25 days old

Human Resources Consultant

Sasol (USA) Corporation
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70669
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Sasol (USA) Corporation is building a world-scale ethane cracker and derivatives complex adjacent to its existing site near Westlake in Calcasieu Parish.  The ethane cracker will enable Sasol to expand its differentiated ethylene derivatives business, while helping to strengthen U.S. Manufacturing, boost exports and spur economic growth.

Due to our tremendous growth we are recruiting for a Human Resources Consultant – West Plant to work at our Lake Charles Chemical Complex located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. 

Sasol offers a comprehensive total rewards package with market-related compensation and benefits that are consistent across our sites in the USA. The total rewards package is competitive within our industry and is designed to attract and retain our most valuable assets - our employees.  Come be a part of our Growing Team!!!

Major Responsibilities 

  • Serves as a trusted advisor to business leaders within North America and global partners
  • Provides strategic counsel to management in areas of organizational effectiveness and development, employee relations and talent management
  • Leads managers/supervisors in successfully resolving employee relations issues claims and charges
  • Collaborates with broader HR initiatives, identifying and managing opportunities in the client group and works to support the achievement of the entire HR team’s strategic goals
  • Facilitates the approval process for promotions, hires, transfers, etc.
  • Develop and deliver HR related training to units/departments
  • Responds personally to inquiries and/or refers clients to appropriate HR support staff member for accurate/timely resolutions in order to provide and maintain highest level of service
  • Develops/Maintains a working knowledge of company policies/procedures and guidelines, organizational structure, compensation philosophy and employee benefit plans to be able to address client questions
  • Develops and maintains good working relations with all clients to help ensure positive employee relations, through regular site visits, e-communication, in-person visits
  • Engages in conflict resolution and/or counsels clients as needed to maintain a safe work environment
  • Actively participates with management to determine appropriate department guidelines/procedures
  • Conducts investigations, interviews, and collects data to develop recommendations or conducts disciplinary processes
  • Administers government regulated policies, such as Military Leave, FMLA, ADA, etc. to ensure compliance and efficacy
  • Collaborates with compensation support staff to successfully administer year-long compensation initiatives including annual merit delivery, STI, mid-year reviews, etc.
  • Supports the domestic and international relocation of clients and new hires throughout North America
  • Manages full-spectrum of employment processes (pre-placement to post-employment)
  • Liaises with Corporate Medical Management (CMM) to ensure consistency, compliance and communication of leave management
  • Ensures HR activities adhere to federal, state and local employment law as well as DOT, SOX and ISO regulations
  • Collaborates on the maintenance of organizational charts, job descriptions, employee/position data
  • Serves as a member of crisis communication team
  • Responsible for maintaining positive employee relations within a non-union workplace environment
  • Represents Sasol within professional organizations and community activities to support corporate social responsibility efforts
  • Serves as Lead for HR programs (i.e. Performance Management and Talent Development, Succession Management and Mentorship) 


Experience and/or Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or other related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years’ broad-based human resources experience is required
  • Human resources operations experience in chemical/refinery industry is preferred
  • Professional Certification (HRCI or SHRM) is preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws as related to HR
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills in interacting clients at all levels
  • Ability to influence and problem solve in all areas related to HR
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, including oral and written
  • Dynamic, resourceful self-starter who can work independently, be a strong contributing team member and drive results
  • Ability to work in a multi-site environment; travel required
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Microsoft Office Suite, HRIS - SAP experience preferred


Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA

Sasol (USA) Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by applicable law, regulation or local ordinance. For more information about your rights under the law, see http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf 

Sasol treats work-authorized job applicants equally in recruiting and hiring without regard to their citizenship status or national origin unless required by law, regulation, executive order, government contract, or determination by the Attorney General.   Please note Sasol will not sponsor, obtain, and/or petition for temporary visa status (for example, E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN) for candidates for this position and/or personnel hired for this position.

We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies, therefore we will not a pay a fee for resumes submitted.


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