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HR Manager

Company: Melling Engineered Aluminum Castings
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Plans and administers policies relating to all phases of human resources and safety activities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate personnel.


- Communicates on a regular basis with the General Manager and/or Corporate HR Director to discuss operating requirements, company policy, employee relations, and/or other similar activities

- Communicates with the Manufacturing Manager, other department managers and supervision concerning company policies, operating, disciplinary procedures, accidents/incident reporting and investigations and/or other similar employee related items

- Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance with current local, State and Federal regulations

- Develops job postings, recruiting needs, interviewing procedures, pre-employment testing (including drug screening), reference, security checking, and hiring

- Performs job analysis to identify the knowledge, skills, and expertise required by employees to perform job assignments; establish criteria for selection and promotions; design objective for training and development programs; develop standards for the measurement of performance, and assist with the determination of pay classification levels

- Develops and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals

- Understands and implements key strategic hiring initiatives

- Exercises sound judgment to make decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions

- Administers employee relations policies and procedures

- Assist managers and supervisors in drafting/revising job descriptions to be consistent with job analysis, expectations and requirements

- Manages performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization

- Maintains employee personnel files

- Maintains records and computes employee statistics for the company, corporate office and government reporting Prepares and submits reports as required

- Collects and analyzes data; defines problem areas and identifies areas for improvements to help insure the growth of the company

- Manage and audit employee attendance recordkeeping

- Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations, such as workmen's compensation, unemployment, or other legal matters

- Conducts wage and benefit surveys within labor market to determine competitive wage and benefit package

- Manages onboarding and off boarding duties

- Develops and/or coordinates employee training programs and recordkeeping system

- Attain State grant money for employee training and coordination of the training programs

- Develop, coordinate, and conduct management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance reviews, harassment and safety

- Conduct investigation when an employee receives written disciplinary action to make sure the disciplinary action was warranted and in-line with company policies and procedures. Identify root cause of incident and if corrective action was applicable

- Consult with upper management and/or Corporate HR Director for appropriate action to be taken concerning employee relations issues in accordance with corporation policies and procedures

- Coordinate resolution activity with supervision and/or and other management personnel and employees

- Responsible for administering revisions of Employee Handbook and/or Attendance Policy as necessary and working with corporate legal counsel

- Actively participates in monthly State of the Business meetings with emphasis on employee relation activities, safety and key plan indicator reporting; actively participates in metric meetings, staff meetings and other company meetings as required

- Be available to employees on all 3 shifts.

- Administer benefit programs such as life, health, dental, vision and disability insurances, vacation, sick leave, leaves of absence, employee assistance, Family Medical Leave, 401K Retirement and employee voluntary benefits plans as directed by Corporate Office

- Maintain employee records of benefit plan participation such as insurance and retirement plans and voluntary benefits, including data entry and notifying appropriate benefits providers when changes to employee enrollment occurs

- Perform monthly reconciliation of benefit billing statements and payment authorization

- Develop and coordinate external and internal safety training programs in compliance with MIOSHA standards and hazard communications

- Investigate accidents and incidents and prepare reports for workers comp insurance carriers. Submit

- medical billing statements and other related items

- Work with MIOSHA and other governmental agencies as required. Prepare and submit MIOSHA reports and annual OSHA reporting as required

- Lead monthly Safety Committee meetings, agenda preparation, minutes for posting and updating Safety Board

- Work with TST, supervisors and other management personnel in resolving safety issues

- Responsible for planning and coordinating employee special events such as retirement luncheons, picnics, and/or other company sponsored events

- Post notices on Company Bulletin Boards informing employees of various company activities, policy and/or procedure changes, benefit information, safety items, and other company events

- Actively participates in Five S activities. 5S, a system of continual improvement - visual order, organization, cleanliness & standardization

- Perform basic office administration duties in the absence of the Accounts Payable/Receivable representative such as, answer phones, mail distribution and other office duties as required


- No Supervisory Responsibilities


- Two (2) to Four (4) years of related experience

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred

- Perform internet communications; computer skills required in a Microsoft Windows environment

- Read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

- Effectively communicate, speak and present information.


- Work in a manufacturing environment

- Exposure to heat, loud noise, dust, odors, dirt/dust and fumes

- Frequently stand, walk, push, pull, reach, and grasp

- Frequently lift and lower up to 50 pounds. Assistance is required when lifting over 50 pounds

- Frequently carry up to 50 pounds. Assistance is required when lifting over 50 pounds

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, qualifications, or working conditions. Employees are expected to maintain regular and consistent attendance and comply with the company's policies and procedures as a condition of employment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Melling Engineered Aluminum Castings, Battle Creek , HR Manager, Executive , Battle Creek, Michigan

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