United States, Salisbury, NC, Human Resources

Sr. Human Resources Manager

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This Sr HR Manager role will be based at our Salisbury, NC manufacturing facility but will also provide support for our Richmond, VA manufacturing site as well as provide leadership to the HR Business Partner for our Salisbury, SC, Greenville, SC and Memphis, TN manufacturing facilities. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the areas of recruitment, employment, personnel records, employee relations, job evaluation, benefits administration, employee development, training, AAP/EEO and special projects. This role will serve as a strategic and tactical business partner to the Plant leadership teams and assist in the development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures and their dissemination through employee booklets, communications, and/or meetings. This role reports to the Director of HR for our Adhesives Operations and Supply Chain NA team.

  • Identifies and implements effective strategies regarding human resources issues that affect the efficient operations of the company. 
  • Directs and participates in employee relations functions such as dispute resolution, discipline, communications, reward practices, etc., ensuring positive morale. Leads the organization in the definition of policies and practices that affect employee work and employee work relationships.
  • Directs and participates in the recruiting for and selection of domestic and international candidates to fill vacant employment opportunities. Ensures the quality of personnel hired, the effectiveness of recruiting and selection techniques, and compliance with legislated requirements, such as EEO law.
  • Implements and annually updates compensation program; assists with job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual compensation review/analysis; monitors performance evaluation program. Assures compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Ensures compliance with legislated requirements and timely governmental reporting.
  • Represents the company and its interests at various professional, industrial and community associations.
  • Keeps current with respect to general management and human resources issues .Defines practice changes and recommends action by the Management Leadership Team to incorporate into business plan.
  • Develops, recommends and implements human resources policies and procedures. Reviews policies and procedures to main compliance with changing federal state and federal laws and human resources practices.
  • Manage Temporary Employee requirements via a 3rd party vendor.
  • Work with local management to promote and achieve high employee participation in internal/external Health and Wellness activities.
  • Support the administration of Worker’s Compensation and partner with SHE to coordinate strong and successful workplace safety program.
  • Provide leadership/guidance in developing HRBP to ensure best-in-class HR support.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as required and manage one direct report. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Psychology or Business Management, Master’s Degree a plus.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years progressive experience in Human Resources and 5+ years working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of current state and federal employment law.
  • PHR/SPHR certification a plus.
  • Computer – demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel & Outlook and HRIS/Payroll systems.
  • Proficient in all MS Office applications. SAP experience a plus.
  • Knowledgeable of applicable Human Resources and Regulatory policies and issues.
  • Must be willing to travel on occasion.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: req44640
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
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Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
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