Human Resources Lead

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets ? passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment ? Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Job Title: Human Resources Lead
Reports to: Plant Manager
Location: Dana Lugoff, SC Plant
Position Overview:
The HR Manager will work with entity leadership and the Dana Off-Highway Business Unit HR function to provide the Lugoff Plant with Human Resource services and leadership. Additionally, this position will partner with the Off-Highway Americas HR team to successfully implement and manage region-wide strategies and initiatives.
The Lugoff plant is part of Dana's Off-Highway Drive & Motion Technologies business unit and produces a range of axles for our off-highway customers. The plant has approximately 50 employees.
Key Responsibilities/Deliverables:
Ensure implementation of Company policies and standardized processes within the Company facility
Deploy strategies and programs as designed by the Company, both at the facility and supporting the Off-Highway Americas HR Lead in deploying such strategies and programs across the North America region
Assist in defining facility strategies (i.e. training, safety, compliance, labor)
Provide feedback to the Facility Leadership, Function and Customers to ensure business needs are met
Lead positive employee relations programs in the facility
Provide strategic HR solutions to plant manager and staff
Assist and facilitate employee development programs from Company Organization Development & Learning Centers of Excellence
Facilitate issue resolution between employees and managers, as required
Coordinate staffing activities (including recruiting, selections, and placement) for the location
Act as a consultant to Business Leaders for Human Resource issues (i.e., career development, staffing, discipline, performance and talent management)
Analyze HR metrics and create and implement action plans based on those metrics in line with the Function and/or business objectives
Ensure development and implementation of training strategy
Work collaboratively with Lean initiatives to ensure success of continuous improvement
Help coordinate employee involvement and community involvement teams and/or programs
Ensure that Affirmative Action plans are in place and implemented: Participate in any OFCCP audits (US Only)
Coordinate facility(s)'s communication efforts (i.e., newsletters, plant meetings, etc)
Ensure orientation and induction for newly hired employees and contractors is completed
Work with Health & Safety professional to ensure implementation of health & safety programs
Work collaboratively with geographic lead to ensure alignment process to region
Implement diversity strategy within the facility
Typical Education Required/Preferred:
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent experience
Typical Experience Required/Preferred (include management experience or other specifics):
5-7 years of progressive experience as HR generalist in manufacturing facility. Union facility experience required.
Strong understanding of HR Law including FMLA, ADA, HIPPA, EEOC, ADEA
Natural ability to build strong working relationships with organizational leaders
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customer
Union experience (preferred)
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize according to management directives
Must have strong problem-solving skills, and creativity
Good judgment and use of common sense and tact are extremely important
Ability to influence, escalate issues and ideas, and persuade team and positively manage conflict
Strong strategic thinking skills
Proven leadership abilities
Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated people management abilities and ability to work in a team environment
Business Acumen
Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work overtime and travel as required
Strong computer skills required, including experience with Microsoft Office
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills and prior HRIS exposure are strongly preferred
English proficiency required
Must be able to work extra hours when necessary
Certifications Required/Preferred:
Professional Human Resources (i.e. PHR or SHRM) preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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