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Human Resources Manager
Brand: J&P Cycles
Req#: 174035
Updated: 03/14/2013
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Location: Anamosa, IA
Category: First/Mid-Level Officials and Manager
Salary: Salaried Exempt
Benefits: Excellent Benefits
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Job Description


Primary Purpose of the Position

This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Human Resources of MAG Retail & Media Groups in developing, implementing, and coordinating policies and programs covering the following:  employment, labor relations, wage and salary administration, fringe benefit administration, indoctrination and training, placement, insurance and health benefits and employee services.


Reports to

     Director of Human Resources, MAG Retail & Media Group



     Human Resources



     Anamosa, Iowa


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Company benefit programs
  • Recruitment and team member development
  • Compliance and company policies
  • Conflict resolution & analysis
  • Support of the Human Resources and Safety staff for the division


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborates in employment activities, assuring that properly qualified employees are identified and hired for open positions. 
  • Coordinates company equal opportunity programs to achieve diversity goals.
  • Coordinates and participates with supervision in disciplinary or termination proceedings of personnel.
  • Maintains good public relations status with the various civic and welfare organizations and business people in the community regarding personnel functions. 
  • Coordinates community education activities, including speaking engagements, public tours of the facilities, representation at meetings, and serving on educational committees. 
  • Controls and organizes information / advertising for release to the media, promoting positive public relations within the community. 
  • Sustains communication with legislators to keep current with upcoming and proposed legislation that may impact the business.
  • Assists in the development of training programs and participates in new employee orientation and indoctrination programs. 
  • Provides leadership and training for all safety initiatives for the site.
  • Coordinates the administration of employee health, security and benefit programs.
  • Assists employees with retirement counseling, 401(k) administration. 
  • Organizes social events and administers service awards program.
  • Conducts research into personnel programs and activities and recommends changes or innovations when desirable.
  • Recommends, implements, and annually updates compensation program (coordinated through Corporate); conducts annual salary surveys and analyzes compensation; rewrites job descriptions as necessary.
  • Assists in keeping employees informed of all changes in personnel policies, counsels with employees on personnel policies and personal problems. 
  • Assists in the solutions and appropriate adjustments to complaints received from management personnel and employees.
  • Assures that company employment, labor relations, personnel and equal opportunity policies and practices comply with the applicable provisions of Federal and State labor laws, including the maintenance of necessary files, etc. 
  • Develops and maintains Affirmative Action program, files EEO reports, Vets reports, etc. as required.
  • Develops and administers employee training programs to assure maximum effectiveness of employees; develops programs of employee appraisal and review to assure that employee performance is evaluated and that employees are aware of their evaluation.


Educational and Experience Requirements 

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration and/or equivalent experience.  Should include courses in personnel relations and psychology.  Five years plus work experience in human resources related activities.  Must have an understanding of people and a sense of fairness and consistency.  Requires strong communication skills, both verbal and written; competent organizational skills; and effective interpersonal skills.


  Other Special Requirements

  • Previous experience in Recruiting, Team Member Relations, Benefits Administration, Payroll, Training, Safety/Workers Compensation, and HRIS is required.
  • Must have knowledge of employment law and compliance requirements.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and other software programs required.  Previous experience with ADP, on-line benefit enrollment, HRIS systems, and applicant tracking software is preferable.
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal, organizational, planning, training, and ability to work with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, multi-tasking environment.    
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams and motivating employees.
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects within deadlines.
  • Ability to work in both a collaborative (team) environment as well as perform independent work is required.
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