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Human Resources Manager


Do you have a passion for the Human Resources function? This might be the opportunity for you!

Pratt Industries - a sustainable packaging company - is looking for an enthusiastic change agent ready to manage and drive the strategic HR initiatives of its largest corrugated box plant. Recruitment, Retention, Culture Management, Benefits, and Employee Relations are just the start to this multifaceted position.

Why choose Pratt?

  • Our Culture
    • Growth/Development – we believe strongly in investing in our talented people as we know that their success means our collective success.
    • Family – we view each of our fellow coworkers as extended family and are proud to welcome each of you.
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit - each of our facilities operates independently, allowing the local leadership and team to propose and implement site specific changes.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits on the 1st of the month following your hire date.
  • 401(k) Company matching contribution after 90 days of service.
  • FULL tuition reimbursement and PAID childbearing/parenting leave after 12 months of service
  • Growing Team - year over year, Pratt expands its customer base, the number of facilities it operates and therefore the number of talented team members it employs.
  • Business Model - Pratt manufactures corrugated sheets and boxes from 100% recycled material. Pratt values environmental responsibility, sustainability and positively impacting the communities in which it operates.

Hiring Manager: Divisional HR Manager, Northern Corrugator

Requirements, Education, and Experience

  • 5-10 years’ experience as a HR generalist or HR Manager.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer literate (proficient in MS Word, MS Excel)
  • BS degree in HR Management or related field preferred
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Preferred SPHR or PHR certification

Official Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct all phases of the Human Resources function including recruitment, onboarding, performance & talent management, engagement and other related people initiatives or programs.
  • Investigate employee relations issues, including hotline reports, with focus on timely resolution.
  • Administer all employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, FMLA, vacation, paid leaves
  • Serve as primary contact to the local management team.
  • Maintain and administer any records or personnel files as required by state and federal laws.
  • Maintain and analyze metrics related to absenteeism, retention, and other HR KPI’s.
  • Assist with processing biweekly payroll.
  • Balance multiple commitments in fast paced environment
  • Participate in daily/weekly meetings, acting as point of contact and HR Business Partner.
  • Additional duties as assigned by management.

Leadership Attributes

  • Superior Time Management
  • Change agent focused on continuous improvement
  • High emotional intelligence and self-awareness
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop underperforming employees or problematic behaviors
  • Professional appearance to support his/her role as a managerial representative.

Language Skills

    • Ability to read and interpret financial statements, business trends, professional journals, regulatory laws, and policies & procedures. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees.

Mathematical Skills

    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.

Technical Skills

    • Computer literacy (MS Office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
    • Proficient knowledge and application of HR laws and regulations
    • Preferred Candidates will have experience with ADP and other HRIS’s.

Physical Demands

  • Employee is regularly required to walk and talk and hear, sit and stand.
  • Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment can be, at times, loud.
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