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Burgos, BU, ES

Senior HR Manager

Company Overview

Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.

Position Overview
Lead ARA-ARDASA-MAGNESIO-TC-ALAVA HR teams to become strategic partner to operations, to achieve goals and objectives embracing core values Be Inclusive, Be inventive and Get results the right way.

Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to):

  • Negotiation with unions on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure the 4 production centers are well covered from Human Resources perspective
  • Direct the day to day activities of the Human Resource Department.
  • Establishes policies that seek to increase retention rates and foster employee job satisfaction and high morale. 
  • Lead employee engagement activities including workplace surveys, communication, and action planning.
  • Approves terminations, and exercises care that reasons are well documented and are not arbitrary or discriminatory.
  • Oversees maintenance of accurate and complete personnel records.  Ensures that rules concerning confidentiality and retention are followed.
  • Keeps abreast of legislation affecting human resources; trains management and monitors company policies to ensure compliance.
  • Oversees preparation of job descriptions and compensation programs.  Seeks incentive programs that encourage excellent performance and increase retention rates.
  • Reviews benefits and tries to maximize job satisfaction while keeping the cost of the benefits package under control.
  • Works with top management to set long-term staffing goals and strategies.
  • Oversees training and safety programs in context of compliance with government regulation.
  • Salaried and hourly employee development.
  • Responsible for center wide human resources planning and development.
  • Provides functional guidance for administrative support needs

To be a success in this role you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, HR or related field
  • Over five years of experience in human resources with increasing supervisory responsibilities, managing a HR team
  • Strong generalist and plant HR managerial experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of laws affecting human resources administration.
  • Demonstrated management and organizational skills, demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Must have Positive Employee Relations experience. i.e. working with hourly employees, conducting investigations, and holding disciplinary hearings.
  • Ideally someone with leadership and strategic management of workforce
  • Robust understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS
  • Workers compensation knowledge.
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • High level experience in negotiations with unions.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Best in class labour relation & negotiation skills.