Ref No.: 16-06115
Location: Muscatine,Davenport, Iowa
Job Summary:
The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive leadership and support in the functional areas of human resources for a non-union, chemical manufacturing site.

Scope / Specific Responsibilities of the Position:
  • Partners with, influences and aligns plant business leaders on people strategies, workforce development, recruiting, and compensation
  • Drives organizational results by enabling thoughtful, deliberate decisions regarding workforce and its impact on people
  • Leads people efforts/processes at the plant around talent acquisition, talent development, retention, operations excellence and organizational culture
  • Optimizes employee performance through ensuring maintenance of positive employee relations, and promotion of diverse and inclusive plant environment
  • Partner to promote leadership development of all plant employees
  • Drives strategic workforce planning through plant succession planning, identifying critical skills and overseeing the development of plant training programs
  • Lead a variety of organizational engagement initiatives, through collaborative efforts with our corporate office, and partner with plant leadership to ensure implementation
  • Partner with plant leadership and Supply Chain HR Leadership to define current and future business strategies in order to define and implement effective people strategies to support business
  • Provide leadership and direction to the training program to ensure that it meets business needs
  • Champions labor relations and supports corporate culture, by providing advice and counsel to plant leadership on personnel issues, actively promotes safety culture and participates in plant emergency response team.
  • Serves as a technical expert regarding government laws and regulations relating to human resources, such as EEO, FLSA, ADA, ERISA, etc.
  • Ensures adherence and provides interpretation for all policies
  • Acts as the plant spokesperson for media relations
  • Support plant community outreach objectives
Qualifications:
Minimum Required Qualifications for the Position:
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, or related field
Experience:
  • 5 years of progressive human resources experience
  • Previous management or leadership experience is required
  • Functional knowledge of HR law, policies, practices and programs
  • The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and applicable federal and state employment laws.
  • This position also requires strong leadership and communication skills, including the ability to develop strong relationships and networks, and influence change.
  • The ideal candidate will also possess strategic and critical thinking skills and experience in leading change management.
Ideal Candidate Will Also Possess:
  • Previous HR Leadership experience and experience in an industrial setting
  • A Master's Degree in Human Resources, or related field
  • Industry or prior manufacturing experience
  • Previous experience as a people leader
  • Strategic and critical thinking skills
Employee Status:
Regular
Travel:
Yes, 15 % of the Time
Job Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Standard
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

This position is:
Backfill

Is there a bonus structure?
15%

Is there equity?
Yes

Who does this position report to?
HR Lead - responsible for all HR functions within our Crop Protection production sites located in the US and also those plants in outside the US.

Does this position have direct reports?
Yes

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
* Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, or related field * 5 years of progressive human resources experience * Previous management or leadership experience is required * Functional knowledge of HR law, policies, practices and programs * The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and applicable federal and state employment laws.

What are the nice-to-have skills?
* Previous HR Leadership experience and experience in an industrial setting * A Master's Degree in Human Resources, or related field * Industry or prior manufacturing experience * Very strong interpersonal and communication abilities among all levels of employees

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
Innovative company, Monsanto - leader in Biotechnology and moving towards the cutting edge of Digital Agriculture, has an opening in our Muscatine, Iowa for an HR Lead.