Regional HR Manager (Akron)


: $117,990.00 - $183,580.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Human Resources

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First Group America is currently hiring a Regional HR Manager . In this role you will provide support and direction to the operating locations throughout the region and to the region management team for all HR related matters.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and guidance to field operations in the areas of dispute resolution, labor relations, policy compliance and interpretation, leadership development, leave management, FLSA/compensation, new business start-ups and closings, and other people-related matters.
  • Maintains favorable and effective employee and labor relations with regular visibility and communication with assigned locations.
  • Protects the interests of employees and the company in accordance with company HR policies and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Conducts investigations for Hotline complaints, federal and state agency complaints, and internal or external audits, and provides coaching for location and regional managers on the fair and appropriate handling of such matters.
  • Provides advice and counsel to employees on a variety of workplace issues and policy interpretation while protecting the companys interest to reinforce and comply with policies.
  • Works with his/her manager and the regions labor counsel on grievance handling in locations where unions exist.
  • Works with the Talent/recruiting department on hiring initiatives, especially recruiting associated with new business acquisition.
  • Conducts training programs that address the companys needs, such as performance management, employee relations and a variety of employment laws.
  • Develops employee engagement and action planning to improve employee relations throughout the region.
  • Facilitates the implementation of corporate initiatives and, where applicable, monitors and reports the results of those initiatives.
  • Either determines or makes recommendations on a variety of HR issues, such as investigations, discipline, employee complaint resolution, early-step grievances, location acquisitions and closings, compensation, employee communication and more.
  • Minimum Education & Certifications Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, related field or equivalent experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience & Skills Required:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of diverse HR experience with broad knowledge of employment law, FLSA/ compensation, organizational planning, employee relations, labor relations, and training and development.
  • Good administrative skills and superior interpersonal skills.
  • Multi-facility experience desired.
  • Skilled in oral and written communications.
  • Computer literate.
  • Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Incumbent must be able to move about the office and between floors; utilize standard office equipment; access filing system/cabinets; and communicate effectively and efficiently in person or by telephone.
  • Approximately 25-50% travel.
  • Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description reflects managements assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

    FirstGroup 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 veteran status .


    Associated topics: administrator, associate director, chief human resource officer, director, lead, leader, leadership, monitor, president, vice president * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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