Human Resources Manager

Wabash National is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that moves diverse industries forward through innovative solutions. Each associate is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 25 years ago.

If you are applying for a position with certain of Wabash National Corporation's subsidiaries, such as Garsite/Progress LLC, Walker Stainless Equipment LLC, or Brenner Tank, LLC, with locations in Kansas and Wisconsin, please know that these companies are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. You can learn more about your rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at .

If you are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is shaping the future, take a closer look at Wabash National. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be for our associates, our customers and our community.

The Human Resources Manager acts as a strategic business partner and provides support and expertise on all human resources and employment related issues including recruitment, investigation, disciplinary action, employee development, communications, performance management, succession planning, and policies and procedures. Ensures that the Human Resources function is viewed as a full business partner tied to business initiatives and directives within the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Through a highly effective recruiting process, maintains and enhances a productive work environment
  • Strong understanding of HR Laws and compliance requirements
  • Maintains standard operating procedures for recruiting activities
  • Develops strong relationships and partners with managers, business leaders and HR
  • Tracks and reports key metrics designed to measure and predict HR activity
  • Serves as a strategic business partner to the leadership team as a member of that team and translating business goals and objectives into aligned HR initiatives
  • Leads and/or manages courageously during organizational change; takes appropriate risks and energizes and encourages others to do so in order to achieve company goals and priorities
  • Incorporates Lean Management techniques within HR by evaluating the efficiency, effectiveness and value add of various HR tools and programs
  • Provides direction and counsel to Directors, and Managers regarding policies & procedures to include day-to-day issues, professional development, employee morale, discipline, and performancemanagement
  • Engages and influences senior leaders in strategic discussions, challenges current thinking, influences outcomes and leads change in behaviors
  • Identifies, creates and implements change management initiatives to proactively support key business initiatives
  • Supports the communication of HR initiatives, removing barriers and participating in continuous improvement activities as needed to raise the bar
  • Actively participates and partners with organizations and events within the community in order to exercise and promote good corporate citizenship
  • Provides leadership to the HR Staff
  • Development and Implementation of Human Resources Policies, Procedures and Programs
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor s Degree: Human Resources or Business Administration; Preferred Master s Degree

Knowledge, Training, Skills and/or Experience:

  • A clear and contemporary understanding of all HR functions: recruitment, compensation and benefits, leadership and management development, organizational effectiveness and employee relations
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing database management tools
  • Knowledge of State and Federal regulations
  • Demonstrated learning agility; should demonstrate the ability to proactively identify and implement innovative recruitment/process solutions
  • Demonstrated clear understanding of the recruitment lifecycle processes
  • Demonstrated proficiency in strategy development, policy, plan and/or program design and implementation skills that attract, retain and motivate employees, appropriately manage risk and maximize the profitability of the business
  • Analytical skills
  • At least 5 years of general HR experience, including 2 years of demonstrated hourly staffing/ recruitment experience in a high volume/demand environment.
  • 3 years of direct supervisory/management experience of a large staff, including associate coaching, mentoring and developing
  • Manufacturing experience (preferred)
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing large scale/systemic change efforts across an organization
  • PHR/SPHR (preferred)

Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Wabash National is a tobacco free environment.

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