Human Resources Manager

Summerville, SC, US


The Summerville James Hardie manufacturing facility is a thriving community. As the Human Resources Manager you will lead the way in maintaining and fostering a culture that goes above and beyond to care for each other!

(Relocation Assistance Available)



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or a related field required. 
  • 7+ years of Human Resources Management experience in a manufacturing environment (must be be from an accedited institution)
  • Onsite 5 day/week in Summerville Mfg. facility
  • Proven leadership, management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to objectively coach, influence, and mentor employees and management through complex or difficult issues.
  • Knack in making quick and accurate decisions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and deal with multiple priorities.

Nice to Have:

  • Masters degree
  • SPHR / PHR certification




Establishes strong employee relations and acts as a business partner with plant management on all issues affecting plant operations by:  

  • Partnering with plant managers to design recruitment strategy, maintain staffing documents, interview candidates and develop staff;
  • Collaborating with plant and staff mangers to provide performance appraisal input and ensuring performance reviews are completed and delivered on time;
  • Attending management meetings to understand or revise plant operations, determining ways to develop staff, reviewing any employee relations issues, and sharing organizational knowledge;
  • Reviewing Employee Engagement Survey results with managers to identify process improvements upon plant procedures;
  • Coordinating management training in interviewing, selection, terminations, promotions, performance management, sexual harassment, or other areas as needed; and
  • Administrate Employee Engagement Survey results and working to identify process improvements upon plant procedures to maintain positive employee relations.

Manages and carries out the plant’s employee relations programs, policies and procedures, and oversees all personnel activity within the plant by:  

  • Maintaining excellent communication and a positive relationship with employees to promote employee satisfaction;
  • Scheduling meetings with employees to conduct the Employee Engagement Survey and providing feedback to maintain a 95% survey participation level;
  • Providing an internal communications strategy with workforce and implementing an effective communications strategy between the plant manager and the plant on a long-term basis;
  • Communicating Company goals to employees and ensuring they are recognized and creating value for employees;
  • Overseeing plant-based training for new employees and ensuring training is completed on time and results in certification;
  • Overseeing communication regarding benefits, compensation, employee referral program, EAP programs, etc.;
  • Updating and supervising new employee orientation to foster a positive attitude toward company goals;
  • Overseeing personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, and terminations;
  • Conducting and reviewing exit interviews to determine reasons behind voluntary separations; and
  • Manage Hourly Compensation Program and determine wage issues within the plant.

Ensures compliance with EEO and ADA guidelines while establishing a positive employee relations environment by:  (10%)

  • Continually staying informed on employment law concepts, practices, and procedures; and
  • Ensuring employees’ needs are being met, designing policies and procedures to keep employees gainfully employed while continuing to execute business strategy.




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