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HR Generalist - Northeast Ohio

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Date: Jan 29, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092 Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

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The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

 

Lubrizol is currently looking for an HR Generalist to join our Northeast Ohio (NEO) sites. If providing a range of customer-facing, local HR support at a dynamic, fast-moving specialty chemical company 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 NEO sites consisting of Wickliffe, OH and Brecksville, OH sites (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).
  • Evaluate and resolve Human Relations activities for the NEO sites (i.e. Act as a point of contact for questions, issues and complaints raised from employees related to HR policies, programs, and procedures, and coordinate the resolution of cases; oversee the implementation and completing of Performance Improvement Plans and corrective actions and ensure compliance with company policies and labor laws and agreements; act as point of contact and conduct investigations for employee issues; communicate outcomes of inquiries and investigations to appropriate stakeholders; consult with Employee Relations team, Site HR and managers on employee issues/concerns and development/completion of action plans, as needed
  • Engage in partnering with Talent Acquisition for all site recruiting
  • 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.
  • 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 and regional 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). 
  • 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 2 years of human resources or related field
  • Employee relations experience with a minimum 2 years’ 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.
  • Occasional travel required

While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.

 

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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