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Human Resource Manager in Oak Brook, IL at ReaderLink

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description


Plan, direct and coordinate human resource management activities of the organization to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, personnel policies and regulatory compliance.

Essential Functions:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:

• Administers compensation, benefits and performance management systems, safety and recreation programs.
• Identifies staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.
• Allocates human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.
• Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.
• Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
• Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.
• Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.
• Responsible for all of part of these areas: recruiting, staffing logistics, organizational planning, performance management and improvement systems; organizational development, employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting, employee safety for Field Service and Warehouse employees.
• Recommend, develop, and schedule training and development courses.
• Negotiate third-party -staffing contracts and participate in request for proposals.

Non-Essential Functions:

• Use HR metrics to evaluate the process of the human resource department.
• Analyze statistical data and reports to identify and determine cause for personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization’s personnel policies and practices.
• Other duties may be assigned, directed or requested.

Job Requirements


• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related curriculum
• 5-8 years’ experience in human resources, including employee relations
• Strong customer service focus, interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work independently
• Ability to manage and organize multiple priorities
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
• Ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment
• Health and Safety experience
• Strong PC Skills (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
• PHR required
• 25% of job is travel

• Experience with California law 

Preferred Qualifications:

• SPHR Preferred

Physical Requirements:

The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee:

• Must be able to sit for five hours per day
• Will frequently have repetitive hand/arm movements for simple reaching and/or typing
• Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
• Regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers, and handle or feel objects

Language Skills:

• Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to speak with all levels of the organization
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
• Ability to write routine reports

Mathematical Skills:

• Must be proficient in mathematics
• Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s
• Ability to do algebra and statistical analysis.

Reasoning Ability:

• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
• Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

• The work performed is in an office environment
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate at low decibels
• Must be able to work in a fast paced, team environment


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