Olin Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls, a division of Olin Corporation, is seeking a Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager. This position will be located at our McIntosh, Alabama (Mobile area) manufacturing site.
In this role, the HR Manager develops and directs implementation of plans and/or programs to ensure the most effective utilization of human resources to support location objectives. This is accomplished within the framework of the organization's overall corporate policies, plans and programs. He or she displays excellent managerial and HR management skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of the organization. Emphasis is on adaptation and implementation of broader organization policies. This is the top human resources position for the location. Successful candidate will demonstrate generalized knowledge and involvement in all human resources areas. The HR Manager interprets and implements provisions of local labor agreements and site employment handbooks to resolve problems and assure compliance by both parties. Provides performance management coaching and career development planning for direct reports.
Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. Olin is the world's leading producer of chlor alkali products and vinyls, the number one supplier of epoxy materials, the number one global seller of membrane caustic soda and chlorinated organics and the number one North American seller of chlorine, bleach and hydrochloric acid. Winchester's principal manufacturing facilities produce and distribute sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components and industrial cartridges.
Working within corporate strategies and policy frameworks, designs, proposes and implements human resources strategies, guidelines and procedures within broad principles and policies set by the organization to meet requirements supporting short and long-term business needs
Supervises administration of human resources policies and practices at the location
Conducts employee orientation programs
Manages employee training compliance
Assists in the articulation of the values and culture of the organization and proposes HR management activities which support the organization's culture
Assures implementation/administration of compensation and benefits programs at the location
Administers affirmative action and other employee relations programs
Monitors department's budget on the basis on operational needs, identifying the resources required to meet such needs
Participates in site top leadership team to plan and implement programs to meet human resource requirements supporting short and long-term business needs
Serves as communication link with bargaining unit representatives and individual employees to anticipate potential problems and improve understanding of the organization's position
Interprets the labor organization's viewpoint for management
Identifies chronic labor relations and employee relations problem areas and recommends solutions
Participates in collective bargaining negotiations and administers contract provisions at the location
Investigates and answers grievances within the framework of the contract
Advises managers on how to handle specific situations (e.g., discipline, work practice changes) and their implications in terms of labor agreements, company policy, employment handbooks and employment law
Determines future human resources needs together with line management
Administers recruitment programs to meet needs
Interviews potential candidates and coordinates with line management to select the best candidate for the job and recommends a compensation package
Provides direct and/or indirect development and supervision
Manages and motivates staff; reviews and assesses performance, develops and builds employee skills, supports their professional development and enables employees to optimize their contribution to the department
Bachelor's or Master's Degree* in Human Resources, Labor/Industrial Relations, Business Management, Organizational Development or related discipline
PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certifications preferred
Minimum of 9 years related HR Generalist/Management experience; industrial and manufacturing environments preferred; process or chemical plant environments preferred
Ability to offer subject matter expertise on HR compliance/employment law knowledge, succession planning, employee retention, organizational capability, leadership development, performance management, team building and employee relations is required.
Labor relations experience, including hands-on skills in negotiations, grievances and arbitrations is required.
Demonstrated ability to coach and develop HR staff; build strong and engaged teams.
Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and facilitation skills.
Strong technical abilities and experience with HRIS, ATS and other HR systems.
Demonstrated ability to achieve both individual and team results through a fact-based, collaborative, analytical approach.
Organized with the ability to set priorities, manage complexity, and plan in a fast paced, high-energy environment.
Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card
Prior experience working in an OFCCP regulated environment strongly preferred
The ability to relocate to other locations in the US is strongly required
Able to travel up to 15% of the time
Degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education
This position is not eligible for an expat assignment
Olin does not provide any form of sponsorship to applicants not authorized to work in the US.
Olin is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.