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Human Resources Manager. Job in Roanoke Top Essex Careers

Roanoke, Virginia
USD85,000 to USD100,000
Job Type
2 Jan 2022

$85-$100K Limited Relo Package,

local preferred Roanoke, Va


Job Title: Manager, HR

Department: Human Resources

Reports To: SVP, Human Resources Location: Corporate

FLSA Status: Exempt Prepared by: Lyndi Liu

Job Code: Date Prepared: July 2012


The Manager, HR is responsible for providing manufacturing HR support as well as site level recruiting at each plant.


Under the direct supervision of the SVP, Human Resources


Plant Timekeeper


The Manager, HR will:

  • Coach line managers in addressing employee morale, motivation, and performance
  • Coach leaders in understanding legal requirements when dealing with employee issues
  • Coach plant managers to ensure direct lines of communication and create an ongoing connection between employees and the business
  • Implement processes and practices to maintain an environment free of hostility or intimidation
  • Ensure that performance expectations are clearly communicated to all employees
  • Ensure a feedback-rich workplace
  • Coach managers to accurately assess employee performance, recognize and reward superior performance and proactively address performance problems at all levels in the plant
  • Work with managers to plan change, manage its implementation, identifying and address employee impact and develop/implement communication plans
  • Work closely with managers to identifying top talent and actively manage their development
  • Work with managers to attract, develop and retain top talent
  • Work with managers to identify and implement talent upgrade opportunities, as well as organizational alignment strategies
  • Coordinate and manage all OSHA and Hazard Communications initiatives
  • Work closely with the Department managers to support worker's comp investigations, injury investigations, and accommodation process
  • Manage and follow up on all FMLA and leave of absence cases
  • Partner with staffing agencies to provide proper Direct Labor requirements to the plant

The HR Manager will also work with managers to ensure the organization has the necessary skills and capabilities to deliver desired results. The HRM will:

  • Coach managers in developing high performance work structures and processes
  • Work with managers to ensure salary adjustments and bonuses are closely tied to performance
  • Work with managers to ensure key positions are compensated appropriately relative to market
  • Ensure that all policies and procedures are applied consistently, equally, and fairly throughout the organization

Strong HR presence in the manufacturing area (up to 60%), including day-to-day HR counseling and training with front line supervisors, proactively addressing employee issues, and improving communications between hourly employees and management.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position.

  • Education: Minimum of Bachelor Degree in relevant field
  • Certifications: SPHR a plus.
  • Experience:

  • 5-10 years experience in Human Resources
  • Proven experience as a driver of change initiatives
  • 5+ years in an HR Manager role within a manufacturing plant, or equivalent of plant experience and HR career progression
  • Strong experience in full cycle staffing as a generalist
  • Familiarity in managing FMLA, FLSA, ADA-AA, harassment prevention, harassment investigations, EEOC claims avoidance, HIPAA, and Dispute Resolution processes
  • Demonstrated experience implementing strategic HR initiatives in a high performance organization and driving change
  • Demonstrated experience working closely with managers to assess, develop and upgrade talent
  • Demonstrated experience coaching managers in performance management and helping them develop a culture of frequent and candid feedback
  • Strong demonstrated organizational, administrative and implementation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Strong collaborative and consensus-building skills
  • Personality, demeanor and professionalism to work effectively with shop floor employees and corporate staff
  • Open, honest and entrepreneurial
  • Disciplined, hands-on and comfortable in lean and resource light organization
  • Tenacious, abiding sense of urgency and personal pace
  • Results-oriented, roll-up your sleeves, feet-on-the ground orientation
  • Commitment and passion for the business, the team and results - feels direct, personal ownership for the company's success


Ability to utilize a computer, telephone, fax and copy machine as well as other general office equipment. Proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Lotus Notes are required.


The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not limited, to the motor/physical abilities and skills require of position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

While undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, the employee must repeatedly sit, listen, speak, type and move throughout the facility. Must be capable of using a keyboard for computer purposes.


There are no adverse working conditions associated with this position

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  • Job Reference: 462786549-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Ajulia Executive Search
  • Location: Roanoke, Virginia
  • Salary: USD85,000 to USD100,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent