Human Resources Manager

Company Name:
Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana. Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

Gerdau is currently seeking a Human Resource Manager for its Lansing, MI facility.

Position Overview:
Administer and manage Human Resource processes covering several or all of the following areas: employee relations, recruiting, wage and salary administration, training and development, career and succession, performance management, safety, benefits, and employee services.
Responsible for all personnel actions regarding direct reports including but not limited to: assigning work duties/responsibilities, performance and salary reviews, disciplinary actions, termination, etc.
Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
Conduct recruitment effort for open positions and support hiring managers in the selection process (from cultural fit, competency, behavior standpoints). Manage recruitment process by assisting managers to define position requirements and potential sources of applicants.
Serve as liaison on compensation and benefits issues. Responsible for maintaining job descriptions and evaluations on an accurate and current basis; assuring personnel are in proper classification. Ensure uniform interpretation and application of wage and salary policy to provide internally equitable employee compensation. Communicate total compensation opportunity to employees and respond to employee questions related to applicable Compensation plans and programs.
Identify training needs and work with corporate training team to implement programs. Facilitates training sessions locally when applicable.
Coordinate employee communications to promote employee understanding of programs, policies, and objectives.
Personnel planning, department manning and budgeting responsibilities.
Recommend and coordinate employee engagement activities.
Ensure legal compliance with various governmental laws and regulations. Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation.
Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning, succession planning. Coordinate C&S cycles, local people development committees, 360 degree feedback surveys and competency assessments; ensure consistent application of corporate policies and procedures.
Partner with management to conduct performance evaluations. Coordinate performance reviews and performance improvement processes for all employees; ensure consistent application of corporate policies and procedures.
May assist international employees with expatriate matters and related HR matters.
Employee Relations - Non-union locations: Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations.

4 year degree (Bachelors) in human resources, business administration, or related field
7+ years' experience minimum working in an HR management role
Travel Requirements: 35% overnight travel (approximately 6 days per month +/-) required to support multi-site territory
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Graduate degree and/or PHR/SPHR preferred
Prior HR experience working for a heavy manufacturing or industrial organization
HR Policy Development, Implementation, and Administration experience
Excellent consulting, client management, and business literacy skills
Strong conflict management skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common financial reports and legal documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.
Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical and Prescription
Health and Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

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