Human Resources and Personnel

HR Manager – Supply Chain


Accounting Career Consultants

HR Manager – Supply Chain Hazelwood, MO

Job Reference: JOB-28693

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Tremendous opportunity to elevate your human resources career with a St. Louis based, industry-leading manufacturing company. Boasting a 100-year legacy and over $250M in revenue, they’re backed by a renowned private equity firm that is fueling their consistent annual growth trajectory. This critical HR position is part of the leadership team for the site. You’ll have responsibility for developing and deploying HR policies, programs, processes, and best practices throughout the manufacturing facility. High touch role, responsible for managing day-to-day employee and labor relations in accordance with legal, divisional, and corporate guidelines. You’ll be a strategic business partner to leadership and directly manage the HR Generalist.


Job Description:

  • Lead the HR function & strategy for roughly 250 employees across three 3 shifts acting as a trusted advisor to managers and employees
  • Collaborate with business leaders to solve complex organizational challenges with a focus on developing and executing strategies to help attract, engage and retain talent
  • Champion company culture and management practices within the organization
  • Deal with complex or sensitive day to day people management issues and provide general assistance and support to employees. Respond to employee requests for information and questions.
  • Support, develop, and coach managers and supervisors to manage employee relations issues using company policies, procedures, and best practices, ideally resolving issues where possible.
  • Build strong working relationships and credibility with assigned facilities and business areas through open communication, visibility, and trust-building behaviors
  • Support the delivery of HR Processes to the business and build a strong business relationship with internal partners, actively identifying gaps. Propose and implement changes necessary to cover risks.
  • Monitor employee engagement, identify issues or barriers that negatively impact employee engagement and develop action plans to address and improve barriers.
  • Educate, coach, and partner with managers to aid their development and support employee growth on topics to include policies, coaching and counseling techniques, progressive corrective action, team member development and performance management.
  • Support organizational change initiatives, modeling effective change leadership practices.
  • Manage local compensation for local workforce to include benchmarking and making recommendations for compensation adjustments.
  • Support plant operations through headcount planning and recruitment of all levels of staff, as required.
  • Manage labor relations with the local union which includes facilitating proper adherence to the collective bargaining agreement, partnering with union leadership, and participating in contract negotiations.
  • Ensure the organization is compliant with all applicable Federal/State/Local Laws.
  • Other duties as needed and requested


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of human resources generalist and/or labor relations work experience
  • Organized and efficient acting with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong and effective relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Self-directed and able to investigate and implement solutions with limited guidance or direction and the ability to influence others
  • Strong critical thinking with the ability to navigate ambiguous and complex situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, lean work environment
  • Strong teamwork and collaborative skills
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future

Preferred Experience/Background/Skills:

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior labor relations experience, including overseeing the adherence to a collective bargaining agreement & participating in contract negotiations
  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preferred

Lisa Lueken Senior Recruiter

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-924-9823 | Email:

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