• HR Manager

    Job Locations US-WV-Martinsburg
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    About Ply Gem:

    At Ply Gem, we make it possible for every homeowner and professional to enjoy a beautiful, custom-looking home exterior that’s also energy efficient and low maintenance. From siding and stone to windows, trim, gutters and accessories, we manufacture the products homeowners and professionals need to create the home exterior of their dreams – one with character and curb appeal, which stylishly expresses their individuality.


    The Human Resources Manager for our Martinsburg, WV manufacturing facility will manage the human resources department, overseeing administration of hiring, retention, termination, personnel records, legal compliance, compensation, benefits, long term staffing strategies training and development.


    This position is responsible for developing, leading and executing in the following areas:


    • Leads Performance Review, Employee Development and Succession Planning efforts for facility.
    • Leads positive employee relations efforts within facility.
    • Administers facility level hourly compensation plans.
    • Manages staffing and on-boarding processes for hourly and salary (managers, professionals and technicians) positions.
    • Ensures compliance with corporate and facility level policies.
    • Educates associates about benefit programs and processes.
    • Facilitates resolution of benefit issues.
    • Communicates benefits, policy and other HR related changes.
    • Trains and coaches management/supervisory staff in interviewing, hiring, performance reviews, counseling, diversity, discipline and regulatory compliance.
    • Participates with HR Team and others on corporate level projects.
    • Manages and reports required HR business metrics.
    • Utilizes knowledge of federal and state labor and employment laws to handle legal or governmental proceedings.
    • Maintains accurate information in electronic and paper employee records.
    • Actively engages in strategic planning and objective setting at facility and corporate levels.
    • Leads resolution of employee relations’ issues and conducts investigations as necessary.
    • May assist EHS Manager, whose focus areas include, accident prevention and regulatory compliance(PPE, LOTO, Machine Guarding).  Helps promote a safe working environment.
    • Administer associate performance evaluation systems, incentives, and other performance related recognition programs, as appropriate.




    The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:


    • Solid understanding and demonstrated ability to interpret and apply State and Federal Law to personnel decisions.
    • Ability to develop strong rapport with associates at all levels.
    • Ability to develop department to become value added, strategic partner to the facility management team.
    • Thorough understanding of due process and just cause concepts as applied in an industrial setting.
    • Ability to analyze data and identify trends and variations.
    • Ability to communicate effectively through presentations and in written reports to diverse client groups. 
    • Ability to work effectively in a cross functional organization or team.
    • Self starter with the ability to work independently, proactively and with little supervision.
    • Ability to manage projects and deliver results on time and that meet the expectations of the internal or external customers.
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, timekeeping and HRIS systems.


    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.



    Minimum of five years progressive Human Resources experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.



    Highly developed verbal and written communication skills required. Proficiency with personal computers with ability to analyze data and present clear and concise reports required. Some training background with ability to present generic training programs required. One must be experienced with associate relations, staffing, recruiting, safety/workers compensation, training, disciplinary actions, etc. Must have experience in developing and administering various HR policies.



    Some travel required.


    Why work for us?

    In business for more than 70 years, Ply Gem provides a strong foundation where you can build your career. With multiple units, we offer a progressive and vibrant work environment and wide range of career opportunities. With more than 7,000 associates throughout North America, Ply Gem is dedicated to promoting personal growth, encouraging innovative thinking, and cultivating diversity. We understand the success of our company is directly related to the contributions of our associates.




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