HR Manager (Cedar Springs, GA)

Koch Industries, Inc. Dothan , AL 36302

Posted 1 week ago


Georgia-Pacific's Continuous Manufacturing Group is seeking an experienced Manager, Human Resources Business Partner to join the HR team supporting the Cedar Springs containerboard facility in Cedar Springs, GA. Georgia-Pacific Cedar Springs is a stable employer 30 min east of Dothan, AL and employs approximately 500 employees. The Cedar Springs mill is critically important to GP's containerboard business, and this HR leadership role will have an opportunity to positively impact culture, the operation's overall talent position to achieve business results, and HR transformation to a new service delivery model. This position will require that you live within commuting distance of Cedar Springs or be willing to relocate.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Build credibility and trust with the workforce, management team, and Union leaders.

  • Manage facility labor relations through strategic application of the collective bargaining agreement.

  • Provide strategic and tactical guidance to the management team in areas of change management, labor relations and employee development

  • Help build an innovative and knowledgeable local HR capability to support facility operations at all levels.

  • Drive innovation in HR functions and processes to include continued automation of transaction work and leveraging shared capabilities across the business. Leverage data driven solutions to support the business and advance results

  • Ensure employees understand how they create value for the company - identify talent gaps that are obstacles and coach supervisors on the development of gap closure plans

  • Understand, develop, apply, and coach employees on our culture of Principle Based ManagementTM. Constructively challenge situations and behaviors that are not consistent with Georgia-Pacific's Guiding Principles and Code of Conduct

  • Develop business acumen to understand key drivers of business performance and support delivering results

  • Partner with various capability teams to continue improvement of our talent position - selection, attraction, and retention

  • Identify HR Compliance risks and develop gap closure plans to address risks while implementing a systematic approach to maintaining compliance

  • Foster a knowledge sharing culture to profitably improve efficiency and consistency for GP and to discover untapped value.

  • Understand, interpret, and communicate current policies and practices while identifying opportunities to drive standardization and eliminate waste.

  • Partner with other HR leaders across GP to share information and best practices

  • Be forward thinking to anticipate needs and issues before they arise

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor's Degree OR Relevant Human Resources experience

  • Labor relations experience (e.g., grievance administration, contract interpretation, etc.)

  • Experience with HR processes that could include - talent mobility, selection, performance management, and talent/org planning

  • Experience directly supporting site leadership teams

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Five (5) or more years of Human Resources experience

  • Experience in a supervisory role where you have developed HR teams and HR professionals

  • Experience analyzing data to uncover opportunities

  • Experience managing labor relations with a unionized workforce.

  • Experience developing and aligning initiatives to accelerate achievement of strategic business objectives

  • Experience with payroll and scheduling systems. Knowledge of Kronos and Kronos Advanced Schedule is a plus

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

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