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Field Human Resources Manager

Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Spring
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is a key member of the Operations and HR team, and the purpose of the role is to lead HR initiatives, protocols and policies within a defined operational territory related to Talent Development and Onboarding, Retention, Leadership Skill Building, Workforce Planning, Compliance and Associate Relations. A primary focus of this role is to positively impact all aspects of the talent management system across all locations within the defined territory. Working closely with the Area HR Manager, the position will require a proactive approach to ensuring that we are compliant in our HR practices by providing consistency in application and execution of enterprise-wide programs and subsequently coaching our managers in executing policies and procedures accurately and fairly. The position requires someone with strong communications/influencing skills who is self-driven, embraces change, and has a comfort level working in a matrixed reporting relationship, given that the role reports into the Area HR Manager but will have a strong reporting relationship into Operations. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Associate Experience, Engagement, and Retention: • Lead local associate experience and retention efforts through the implementation of enterprise programs including new associate orientation and onboarding, global associate engagement surveys, local appreciation, and recognition events, etc. • Identify and design solutions to address local retention challenges. •Support the D&I efforts and encourages managers to foster an inclusive work environment. Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition: • Supports recruiting team in resolving issues around requisition accuracy, approval chains, and manager responsiveness. • Takes an active role in supporting recruiting activity and partners with recruiting team to advise them on opportunities to access local diverse recruiting sources. • Proposes appropriate staffing levels based on analysis of growth trends. • Collaborates on leadership recruiting needs and participates in selection process for critical roles to identify the best qualified candidates. • Partner with Area HR Manager in start-up activities for new business and assists in the transition through orientation and onboarding activities. • Collaborates with Area HR Manager and Compensation to arrive at appropriate compensation packages. Associate and Leader Skill Development: • Maintains oversight of associate performance and ensures that development plans for those associates are in place. • Supports new leaders as through critical HR processes needed to effectively manage and lead people. • Oversees process for annual talent review and succession plan process and leverages Leadership Development tools to ensure that associates receive the appropriate functional training. Training and Development: • Communicates and reinforces with management training and development as needed, including performance management, selection skills, safety, workplace violence, harassment in the workplace, equal opportunity, wage and hour laws, diversity & inclusion, leadership, and other focus topics. Associate & Labor Relations and Performance Management: • Partners with Area HR Manager, HR Director (as needed), Legal (as needed), and Labor Representative (as needed) in conducting regular location assessments and coach management on the proper interpretation and execution of policies, programs, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements. • Investigates associate complaints and works with managers/legal/labor relations/security, as appropriate, to respond and resolve. • Actively engages management team in performance management process utilizing training tools, coaching, and corrective counseling procedure. Human Capital Analytics: • Provide operations leaders with relevant and meaningful HR metrics and analytics to help guide business decisions at the local level. This includes regular review and analysis of turnover, retention, LOA, exit interview data, etc. Compliance: • Regularly analyzes associate data, and scans for correct information, compensation parity (Equal Pay Act), FLSA compliance, consistent practices according to Penske policy, etc. • Facilitates resolution of payroll issues in a timely manner, taking steps to avoid similar issues in the future. QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree required • 3+ years' experience in Staffing, Human Resources, or a related field is required, relevant experience will be considered. • Professional certification in SHRM or HRCI is preferred • Strong knowledge of HR functions and employment law • Ability to work well independently and complete tasks with minimal supervision; strong sense of urgency • Detail oriented with strong organizational and documentation skills • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment • Adaptable quick learner with the ability to pick up company's systems and processes quickly • Ability to travel up to 50% • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required. Physical Requirements: • The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines. • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer Job Category: Human Resources Job Family: Human Resources Address: 2001 Timberloch Place Suite 310 Primary Location: US-TX-Spring Employer: Penske Logistics LLC Req ID: 2406026 Date posted: 05/31/2024

Keywords: Penske Logistics, Houston , Field Human Resources Manager, Human Resources , Spring, Texas

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