Newell Brands HR & Safety Specialist - Process Solutions in Erlanger, Kentucky
Position Title: HR & Safety Specialist
Reports to: HR Manager
Location: Erlanger, KY
Reporting to the Divisional HR Manager, the HR & Safety Specialist will support the manufacturing plant by leading human resources and safety tasks.
Leads the humanresources functions at the manufacturing plant, including policyinterpretation, recruitment, selection, retention, legal compliance, employeebenefits and compensation, employee relations, employment practices andprocedures, employee communications and employee events.
Ensure properreconciliation of payroll timesheets within the timekeeping system, includingaccurately recording absences, vacation, holiday hours, etc.
Provides counsel,guidance, assistance and labor relations direction to the plant in theadministration, coordination and interpretation of the corporation anddivisional labor relations policies and objectives.
Responsible for recruitment,interviewing, onboarding, training, and scheduling of full-time and temporaryproduction associates for backfill, to cover vacation, leaves of absences,sickness, weekends, or other needs.
Accountable for theadministration of the plant’s benefit plans including health insurance,Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act (COBRA), Family Medical Leave (FMLA)short and long-term disability plans, 401K processing, medical testing, lifeand AD&D insurance, worker’s compensation and accident administration. Answers employee benefit inquiries in atimely manner and per policy.
Track and report onmonthly, quarterly and annual metrics for the department.
Assist Plant Managementwith plant specific functions, projects, requests, and reports.
Completes ongoingprojects as assigned by the HR Manager.
Leads Safety andRegulatory Compliance for all plant operations. Leads local safety team.Coordinates all required training and reporting for all local Safety/Health andcompliance programs.
Works with JardenProcess Health and Safety Director to insure all required programs areaccurately reported and maintained. Responsible for reporting and maintainingEnvironmental Compliance Programs and Reporting.
Experience of at least 3-5 years of progressive human resources experience, preferably inmanufacturing.
At least 2 years inmanufacturing safety.
Excellent computer capabilities,including HR systems and MS Office.
Interpersonal skillsto work effectively with individuals both internally and externally
The ability to analyzeproblems and make independent judgments to initiate corrective action orresolution.
The ability to workwith and maintain information of a highly confidential and sensitive nature.
Excellentcommunication skills, both written and verbal.
Demonstrated abilityto display diplomacy in day-to-day interactions with the commitment to taskwith awareness of urgency.
The ability to workindependently and work as a value add to the divisional team function.
PHR / SHRM-CPCertification
Kronos, PeopleSoft,and SharePoint experience
Experience in HRwithin manufacturing industry