Sr. Human Resources Manager, Operations West

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Corona, CA, US, 92879

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

​​Salary Range: $150,000-$170,000 


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. 

The Senior Human Resources Manager, Operations West Region will be accountable for the leadership of regional HR personnel to provide strategic direction, guidance, coaching, career development and talent management. This person will also partner with site leadership to drive strategic workforce planning, organizational design, change readiness/management, talent and compensation reviews, performance management, succession planning and other strategic HR services.



  • Builds and sustains trusted advisor/business partner relationships with multi-site site leadership teams and direct reports.
  • Acts as change agent, strategic advisor, and collaborator with senior leaders to influence and shape culture, business plans, vision, mission, priorities, and human capital strategies.  This person will guide and mentor their team to do the same.
  • Partners with site leaders to align and deliver strategic talent plans, reduce complexities, and enhance the value of enterprise HR solutions.
  • Partners with business unit leaders to identify/address business drivers that may require org development/change; plan and execute organizational change initiatives. 
  • Complete business unit workforce environment analysis, short/long-term workforce requirements aligned to business priorities and partner with COE.
  • Utilizes deep knowledge of HR policies, procedures, best practice and competitive landscape to shape the talent and HR requirements for the business. 
  • Partner with COE/Site leaders to identify business unit learning needs and plan/implement business unit-wide learning initiatives.
  • Coach business senior leadership team in talent-related discussions/planning and in implementation of performance management process and executive communications.
  • Engages with regional Sr HR Managers to execute the HR Operations strategy and priorities. Partner with business unit/function in developing/delivering key culture, inclusion, and other strategic HR messages/plans.
  • Works alongside site leaders and team leaders to champion business and HR standards and consistency in policies, systems, and provides policy clarifications, interpretations and guidance as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Experience, Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business management or related field or at least 10 years' equivalent professional experience within an international organization
  • Minimum of 8 years human resources experience with at least 3 years of generalist experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working closely with function leaders to establish strategy, program, tools, policies, and processes
  • Experience acting as a change agent, strategic advisor, and collaborator with senior leaders to champion HR standards and influence/shape business plans, vision, mission, and priorities
  • Significant experience in California employment law and state employment regulations

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.




Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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