Human Resources Manager in Toano, VA at Avid Medical

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

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Provides HR support to the assigned manufacturing facility (MF) through a team of HR Generalist and HR Administrators.  Aligned to support Plant Manager for the assigned manufacturing site.   Provides consultation and collaboration in all functional areas of Human Resources including, but not limited to team management, staffing, employee relations, regulatory compliance, etc.  and in conjunction with corporate Centers of Excellence (COE) as required.   Assists the HR Business Partner in delivering services and strategies tailored to the region, effecting change to achieve company goals. Identifies and acts on trends/exceptions relating to local issues, needs and concerns utilizing appropriate resources.


1.       Supports leaders up to the General Manager; partners with MF management on business expansions, acquisitions; works closely with the management team in formulating/implementing HR and business strategies (i.e., resource allocation, quality initiatives and organizational effectiveness).

2.       Provides input to overall HR strategies and helps to develop local strategies that comply with corporate programs and meet organizational developmental issues;   works with the Center of Excellence (COE) team to deliver organization design (to include workforce realignments, downsizing, etc.), succession planning, training and development activities, performance management and other pertinent related issues.

3.       Manages and develops team of HR Generalists and Administrators.

4.       Acts as a teammate advocate for both the individual and team to local and Home Office leadership; work with assigned facility to develop relationships with teammates; identify concerns, and identify thematic issues.  

5.       Serves as a liaison between teammates and O&M Management; promotes and fosters "open door" culture.

6.       Responsible for the problem resolution of issues in the following areas:  employee relations, performance management, teammate training and development, benefits and compensation.

7.       Provides individual coaching/counseling to all teammates using conflict resolution and mediation techniques, intervention and change management strategies as circumstances dictate.  Refers teammates to the appropriate resources/services, as required.

8.       Ensures understanding and compliance with company culture, policy, and employment law; acts decisively to resolve high risk employee relations issues.

9.       Coaches managers on the O&M's performance management process: conducts thorough and timely investigations.  Conducts complaint/charge investigations and resolution process.  Prepares case documentation for review by Home Office HR and Legal Department.  Recommends alternate solutions and ensures consideration of past practice, regional objectives/goals and utilization/availability.

10.   Assists in representing the Company in civil and EEOC charges. Communicates implements and administers company policies/procedures in the areas of affirmative action, benefits, compensation, training, and quality initiatives to meet the business goals

11.   Assess and improve the management of human capital in areas of leadership, learning, communication, and collaboration. Implements recommendations to effect change; conducts post intervention follow-up and review.

12.   Acts as information link to ensure teammates are aware of and are utilizing O&M benefits and programs; identifies trends in teammates concerns or needs and provide feedback to Home Office HR to improve programs.


1.      Performs additional duties as directed.



1.      Bachelor's Degree required; Master's degree preferred

2.      Seven plus years of Human Resource's work experience

3.      Previous supervisory experience required

4.      Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred


1.       Proficient in HR theories and in one or more specialty/core areas (i.e., compensation, affirmative action, placement or training)

2.       Strong business acumen

3.       Utilizes advisory, negotiating and influencing skills skillfully

4.       Strong presentation skills with all level of teammates

5.       Proficient in all types of communication

6.       Strong knowledge of company policies/procedures, affirmative action, performance management, workforce realignment, employment, compensation, and organizational design

7.       Strong planning and organizational skills

8.       Ability to analyze and conclude

9.       Ability to work under pressure and time constraints

10.   Excellent written and verbal communications skills

11.   Must deal with confidential issues in a sensitive manner

12.   Possess professional demeanor

13.   Strong problem solving ability

14.   Customer service oriented

15.   Must have the ability to be flexible

16.   General knowledge of labor laws and HR related domestic rules and regulations

17.   Solid PC skills


1.       Occasional travel

2.       Flexibility in work hours

        Note: Owens & Minor is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our Company via email, the Internet, or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our Company. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by our Company as a result of the referral or through other means.


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