Lhoist North America (LNA) engages in extracting, manufacturing, and marketing lime-based and clay mineral products in North America. The company’s products are used in iron and steel, chemical production, water and flue gas treatment, agriculture, pulp & paper, glass, building materials and civil engineering, giving the company a diversified customer base and solid market stability.
Founded in 1966, the company is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas and employs 1,500 people at over 50 facilities throughout the United States and Canada. LNA is a subsidiary of Lhoist S.A., a long standing privately-held global organization.
As part of the global talent team, design and deliver innovative Leadership Development, Performance and Career Management, and Organizational Development solutions to support the Talent Management strategy. Provide a range of services with a focus on leadership and professional development, performance and career management, succession planning, workforce planning, and measurement and assessment. This position requires collaboration with business leaders and HR partners, as well as innovative solutions to help achieve the company’s performance objectives and expectations. Solid project management, outstanding people skills and proven ability to drive change are required.
The Sr. Manager will also service as HR Business Partner to some corporate functions. Partnership will include interviewing and hiring, development, performance management, succession planning and employee relations. This position works closely with the management team to provide the tools necessary to effectively administer the above programs. Assists in the further development of strategic HR planning for business and employee matters.
Responsibilities and Expectations:
Design, implement and manage Talent Management activities including; Performance Management Process, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Planning, Leadership Development, Succession and Workforce Planning and Employee Communications.
Manage the relationship with RPO provider. Ensure Talent Acquisition strategy is implemented and executed. Seek opportunities to improve the candidate and hiring manager experience; oversee the Internship Program.
Provide training and direction to field HR partners on how to implement Talent Management programs, processes and initiatives for their client area
Provide data analysis, trending, reporting, and presentations to identify areas of improvement as well as providing a dashboard of activities and progress toward goals
Monitor integrity and effectiveness of programs and provide recommendations for new solutions as appropriate
Oversee and manage Employee Communications including the internet, intranet, social media, employee forums and other sources.
Partner with assigned client group to handle employment issues and investigates and/or resolves other employee relations issues, either directly or through advice to management. Participates in the recruitment process, discussing staff needs with managers and conducting interviews where appropriate.
Improve the depth and readiness of bench strength for key leadership and operational roles
Foster a culture of continuous improvement, so all of our employees can maximize their contributions and career satisfaction
Work with senior management to identify and develop key talent.
Partners with management on how to handle employment issues and investigates and/or resolves other employee relations issues, either directly or through advice to management.
Participates in the recruitment process, discussing staff needs with managers and conducting interviews where appropriate.
May be responsible for other responsibilities as identified.
LNA offers a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, and vacation. LNA also supports employee work-life balance with telecommuting and compressed workweek options for many positions.
Lhoist North America is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Excellent communication and customer service is paramount to this position.
Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
Requires a high-level knowledge of talent management and familiarity with current market trends and business practices.
A mindset for continuous improvement and ability to drive and implement change.
Must maintain complete confidentiality and interact with all levels of the organization in a professional, confident and effective manner.
Proven ability to work independently and/or self-direction.
Have a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and delegate.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and meeting all required deadlines.
Strong sense of urgency in meeting customer needs and achieve business results.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
HRIS (Workday, Success Factors, etc.) knowledge is a plus.
Ability to travel up 30% domestically and
Requires a minimum of 10-15 years of progressively responsible HR experience.
Strong project management, people skills and the proven ability to drive change.
Bachelor's Degree in HR, Business, or a related field is required.