Manager Human Resources - El Dorado, AR

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Manager Human Resources

Location: El Dorado, AR


The HR Business Partner serves as a strategic and tactical business partner to the Plant leadership team and manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources office. This role provides leadership and support in functional areas of human resources including recruitment, employment, employee and labor relations, employee performance, benefits administration, compensation, employee development, and organizational development, with a concentration in benefits administration and labor relations.  The HR Business Partner assists in the development and coordinates implementation of human resources policies, procedures, and programs.


  • Collaborates as a strategic business partner with plant leadership to evaluate the state of human resources in the plant, identify opportunities for improvement, develop and execute a strategic vision for the HR function in the plant
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory activities such as wage orders, EEO, AAP, OSHA/Safety, Worker's Compensation, Unemployment, FLSA and FMLA
  • Serve as Human Resources leader on site and an internal resource and trusted advisor to managers, supervisors and employees on personnel matters that affect performance and business relationships
  • Establishes strategies with business leaders to select and retain the diverse talent required to maintain a competitive advantage and to align with recruiting and business strategies
  • Recruits, screens, and leads interview process for the placement of hourly and salary personnel assuring that qualified employees are hired possessing the necessary attributes and skills for current and future requirements
  • Develop and align HR initiatives to the business strategy which includes the ability to identify, analyze, understand and articulate business goals and objectives at the company, plant and business unit level
  • Manages the Human Resources department by developing and maintaining budgets, setting goals and objectives, determining actions required to meet goals and appraising the performance of the department and its employees
  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance. Effective interface with legal and safety department(s)
  • Coach managers/supervisors on employee relations issues in order to enable them to address employee issues directly at the plant floor level ensuring processes are in place to maintain a fair and equitable workplace
  • Perform difficult staffing duties, including managing understaffed situations, conflict resolution, terminating employees and administering disciplinary procedures
  • Provide guidance and education to all employees on the administration and interpretation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Ensures compliance with government legislative requirements and adherence to human resources policies and procedures
  • Educate and assist plant leadership on salary administration and performance management
  • Provide career planning and development counsel to employees and managers
  • Drive staffing process including sourcing strategies, interviewing, job offers and orientation. Measure staffing effectiveness, including turnover analysis and action planning
  • Investigate accidents and prepare reports, as required



  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Human Resources, Labor/Industrial Relations or Business discipline
  • Five (5) years of human resources experience with emphasis in labor relations with a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal, State and Local Employment laws and regulations and ability to apply legal concepts to real world situations
  • Knowledgeable in all areas of HR including benefits administration, compensation, employee development, employee appraisal, and employee relations
  • Experience managing conflict and diffusing difficult situations
  • Proven ability to investigate and research information, analyze data in relation to the relevant employment laws, trends, policies and procedures and the Collective Bargaining Agreement to use sound judgment to draw valid conclusions, recommendations and develop corrective actions
  • Demonstrated ability to objectively coach and counsel employees at all levels on complex, highly sensitive work issues
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with unions
  • Demonstrated experience in grievance settlements, arbitration hearings and contract negotiations
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal, State and Local Labor laws and regulations
  • Human resources experience at management level in a manufacturing environment, preferably a downstream energy company.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential



If you are interested and qualified, please send a "Word" copy of your resume/CV and salary requirements to the address below.  When applying, please indicate the job and the location in the subject line of your e-mail. 


Jericho HR Group


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