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Title:  Manager, Human Resources III (Plant)

Requisition ID:  14646-159
Location: 

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72923

Category:  Human Resources
Travel:  Up to 25%

About Graphic Packaging International LLC:  Graphic Packaging International, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a leading global provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products companies. We are one of the largest producers of folding cartons and hold a leading market position in solid bleached sulfate, coated unbleached kraft and coated recycled paperboard. Graphic Packaging’s customers include some of the most widely- recognized companies in the world.

 

We achieve our vision by delivering value to our customers, building a high-performance culture for our employees and creating superior returns for our shareholders. We strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate.

 

Graphic Packaging is committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry to reward the talented people who make our company successful. We invite you to review the following employment opportunity and to learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

 

Inspired Packaging.  A World of Difference.

 

 

OPPORTUNITY: We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking managerial candidates to join our team as a Human Resources Manager III (Plant).  We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, AFLAC, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.   

 

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

Develop, promote and implement innovative HR solutions to meet business needs and increase organizational efficiency. Responsible for providing direction and assistance with employment, salary administration, payroll, benefits, performance management, employee relations, labor relations, employment law and workforce planning.

Job Functions:

Employee Relations:

  • Provides advice and counsel to hourly and salary employees to maintain a positive, productive employment environment free of discrimination and inconsistencies. Monitor and provide feedback regarding policies, procedures and programs and propose improvements as necessary. Serve as liaison for voicing employee concerns.
  • Coaches employees, supervisors and colleagues assisting them in problem resolution and to improve performance. Coach, advise and recommend corrective actions.
  • Serve as liaison between Corporate HR and plant for escalation issues.
  • Support line leaders to improve skills and effectiveness and to create an environment where each employee can fully contribute.
  • Conduct annual training on Code of Business Ethics, Anti-Harassment, Anti-Discrimination, and other related HR Policies.

 

 

Staffing and Recruitment:

  • Manages the process for temporary staff utilized in our facility. Acts as the company liaison with the staffing agency.
  • Has oversight and involvement in all hourly hiring practices. Administers the hiring process for all employee groups. Supports salaried hiring process.
  • Partners with the training team to support the on-boarding process and integration of employees.
  • Represent facility in unemployment claims process.
  • Conducts exit interviews and tracks results.

 

Other Duties:

 

  • Manages the Performance Management system.
  • Oversees the Payroll and Benefits functions.
  • Assists in development or re-engineering of innovative processes and systems (Reward & Recognition, attendance, and other people programs).
  • Provides reports to Site Leadership team on a regular basis or as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to Employment Law.
  • Complies with and drives compliance with all HR and safety practices.
  • Initiate actions within the HRIS and manages employee files.
  • Responsible for recruitment and retention strategies.
  • In the absence of the HR Manager, the daily responsibilities will be transferred to Production Manager, or HR Generalist.
  • Follow all Plant rules, Processes, Hygiene, and Allergens procedures, related to production of Safe Quality Foods.
  • Report to person of authority to record any potentially unsafe conditions which may result in unsafe foods or noncompliance to SQF related procedures.
  • Participate in SQF Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required.
  • Reporting of any customer complaints to persons responsible to enter into GPI’s Customer Complaint system for root cause analysis and appropriate corrective action taken.
  • Follow all procedures related to producing Safe Quality Foods (SQF).
  • Report any potentially unsafe SQF conditions or customer complaints to a person of authority to record and/or correct the situation.
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork
  • Directly involved in responsibilities /actions related to Prerequisite and Food Safety Programs.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and 5-10 years of HR Experience.
  • Operational experience to enhance user / trainer interface
  • Three – five years problem solving, project management, supervision, and technical writing experience.
  • Computer Skills: SAP, MS Office, and database programs

 

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

 


Required Experience

 

 

 


 At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. 


With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. 

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference. 

 


 Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster


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