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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.



Job Title:

Human Resources Manager


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of HR, the Human Resources Manager will play a key role in driving HR solutions and identifying workforce needs.  This position will oversee execution of human resources policies and programs, which include recruitment and onboarding, training and career development, & employee relations. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, including ADA, EEO, FMLA, and FLSA. Assists plant leadership in the application of HR programs to departmental operations.  Comprehensive knowledge of the field's concepts and principles. Performs complex tasks typically following established processes. Leads and directs the work of the HR Coordinator.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategically partner with plant leadership to develop and implement retention, training & development, and compliance initiatives. 
  • Assist employees with day to day inquiries pertaining to HR related matters
  • Create, improve and administer human resource policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and oversee all recruitment-related activities including, but not limited to; posting/communicating open positions, screening candidates, conducting interviews, updating job descriptions, etc.
  • Manage onboarding process for newly hired salaried employees.
  • Perform exit interviews
  • Conduct workplace investigations and assist with employee relations counseling
  • Compile and report HR metrics to management
  • Analyze local labor & compensation trends, and develop initiatives to maintain competitiveness in the labor market
  • Assist with annual performance review process
  • Conduct weekly staff review and retention meetings
  • Present HR topics in quarterly Plant Communication meetings


Candidate Requirements:

  • 5-10+ years of Human Resources experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred or a combination of relevant experience and education.
  • Experience in ADP Etime & Successfactors is a plus
  • Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Ability to analyze, comprehend and execute in a high-speed environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with hourly recruiting, employee relations and engagement, benefits administration, policy communication and administration, HR compliance, workplace investigations etc.
  • Experience with handling workers compensation a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Please no recruiting agencies

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Coldwater
State:  OH

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay