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HR Manager

Meadville, PA
  • Expired: 29 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Are you ready to accelerate your career with a best-in-class organization that values innovation, dedication, and growth? Our employees at Grede are the key to our success and share our passion for teamwork, customer service, and operational excellence. If you want to join an industry-leading company that focuses on your professional growth and development, we’d love to hear from you!

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our Manufacturing Plant Operation as a Human Resource Manager. You will be responsible for leading the HR function for the site and be a member of the plant staff.

The HR Manager will oversee the day-to-day activities and strategic support of employee relations programs for the location. The HR Manager will lead and manage the full talent development cycle for the site including recruitment, orientation, training, performance management, development, compensation, benefits, employee services and associate engagement for the location. This role will manage a small team locally to execute and support the plant manufacturing operation and the plant functional staff areas. The HR Manager is expected to possess superb interpersonal and communication skills in working with all levels in the organization - ultimately working toward a rewarding and positive working environment. The HR Manager is expected to provide advice, counseling, and guidance to all levels of management and staff on company policies and procedures. The HR Manager is expected to be able to establish project plans and manage initiatives based on defined priorities working with cross functional teams, leveraging collaboration, influence and HR & manufacturing experience to accomplish goals and execute successfully.

The HR Manager will work closely with Corporate HR to ensure alignment with organizational HR strategies, processes, and practices.

What you’ll do:
  • Accomplishes Plant human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, succession planning, and reviewing job, contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Achieves Plant HR operational objectives by contributing employee relations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining employee relations system improvements; implementing change.
  • Maintains consistent application of employment policies and employee development by reviewing management actions; advising managers; reviewing disciplinary, appraisal, and counseling actions; examining, approving, and monitoring transfer requests.
  • Provides management planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing employee relations data and trends.
  • Maintains organization positive legal status by reviewing internal actions and external responses; composing, supplying, and maintaining documentation; adhering to government regulations.
  • Maintains management and employee handbooks by researching, writing, editing, and distributing new and revised policies and procedures.
  • Improves work environment and job satisfaction through exit interviews; meeting with staff; identifying perceived trends and issues; developing recommendations; suggesting new training programs.
  • Improves work environment and job satisfaction through exit interviews; meeting with staff; identifying perceived trends and issues; developing recommendations; suggesting new training programs.
  • Maintains harmonious work atmosphere by developing employee, labor and management relationships.
  • Documents actions by completing logs, reports, and records; maintaining critical files.
  • Contributes to employee relations and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
  • Actively participate in union contract issues including grievance process, contract interpretation and application.
Why You'll Love Working for Us:
  • Competitive pay and benefits package
  • Low-cost comprehensive insurance plans plus 401(k) Match
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Wellness-centered programs and access to Worksite Wellness Center
  • PPE allowances
What We Need from You:
  • BA/BS plus minimum 8 – 10 years professional experience; Advanced Degree and/or HR certification preferred.
  • Experience using HRIS and Dayforce, preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing segment.
  • Foundry experience a plus!
To learn more about Grede, please visit our website at

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.




Meadville, PA