Hiring Human Resources Lead for Manufacturing | NC

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Title: Human Resources Lead – Lexington Mill

Job #140002h5, Halyard Health/ Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Lexington NC south of Winston-Salem

Function: HR

Reports to: Director of HR

Direct reports: none

Product Line: nonwovens and gowns

Kimberly-Clark Health Care provides a portfolio of solutions that improve the health, hygiene and well-being of patients and clinicians around the world. With significant expertise in the areas of infection prevention, surgical protection, respiratory health, digestive health and pain management, Kimberly-Clark Health Care is driven to produce innovative solutions that improve both medical outcomes and business performance. Kimberly-Clark plans to spin-off Kimberly-Clark Health Care by year-end into Halyard Health, a stand-alone, publicly-traded healthcare company with leading market positions in surgical and infection prevention products and medical devices. This is the time to consider an exciting opportunity with a company committed to advancing health and healthcare by preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery. If you are inspired by the opportunity to transform healthcare delivery, join the Kimberly-Clark Health Care team!


Assist in the achievement of Lexington’s business objectives by providing functional Human Resource leadership; develop, recommend, communicate, implement, and audit sound human resource plans and programs as a generalist consistent with established company, sector, and facility philosophies.  Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws.


Primary customers of this position include the Facility Manager, team leaders, exempt and non-exempt resources and all hourly employees. External customers include community service groups, human resource leaders at other locations, government officials and agencies at the state and federal level requiring compliance information.


Counseling management on personnel issues, policies, practices and regulations

The development and coordination of programs and services that are timely and respond to identified needs and support the achievement of business goals

The administration of health and safety programs, labor agreements, employee benefits, affirmative action plans, recruiting and employee training


The position focuses on assisting the Lexington Mill achieve business goals through constant improvement in employee safety, health, knowledge, skill proficiency, selection, placement and timeliness of administrative support.  Challenges include:  1) maintaining current knowledge in areas of functional expertise,  2) influencing unit leaders and other employees using only the authority of knowledge,  3) enabling leaders to act independently in support of the development and performance of their employees, and 4) being sensitive to the potential overlap with the charters of other staff functions.


Human Resources/Employee Relations

Provide plant leadership and coordination toward achievement of organizational and human resource development.

Develop and implement an effective employee relations programs

Direct the recruiting and procurement of new employees to staff the mill on a timely basis and develop appropriate affirmative action programs.

Provide leadership to ensure the organization attracts, develops and retains the best people and fosters an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results.

Engage in frank and timely dialogue with Human Resources staff to provide:  criteria-based assessments of their job performance and their career growth potential; opportunities for development; and recognition of their successes.

Develop and maintain high levels of quality awareness that will ensure conformance to specifications of all Human Resource Systems.

Internal Controls

Ensure the effective application of internal control systems and procedures applicable to the functional areas of responsibility by providing management direction and support.



Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates, and others who have a need to know. Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious.  Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; candid, yet accurate; and clear, yet responsive.

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on job # 140002H5 .   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.


The position requires a bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of functional expertise and five to seven years of related industrial experience.  Successful functioning requires that credibility be established and maintained with assigned client business unit personnel.  Sizable functional/technical knowledge and skills are required relating broadly to the range of human resource services.

The incumbent must possess considerable management/leadership experience in employee relations. The ability to communicate with and motivate people, to maintain self-control and respect at all times and to foster mutual trust and confidence through fair and impartial dealings with all employees is essential. Interpersonal skills, personal and organizational sensitivity are traits required for this position.


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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