Human Resources Manager
Jonestown, PA US
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Wabash National is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that moves diverse industries forward through innovative solutions. Each associate is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 25 years ago.

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If you are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is shaping the future, take a closer look at Wabash National. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be - for our associates, our customers and our community.

Position Description:

Supreme, A Wabash National Company, a leading manufacturer of truck bodies and specialty vehicles, is seeking a Human Resources Manager for its facility located in Jonestown, PA. The HR Manager reports to the Senior Human Resources Manager. This is a very hands-on position that is primarily responsible for recruiting (heavy at times), HRIS administration and various employee relations functions.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Accountable for delivering human resources support for a key manufacturing facility, including employee relations, recruiting/staffing benefits administration, wage/salary administration, affirmative action and EEO;
    • Partner with other plant leaders to drive employee engagement and involvement;
    • Partner with and support plant EHS Manager to improve safety performance and reduce workers compensation costs; helps foster a culture where ownership of health & safety is embraced by all employees; may serve backup function in EHS Manager's absence;
    • Ensures compliance with all relevant Federal/State/local employment laws and regulations;
    • Serves as a role model for Wabash's Code of Conduct;
    • Manages and helps develops skills of the local HR team to support business initiatives and goals;
    • Coordinates and/or oversees preparation of and revisions to position descriptions;
    • Performs and/or oversees HR-related transactions; ensure timeliness and accuracy of HRIS;
    • Manages employee relations programs and approaches; proactively works to understand the work environment and employees concerns;
    • Interviews employees to gather information on worker attitudes toward work environment; partners with organizational leaders and helps facilitate resolutions to employee issues and concerns;
    • Administers unemployment insurance processes; reviews reports, monitors and reports on program costs;
    • Works within the team and cross-functionally on internal process improvement
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor's Degree (Master's Preferred)

    College Degree Major Desired: BA/BS in Business, Human Resources or a related field.

    Knowledge, Training, Skills and/or Experience:

    Knowledge and/or training courses (Preferred):

    • 5 - 7 years of HR experience, with 2-3 years in a manufacturing organization
    • Strong analytical skills, ability to draw conclusions, and present findings and recommendations
    • Capable of developing, presenting and defending the business case for programs and change; excellent facilitation/coaching skills

    Skills specific for this position (Preferred):

    • Ability to embrace and promote a team-based, high-performance, and engaging work force.
    • Attention to detail and organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple priorities, deliver high quality work products and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work independently, and demonstrate a strong desire and willingness to learn new things

    Experience specific for this position (Preferred):

    • Available for work outside standard working hours when necessary
    • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers and peers
    • Light travel is expected in this position

    Behavioral Competencies

    • Ability to develop trust and rapport with employees at all levels of the organization with the mind set to eliminate obstacles to employee engagement and success; must function equally well in both office and plant environments
    • Firm commitment to personal responsibility
    • In addition to strong HR functional knowledge, here are the top skills and characteristics you will need to be successful in this role:

    • Critical thinking
    • Organizational skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Effective time management and ability to handle multiple priorities
    • Strong team orientation and collaborative work style

    Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

    Wabash National is a tobacco free environment.

    If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Wabash National Corporation or any of its affiliates, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please email .


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Experience
    5 to 7 years
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