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Human Resources Manager

Linden, NJ, USA Req #435
Monday, June 17, 2024




The pay range for this position is $97,520 - $146,280/annually. This position is based onsite at our Linden, NJ facility.


The Human Resources Manager oversees the site-level execution of the People & Culture strategy. The Human Resource Manager is responsible for contributing to the development and full execution of plans, systems, policies, and processes for workforce planning, talent acquisition, talent management and development, employee engagement, legal compliance and record keeping, employee relations, total rewards (compensation and benefits), and payroll. This position requires a strong generalist who is collaborative and proactive in problem-solving.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partners closely with line management, providing HR guidance and coaching on people matters
  • Acts as a primary point of contact for employees spending time both on and off production areas to be accessible and approachable to employees
  • Builds a strong business relationship with the site team; works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. 
  • Identify ways to increase staff retention and productivity, including implementation of activities to enhance employee engagement
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation. 
  • Manages workforce needs in partnership with internal talent acquisition team and agencies for hourly non exempt associates
  • Provides key leadership in development of culture that builds a regional “employer of choice” reputation.  Is a champion for company culture and employee engagement
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR team to develop solutions, programs and policies 
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g.,coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follow up to ensure training objectives are met. 
  • Conducts prompt and thorough investigations into employee concerns, complaints and performance issues to ensure consistency and fairness in the Employee Relations process
  • Deliver site new hire onboarding and training
  • Ensure employee documentation is up to date and properly stored
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects employee data.
  • Actively identifies gaps, proposes, and implements process improvements
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning. 
  • Maintains current in-depth knowledge of local, state and federal legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Be the subject matter expert on complex employee relations issues.
  • Be a strategic business partner to site people managers.
  • Manage day to day process on accommodation and leave of absence requests, including workers compensation.
  • Support organizational initiatives. 



  • A minimum of 3 years of HR experience with full cycle recruitment experience  
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience resolving complex employee relations issues. 
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including organizational diagnosis, employee relations, leave of absence, accommodations and workers compensation administration, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of employment laws and other compliance issues 
  • Proficiency in Google Suite and HR system applications, Ceridian a plus
  • Strong skills in full cycle recruiting
  • Strong team player, but also able to work independently
  • Strong time management skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to listen and probe to understand underlying needs and/or root cause of an issue 
  • Local, State and Federal labor law knowledge
  • Ability to provide thoughtful and progressive guidance
  • Bias for action
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to identify, influence, and collaborate with key stakeholders to achieve desired organizational outcomes
  • Outstanding judgment, sensitivity and high discretion
  • Ability to perform under high pressure situations
  • Building and sustaining positive employee relationships by driving empathy, mindfulness, kindness and inclusivity.


  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent years of experience in Human Resources or related field preferred.

What We Offer

  • Comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, pet insurance and legal insurance
  • Bonus potential
  • Equity
  • 401(k) with company match that is immediately vested
  • Life and ADD insurance
  • Opportunities for career growth with a dynamic company
  • Unlimited Time Off

Our Values at Work

We believe that ACTIONS speak louder than words and our company values align to those ACTIONS.

In Our Daily Work, This Looks Like:

  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Set clear objectives and prioritize your tasks Hold yourself and your teams accountable for meeting deadlines Learn from your mistakes and use it as a learning opportunity to improve next time
  • CHALLENGE WITH CURIOSITY: We challenge and engage with each other through curiosity and a drive to innovate and transform. This encourages us to learn from one another, be open-minded to other perspectives and possibilities, and continuously improve and problem-solve with intensity. We persevere through challenges, observe patterns, and pay attention to the details to make connections others may overlook, allowing us to exceed expectations.
  • TRANSPARENCY & HONESTY: Maintain open and consistent communication. Admit mistakes and take ownership Document decisions to help avoid misunderstandings
  • INNOVATION: Work with the end-user in mind and create solutions that will add value Question existing norms, assumptions, and best practices Experiment and take calculated, data-driven risks
  • OBJECTIVITY: Utilize data and make data-driven decisions at every opportunity
  • NIMBLENESS: Utilize time management to help stay focused and on task with urgency es and make adjustments accordingly Delegate and trust others to handle specific responsibilities with resources and support
  • SUCCESS THROUGH OUR CUSTOMERS: Know your audience and the type of work they expect to receive as the end-result of a project, initiative, or task Seek feedback at different stages to ensure you’re on the right track Foster collaboration among cross-functional teams to ensure you’re providing the best experience and service to our consumers

Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location.  We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Linden, NJ, USA