Human Resources Manager


Holland, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Human Resources 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 45.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 38069 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


The Plant Human Resources Manager will coordinate and direct the strategic support and administrative functions of a manufacturing location. Managing the local HR team, they will coordinate strategic planning with executive management, oversee full-cycle recruiting, and serve as a link between the organization's management and its employees


Position Responsibility

  • Implement both the global and regional HR strategy, adapting as necessary according to local needs.
  • Implements both the global and regional programs and policies, adapting as necessary according to local needs and challenges
  • Anticipates recruitment needs in advance in order to ensure adequate staffing in terms of quantity and quality; manages local staffing needs (permanent and temporary)
  • Ensures fair and competitive compensation according to internal policies and regulations as well as labor law and council/union agreements; optimizes personnel costs considering aspects such as productivity, profitability and job satisfaction
  • Ensures the continuous development of employees by identifying needs and developing concepts and organizing respective trainings
  • Advises on organizational structures and changes and supports reorganizations
  • Ensures accurate and timely KPI reporting. Derives and initiates permanent corrections in case of deviations and monitors the implementation and effectiveness
  • Acts as first contact and negotiation partner for the local union, if applicable
  • Ensures professional support of supervisors and employees concerning employee/employer relations issues
  • Advises Management Team concerning employment law and human resource topics
  • Participates and/or leads global/regional projects/ initiatives
  • Establishes and maintains an effective, efficient and motivated HR workforce, organization and processes


Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, advanced degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in Human Resources
  • 3+ years of experience in a union environment
  • Human Resources experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Working knowledge of US labor laws and employment laws (ADA, FLSA, FMLA)
  • Experience with HRIS software (ADP, SAP)



Your contact

Casondra Meerschaert 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 248 364-7274 


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 25,000 colleagues in nearly 27 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Automotive division. This is where intelligent solutions for the automotive world are born—and where we, as a partner, provide answers on central topics like safety, the environment, and efficiency to nearly every major automotive manufacturer. Whether it's the body, the chassis, or the engine, we’re constantly setting new standards with the products, materials, and technologies we develop and produce. Inventiveness that makes sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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