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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 (360+ employees). 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.
  • Support and develop all direct reports.
  • 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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