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HR Manager

  • Baraboo, WI
  • Direct Hire - Full Time
  • First Shift
  • bh_3458
  • Competitive
  • Human Resources
  • 6/25/2020
The QTI Group is partnering with a client located in Baraboo to recruit and hire a Human Resource Manager to join their team. The HR Manager will manage all plant human resources services which include employee relations, recruitment, benefits administration, payroll administration, compliance and general HR administration to support the plant. The HR Manager will supervise an HR Assistant and a part-time Recruiter and together, they will serve as trusted HR advisers and resources to the plant operations. This is a great opportunity for an experienced HR Generalist ready to take a next step in their career!


  • Serve as the primary point of contact for employees and managers to address employee relations issues and assure that disciplinary actions are conducted appropriately and consistently.
  • Manage the performance appraisal process.
  • Partner with EHS and plant operations to lead safety initiatives.
  • Manage plant workers’ compensation, benefits administration, leaves of absences, PTO tracking, unemployment and payroll processing.
  • Carry out the implementation of a new corporate-wide HRIS and time & attendance system, helping to educate employees and managers on the use of self-service options available.
  • Ensure data integrity for all information contained in HR-related systems.
  • Perform payroll-related system entries and respond to payroll-related inquiries from employees.
  • Support recruitment activities to attract and hire for plant positions ranging from front line production to technical plant positions.
  • Lead communication efforts in the plant to ensure employees are aware of new corporate programs and development opportunities.
  • Conduct new hire orientation and onboarding activities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business or related field preferred.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP is a plus.
  • 5+ years’ progressively more responsible HR generalist experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in employee relations at varying levels with strong interpersonal and communication skills to establish rapport and build relationships.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with employment-related laws, workers’ compensation practices, payroll administration and benefits administration.
  • Knowledge of ISO- or quality-related systems is a plus.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word and Excel; Kronos timekeeping and HRIS experience is a plus.
  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities while meeting deadlines.