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Human Resources Manager

SWM International
Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
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The Human Resources Manager is responsible for establishing and implementing human resources strategy to support the overall strategic objectives of the company and the performance objectives of the assigned unit. Expected to provide local leadership in driving the culture defined by the organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ownership and hands-on approach to leading both individually and a team
  • Administer the defined processes for talent acquisition, training and leadership development, career development, and compensation and benefits.
  • Develop and maintain successful working relationships with management team in a matrixed organization in order to influence and provide effective HR processes, advice and support.
  • Provide proactive strategic consultation and direction to management in areas of organizational design, employee/labor relations, performance management, training and development, and overall organizational effectiveness.
  • Organize and participate in selection and hiring process. Interview and screen applicants, recruit prospective employees, and coordinate searches.
  • Increase understanding and consistent application of SWM policies, procedures, and practices through training, coaching, one-on-one communication and policy interpretation.
  • Primary contact for employees and managers to answer inquiries and provide general employee information including: benefits, attendance, performance reviews/evaluations and terminations.
  • Coach and support on performance management, feedback and development process. Review and process Performance Appraisals, Performance Improvement Plans and Career Development Plans.
  • Participate in conducting training needs assessments. Provide input on priorities and overall recommendations.
  • Proactive continuous improvement strategic outlook, formulation of plans and effective execution
  • Effective change leadership and implementation
  • Oversee salary administration to include annual merit review process.
  • Own, Implement and maintain processes locally to ensure data integrity in the HRIS system.
  • Represent management in investigating, answering and settling grievances and employee complaints of moderate to high complexity.
  • Lead/coordinate meetings between union leadership (where applicable), employees and the management team to facilitate the dispute resolution process.
  • Lead the project team and be spokesperson for union negotiations, where necessary
  • Represent management in the analysis of employee misconduct and recommend/administer appropriate disciplinary action where appropriate.
  • Develop and monitor the local HR budgets.
  • Coach and develop direct report HR professionals.
  • Participate in local, regional and global HR team projects and meetings as required.
  • Leads or participates in special projects with local teams or other HR team members to promote world-class Human Resource programs and services in support of the overall SWM Vision Mission, and Strategic Objectives.
  • Travel up to 20% domestically


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field with 7+ years professional experience supporting a multi-site environment and 3+ years of leading union discussions/negotiations is required.  Senior HR certification required and Master’s degree preferred. 


  • Strong knowledge of state and federal regulations
  • Ability to respond to significant inquiries or issues from employees, managers or government agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to effectively build relationships and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in successfully resolving employee relations issues and creating/maintaining a positive employee experience.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and decision-making abilities
  • Effective prioritization, multi-tasking and time management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective project management skills including meeting deadlines within the budget
  • Ability to formulate strategy and lead the operational execution


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Posted: 2019-09-19 Expires: 2019-10-19

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Human Resources Manager
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Median Salary: $110,120

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