Job Description

REPORTS TO: President

SCOPE: We are looking for a hands-on Human Resource Director who is a self-motivated team player with the desire to succeed and grow within the company. They will manage the HR responsibilities at multiple facilities located in different states. This position will be based at the company’s headquarters in New Jersey.

The Human Resources Director will actively participate at the multiple locations with responsibilities listed below. The ideal candidate will be able to form strong partnerships with union leadership and operations management, they will also assist with the execution of company business goals and HR safety initiatives. They will be required to maintain general knowledge of applicable employment laws and regulations affecting HR functions as well as recruiting qualified talent and assist with building a strong bench. They must possess excellent organization, communication and multi-tasking skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generates policies on personnel issues to meet the needs of the corporation
  • Serves as chief spokesperson in labor negotiations
  • Represents the company in the final grievance step before arbitration
  • Counsels managers on employee relations matters
  • Managers talent acquisitions and oversees employees screening and reference checks candidates for managerial positions
  • Provides sufficient staff on a weekly basis to meet production needs
  • Administers Personnel Files – Completes and maintains paperwork and leads upgrades to digitalize files on HRIS across both sites, including employee records, attendances, vacations and leave requests, verification of employment forms from both credit and government agencies, advises supervisors on disciplinary actions.
  • Maintains patent files and holds semi-annual reviews of the patents to establish tactics to preserve company’s “barriers of entry”
  • Administers Benefits – Calculate employee deductions per union agreement with Health, Dental, Life, Short-term Disability, Long-term disability, Workers Compensation
  • Administers Compensation – Oversees wage and salary administration, performance reviews, participated in surveys and governmental reporting
  • Analyzes business insurance coverage to ensure the corporation is adequately protected
  • Helps finance with reviewing business insurance coverage to optimize cost/benefit relationship
  • Administers and updates company’s employee policies and procedures including handbooks, rules, attendance, discipline
  • Ensures legal compliance with Government regulations – Wage and Hour, OSHA, Unemployment Compensation, EEOC, etc. and attends meetings and hearings representing the Company
  • Develops and updates the corporate safety programs and safety manual designed to reduce frequency and severity rates, to comply with OSHA regulations, and to lower the cost of Workers’ Compensation insurance
  • Takes ownership of all open Workers Compensation Claims to ensure prompt and satisfactory resolution
  • Is responsible that all HR requirements are met; reports on quarterly, corporate review meetings
  • Plans and implements training programs
  • Manages safety training seminars or arranges for presentations by safety consultants
  • Occasionally acts as company spokesperson to the media for special situations
  • Maintains a relationship with 401(k) administrator and broker, 401(k) testing
  • Understands forms 5500 and tax compliance
  • Supervises HR personnel
  • Performs any other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Eight or more years’ experience in Human Resources including Labor Relations
  • A college degree or equivalent experience; MBA preferred
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confident, results-oriented doer
  • Able to maintain calm and analytical demeanor in confrontational situations
  • Certified by the Society for Human Resource Management as SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance

 

Experience:

  • Human Resources: 10 years (Preferred)

 

Application Instructions

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