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HR Manager - El Dorado, AR

Date: Feb 19, 2019

Location: AR:El Dorado, AR - Arkansas, US, 71730

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Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.

The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.

The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Position Summary:

The HR Business Partner serves as a strategic and tactical business partner to the Plant leadership team and manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources office. This role provides leadership and support in functional areas of human resources including recruitment, employment, employee and labor relations, employee performance, benefits administration, compensation, employee development, and organizational development, with a concentration in benefits administration and labor relations.  The HR Business Partner assists in the development and coordinates implementation of human resources policies, procedures, and programs. 


Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates as a strategic business partner with plant leadership to evaluate the state of human resources in the plant, identify opportunities for improvement, develop and execute a strategic vision for the HR function in the plant
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory activities such as wage orders, EEO, AAP, OSHA/Safety, Worker’s Compensation, Unemployment, FLSA and FMLA
  • Serve as Human Resources leader on site and an internal resource and trusted advisor to managers, supervisors and employees on personnel matters that affect performance and business relationships
  • Establishes strategies with business leaders to select and retain the diverse talent required to maintain a competitive advantage and to align with recruiting and business strategies
  • Recruits, screens, and leads interview process for the placement of hourly and salary personnel assuring that qualified employees are hired possessing the necessary attributes and skills for current and future requirements
  • Develop and align HR initiatives to the business strategy which includes the ability to identify, analyze, understand and articulate business goals and objectives at the company, plant and business unit level
  • Manages the Human Resources department by developing and maintaining budgets, setting goals and objectives, determining actions required to meet goals and appraising the performance of the department and its employees
  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance.  Effective interface with legal and safety department(s)
  • Coach managers/supervisors on employee relations issues in order to enable them to address employee issues directly at the plant floor level ensuring processes are in place to maintain a fair and equitable workplace
  • Providing advice and counsel to managers on a variety of topics to optimize employee engagement, team development, and organizational effectiveness
  • Perform difficult staffing duties, including managing understaffed situations, conflict resolution, terminating employees and administering disciplinary procedures
  • Provide guidance and education to all employees on the administration and interpretation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Ensures compliance with government legislative requirements and adherence to human resources policies and procedures
  • Educate and assist plant leadership on salary administration and performance management
  • Provide career planning and development counsel to employees and managers
  • Drive staffing process including sourcing strategies, interviewing, job offers and orientation. Measure staffing effectiveness, including turnover analysis and action planning
  • Investigate accidents and prepare reports, as required
  • Other duties as assigned



Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human Resources, Labor/Industrial Relations or Business discipline
  • Five (5) years of human resources experience with emphasis in labor relations with a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal, State and Local Employment laws and regulations and ability to apply legal concepts to real world situations
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in MS Office applications and HRIS system(s)
  • Knowledgeable in all areas of HR including benefits administration, compensation, employee development, employee appraisal, and employee relations
  • Proven ability to develop, implement and enforce policies and practices which are aligned with the  Philosophy, Values and Code of Ethics of the Company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interface at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively coach, counsel, and advise all personnel and all levels
  • Demonstrated skills leading change through organizations in HR roles
  • Experience managing conflict and diffusing difficult situations
  • Proven ability to investigate and research information, analyze data in relation to the relevant employment laws, trends, policies and procedures and the Collective Bargaining Agreement to use sound judgment to draw valid conclusions, recommendations and develop corrective actions
  • Demonstrated ability to objectively coach and counsel employees at all levels on complex, highly sensitive work issues
  • Demonstrate discretion, able to work with sensitive and confidential materials and possess good business judgment
  • Ability to perform multiple functions simultaneously
  • Proven customer focused experience and excellent judgment
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background screening and drug screen


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with unions
  • Demonstrated experience in grievance settlements, arbitration hearings and contract negotiations
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal, State and Local Labor laws and regulations
  • Proven experience influencing others with whom you have no direct responsibility
  • Human resources experience at management level in a manufacturing environment


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

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