes.<br />&bull; Ensure both the needs of the business and the needs of the people are met while driving Company&rsquo;s standardized processes into the plant.<br />&bull; Ensure development and implementation facility strategies (i.e. training, safety, compliance, labor)<br />&bull; Deploy strategies and programs as designed by the Company (e.g. compensation planning, talent management processes)<br />&bull; Lead positive employee relations programs in the plant<br />&bull; Facilitate issue resolution between employees and managers.<br />&bull; Act as a consultant to Business Leaders for Human Resource issues (i.e., career development, staffing, discipline, performance and talent management)<br />&bull; Analyze HR metrics and create and implement action plans based on those metrics in line with Function and/or business objectives.<br />&bull; Ensure development and implementation of training strategy<br />&bull; Work collaboratively with Lean and Quality initiatives to ensure success of continuous improvement<br />&bull; Ensure that Affirmative Action plans are in place and implemented.<br />&bull; Coordinate facility(s)&rsquo;s communication efforts (i.e., newsletters, plant meetings, etc.)<br />&bull; Perform internal investigations, prepare necessary documentation, and testify at hearings, as required<br />&bull; Work with Health &amp; Safety professionals to ensure implementation of health &amp; safety programs<br /><br /><strong>SCOPE &amp; IMPACT:</strong><br />Provide leadership and functional support with for all employees and the management team. A functional part of the core team who work to meet the annual operating plan and the strategic plans of the campus. Responsible population of 350-1500. Direct reports of 1-5. Regular support on division/corporate projects.
Requirements: <strong>MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field with 8-10 of years of experience including 3-5 years of leadership/supervisory experience or equivalent<br />&bull; Proficient in Microsoft Office<br />&bull; Strong communication, presentation and organizational skills<br />&bull; Travel Required: 5%<br /><br /><strong>PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; MBA<br />&bull; Familiarity with Workday or other HCM platforms<br />&bull; PHR/SPHR Certification