Human Resources Manager, Omaha Manufacturing

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries, with a commitment to delivering quality, building trust and improving lives. Today, Oatey operates a comprehensive manufacturing and distribution network to supply thousands of products for professional builders, contractors, engineers and do-it-yourself consumers around the world.

The Oatey family of companies is consist of brands that are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry. We are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, Harvey, Masters, Contact, and Belanger.

What we're looking for...

The Human Resources Manager collaborates with functional business leaders and associates within the company to implement key HR processes and programs. This role is responsible for partnering with site leadership to provide strategic HR support in the areas of compensation management, associate retention & engagement, training & development, performance management, employment law/compliance, employee relations, talent acquisition and HR team development.

Expectations & Accountabilities...

  • Lead human resource initiatives. Implement processes and procedures that streamline human resources efficiencies. Coaches supervisors on employee performance issues.
  • Attract and retain talent through proactive recruitment of hourly and salaried employees. Partner with operations management to implement a superior recruitment process.Create and conduct a comprehensive new-employee orientation process.
  • Effectively create, implement and present necessary policies and procedures to improve site effectiveness while balancing employees' needs.
  • Compensation management- Revise job descriptions as necessary; analyze compensation and recommend changes as necessary within framework.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable regulatory laws such as FLSA, ADA, FMLA, and EEOC.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement personnel policies and procedures that ensure consistent and fair treatment. Prepare and maintain site specific policies and procedures.
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
  • Participate in operations and DC leadership team meetings to provide support and offer guidance on HR issues.
  • Create and design training plans that increase skill sets of employees through learning management system
  • Partner with all site leadership including Health and Safety to support a safe working environment for associates.

What you'll need to be successful...

  • Minimum of five (5) years prior human resources experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Five (5) years of demonstrated leadership experience and change management skills.
  • Experience in coaching supervisors and managers in resolving employee issues and concerns
  • Customer-focused to both internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated experience as a change advocate, an employee advocate, business partner and trusted advisor for management team.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to react quickly to employee needs, questions, requirements.
  • Excellent organizational skills; good time-management skills.
  • Needs to be visible across shifts (willing to work different hours so as to be accessible to off shifts).
  • HCMS experience

Qualifications that will set you apart...

  • Workday experience preferred
  • Human Resources credentials i.e. SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR preferred

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, related field or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree or MBA preferred

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives through the products that we make.  
  • Oatey fosters an environment that embraces diversity - acknowledging, valuing, and utilizing the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates. 
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.  
  • Our vision is to remain and continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, to challenge the status quo, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.  
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.  
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.
  • Come join the Oatey team, where we’re big enough to matter and small enough that YOU matter!  

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Competitive pay based on experience and merit  
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary) 
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)  
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,700 company contribution to Health Savings Account 
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match 
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement  
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and mental health therapy options
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!