About Whirlpool Corporation
Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world.
Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world's 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.
Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe.
Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Manager, Human Resources opening to join our Whirlpool Marion Manufacturing Operaitons organization.
Day to Day (what a typical day or week look like in this role)
Whirlpool Corporation Marion Division is seeking Human Resources Manager to lead and manage the Employee Relations function of the largest dryer plant in the world with approximately 2,500 workforce. The ideal candidate for this position must demonstrate high integrity focused on leading an engaged organization confident in exceeding goals and expectations. This position reports to the Director of Human Resources.
What You Will Do
Provide HR generalist leadership and support to 2,500 employee workforce. Ensure consistent HR practices, strategy and program execution throughout all levels of organization
Maintain a union free environment through great communication, team building, and workforce engagement
Provide HR leadership and consultation regarding employee relations issues, staffing/talent selection needs and training and development of staff
Lead and manage the coordination of all manpower movement including bids, layoffs, recalls, etc
Initiate and conduct timely investigations, prepare documentation and make recommendations for corrective/disciplinary actions
Apply lean concepts to make process improvements to the HR function
Coach and consult to provide strong performance management support to organization
Maintain current knowledge of employment law and benefits. Support and interface with employee services to insure high level of customer service to the salaried and hourly workforce
Provide leadership and direction in talent and people development activities
Support forward strategic planning for the plant's overall effectiveness and maximum contribution to Whirlpool Corporation
What You Need To Succeed
Bachelor's degree. A major in business, human resources, psychology or related field preferred.
Minimum of 5-7 years related human resources generalist leadership experience, including a solid employee and/or labor relations background.
General knowledge of the field of human resources including employment law, FMLA, ADA, and code of ethics
Demonstrated verbal/written communication skills, including effective presentation skills
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and HR systems. SAP or other HRIS systems experience a plus
Lean/Six Sigma skills and/or training, or experience working in a Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing environment is a plus.
Experience leading and driving an inclusive and diverse organization
Proven ability to drive large scale changes
Highly develop problem solving and analytical abilities
Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions - and as far as you want to go.
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