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Director Human Resources Operations

Company: Viskase Companies, Inc.
Location: Lombard
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page:We are looking for a Director of Human Resources Operations to lead the HR function across the Company's ten manufacturing locations worldwide. This position will be responsible for executing organizational and people strategies to support operations objectives and drive cost performance and productivity improvement.Manages the plant HR managers and oversees the HR function at the Company's plants in the U.S., Europe, Mexico, Brazil, and the Philippines.

  • Drive successful recruitment of manufacturing talent, and improvement in employee engagement and retention.
  • Works with Viskase corporate HR to ensures that compensation and benefits programs support overall Company business strategy and are commensurate with individual markets.
  • Develops strategies and programs to improve working relationships, build morale, and improve Viskase status as a desirable employer in our operating markets and thus our access to preferred talent.
  • Maintains extensive knowledge of domestic and international HR policies, programs, and legislation.
  • Ensures compliance with European social plans and interfaces with works councils where applicable.Partners with plant management to ensure alignment with Company operational and financial strategy and goals.
    • Translates the Company's strategic business plans into HR strategic and tactical operational plans.
    • Identifies and drives resolution of organizational barriers to success (structure, competency, culture, communication, alignment, etc.)Leads collective bargaining efforts at unionized facilities and ensure effective contract management.Drives excellence and standardization of programs across manufacturing plants to leverage best practices in onboarding, training and development, documentation, succession planning, employee development, rewards, and communication.
      • Establishes HR leader standard work in plants and hold managers accountable.
      • Leads talent assessment and organizational development across the manufacturing network, utilizing a common toolkit.EducationBachelors of Human Resources, Business Administration, or related (required)Experience
        • 10 years of relevant HR experience
        • 5 Years of HR leadership in Manufacturing Industry.
        • 2-3 years' Experience working in an international HR role. (required)
        • 2+ years Union negotiation experience (required)Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
          • Working knowledge of European labor laws, practices, social plans
          • Knowledge of Labor contract negotiation, implementation, and management (required)
          • Local to the Chicagoland area (preferred)
          • Ability to travel 50-75% of the time. (Including international)
          • Ability to multi-task and prioritize time-sensitive issues. -
          • Ability to lead, direct, and motivate a team.
          • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, and team around the world, to create a result driven environment in which each team member is held accountable for results.
          • Strong attention to detail
          • Possesses high ethical standards.
          • Demonstrated success in applying independent judgment.
          • Strong and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Viskase Companies Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. QualificationsSkillsRequired Advanced Judgment/Decision Making Advanced Leadership Advanced BehaviorsRequiredDetail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them MotivationsRequiredGoal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization EducationRequiredBachelors or better in Human Resource Administration or related field.ExperienceRequired2 years: Union negotiation Experience 2-3 years: International HR 5 years: HR Leadership in Manufacturing 10 years: Human Resources Experience Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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