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Human Resources Generalist

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Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40211

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.

 

Lubrizol is currently looking for a motivated HR Generalist to join our Louisville Site HR team. If providing a range of customer-facing, local HR support at a dynamic, fast-moving specialty chemical plant interests you, this is the ideal position! 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the HR team to provide front-line employee life cycle support to Lubrizol’s Louisville facility (i.e., compensation, job changes and benefits administration, conduct employee investigations, support communications for company and region-wide HR programs/initiatives, respond to local HR-related inquiries).
  • Complete day-to-day Labor Relations activities for the Louisville site (i.e., union contract administration, initial grievance responses, conduct routine labor relations meetings with site officials, participate in arbitrations, negotiations as necessary)
  • Engage in full-cycle Talent Acquisition activities, identifying and hiring talented team members for all site roles.
  • Support site adoption of the company’s performance and career management program; promote the value of formal performance and career management discussions between employees and supervisors to review overall work performance, objectives, and career development.
  • Participate, as representative of HR, in site leadership meetings and required leadership activities which support the workplace culture.
  • Work with managers on workforce planning, to develop succession plans and Individual Development Plans for employees. 
  • Assist in developing and conducting various training programs as required.  Lead the training of front-line supervisors.
  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure site policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance with Federal, State and local laws.  Provide counsel, advice and guidance to staff, supervision and management on legal and regulated matters to ensure the company complies with various regulatory agencies and guidelines (EEOC, NLRB, etc.).
  • Build relationships and establish trust with internal customers (i.e., front-line supervisors, site management team, employees). 
  • Serve as key point of contact for coordination of company-sponsored employee engagement and recognition programs and activities.
  • Participate in North America and Global HR community projects/teams as requested.  Continuously improve internal processes, procedures and organizational systems.
  • Partner in and support cross-functional projects with other staff and operational departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience and Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum 5 years of human resources or related field, including labor relations experience.
  • Knowledge of HR policies, procedures, principles, processes and regulations and comfortable advising others in these areas
  • Candidate should possess:  Solid problem solving and decision-making skills, sense of urgency, attention to detail, organization, ability to execute multiple tasks while maintaining confidentiality and meeting deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, effective communication (written/verbal/listening), as well as facilitation experience.
  • Demonstrate behavior supporting Lubrizol’s Cultural Beliefs (All In, Take Action, Lead Decisively, Think External, Be Courageous)
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications, HRIS).

Considered a Plus:

  • HRCI / SHRM certification(s).
  • HR experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience supporting multiple shifts of employees

Working Conditions:

  • Primary work will be in an office environment but engagement with employees in the plant is required.
  • Must be willing/able to perform duties and responsibilities in a chemical manufacturing environment, adhering to all required safety protocol.
  • Safely work independently and around others by following all required procedures.

 

Located in the largest city in Kentucky, Lubrizol’s Louisville facility is a great place to work in a great place to live.  Known simultaneously as one of the southernmost Northern cities and one of the northernmost Southern cities, Louisville offers the best of both regions.  Famous for the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May, Louisville’s many other assets make it notable 365 days a year!  With a thriving downtown area, an abundance of parks and recreational areas, rich arts and cultural opportunities and an affordable cost of living, Louisville offers something for everyone.  There’s a reason we like to call ourselves “Possibility City” - the possibilities are endless!

 

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.

 

Do You Need Assistance?

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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