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Vice President HR


This is a Full-time position in Auburn Hills, MI posted November 21, 2021.

The Company Vice President of Human Resources is responsible for the development, implementation and application of a Human Resources Strategy that fits within the broader objectives of the Group and Divisions.


  • Support plants startups and launch activities involving labor and pressure environments
  • Develop, implement and manage the Employee Empowerment policy and spirit and make sure it is applied
  • Provide input on training and development programs to ensure the company has the capabilities to achieve performance objectives, including support other Senior Management Members in adapting their teams to the organization growth and changes
  • Building and following through on the Human Resources Budget
  • Keep their team informed about all relevant information; responsible for managing all Human Resources of their team including their professional development and annual performance reviews and participation in recruitment
  • Understand how to work in a matrix structure and ensure that resources and best practices available are optimized within the Division
  • Per the business strategy, ensure there is a pipeline of talent to meet the company’s performance and growth objectives
  • Collaborate with management to implement the performance management system by establishing clear performance expectations, provide ongoing feedback and coaching, and effectively link performance to rewards
  • Work in collaboration with the finance and legal functions in ensuring appropriate funding and compliance of the compensation and benefits program
  • Oversee Employee Relations and ensure a work environment stressing equal employment opportunity, fairness and consistency in the treatment of employees, effective communications between management and employees and effective dispute resolution
  • Ensure the values of the company are communicated and understood at all levels and provide clarity as to the expected behavior of all employees
  • Ensure the compensation and benefits strategy is aligned with and supportive of the company’s business strategy, goals, objectives and culture
  • Oversee compliance of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) to region laws and propose new systems to improve tracking methods of employee data
  • Provide leadership and strategy for consultation, collective bargaining, negotiations, union contract administration, grievance handling, arbitrations, communications and compliance with applicable labor laws
  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations of the region
  • Provide leadership to ensure employee health, safety and security through establishment of policies and practices
  • Ensure the alignment of workforce performance with corporate objectives, understand employee concerns through employee surveys and focus groups, and educate employees regarding changes in Human Resources policies and benefits
  • Propose continuous improvement ideas in business efficiency and cost reduction
  • Capitalizes on knowledge and shares best practices / lessons learned across organization and within the site
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and adherence to:
    • Company Group Code of Ethics
    • Company Group Code of Management
    • Company Group Environmental Policy
    • Company Group Quality Policy
  • All other duties as assigned by the company

Position Specifications


  • Authority to make salary adjustments, propose offers or give internal promotions on positions grade 15 and below
  • Authority to work within approved budgeted amount for CBA negotiations

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of local unions
  • Extensive knowledge of labor laws
  • Establish and communicate company policies to prevent non-compliance with the law
  • Awareness of local and nationwide economic situation to effectively recruit and retain associates
  • Strong ability to communicate efficiently with all levels of management, co-workers and subordinates
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Strong sense of/treatment of confidentiality
  • Strong written and oral communication

Education / Experience:

  • Master’s degree with specialization in HR Management
  • Minimum 15 years of HR experience
  • Minimum 10 years of management experience with at least 5 years at Senior Management level