Position Title: Human Resources Manager
Location: Sterling, Virginia 20166
Department: Human Resources
Industry: Food Manufacturing
Reports to: Vice President, Human Resources
Status: Full Time – Exempt – Onsite
Core Business Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Jones Networking is recruiting for a Human Resources Manager to oversee all HR operations within a manufacturing plant in Sterling, VA. Our client offers the opportunity for a long term, rewarding career with competitive salary, excellent benefits and growth potential. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) + company match, life and disability insurance, paid vacation & holidays, corporate discounts and much more!

HR Manager Position Summary:
-Responsible for maintaining the day-to-day HR operations of the plant. This position serves as a business partner to the Sterling Plant management team to ensure operations are running efficiently and on time.
-Manage, direct, and coordinate the Human Resource policies and programs covering the following areas: employee relations, recruitment, development and retention of employees.
-Lead plant level HR activity with particular attention to integration, talent management, retention, recruitment and employee relations.
-Implement and manage on-going policies, programs and procedures to foster understanding of and improvement of management, supervisory and employee relations.
-Act as an active member of the Plant Leadership team to ensure all HR topics and initiatives are discussed and represented.
-Manage the facility’s talent acquisition, on-boarding, development, promotion and departure processes consistent with existing practices and tools.
-Manage situations involving policy interpretation.
-Lead and mentor others to ensure consistent application of all rules and policies.
-Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues.
-Conduct effective, thorough, and objective workplace investigations and recommend resolution.
-Apply progressive discipline and coaching support to plant leadership and employees.
-Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity & retention.
-Conduct regular meetings with respective management team to remain current of the facility needs and challenges.
-Coordinate transportation for plant workers to ensure staff can arrive to and from work and monitor weekly transportation reports.
-Identify training needs for plant positions and ensure bi-monthly training is completed as needed for fire drills, safety and GMP.
-Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
-Support benefits administration for plant employees to include enrollment in benefits, troubleshooting coverage issues and administering leave of absences.
-Investigate injuries, maintain OSHA compliance, and injury reports.
-Facilitate administration of bonus payments, promotions, rate changes and step increases.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
-Supervise and mentor 5 HR Professionals.

HR Manager Qualifications Summary:
-Minimum five years of progressive experience in Human Resources.
-Bachelor’s Degree and/or Professional in Human Resources or SHRM Certified Professional desired.
-Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment while managing multiple high priorities with a large volume of employees.
-Strong leadership abilities to act in a manner that is respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
-Knowledge of general Human Resources practices and employment laws including, but not limited to OSHA and EEO regulations.
-Experience with workers’ compensation claims and investigations is required.
-Manufacturing environment experience preferred.
-ADP Workforce Now software desired.

If you’re ready to take the next step towards an exciting new career, visit www.jonesnet.com to view all of our current openings in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, and Charlotte, NC.