Summary:  Administers policies relating to all phases of human resources activity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
  • Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and pension plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting
  • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization.
  • Administers benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, pension plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Investigates accidents and prepares reports for insurance carrier.
  • Conducts wage surveys within labor market to determine competitive wage rate.
  • Prepares budget of human resources operations.
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Prepares reports and recommends procedures to reduce absenteeism and turnover.
  • Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Conducts needs analysis studies and confers with managers and supervisors to determine training needs.
  • Formulates training policies, programs, and schedules, based on knowledge of identified training needs, company production processes, business systems, or changes in products, procedures, or services.
  • Selects appropriate instructional procedures or methods such as individual training, group instruction, self-study, lectures, demonstrations, simulation exercises, role play, and computer-based training.
  • Organizes and develops training manuals, reference library, testing and evaluation procedures, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.
  • Trains assigned instructors and supervisory personnel in effective techniques for training, such as new employees' orientation, on-the-job training, sales techniques, health and safety practices, management development, and adaptations to changes in policies, procedures, and technologies.
  • Researches and selects outside consultants and trainers to conduct training in specific topics.
  • Coordinates established training courses with technical and professional courses offered by community schools.
  • Screens, tests, counsels, and recommends employees for participation in internal or external educational and training programs. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises HR and Administrative employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and discipline employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Building Strategic Working Relationships – Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Coaching - Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/ skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
  • Entrepreneurship - Advancing own understanding and sharing insight regarding key market drivers.  Actively using that knowledge to create/seize business and customer focus opportunities and/or expand into new markets, products, or services.
  • Energy – Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary; operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Upholds organizational values.
  • Innovation - Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities
  • Managing Work (includes Time Management) – Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Technical/professional Knowledge & Skills – having achieved a satisfactory level of technical & professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or seven to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals. Ability to write reports, and business correspondence, Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 

Mathematical Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram from. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

Computer/System Skills

  • Employee Self-Service (ESS)
  • Qualiware home to internal processes
  • Excel, Word, Outlook / email /PowerPoint
  • ADP (payroll)
  • HRIS
  • Internet/Intranet 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Current driver’s license 

Other Qualifications

Must be able to travel 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristic described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The work conditions are normal office setting conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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Bossard, Inc.

6521 Production Dr.

Cedar Falls, IA 50613

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