HR Manager

Job Location

Urbana, OH US


200 Elm St (Urbana), OH 43078

Job Category

Human Resources


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Designs, plans, and implements human resources programs for a plant. Administers corporate policies relating to compensation, benefits, visa/green card processing, employee relations, training, and health and safety programs. May be responsible for negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Establishes and/or implements human talent strategies, programs and policies to assure company objectives in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, customer service, sales, human capital, cost and profitability
  • Partners with business leaders to assure successful deployment of talent acquisition/management, employee engagement, leadership development, communications, compensation, and benefits initiatives
  • Provides guidance to site leaders and/or direct reports that fosters a high performance workforce and assures compliance with local, state and federal law
  • Supports employee/labor relations process including conducting investigations, administering disciplinary action and preparing grievance responses as needed
  • Assures compliance with collective bargaining agreement including contract interpretation and disciplinary and grievance process; assists with arbitration case preparation, labor negotiations and other potential legal matters
  • Assures effective delivery of HR service to assigned site(s)
  • Establishes and analyzes key HR metrics and provides leadership support to ensure site business objectives are met
  • Ensures cross-functional collaboration across site(s)
  • Ensures accuracy and completion of employee related data and documentation
  • Manages staffing, training, employee relations and team performance to develop and enhance the Human Resources function, working closely with direct reports
  • Maintains industry, professional and technical knowledge by networking, attending industry events, and reviewing professional publications


Essential to this Position
  • Maintain effective communication and a positive and inclusive work environment for all personnel; collaborate with the union and management to optimize the implementation of the contract
  • Develop and lead a culture of safety relative to training, monitoring and reporting; administer and mitigate costs for workers compensation claims; serve as plant Safety Representative
  • Serve on the Local Leadership team and maintain productive relationships with other members of the Leadership team; maintain a strong connection with the overall business strategy
  • Design and implement strategies to attract and retain qualified candidates in a cost efficient manner that meets the operational needs of the business; collaborate with staffing agencies and the VMS to ensure flexible staffing needs are maintained, when applicable
  • Facilitate and train front-line leaders and working leaders to elevate their involvement in implementing a high performance work system; support the operation in providing technical training resources
  • Ensure both hourly and salary compensation systems are appropriate and administered within the facility
  • Administer benefits; assist employees through the on-line benefit selection process; communicate benefit changes; oversee annual benefits enrollment; promote company health and wellness programs; assist with employee benefit questions
  • Ensure compliance of relevant federal, state/provincial, and local laws, as well as Menasha Ethics and other corporate-specific policies and procedures
Education / Certifications
Education Required
Bachelor’s Degree
Education Desired
Bachelor’s Degree
Field Of Study
Human Resources
Other Certifications Required Or Desired
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
At least 7 years relevant experience required
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Knowledge of major responsibilities, accountabilities, and organization of the Human Resources (HR) function or department; ability to use and administer the organization's HR policies, strategies and environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to use the organization's and industry's standards, procedures and policies relevant to human resources management
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and ability to advise on laws and regulations affecting HR practices
  • Knowledge of HR approaches, tools and techniques; ability to inform, guide and advise managers in HR-related initiatives
  • Knowledge of and ability to plan and develop an organization's HR operations in order to increase individual and organizational effectiveness
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement HR related tasks, processes, and projects to ensure smooth daily HR operations
Additional Requirements
  • 2-5 years of experience in a union setting
  • Ability to handle the stress of working with others
  • Ability to be available outside of normal work hours
  • Ability to assess employee performance and coach and develop others
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide variety of roles and levels within the organization
  • Ability to use situational leadership given an employee’s development needs to accomplish business objectives
  • Ability to assess employee performance and coach and develop them appropriately
  • Knowledge of federal, state/provincial and local laws and guidelines
  • Knowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements associated with safety and protection of the employees, environment and site
About ORBIS Corporation Join ORBIS Corporation where we are all about the power behind possible! ORBIS believes there is a better way to optimize today’s supply chains, with reusable packaging products and packaging management services. As the North American reusable packaging leader, we design and produce plastic reusable totes, bulk containers, pallets, and custom products, including protective interiors and metal racks. Our products help world-class food, beverage, automotive and consumer goods companies move their product faster, safer, and more cost-effectively. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to driving the circular economy and a better world for future generations through environmentally friendly product design, sustainable operations, and recycled material usage.

ORBIS, along with Menasha Packaging, an industry-leading corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report:

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