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Human Resources Manager

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Date: Dec 29, 2020

Location: Franklin, WI, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 61203 

Vesta, part of Lubrizol LifeSciences, offers custom medical manufacturing services, including precision thermoplastic and silicone extrusion as well as comprehensive silicone fabrication from its ISO 13485 certified facilities. Vesta capitalizes on more than 40 years’ experience, leveraging expertise in design assistance, material selection and quality compliance to enable our customer’s success.

Vesta has served as a trusted medical device outsourcing partner for four decades, delivering innovative solutions in molding, extrusion and assembly. Our Franklin, Wisconsin location includes ISO 7 certified clean room, ISO 8 controlled environment, 116,000 ft2 (10,700 m2), 17 extruders with 12 lines, 75 molding presses and a dedicated R&D laboratory. Every one of our medical device manufacturing, assembly and support services has quality at its core. Our highly collaborative, end-to-end, medical device process validation ensures quality without sacrificing product performance.


The Manager of Human Resources is responsible for leading and continuously improving the human resource policies and programs for our Franklin, WI location.  The Manager of Human Resources must be a visible leader, have the pulse of the team, understands the direction of the facility and provides coaching and guidance on recruiting, compensation, performance management, employee relations, training, and safety matters.



  • Interprets and applies established human resource policies to ensure fair and consistent treatment of all employees. 
  • Develops strong relationships with employees, leads and supervisors understanding and positively impacting the morale of the team.
  • Handles all employee relations investigations.
  • Coaches all leaders; develops their understanding of HR and leadership best practices.
  • Directs and coordinates various activities designed to promote and maintain a high level of employee morale, ensure the site cultural beliefs are a constant focus and create an atmosphere conducive to the best possible employee-employer relationship.
  • Keeps up to date on governmental regulations and reporting requirements affecting company policies and human resources practices to include EEO, OSHA, ERISA and wage and hour regulations. Implements changes and develops policies to comply with these changes.
  • Prepare and direct the preparation of various reports for management review to include HR metrics, headcount reports, etc.
  • Implement, coordinate and monitor HR programs including recruiting, compensation, performance management, and employee relations. 
  • Develops and facilitate training and advises on such topics as: interviewing, hiring, terminations, employee relations, discipline, promotions, performance review, safety and harassment/discrimination or any additional special needs.
  • Manage the temp labor workforce, ensure best in class cost, on-boarding and retention are aligned with company and corporate needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


HIRING GUIDELINES: (To perform job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required/preferred).

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a concentration in either Human Resources Management or Business Administration is preferred.
  • Five to seven years of experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employment regulations, compensation and benefits, training and development and organizational planning.
  • Proven ability to write reports, business correspondence, personnel policies and procedure manuals.
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • High level knowledge of worker’s compensation and familiarity with OSHA recording practices.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with significant exposure to a fast-paced environment (preferred)
  • Professional Human Resources (PHR or SPHR) Certification (preferred)
  • Travel is less than 10% annually



  • Excellent (written and verbal) communication and effective human interaction skills.
  • Flexible to change and possess a high degree level of integrity and “can do attitude”.
  • Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals
  • Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as overtime, proportions and percentages.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and statistics.



Vesta is located in Franklin WI, a growing community of 35,000 people that is located in the Southeastern portion of Wisconsin, approximately 15 miles south of Milwaukee, WI and about 60 miles north of Chicago, Il.  The Southeastern portion of Wisconsin is bordered on the east by Lake Michigan, a Great Lake that has fantastic fishing and boating opportunities.  The City of Milwaukee is a diverse community with many ethnic festivals that occur almost every weekend from June until September.  Starting with the last week in June until the second weekend in July, the Henry Maier Festival Park, hosts Summerfest, one of the largest outdoor music festivals, highlighted by the Marcus Amphitheater, which hosts Main Stage concerts every evening.  Milwaukee is also the home to Harley Davidson, the Harley Museum and Harley Davidson Bike fest every 5 years.  If you are into professional sports, Milwaukee is home to the Milwaukee Brewers, who play at Miller Park, the Milwaukee Bucks  who are building a new area and the Green Bay Packers are within 2 hours driving distance from Milwaukee. 


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.


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Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

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