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    Posted August 3, 2017

    Human Resources & Safety Manager – Plant Start-Up

    Miyake Forging North America

    Kingsport, TN 37660

    Are you interested in a challenge that is probably the most challenging to date in your HR career?  Are you up for an opportunity that provides hands on learning and development?  Can you build a HR function from the ground up? Do you think you can put in place the key building blocks of a strong culture that will support a brand new state-of-the-art manufacturing system and facility? If so, this is an opportunity that will interest you. 

    Miyake, a leading bearing parts manufacturer, has recently announced their first US plant and has started construction of a new facility less than 15 minutes west of Kingsport, TN at the Surgoinsville, TN Industrial Complex. This position will report to the on-site President. The ideal candidate will possess a BS Degree in a related field, a minimum of 5 to 7 years hands-on “HR Generalist” experience preferably in manufacturing.  A graduate degree and HR certification are both pluses.  Some of the major responsibilities include:

    • Develop a strong goal oriented safety culture---champion safety teams---effectively administer workers comp---(T)OSHA recordkeeping and posting requirements---ensures legally required training---environmental / EPA knowledge a plus
    • Exemplary leadership behavior that will set the example and steer company values and culture
    • Excellent communications skills---written and verbal
    • Understands todays talent acquisition environment---ability to recruit, hire, orient, on-board, and retain key talent for all roles
    • Understanding of payroll and appropriate payroll practices
    • Strong on State and Federal compliance regulations
    • Establish, interpret and disseminate policies and procedures---fair / consistent
    • Coaching, mentoring and advising both leadership team members and employees
    • Develop and administer a pay and benefits system based on a competitive market bench mark which may include incentives and / or bonus payments
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team or independently (lead or follow) --- take initiative and perform in fast paced environment
    • Computer skills / knowledge---Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
    • Understands the importance of a culture that is supportive of a union-free environment
    • Ability to travel a minimum amount of time including limited near-term international travel

    If you are flexible in your thinking, a good problem solver and not afraid of significant challenges, this may be the right opportunity for you.  This is your chance to join a well-established international company that was founded in 1939. The words below are brief descriptors of Miyake’s 10 Core Principles for running a successful business:

    Safety | Customers | Contribution to Society | Ambitions | Sincerity

    Cheerful Workplace | Thinking | Efforts | Improvement | Trust  

    The greater Tri-Cities area is a part of a CSA of over 500,000 people and provides a great place to live, work and play. If this sounds like something that you are interested in exploring further, send a resume to:                                                         

    hhrrsphr@gmail.com

    Visit our website as listed below for information on MIYAKE.

    http://www.miyake-net.co.jp/en/company/mark.html

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