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Title:  Human Resources Manager

Requisition ID:  13291-159
Location: 

Tuscaloosa, AL, US, 35401

Category:  Human Resources
Travel:  Negligible

  • Administers and monitors all core aspects of the HR function at the plant level such as employment, compensation, employee relations, benefits, GPI Culture, training and employee services by performing duties listed below.
  • Ensures consistent application of company policies, benefits, compensation guidelines, fair treatment of employees, training, recruitment, etc.
  1. Maintains compliance with Federal and State employment regulations.
  2. Oversees administration of the employee benefit programs, affirmative action, compensation, performance appraisal programs, personnel recordkeeping, HRIS, unemployment claims, etc.
  3. Manages payroll and reports for Salary NonExempt, Hourly and Temporary workers.
  4. Monitors plant staffing needs, including temporary labor.
  5. Manages all recruitment activities.
  6. Counsels managers and supervisors regarding employee relations issues, including investigations, corrective action, performance reviews, hiring and separation decisions and recommends actions which are consistent with corporate and local policies/values as well as applicable laws and regulations.
  7. Develops local HR polices.
  8. Works in conjunction with safety leader to evaluate local safety policies and procedures.
  9. Counsels and advises management and employees on policy interpretation.
  10. Manages local community/philanthropy efforts.
  11. Investigates employee relation issues such as employee complaints and harassment allegations, and recommends appropriate action.
  12. Manages FML, STD, ADA, bonus hours and safety calculations.
  13. Facilitates training of all HR policies annually and as required.
  14. Works closely with plant’s Site Leadership Team (SLT) to link HR programs, practices and policies with business strategies and objectives (culture, core values, safety, quality, productivity, etc.)
  15. Responsible to ensure GPI Culture Development and Performance Management Systems are administered locally in accordance with corporate guidelines.
  16. Participates in developing departmental goals, objectives and systems.
  17. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for Lean, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  18. 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.
  19. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook and payroll processing.

Experience with SAP a plus.

Must possess strong knowledge of state and federal employment laws.

Must possess strong knowledge of OSHA regulations and standards.

Individual must be adept at analyzing and recommending solutions to a variety of problems and subjects.

Ability to work overtime (greater than 40 hours per week) and flexible schedules, as needed, to support employee events and meet with off-shift employees.


Required Experience

A Bachelor's Degree with 5-8 years of Human Resources Management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

Thorough understanding of Human Resources policies and practices.






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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