Are you passionate about aligning people and organizational values and have the skills to confidently manage a broad range of responsibilities?  Do you have experience overseeing the daily functions of an HR department in a sensitive and caring manner?  Would people describe you as a good communicator, detail-oriented and genuinely helpful?  Are you a driver of company culture?  If so, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We are seeking an interpersonal leader to lead the Human Resources department for a Cincinnati-based manufacturer. This Human Resources Manager will report to the President/CEO and will be responsible for designing and leading HR practices and objectives that will create a high-performance culture that prides itself on quality, productivity, high standards, and goal attainment.  This individual will also aid the Leadership Team in matters of company-wide and public communication.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Departmental development
  • Onboarding and training
  • Performance management and improvement systems
  • Policy implementation
  • Compensation and benefits administration
  • Employment law and reporting compliance
  • Employee safety and wellness
  • Company-wide employee communication
  • Formulation of recruiting plans and strategies
  • Enhancement of the company’s voice and presence as an employer of choice via both online and offline channels

Essential Functions:

  • Administer HR plans and procedures for all employees, including develop and implement company policies and procedures; prepare and maintain employee handbooks/manuals.
  • Serve as a resource to the Leadership Team, and department heads in matters of hiring, training, performance evaluation, outplacement, and regulatory compliance.
  • Participate in the development of departmental and company-wide business objectives.
  • Assist with employee training system including training needs assessments, new employee orientation, any necessary cross-training, and measurement of training impact.
  • Monitor performance evaluation program and revise, as necessary.
  • Perform compensation and benefits administration, including resolution of claims, approving invoices for payment, and communicating benefits information to employees.
  • Develop and maintain affirmative action program; file EE0-1 report annually; maintain other records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  • Handle employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and interview procedures.
  • Recommend and implement practices that establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote high levels of employee morale and motivation.
  • Evaluate reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals; recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to continually improve departmental efficiency and company services.
  • Maintain HR information system records and compile reports from the database.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
  • Shape and protect company image in ways that promote the business, its culture, values, and mission.
  • Assist in the resolution of disputes with the public or employees. Present solutions in the face of PR crises.

Flexible Combinations of Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field and 2-4 years of HR experience
  • Master’s degree plus 1-2 years of experience
  • Seven years of experience

Additional Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and database management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Evidence of effective interpersonal communication and coaching skills