Position Title:Human Resources Manager
 
Date Posted: July 30, 2018
 
Job Location: Fort Atkinson
 
Company Name: Ball Corporation
 
Contact: Melissa Benson
105 E Blackhawk Drive
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
mbenson@ball.com
www.ball.com
 
Description: Plant Human Resources Manager – Fort Atkinson
Ball Corporation, since its founding in 1880, has evolved and expanded from its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of wood-jacketed tin cans into the global manufacturing leader it is today.  From the development of innovative metal packaging to the beverage, food and consumer goods markets to delivering proven instruments, sensors and spacecraft to the aerospace and defense industries, Ball’s unmatched expertise and global reach ensure that no matter our customers’ mission, we are there to help them achieve it.

Ball’s beverage packaging, which delivers more than just a cold drink.  We pride in creating metal beverage cans and bottles that are smart, practical, sustainable and eye-catching.  From our aluminum beverage cans ranging in excess of 20 different sizes to the versatile, recloseable Alumni-Tek bottle to the Dynamark variable printing technology that allows us to print up to 24 design variations per production run, we work closely with our customers to deliver a unique packaging experience to consumers.

With the help of our 18,450 talented employees around the world, Ball will continue to revolutionize our industries, serve our customers, and put the right people, processes and partners in place to help us achieve our vision and create long-term value for all our shareholders.

The Ball metal beverage packaging facility in Fort Atkinson, Wis., was originally built by Anheuser-Busch, Inc., in 1989 to supply aluminum beverage cans to carbonated soft drink customers in the upper Midwest. The plant was acquired by Ball Corporation in 2009 and has expanded its customer base to include a variety of beverages and brands.  The plant can produce more than 3 billion infinitely recyclable beverage cans each year and employs more than 140 talented and engaged team members. Fort Atkinson is located in south central Wisconsin and is within easy driving distance of Madison and Milwaukee.

Primary Purpose of Position:
Manages the plant human resources function as directed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure work environment.  This includes correcting unsafe acts/conditions, facilitating monthly safety meetings, performing monthly safety inspections, and investigating accidents, as required.
  • Supports development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the food safety system.
  • Provides administration and supervision of the plant human resources function as directed.
  • Provides and maintains plant personnel policies and procedures in accordance with plant, group, and corporate guidelines.
  • Administers wage, salary, and benefit programs in the plant in accordance with group and corporate policies.
  • Ensures plant staffing needs are met by managing the succession planning, recruiting, selection and placement of candidates for plant positions.
  • Ensures all pre-employment requirements such as interviews, physical examinations (post offer), drug tests, background checks, and reference checks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Provides and maintains employment practices and procedures in accordance with plant, group, and corporate guidelines and in compliance with governmental regulations and laws in regard to fair employment practices, EEOC, ADA, Civil Rights Act, and Affirmative Action Plans.
  • Oversees Workers Compensation investigations, information and programs.
  • Coordinates training programs and tracks results.
  • Provides and maintains plant personnel functions and records including promotions, merit reviews, disciplinary actions, and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Provides and maintains effective new employee plant orientation programs.
  • Establishes and develops programs in all areas of employee relations in order to maintain a climate of trust and confidence that will discourage third party interference, if applicable.
  • Develops and monitors plant safety rules and regulations in accordance with plant, group, and corporate guidelines, and in compliance with governmental regulations and laws in occupational safety and health.  May arrange and administer plant safety programs in order to maintain safe and healthful working conditions.
  • Identifies, develops and implements human resource processes to ensure operational effectiveness and regulatory compliance.
Position Requirements:
  • Broad training in a related professional field usually acquired through college level education or work related experience.
  • Job-related experience for 2 years minimum.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:  employee relations, H.R. management, industrial relations, business practices, H.R. legal practices, Labor Relations (if applicable) and generally accepted managerial practices and procedures.
  • Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard plant human resources techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • This position regularly requires a high degree of mental effort due to considerable interruptions and/or frequent changes of activity or workloads during a typical working day.
Relocation for this position is available.

Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans, including a pension plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.

To apply, visit careers.ball.com and search for Job ID 664200.

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