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Date: Jan 22, 2018

Location: Troy, Michigan, US, 48642

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 34383


CPI Fluid Engineering, a division of The Lubrizol Corporation, is a world leader in synthetic compressor lubricants. CPI connects the best of both worlds – the production capabilities and technical resources of major equipment and lubricant manufacturers with the flexibility and responsiveness of a service-oriented organization. Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.  Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.


*This position is located in Midland Michigan*


The purpose of the position of Human Resource Manager is to maintain and enhance human resources to support the strategic vision of our company through recruitment, staffing, training & development, and employee performance. This position will be responsible for identifying areas of opportunity to improve employee relations while adhering to business requirements and regulations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Partner with leaders on strategic business, organizational and talent management issues
  • Facilitate leadership and team development programs and initiatives including succession and workforce planning
  • Manager coaching for the business
  • Enhance business performance by providing strategic organizational development strategies in a consultative manner to align with business objectives
  • Partner with the corporate staffing department to create a strategic recruitment plan including identification, sourcing and hiring of top industry talent
  • Leads organizational and restructuring change management efforts in execution of key business decisions or projects
  • Communicate and implement corporate/segment Human Resource initiatives; provide input from the business perspective during new program development
  • Manage the talent management and associated process improvements for the business including: succession planning, performance and career management, and employee development
  • Administer Human Resource policies and procedures; investigate, provide counsel and advice to employees and managers on Human Resource polices/practices/procedures
  • Compiles reports as required for business and government purposes
  • Serve on Corporate Human Resource project teams as required
  • Manages day-to-day employee relations activities for the business
  • Establish positive working environments and relationships
  • Manage contract employee relationships and implement changes to be in compliance with co-employment laws.

Education/ Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration 
  • Certifications within related field

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum eight (8) years of demonstrated Human Resources experience supporting business units or locations including strategic initiatives
  • Ability to partner/consult with all levels of the organization; coach, influence and make sound judgment calls; solid negotiating and problem solving skills and decision making capabilities
  • Strong leadership skills

Considered a Plus

  • PHR/SPHR certifications
  • Master’s Degree in Business

Supervisory Responsibility and Reporting

  • The Human Resource Support department will report to the Human Resource Manager
  • This position reports to the General Manager of CPI

Empowerment and Decision Making

  • To be successful as a Human Resource Manager, the person must be able to act independently and follow the appropriate procedures and practices set forth by the Lubrizol Corp/CPI


Midland, Michigan offers a great quality of life with a mix of small-town America character blended with big-city opportunities.  Our residents enjoy artistic, cultural and recreational opportunities fit for communities many times our size – all with the convenience and charm of a county of 83,000 people.  There is so much more to see and experience right here in Midland County and we invite you to experience this great quality of life that Midland has to offer. 


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Midland Michigan
Nearest Secondary Market: Saginaw

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