Site Human Resources Manager

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Date: Feb 9, 2024

Location: Avon Lake, OH, US, 44012

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Lubrizol is looking for a Site Human Resources Manager that will be responsible for front-line Human Resource leadership supporting our Avon Lake plant, as well as partner with the HR Generalist the Bowling Green plant as needed. This position provides HR program and strategy execution across a full spectrum of Human Resources services to support operations and business initiatives.


Your essential functions will include:

  • Support the Avon Lake, Ohio site in executing HR strategies and initiatives, including but not limited to onboarding, employee hire to retire lifecycle, talent acquisition, training and development, employee engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, strategic workforce planning and other site-specific HR work that is critical to provide effective support
  • Creating and administering Human Resource policies and procedures; conducting investigations, providing counsel and advice to employees and managers on Human Resource polices/practices/procedures
  • Managing day-to-day employee relations activities for the business
  • As a member of the plant leadership team, supporting/directing cultural and employee engagement initiatives as well as serving as a participant and advisor during strategic alignment process
  • Communicating and implementing corporate and global operations Human Resource initiatives
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive and respectful working environment
  • Possessing a continuous improvement mindset; recommending and implementing process improvements
  • Possessing and modeling the organization’s cultural beliefs reflecting a strong emphasis on accountability and measurement of results
  • Providing and analyzing HR data to support recommendations for change
  • Supporting and managing HR systems to ensure legal compliance
  • Leading and completing other miscellaneous projects as necessary


Skills / Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business or other related discipline
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in an HR partner role with a broad understanding of core HR processes within HR technology & systems, talent management, and total rewards
  • 3 years HR experience in a plant, manufacturing and/or industrial work environment.  
  • Experience collaborating and building strong relationships with a team of HR professionals, plant leadership and employees at all levels
  • Coaching, influencing and making sound judgment calls
  • Critical-thinking skills with the ability to think strategically and execute on ideas
  • Solid negotiating and problem-solving skills
  • Thorough decision-making capability
  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office and a Human Capital Management system
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be willing to travel locally 10-20% occasionally as needed


Considered a Plus:

  • Experience with SAP/Success Factors
  • HR certification


Why Lubrizol?

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment

If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you. #LI-HD1

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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