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HR Manager, Manchester Tank, Campbellsville KY

Human Resource Manager, Manchester Tank, Campbellsville, KY

HR Manager

The HR Manager role supports, implements, and executes all aspects of the HR function in our Campbellsville, Kentucky manufacturing facility. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Total Rewards (compensation and benefits); Talent Acquisition (recruiting, new hire on-boarding, orientation), Talent Management (succession planning, performance management & development), Learning & Organizational Capability (performance management, training delivery & design), HRIS administration, government & legislative compliance, employee and labor relations, and employee engagement initiatives.


  • Performance and talent management (employee development & succession planning, annual review processes, termination processes, etc.) in partnership with local practices and applicable business processes.
  • Site project coordination around policies, processes and change management, in partnership with the VP of HR.
  • Oversee the talent acquisition process for hourly and salaried hires (recruiting, new hire on-boarding and orientation).
  • Partner with the plant leadership team to ensure HR initiatives are aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Collecting and analyzing employment data to drive decision making process.
  • Plans, organizes, and controls all activities of the department. Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Foster a “trusted advisor” relationship, establishing strong working relationships throughout the company with a customer service orientated philosophy so that people seek out HR for help in working through organizational and people opportunities and have confidence in HR’s ability to deliver high-quality and efficient solutions.
  • Oversee and participate as necessary in all employee relations activities.
  • Drive the alignment and execution of key people strategies that attract, train and retain employees to support the organization’s short and long-term business goals.
  • Responsible for ensuring high morale and strong employee relations. Coordinate activities and programs to promote employee engagement based on current needs and Employee Engagement Survey results.
  • Understand and comply with all current plant policies and procedures. Update policies and procedures when necessary and communicate accordingly throughout the Plant.
  • Conduct employee relations investigations as needed, and make recommendations on any potential corrective action.
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment practices. Work closely with legal when necessary.
  • Create and communicate departmental and plant-wide goals as part of the Annual Operating Plan (Strategic Planning) process.
  • Develop and lead training and development initiatives as required.
  • Ensure strong communications and provide guidance on change management initiatives.
  • Effectively deploys performance management and rewards processes to drive required levels of employee accountability for desired performance results and ensure retention of top performers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field is required.
  • Master’s degree in related area and/or HR certifications is a plus.
  • 5-7 years of HR experience (generalist/specialist combined) in a manufacturing environment.
  • Successful track record of performance in a Plant HR Manager role.
  • Proven capability to coach and mentor managers and employees in a positive and inclusive environment.
  • A solutions oriented mindset and an adaptive style, with bias for action. Additionally, proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects independently with minimal supervision
  • A proven ability to lead and drive change, as well as to effectively influence other organizational leadership to support change initiatives.
  • Experience in developing high performance work environments.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills. A high level of proficiency in all MS Office products is required as well as knowledge and use of HRIS systems and reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present to all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and drive change across shifts, across functions in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience supporting performance management, talent management, compensation, and other HR functionalities.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with proven experience in strategy development and problem solving.

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