HR Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Overview Morgan Advanced Materials is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon and composites. We operate in a series of well-defined markets where our applications expertise offers our customers a valuable differentiator, engineering high-specification materials, components and sub-assembly parts that solve their challenging technical problems. The Technical Ceramics business of Morgan Advanced Materials engineers high performance functional and structural ceramic materials, components and sub-assemblies to address customer-specific technical challenges. The business employs advanced materials science and applications expertise to produce parts that enhance reliability or improve the performance of its customers' products. Much of what the global business unit makes is used in demanding, harsh or critical environments. Our Technical Ceramics business works in selected segments of the electronics, energy, healthcare, industrial, petrochemicals, security and transport markets, typically in close collaborative customer relationships. Group Key Figures: Revenue £1b, ~9,000 employees, manufacturing in 30+ countries, and customers in 100+ countries. A UK PLC with head office located in Windsor, Berkshire UK. Listed on London Stock Exchange; Member of the FTSE 250 Index. Responsibilities OVERVIEW & SCOPE OF ROLE The HR Manager is responsible for all people based activity within our Hayward site supporting both entities from both an operational and strategic perspective. The HRM will act as the HR Business Partner to both the businesses at the site to implement People and Organization plans which support the business and where necessary, support organizational changes. RESPONSIBILITIES * Provide professional advice and guidance on all HR matters to the local managers ensuring compliance with Morgan corporate policies and statutory regulations. To coach managers on putting the advice into practice. * Support the local implementation of the Talent Management process to ensure the right talent is available to meet the business agenda. * Performs recruitment activities, interviews, and evaluates candidates for select positions. * Implement training & development programs using a breadth of tools and techniques to meet the skill gaps identified. * To ensure incentive plan administration is completed to required standards. * To review employee files and employment contracts to ensure that all required documentation is held. * Audit locations to ensure compliance with legislative requirements. * Manage policies and procedures to minimize risk to the organisation. * To be committed to the Group-wide ethics and compliance program The Morgan Code; ensuring a common approach to doing business the right way and adhering at all times to the core elements of the program- values, policies/guidance, training/education and compliance risk assessment. * Ensure smooth, open and trustful relations with the local union (1 entity) * Ensure direct communication with Employees so that the Employee representative's bodies are not the sole channel of communication. * Keep up to date with labor law and drives the labor law agenda on sites. * Act as a resource for Payroll/HR contacts to ensure their understanding and compliance with benefit and HR policies and regulations. * Project Manages special projects , such as Job Description recreation and updating HR processes. * Keeps management advised of potential problem areas and recommends/implements solutions as appropriate. * Strives to ensure employee understanding of benefit programs by, regularly generating communication and counselling employees/dependents as situations arise. Resolves employee complaints related to health and welfare plans. * Administers health and welfare plans including enrollments and terminations. Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions. * Conducts new employee orientations to ensure employees gain an understanding of benefit plans and enrollment provisions. Counsels employees (and potential employees/applicants) on plan provisions so that individuals can make informed benefit decisions. This includes all levels of employees including executives. * Manages annual open enrollment period during 4th quarter of each year. Arranges for distribution of materials from carriers, assists with communicating changes to employees. * Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications and Requirements: * Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. * At least 5 years' experience as a HR Generalist ideally operating within the Manufacturing industry with multi-site experience. Experience in a large multinational organisation is preferable. * Minimum of three years of experience administering employee benefit plans in the health and welfare areas. Experience administering 401 (k) retirement programs. * Must have computer skills and the ability to learn HRIS system. Proficient in MS Office. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Familiarity with COBRA, ERISA, FMLA and related state and federal regulations required. * Capacity to proactively drive change within the business * An excellent understanding of US and Californian employment law. * Excellent communication skills that focus on simplicity and clarity of presentation, both written and oral. * Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to work with a diverse team in terms of seniority, function and culture * Able to influence people at all levels of the organisation and secure their buy in and commitment. * An ability to demonstrate resilience in achieving goals/targets. * Attention to detail and an ability to deliver to the highest standard, within rigid timeframes and according to our policies. * Union experience including grievances and negotiations. Individual must be a: * Citizen of the United States, or * Permanent resident alien of the United States, or * Protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) Morgan Advanced Materials is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V Employer Responsibilities OVERVIEW & SCOPE OF ROLE The HR Manager is responsible for all people based activity within our Hayward site supporting both entities from both an operational and strategic perspective. The HRM will act as the HR Business Partner to both the businesses at the site to implement People and Organization plans which support the business and where necessary, support organizational changes. RESPONSIBILITIES - Provide professional advice and guidance on all HR matters to the local managers ensuring compliance with Morgan corporate policies and statutory regulations. To coach managers on putting the advice into practice. - Support the local implementation of the Talent Management process to ensure the right talent is available to meet the business agenda. - Performs recruitment activities, interviews, and evaluates candidates for select positions. - Implement training & development programs using a breadth of tools and techniques to meet the skill gaps identified. - To ensure incentive plan administration is completed to required standards. - To review employee files and employment contracts to ensure that all required documentation is held. - Audit locations to ensure compliance with legislative requirements. - Manage policies and procedures to minimize risk to the organisation. - To be committed to the Group-wide ethics and compliance program The Morgan Code; ensuring a common approach to doing business the right way and adhering at all times to the core elements of the program- values, policies/guidance, training/education and compliance risk assessment. - Ensure smooth, open and trustful relations with the local union (1 entity) - Ensure direct communication with Employees so that the Employee representative's bodies are not the sole channel of communication. - Keep up to date with labor law and drives the labor law agenda on sites. - Act as a resource for Payroll/HR contacts to ensure their understanding and compliance with benefit and HR policies and regulations. - Project Manages special projects , such as Job Description recreation and updating HR processes. - Keeps management advised of potential problem areas and recommends/implements solutions as appropriate. - Strives to ensure employee understanding of benefit programs by, regularly generating communication and counselling employees/dependents as situations arise. Resolves employee complaints related to health and welfare plans. - Administers health and welfare plans including enrollments and terminations. Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions. - Conducts new employee orientations to ensure employees gain an understanding of benefit plans and enrollment provisions. Counsels employees (and potential employees/applicants) on plan provisions so that individuals can make informed benefit decisions. This includes all levels of employees including executives. - Manages annual open enrollment period during 4th quarter of each year. Arranges for distribution of materials from carriers, assists with communicating changes to employees. - Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database.

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