Exide Technologies Human Resources Manager in Milton, Georgia

Overview

The Human Resources Manager will be responsible for employee relations, staffing, performance management, training and development, and administration of HR policies, procedures and processes in partnership with HR and Business leadership.

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to interact within all levels of the organization to promote strategic alignment with Company policies, goals and objectives.

  • Partner with the business and talent acquisition to support the staffing plan and needs of the business. Position is responsible to insure staffing requests/needs to support company goals and objectives according to strategy, headcount and budget. Demonstrate keen understanding of job expectations and competency requirements in order to effectively drive recruiting of positions.

  • Interpret, apply, and enforce HR policies, procedures and ensure that processes exist and are consistent in all departments.

  • Serve as key member of HR team, and confidential advisor to leaders on human resource related matters.

  • Respond and address managers and employees questions/concerns/issues promptly and effectively.

  • Maintain strong employee relations with managers and employees through fair and consistent application of work rules and policies.

  • Improve employee engagement and employee relations in order to retain talent through proactive programs, including leadership development and training, supervisory and management training and stimulate employee involvement in all areas.

  • Provide support for performance management and merit planning processes for respective areas.

  • Advise managers on employee performance issues, including providing counseling on a development plan, and develop a Performance Improvement Plan if needed.

  • Identifies key data sources and utilizes data-driven insights about important departmental metrics to improve business decisions.

  • Facilitate and manage roll out of Corporate and Americas based leadership development and training programs as required.

  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state requirements such as AAP, EEOC, OFCCP, FMLA, I-9s, etc.

  • Effectively manage compliance with all HR-related government compliance initiatives including Employment Standards Act 2000, Human Rights Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.

  • Ability to build relationships and works well across functions.

  • Employs effective time management skills and meets deadlines. Manages multiple assignments simultaneously and has strong organizational skills. Demonstrates a strong attention to detail.

  • Demonstrates cross-functional expertise and thrives in a highly complex environment.

  • Demonstrates prudent judgment when making important decisions by utilizing knowledge of industry best practices and current trends. Works with diverse stakeholders and builds strong, collaborative relationships. Manages competing agendas and priorities across different functional departments.

  • Has a “can do” attitude and a positive outlook, while minimizing negative behaviors. Demonstrates initiative and resourcefulness as a self-starter.

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education, Experience, Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field. Advanced degree is preferred.

  • PHR or SPHR is preferred.

  • 7+ years previous experience in human resource management, including knowledge of compensation practices, employee relations, performance management, employment law, planning and project management; 3+ years experience in a leadership position.

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Collaborative/team based management style.

  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills required.

  • Strong working knowledge of federal and state employment guidelines is required.

  • Strong computer skills including Windows-based programs such as Excel, Power Point, Word and Outlook is required.

  • Strong HR presence, capable of engendering trust and confidence of all elements of the workforce.

  • Capable of serving as an effective advocate of employee interests.

  • Demonstrated track record of achieving or maintaining a positive workplace culture.

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2018-1859

Category Human Resources

Position Type Regular Part-Time