Cleveland-Cliffs Steel has an immediate opportunity for a Senior HR Representative at our Middletown, Ohio location. The Senior HR Representative provides leadership, direction and coordination in the planning and implementation of all human resources activities at Middletown Works.

Specific Responsibilities:

Implements all employee and policy objectives and programs in coordination with the corporate Human Resource Manager responsible for the function (e.g., hiring policies and procedures, compensation, and employee development).
Direct and coordinate the entire hiring process including determining department needs, recruiting, interviewing, and selecting new employees, recording all new employee characteristics for governmental reporting purposes.  Administer Talent Management Process.
Ensure that Middletown Works is in compliance with all state and federal employment laws including Equal Employment Opportunity and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitudes toward company goals.
Communicate with employees/retirees to develop and maintain a positive relationship, answer their questions, and work to resolve employment-related problems they may encounter during their employment/retirement.  Communicates new human resource information.
Develop and maintain accurate position profiles (job descriptions and qualification requirements) for all salaried positions.
Implement/administer employee performance appraisals and counsels employees on career development.
Develop and conduct employee training in supervisory skills, quality, safety, work policies and procedures, or any other topic requested by management.
Advise management on all human resources issues, and offer suggestions for policy changes that will be cost effective and will promote positive employee attitudes and increase productivity.

Education Needed:

B.S. in human resources, industrial relations, business administration or equivalent

Experience Needed:

8-10 years experience in human resources, preferably in manufacturing; supervisory experience desirable
Demonstrated writing and strong verbal communications skills.
Demonstrated mastery of analytical, strategic and creative thinking.
Highly developed risk management skills to identify and mitigate various forms of risk through appropriate risk management strategies.
Ability to lead through influence and persuade to action across diverse and competitive stakeholders.
Ability to translate complex data into meaningful information and communicate this to a wide range of audiences.
Demonstrated experience in driving execution at a senior level in a corporate environment.
Proven track record in hiring, coaching and developing talent.

As a company, we are doing what we can to keep all our employees safe and healthy.  It is the current expectation that all Cleveland-Cliffs employees will be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible.  Before accepting an offer of employment you must certify that you are fully vaccinated.  Cleveland-Cliffs reserves the right to require proof of vaccination.


Middletown Works is located on a 2,791-acre site in Southwest Ohio, midway between Cincinnati and Dayton. The facility is an integrated steel operation with carbon steel melting, casting, hot and cold rolling, and finishing operations.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@clevelandcliffs.com or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.