Unilever Human Resources Specialist in Covington, Tennessee

Background & Purpose of the Job

As the Human Resources Specialist to our hourly population, you will execute the full HR agenda for the manufacturing unit, ensuring a seamless delivery of operational services and solutions. This is a hands-on role in which you will support and coach line managers on all HR related tasks while delivering the long-term HR strategy. That includes leadership development, performance management, employee engagement, and talent / skills development. You will participate in ensuring that Unilever’s HR processes for talent reviews, recruitment, compensation and benefits, among other items, are effectively implemented and executed.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

• Deliver HR operational support to employees, while working with the HR Manager to provide strategic direction to address business issues and manage change agenda.

• Partner with line managers on complex employee relations issues, providing advice and guidance in seeking resolution, policy interpretation and employee advocacy.

• Conduct investigations including write-ups, legal conversations, and counseling.

• Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all key HR Tools, systems and processes.

• Support the delivery of, and the compliance with, Unilever HR policies, processes and local employment legislation for all employees.

• Own delivery and administration of all HR transactions not provided by third party.

• Interface with HR service provider to ensure delivery of core HR services to the business, monitoring quality and timeliness of service provision.

• Manage escalation of HR support issues through to resolution while maintaining effective communication with all affected stakeholders. Act as liaison between front line managers and 3rd party HR support.

• Maintain, coordinate, monitor and report HR trends and issues within scope of work.

• Coordinate and keep up to date the on-boarding process with safety and operation teams.

• Demonstrate awareness of, utilize, and keep up to date on available resources to deliver business objectives

•You’re a strategy guru:Ability to manage project/project teams from inception to completion, hitting deadlines and documenting progress.

•You’re a teacher:In partnership with the Training Supervisor, guide and support Supervisors in the fundamentals of learning needs and skill gap analyses and provides guidance on the range of learning interventions available.

•You’re a changemaker:Ability to work both independently and proactively. You have experience with change management as well as coaching of line managers.

•You’re a paradox navigator:Must have a strong understanding of and be able to apply key HR expertise areas to ensure effective business diagnosis and delivery.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business, Human Resources, or related field.

• Must have solid experience in HR operations with a minimum of 3-5 years, preferably in a manufacturing environment. Preferred background includes experience with compensation, employee relations, general benefits, and employee coaching.

• Flexible, curious and down to earth personality with a true passion for HR.

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to influence others.

• Ability to continuously seek improvements in HR polices and evaluate current processes for increased efficiencies.

• Experience navigating and using an HRIS system, such as Workday or similar.

• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

• Must take accountability for job responsibilities and complete tasks accurately and completely.

• Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interact with all levels of internal and external contacts.

• Must be able to travel domestically up to 20% of the time.

• Must be able to effectively manage conflict while creating an inclusive work environment.

• Familiarity with national and local legislation.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth|Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits|Every Voice Matters|Global Reach|Life at Unilever|Careers with Purpose|World Class Career Development Programs|Check Out Our Space|Focus On Sustainability

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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Job: Human Resources

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Covington-Covington -2000 Highway 51 Nth

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Dec-08-2018

Req ID: 18000G8E