Olin Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls, a division of Olin Corporation, is seeking Human Resources Generalists to support our McIntosh, Alabama (Mobile area) manufacturing site. This role provides client support on all human resources related matters including, but not limited to employee relations, training, recruiting, selection, assignment, performance and talent management. HR Generalists partner with HR management to ensure compliance for all HR activities, programs and policies.
Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. Olin is the world’s leading producer of chlor alkali products and vinyls, the number one supplier of epoxy materials, the number one global seller of membrane caustic soda and chlorinated organics and the number one North American seller of chlorine, bleach and hydrochloric acid. Winchester's principal manufacturing facilities produce and distribute sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components and industrial cartridges.
Essential Functions/Basic Duties:
- Assists in the articulation of the values and culture of the organization and proposes HR management activities which support the organization’s culture
- Ensures all employment practices comply with federal, state and local regulations
- Assists in career development, discussing career paths with line managers and recommending suitable candidates for promotion
- Investigates and resolves day-to-day employee relations problems, either directly or through advice to line management
- Leads the recruitment process, discussing staff needs with line managers, screening applications, conducting interviews and preparing offers
- Participates in division-wide campus recruitment and diversity outreach events
- Exercises leadership in the recruiting efforts and in the area of Affirmative Action planning. Ensure good faith recruiting efforts. Supports various equal employment activities/programs.
- Supports business objectives and key organizational priorities
- Leads and participates in special strategic teams or assignments
- Uses data and analytics to drive improvement (e.g. retention, engagement, hiring)
- Provides guidance and counsel to management on employee performance issues; develops performance improvement plans and conducts disciplinary/termination processes where necessary.
Essential Job Requirements:
- Candidate must meet one of the following:
- Bachelor’s Degree* in Human Resources, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Organizational Development/Management, Employment Law or Business related discipline AND 2 years continuous and current related human resources experience; OR
- Master’s Degree* (completed by June 2019) in Human Resources, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Organizational Development/Management, Employment Law or Business related discipline
- Demonstrated knowledge of employment and labor laws and regulations including FLSA, AAP/EEO, Title VII, ADA/ADEA, FMLA, etc.
- Manufacturing/Industrial environment preferred; chemical or process manufacturing preferred
- Labor relations experience or formal education, including hands-on skills in negotiations, grievances and arbitrations preferred
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products required; HRIS/ERP/ATS systems preferred
- Willingness to travel when required (estimated 10% or less overnight)
- Excellent client relationship skills. Able to forge strong relationships with internal and external partners and be a visible representative of Olin in multiple forums
- This position is intended to be a talent strategy role with potential for advancement to the next career level (HR Management) for the successful performer; demonstrated learning agility, a history of personal learning/development and a desire for a HR professional career path is strongly preferred.
- The ability and willingness to relocate within Olin to other locations in the Southeast, Gulf Coast, West Coast or Northeast is strongly preferred.
Olin is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
*Degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education