Director, Human Resources - Supply Chain / Plant Operations

Company Name:
The Scotts MiracleGro Company
What's the Opportunity?
The Director, Human Resources - Supply Chain / Plant Operations position is responsible for providing primary client interface and expert Human Resources services in support of Scotts' business strategy.
This includes, but is not limited to, human resource planning, staffing, employee relations, organizational design and development, compensation and benefits support and integration, counseling for managers, and facilitation and resolution of issues.
This position also will integrate as a business partner within assigned client groups to influence strategic direction and decision making, help align HR practices, plans, and priorities to overall business needs and priorities and anticipate/recognize gaps in the organization.
Functional Responsibilities:
Provide leadership for Operations Human Resources staff and work with senior supply chain management. Includes supervising a staff of 5 and working with 30+ manufacturing facilities (all non-union).
Partner with management for strategic planning and to develop and execute human resource initiatives.
Provide quality HR services, including recruiting, counseling, policy interpretation and guidance on compensation issues, succession planning and associate development activities, and HR projects
Operate as a working member of the Human Resource leadership team and support the model for service and delivery to the business. This includes working hand in hand with the Specialist groups to execute the Human Resources strategy.
Partner with management on both strategic planning and value added transactional activities that are consistently applied and delivered across all business groups.
Lead a team of HR associates to work with business partners on the development and execution of the talent planning and review process.
Provide business leadership coaching and mentoring to the management team.
6+ years HR generalist experience with increasing levels of responsibility, including manufacturing/labor relations experience
Strong knowledge of labor laws
Worked with culturally diverse employees
Experience with implementing policy and procedure manuals, recruiting, union avoidance, implementing training programs, succession planning, and OSHA audits
Strong leadership, counseling, facilitation, problem solving, and decision making skills
Bachelor's degree in HR or business, master's and/or certification preferred.
International experiences a plus
Proven experience in leading change and implementing new ideas and concepts
Extensive experience handling a variety of employee relations issues in a fair and consistent manner
Must have previous management/supervisory experience
Some travel required.
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to establish strong relationships with client and Specialist groups.
Ability to understand and participate in the business, and understand and influence the extent to which Human Resources drives business strategy.
Excellent communication skills (including verbal and written and the ability to give oral presentations and trainings).
Strong interpersonal skills - including the ability to facilitate, coach, advise and consult.
Good decision-making skills; ability to take complex issues and apply HR knowledge and common sense.
Good problem solving and issue resolution skills.
Strong attention to detail and excellent listening skills.
Demonstrated influencing and persuasion skills.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is headquartered in Marysville, Ohio. More information on the company can be found at http://www.scotts.com/ and www.facebook.com/scottslawn.
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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V
Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations. For information on how to become an approved vendor please see our Third Party Agency notification on our career portal.

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