Job Description HR Manager Baltimore, Maryland Job description This position serves as the arm of the Business Partner for this facility, managing all local HR activities in support of exempt and non-exempt employees. In addition, this position develops, implements and executes human resources/business strategies and programs and provides counseling and guidance in support of key business initiatives and day-to-day operational concerns. Establishes work priorities to maximize efficiency & effectiveness of the HR department. Your tasks and responsibilities Employee Relations: Spend 25% of time on the floor to be visible and interactive in order to know what is going on and to be able to regularly “check the pulse” of the workplace Employee relations counseling Lead the investigation and resolution of employee relations problems Business Relations Review & recommend improvements to policies, procedures, and practices on HR matters Work directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on HR matters Provide leadership and consulting support to management in support of achieving operations objectives Staffing: Work with managers to identify staffing needs & ensure adequate staffing to meet volume projections Develop, facilitate, and implement staffing strategies & plans to ensure the right people are in the right positions with the necessary skills to do the job Obtain and retain competent, empowered, motivated workforce Manage temporary workforce vendor in regards to quality, competitiveness &ensure terms of contract are met Track staffing levels/deployment, turnover, absenteeism, recruitment, compensation, promotions, etc. Effectively utilize the Kronos system to obtain, store, and analyze pertinent data and information Payroll and Benefits Administration Supervise activities relating to the administration of payroll and employee benefit programs Training and Career Development: Supervisory Skills training and various compliance training One on one mentoring with Supervisors to improve skills Your skills and experience Thorough knowledge of current employment laws regarding recruiting, workers compensation, affirmative action/equal employment opportunity, wage and hour regulation, benefits. Team facilitation and development, and grievance handling. Experience working in a fiduciary capacity with responsibility for maintaining the confidential nature of relationships with managers and employees. Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in HR, HR Certification preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications. Good reasons to join We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment. Contact Kuehne + Nagel Inc - New York - Head Office 10 Exchange Place Jersey City, NJ 07302-3920 About Kuehne + Nagel With over 70,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com Learn more >> kncareers.com Reference Number: req34557 Kuehne + Nagel Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, uniform service, protected veteran status or disability, or any characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law with respect to employment opportunities.