Human Resources Manager

  • West Salem, OH
  • Full-time

Company Description

Associated Materials is the parent company for leading
building product brands such as Alside, Gentek, Revere, Alpine and
Preservation.  With a legacy of over 65 years in business, we create,
develop, manufacture, extrude and distribute beautiful siding, windows and more
throughout our network of North American company-owned distributors.  If
you’re searching for a rewarding career, consider AMI.

Job Description

We are seeking a Human Resources Manager for our West Salem, Ohio facility. Our West Salem facility is a vinyl extrusion plant with 75-100 union employees. The Human Resources Manager position is responsible for the human resources management and administration for both exempt and non-exempt employees as well as labor relations management for non-exempt union employees. This includes but is not limited to staffing, performance management, benefits administration, employee relations, safety programs, reporting, and compliance.


Primary Duties:

  • Research current and potential labor related problems, opportunities and issues and evaluate their impact
  • Serve as strong management advocate in collective bargaining  agreements
  • Maintains productive and professional relationships with union leadership
  • Assures compliance with contractual agreements
  • Responsible for contract negotiation, grievance cases and arbitrations
  • Provide employees with tools and information that foster open communication and employee satisfaction
  • Counseling and providing assistance to employees and all levels of management in employee or management issues relating to promotion, termination or disciplinary action
  • Partnering with plant manager to ensure a complete understanding of business needs and objectives
  • Administer and effectively communicate employee benefit programs to retain and attract employees
  • Sound working knowledge of applicable state and federal labor and employment laws
  • Leading role in safety compliance and incident investigation
  • Reviews evaluation of performance and aligns associate objectives to business strategy
  • Effectively recruit, train and develop high quality candidates motivated to achieve business objectives


  • 5+ years of progressively responsible generalist experience in all major functional areas of HR, 3 years of which must have been in a responsible labor relations position
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business, Industrial Relations or related field is required
  • Strong understanding of the complexities of union negotiation and grievance procedures
  • Demonstrates integrity, flexibility, sound judgment and strong critical thinking skills
  • Familiarity with ADP/HRIS and strong Microsoft Office skills



  • Experience in environmental policies and reporting
  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.