Dow Chemical Human Resource Manager in Freeport, Texas

The Dow Chemical Company has an opportunity for aHuman Resources Managerlocated in *our Freeport, Texas *location. This role brings value to the organization by working with client groups to understand site needs and leverage HR work products and services to meet those needs. The incumbent must be a credible partner skilled at communicating to various levels of the organization. The HR Manager also coordinates with HR colleagues (Compensation and Benefits, Mobility, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition) to implement daily activities that support the site's people strategy, in compliance with local labor legislation.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide HR support across multiple plants at the site

  • Partner with client group to understand the longer-term functional & business needs and integrates HR work products and services to meet those needs

  • Remove barriers to success for client group; understand the HR work process; challenge when necessary; ensure process integrity and flexibility to advantage clients

  • Identify and lead strategic HR issues at the site

  • Collaborate with other HR professionals ensuring seamless HR service and optimal efficiency for the site

  • Apply employment laws and legislated requirements with respect to human resource management

  • Ensure successful local implementation and application of HR policies and programs, both local and global

  • Partner with client group to understand the functional and business needs and integrates HR work products and services to meet those needs

  • Provide feedback to local / regional HR CoE colleagues regarding local implementation issues and local needs in the various technology areas

  • Educate and provide counsel to assigned leadership and employee populations on application of HR solutions, resources, policies and work processes

  • Support change management processes to influence and shape desired culture

  • Coordinate responses to information and data requests

  • Collaborate across HR to ensure seamless client delivery, seeking business and/or functional input and feedback where necessary

  • Dow Offers: *

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum of 3 years of HR experience with demonstrated knowledge of HR practices and solution

  • Ability to work as a team member to meet client’s needs

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with clients through expertise and consultation

  • Good interpersonal effectiveness skills, including but not limited to conflict resolution, effective two way communication, and negotiation

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to analyze data and situations, make recommendations and assist with implementation

  • Facilitation and presentation skills

  • Ability to learn key work processes within the client's function/business

  • Ability to learn key talent practices within functions

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. - based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or qualifying Asylee / Refugee).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Human Resources or a related field

  • Demonstrated knowledge in HR technologies, tools and processes; employment labor policies, laws and legislation

  • Knowledge of employment laws

  • Experience with change management

  • Experience in Chemical, Oil, or Gas industry

  • Experience with Organizational Design

  • About Dow *

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com .

Title:

Human Resource Manager

Location:

Texas-Freeport

Requisition ID:

1706265