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Human Resources Manager

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Rensselaer, IN, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Human Resources Manager for one of our manufacturing operations in Rensselaer, IN. This role is responsible for recruiting, training, and retention practices to ensure adequate staffing levels to efficiently run the facility. As part of the Branch management team, you will work closely with leadership to ensure positive employee and labor relations. We need an enthusiastic hands-on professional who can support and guide management, as well as serve as an employee advocate. You will direct the overall provision of Human Resource services, policies, and programs including safety, continuous improvement, environmental, and other company initiatives.


 Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and expertise in all key human resources processes, including staffing, talent development, performance management, and communications
  • Provide new ideas to develop and execute a competitive and effective recruitment and retention strategy, sensitive to labor market challenges
  • Develop, implement, and train on all HR programs and policies
  • Recruit, select, and provide orientation for new employees
  • General employee relations work
  • Uphold EEO, FMLA, and Affirmative Action compliance
  • Maintain employee benefit information, personnel files, and OSHA logs
  • Manage safety and environmental programs
  • Administer Workers’ Compensation
  • Ensure compliance and reporting requirements for all state, federal, and Corporate regulations


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business Administration, or related field preferred. We will also consider equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures, payroll process, and employee benefits
  • Knowledge of Federal and State labor laws, Workers’ Compensation, and OSHA laws
  • Superior communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent leadership and conflict resolution skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations preferred
  • Commitment to Quality Management Systems and continuous improvement
  • A cooperative attitude to work well with others
  • Experience in union manufacturing environment



Who we are and what we offer

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of 22,000 employee-partners in 142 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


Our comprehensive benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, employee discounts, and more.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

Job Segment: HR, HR Manager, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Human Resources