Plant Human Resources Manager

Resolute Forest Products

Childersburg, AL


Competitive Salary

Primary Purpose

To provide effective Human Resources services to the Coosa Pines Mill that enhance the organization’s value through its people.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Guide and support the people-management functions that drive our business results, including training and development processes.
• Manage all aspects of employee relations, including leadership of the labor management process.
• Lead recruitment and retention efforts that include talent management and succession planning.
• Ensure compliance with all legal obligations pertaining to employment.
• Provide guidance and support for health, safety, environmental and quality strategies that ensure protection of employee and company property, safety, health environmental compliance and product quality.
• Guide efforts to improve employee communications and community relations.
• Manage operating budget and guide financial performance of the department.
• Manage site security services through third-party provider.
• Manage Worker’s compensation process, including the post-injury management procedures.
• Coach and counsel employees to promote maximum performance.

Knowledge and Experience

• Minimum four-year degree in Human Resources or a related field. Master’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations preferred.
• Manufacturing/Industrial experience required.
• At least 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in the HR field, including experience in labor relations and track record in fostering labor-management collaboration.
• Demonstrated proficiency at achieving results and leading organizational change while adhering to stated Company values.
• Strong understanding of State and Federal employment law, including workers’ compensation.
• Ability to balance multiple priorities to meet short and long term objectives.
• Outstanding communication skills, including ability to quickly build rapport with all members of the organization.
• Solid analytical skills and the ability to quickly make sound decisions based on experience and judgment even when the information available is incomplete and/or you are under pressure;
• Project and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities;
• Excellent conflict resolution skills.