United States, West Hazleton, PA, Human Resources

Senior Plant HR Manager


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Participate as a key member of plant leadership team
  • Provide business knowledge, leadership, and direction to support plant objectives
  • Coach leaders and supervisors in effective leadership practices, including communication and positive employee relations
  • Manage recruiting, employment processes for all employees, and new employee on-boarding
  • Responsible for employee relations; administers and interprets policy, procedure and practice
  • Manage the corrective action policy and procedure. Addresses employees' concerns or complaints. Conducts investigations as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal legal requirements and regulations including employment matters on FLSA, NLRA, FMLA, ADA, EEO, ADEA, COBRA, HIPAA, and OSHA.
  • Manage local compensation and benefits programs to ensure compliance and equity. Partners with plant leadership team and NA compensation to develop "wage progression programs" and ensure local wages are competitive with local labor market wages.
  • Manage performance management process, Workers' Compensation and unemployment issues.
  • Prepare employee separations and related documentation and conducts exit interviews.
  • Responsible for maintaining HR Management Systems, participating in annual audits, implementing Social Responsibility.


  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business Administration or related field with at least 5 to 7 years professional HR experience is required
  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures in areas such as dispute resolution, performance management, employment law, employee relations, recruiting/ staffing, communications, training, compensation and benefits administration, and record keeping
  • HR experience at a manufacturing plant required
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Society of Human Resource Management Certification preferred

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 21013158
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067