• Human Resources Corporate Manager

    Job Location US-MI-Novi
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/4/2018 7:44 AM)
  • Overview

    Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifuku.com/us/), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


    The company is currently seeking an experienced Human Resources Manager.


    The Human Resource Corporate Manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of all human resource functions. This position manages all employees of the Holding Company and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within HR departments. Responsibilities of the HR Corporate Manager include; planning, directing, and coordinating human resource management activities of the organization to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, benefits, personnel policies, and regulatory compliance. The employee will handle all aspects of federal and state employment laws; legal, ethical and work related issues; HR process, programs, policies and procedures, aid in creation of corporate governance structure; training and employee disciplinary issues. The employee will be responsible for providing concepts and direction that align divisions in order to standardize, prioritize, and organize within the parameters created through a corporate governance structure. The employee will be responsible for notifying management regarding any potential compromising business situations.


    Essential Duties:

    • Work to minimize Legal risks by establishing corporate governance HR regulations (must be approved via upper management).
    • Develop and maintain acts towards standardizing HR policy, procedures and provide work instructions for HR Departments to follow.
    • Maintain current working knowledge of Legal matters as they pertain to HR.
    • Provides leadership, management, and clear direction to human resources and business staff to increase job knowledge and achieve departmental objectives.
    • Develops and maintains an effective departmental work environment to create and promote harmonious working relationships with other departments.
    • Monitors and assesses performance of individuals or a collective group to make improvements or take corrective action
    • Oversees the recruiting process to ensure all new hires meet all Company and regulatory requirements.
    • Oversees the preparation of the salaried and hourly payroll processes. Ensures compliance with all applicable State and federal wage and hour laws.  Ensures all pertinent employee information is maintained in the Human Capital Management Solution
    • Oversees all aspects of the pre-employment and random drug testing program for all employees.
    • Conducts needs analysis and confers with upper management, managers and supervisors to determine training needs.
    • Coordinates, develops, delivers, or arranges specified training programs to employee and management groups as needed.
    • Oversees the coordination and management of the workers compensation program.
    • Ensures the consistent application, development, and interpretation of company-wide policies and programs including, but not limited to, performance management, employment, diversity and inclusion, and career development.
    • Develops, presents and maintains a defined and effective employee orientation program.
    • Develops and conducts self-audit of all employee files to ensure compliance with all Federal and State requirements.
    • Assists with various employee benefit programs, such as group medical and dental, life, accident and disability, STD, LTD and retirement savings plans. Verifies the calculation of the monthly premiums statements for all group insurance policies and maintains statistical data relative to premiums, claims, and costs.  Resolves administrative problems with the Corporate Benefits Manager.  Assists with the annual open enrollment process as it relates to the employee benefits programs and the monthly open enrollment for 401K conducting quarterly meetings.  Gives input and makes suggestions to upper management regarding benefit program changes in conjunction with the Corporate Benefits Manager.
    • Oversees reports including, but not limited to, turnover, headcount, open positions, recruiting activity, overtime, NAICS, AAP, EEO, etc.
    • Oversees the coordination of meeting planning, including, but not limited to, schedules training facilities, reserves equipment, company functions, travel, and secures catering arrangements.
    • Oversees the coordination and management of facilities management vendors related to HR functions.
    • Compliance reporting (EEOC, 401K audits, etc.) and various necessary legal notifications to employees.
    • Develops and administers various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel.
    • Plans, organizes and controls all activities of the department. Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
    • Implements and annually updates compensation program; rewrites job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual salary surveys and develops merit pool (salary budget); analyzes compensation; calculates bonus; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
    • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.


    Knowledge and Requirements:

    • A bachelor’s degree and five to seven years’ human resource experience, or a master’s degree in human resource management and four years’ experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

    • Overtime is necessary and 60-80% travel is required.
    • Knowledge of ADP payroll systems
    • Knowledge of iCIMS preferable
    • Project Management/Lean 6 Sigma Background
    • System Set-Up & Integration
    • Internal Controls/JSOX
    • Knowledge of state and federal employment, labor laws and wage and hour laws
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other computer applications
    • Experience with recruiting, screening, and new employee orientation and training
    • Ability to effectively respond to a matrix reporting structure and add value where appropriate
    • Advanced knowledge of clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms as it pertains to HR functions
    • Superior team-working, interpersonal, and communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to work effectively with both employees and managers
    • Ability to effective apply knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems
    • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, understand the points being made, ask appropriate questions, and not interrupt at inappropriate times
    • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative approaches or solutions to problems
    • Ability to understand emotional reactions of others
    • Ability to effectively manage one’s own time in a state of continuous flux. Requires exceptional project management and organization skills
    • Must convey a positive and professional image to applicants and employees
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and frequent priority shifts
    • Must be able to think outside the box, demonstrate initiative and follow-through
    • Extremely organized, accurate, and highly detail-oriented
    • Self-starter, focused on accomplishing goals
    • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality
    • Prolonged periods of sitting and a lot of time keyboarding and looking at a monitor

    Demonstrated Physical Abilities

    Remain stationary for 50% of the time; move/traverse throughout the office to access file cabinets and office equipment; operate a computer and other productivity machinery; inspect documents; communicate with others through talking/hearing; read/identify/assess forms and correspondence. Up to 15% travel.


    Daifuku North American Holding Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


    Daifuku North American Holding Company offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


    At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.



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