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Human Resources Process Manager in Independence, OH at Kichler

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

Directs and coordinates human resources activities and recruiting by performing the following duties personally or through HR associates.  The key objective of retaining, attracting and engaging the best associates and aligning HR efforts with business objectives. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Ensure that policies comply with federal and state law and accomplish desired cultural (talent attraction, retention, disciplinary objectives etc).Collaborating within Kichler and across Masco on benchmarking and on any escalated employee issues at the direction of the VP HR.Assists in litigation matters.
  • Helps revise and develop company policies and communicates to employees.
  • Compensation framework by analyzes wage and salary reports and data, internal and external, to determine competitive compensation plans in conjunction with Business Partners.
  • Helps with talent processes and systems such as performance, career and succession.
  • Manages various HR projects and annual processes as needed.(Employee Engagement Programming and Organizational Development).
  • Oversees recruiting process and tools including contracts with outside suppliers to provide employee services and works with Procurement to negotiate temporary agency services and rates.
  • Provides timely service to internal and external customers professionally and with required discretion.
  • Respects co-workers and fosters atmosphere of teamwork.Serves as role model for HR associates and among peers.
  • Creatively considers ways to increase efficiency, contain cost, and make improvements on a continual basis.
  • Develops and maintains positive employee relations.
  • In general, this position needs to do the following (in addition to the day-to-day HR responsibilities):
  • “Keep the pulse” of the staff and communicate perceived needs within HR, and develop plans to meet those needs.
  • Be proactive in providing solutions to any HR-related issue including turnover, morale, management development, etc.
  • Understand the business and how human resources relates to meeting company objectives.
  • Be a critical resource for management in making decisions related to staffing, development, promotions, counseling, terminations, etc.This position must be comfortable challenging and working one-on-one with management and must have the respect of the staff.
  • Directly or indirectly supervises employee(s) in the Human Resources Department.Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Demonstrate a Continuous Improvement mindset – through participation in events and activities that lead to financial gain, time savings, and/or waste reduction for the business

Qualifications/Education and Experiences

  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state employment laws
  • Ability to work and think independently and make ideas actionable
  • Ability to understand goals and objectives, develop action plans to achieve those, and follow-through on results
  • Understanding of human capital issues and implications
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate with people at all levels and from all backgrounds
  • Bachelor's degree (OD, IO or MBA preferred)
  • HR Certification (PHR or SPHR)(preferred)
  • 5 - 10 years HR generalist experience to include direct responsibility for recruiting process, HR process design and talent decisions
  • 2-3 years HR management experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and HRIS systems


Full or Part Time

Full time

Kichler Lighting is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.