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Human Resources Manager

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Stillwater, OK Oklahoma, US, 74075

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You’ll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories.  We are North America’s largest producer of resilient flooring products and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

 

That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.

 

COMMUNITY


Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we’re proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.

 

WORK

 

We are seeking a hands-on Human Resources Manager to provide both strategic and tactical HR leadership to our plant in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  This is a challenging yet exciting opportunity to direct and lead the human resource activities and programs for this manufacturing location - building employee engagement by driving the development and attainment of business strategies and plans through strategic HR planning, change management, organizational design and talent management.

 

Who you’ll be working with:

  • Report directly Vice President Human Resources at Corporate with a strong dotted line to the Plant Manager
  • Partner closely with plant leaders and the HR team
  • Build relationships with all plant employees

 

How you’ll contribute to the team:

  • Lead and direct plant HR activities to support the achievement of plant performance metrics in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Productivity & People
  • Serve as a strategic business partner, developing plans in tandem with plant objectives and functional HR processes
  • Ensure the execution of key plant HR initiatives and processes to drive continuous improvement in all areas of Human Resources  to include organization effectiveness, staffing, employee relations, performance management, training and development, benefits, employment practices and legal compliance
  • Guide the Employee Relations strategy and manage overall culture at the plant to maintain a positive employee relations environment
  • Support organization change and continuous improvement efforts (such as Lean) and collaborate with plant leadership to ensure successful change management approaches through effective planning and analysis, communication of change initiatives, full and active leadership support and employee involvement
  • Provide counsel and coaching to all employees on a wide range of personnel matters
  • Track and analyze plant HR metrics to determine root cause and develop and execute action plans to address problem areas
  • Lead the talent management efforts including succession planning, competency development, process planning, career planning, retention efforts, and development activities across the plant
  • Support performance management initiatives and integrating balanced assessments, goal setting and development processes
  • Provide thorough and engaging orientation, on-boarding and employee communication processes in partnership with other lead team members
  • Advise and counsel managers and their staff on HR/employee issues and activities
  • Understand and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and statutes governing HR processes
  • Understand and apply lean manufacturing concepts to HR systems and problem-solving
  • Support community activities and location grants/donations

 

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • 7+ years of progressive HR leadership experience in a manufacturing organization
  • Experience with recruitment, employee relations, compensation, performance management, talent management, organizational development and culture / engagement initiatives
  • Experience leading and managing significant organizational change, organizational development and/or organizational effectiveness
  • Experience in developing and supporting high performing and/or semi-autonomous teams
  • Strong organizational skills to handle high volumes of work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment while maintaining excellent delivery and quality performance.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities with a strong attention to detail, combined with a strong customer service orientation and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, individually and in teams
  • Proven oral and written communications skills to convey information clearly and effectively. Solid listening skills to gather information for understanding
  • Ability to synthesize information from multiple sources, determine issues and objectives, and develop strategies to address needs
  • Ability to pivot focus effectively in response to business needs
  • Experience managing complex employee/labor relations situations
  • History of effectively coaching across levels and functions, including individuals in more senior roles than oneself

 

We’ll be excited if you have:

  • PHR/SPHR certification
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies to increase value to customers through elimination of non-value added work
  • Experience working in both union and non-union environments


DEVELOPMENT

At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many long-tenured employees with diverse career paths. We offer the following opportunities to promote a growth culture:

Certification

On-the-job training

 Tuition reimbursement

 Online learning

 Instructor lead courses

Job shadowing

 

BENEFITS


Competitive medical, dental and vision plans

401k with company match

Health Savings Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts

Ability to purchase additional vacation

Employee discount program

Paid holidays

Employee Assistance Program

Mothers Rooms

 

LIFESTYLE

Company celebrations
Family picnics
Department gatherings
Casual work environment

 

In addition, our world headquarters office offers:

Campus-like environment

3 mile wooded walking path

Fitness Center

Lunchtime Café

Disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

 

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity. 

 Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at www.goscoutgo.com/searchfirmreferral


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: HR, HR Manager, Plant, Database, Plant Manager, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Technology

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