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Human Resources Director in Canfield, OH at Hynes Industries

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Job Description

Hynes Industries is looking for a Director of Human Resources to join our team in Youngstown, Ohio. 



This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is interested in working closely with the management team, as a business partner. In this role, you will help execute strategies and drive objectives that positively impact the Company's financial performance. 



The person in this role will be responsible for coordinating HR activities, including recruitment, employee development, compensation, compliance, health and benefits, and training. 



Human Resources Director Responsibilities 


  • Consult with Management to evaluate and analyze current and future talent needs in order to create a workforce plan; proactively manage ongoing execution of the workforce plan.

  • Develop and maintain the human resource system to meet top management information needs.

  • Oversee the analysis, maintenance and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization.

  • Develop and/or coordinate necessary employee and management training related to company policies, employment issues and management training related to company policies, employment issues and law.

  • Provide advice and counsel to senior management to help develop their people management capabilities; coach leaders on leadership practices, his or her own development; the development of their direct reports and the development of a high performing leadership team.

  • Serve as primary driver for local succession management plan.

  • Coordinate and assist with recruitment and on-boarding efforts, including sourcing, background screening, new hire orientation and processing appropriate paperwork.

  • Analyze wage and salary reports and date to determine competitive compensation plan.

  • Engage in employee counseling by discussing relevant issues with employees and managers, document as appropriate; escalate to specialist if necessary and follow up with employee and manager in determined timeframe.

  • Investigate employee misconduct or concerns of inappropriate behavior and other workplace issues.

  • Annually review and makes recommendations to executive management for improvement of the organization’s policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.

  • Coordinate or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.

  • Consult with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the CEO, on personnel matters.

  • Work directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.

  • Maintain compliance with F.C.C. and EEO regulations, including researching and implementing outreach efforts, preparing quarterly and annual reports.

  • Study legislation and other related materials to assess industry trends.

  • Coordinate risk management and safety programs as it relates to HR, worker’s compensation, OSHA reporting, annual motor vehicle reports.

  • Understand the importance of good housekeeping and working in a safe manner. 


Core Competencies of Ideal Candidate


  • Business Acumen

  • Communication

  • Consultation

  • Critical Evaluation

  • Ethical Practice

  • Global & Cultural Awareness

  • HR Expertise

  • Leadership & Navigation

  • Relationship Management


Hynes Industries offers a variety of products to original equipment manufacturers in the appliance, automotive, agricultural, and hardware industries, as well as to other steel processors. The Company operates through its four subsidiaries: service center Hynes Steel Products, FlexAngle (slotted angle shelving units), Roll Formed Products, and Rolled Wire Products.



Hynes Industries is a recognized industry leader with metal processing knowledge, craftsmanship, engineering talent, responsiveness and reliability that is second to none. And, we've been committed to this formula for over 90 years.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or equivalent experience with a minimum of 5 to 8 years of progressive leadership experience.

  • Solid generalist background and proven expertise working across senior-most levels of an organization.

  • Minimum of 2 years labor relations experience preferred.

  • PHR certification or the ability to certify preferred.  

  • Previous experience in successfully introducing and implementing processes, best practices and operational change initiatives.

  • Proven track record of successfully collaborating with senior management and peers to support growth and financial results.


Additional Skills and Abilities


  • Well organized and able to multi-task.

  • Able to operate effectively in a fast passed environment.

  • Effective analytical, interpersonal, negotiating, problem solving and influencing skills.

  • Ability to interact well with those at all levels of the organization.

  • Must have strong communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to be highly effective in a team oriented environment and to build relationships.