Armstrong Flooring Inc. HR Manager in Beverly, West Virginia

HR Manager

Date: Oct 19, 2018

Location: Beverly, WV West Virginia, US, 26253

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HR Manager

Job: Human Resources

Primary Location: Beverly, West Virginia

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: No

Are you looking for an exciting HR leadership opportunity in a large manufacturing plant? Beverly, WV is currently hiring for a

Human Resources Manager!

This role is an excellent career opportunity for an experienced HR Manager who wants to join a professional team where the AFI values of integrity, safety, quality, and community guide our decision making and employee interactions. The Human Resources Manager partners with the plant leadership as they drive our HR strategy and initiatives within our largest hardwood flooring facility. This opportunity serves as a key leader for a unionized 650 person plant located near Elkins, West Virginia. In this role you will have responsibility for staffing, development, employee and labor relations, and proactively identifying and implementing practices that continue to drive employee engagement and improved plant performance.

In this role you will partner with the Plant Manager to ensure the Human Resources strategies and initiatives are tightly linked to the objectives and key challenges of the facility and the business. You will actively engage with the workforce, partner with the leadership team on strategic plant initiatives, build and maintain effective relationships, and provide coaching to all levels of the team. The position reports to the Senior HR Manager, Hardwood Manufacturing and is part of a broader group of HR professionals within manufacturing and corporate that work together to support one mission of creating innovative solutions that inspire spaces where people live, work, learn, heal and play!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct plant HR activities to support the achievement of plant performance metrics in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Employee Morale.

  • Active collaborative participation on the plant leadership team, providing HR guidance and input on operational plans, activities and decisions.

  • Demonstrate leadership in areas of employee health and safety.

  • Track and analyze HR metrics to determine root causes then develop and execute action plans to address problem areas.

  • Lead labor relations activities, including CBA negotiation, administration of grievance process, interpretation of contract, and coaching supervision on consistent application of plant policies and practices.

  • Ensure the execution of key plant HR initiatives and processes to drive continuous improvement in the areas of organization effectiveness, staffing, employee relations, performance management, training and development, benefits, employment practices and compliance.

  • Ensure plant HR administrative processes are effective, efficient and service oriented.

  • Maintain a forward looking staffing plan that aligns with operating strategies.

  • Engage in practical and rational employee relations including investigations, discipline, coaching and counseling of employees.

  • Support organization change efforts and collaborate with plant leadership to ensure successful application of change management tools and concepts.

  • Provide counsel and coaching to employees at all levels of the organization on a wide range of professional and personnel matters.

  • Develop and drive initiatives to build employee engagement.

  • Lead, direct and develop an HR team.

  • Ensure compliance with all EEOC, AAP, FMLA and ADA requirements. Other Responsibilities :

  • While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the position, management reserves the right to add or remove duties when circumstances dictate Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or a related field

  • 5+ years of progressive HR experience, in a multi-shift, unionized, manufacturing environment, including leadership of HR associates

  • Substantial business acumen along with expertise in the core HR disciplines

  • Strong knowledge of applicable employment and labor laws

  • Comprehensive understanding of the link between HR and business strategy

  • Strong Union/Labor Relations experience

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical and presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Basic knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Improvement methodologies

  • Ability to communicate, interact and influence effectively at all levels of the facility Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior operations management experience

  • Involvement in your community Physical Demands :The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to climb ladders, walk catwalks and crawl under equipment as needed

  • Must be able to work in extreme temperature conditions

About the Location (Beverly, WV)

With approximately 17 acres under roof, our Beverly Plant manufactures solid wood floor products and is the largest Kiln facility east of the Mississippi. It is one of the larger employers in the area with over 600 employees working multiple shifts in manufacture and shipment of our wood flooring products.

Located in the heart of West Virginia, Beverly is surrounded by beautiful mountain ridges, geological wonders, historic Civil War sites, state parks and national forest recreation areas. The town is also conveniently located within an hour's drive to some of the best ski resorts that West Virginia has to offer (Snow Shoe, Canaan Valley and Timberline).

Why Armstrong Flooring?

With a heritage that began more than 150 years ago, Armstrong Flooring, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of flooring products with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong Flooring serves both the residential and commercial markets.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Competitive 401(k) with company match

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity .

Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplance intergrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at www.goscoutgo.com/searchfirmreferral .

Nearest Major Market: Charleston

Nearest Secondary Market: West Virginia

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