HR & Safety Manager


Deeter Foundry
Lincoln, NE

Position Details

Full Time | Regular
This is a salaried position.
Salary Not Specified
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree Education
5+ years

Job Summary

The HR & Safety Manager is directly responsible for the overall labor relationships, administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources and Safety functions of the facility.

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  • Develops and administers various human resources and safety plans and procedures for all facility personnel.
  • Plans, organizes and controls all activities of the department. Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
  • Administers and annually updates compensation program; rewrites job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual salary surveys; analyzes compensation; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  • Develops, recommends and implements personnel policies and procedures.
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career-pathing program, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing; writes and places job postings.
  • Establishes and maintains department records and reports. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings, such as seminars.
  • Prepares reports, presentations, business communications, data summaries, and other documents.
  • Takes a lead role in employee relations with workforce – gathers data, conducts investigations, reports findings, etc.
  • Leads safety program to include training and record keeping; manages and directs the Safety Technician.
  • Facilitates wellness initiatives.
  • Maintains compliance to the company EEO policy, affirmative action plan and applicable labor and employment laws.
  • Supports inquiries related to benefits, retirement, compensation, etc.
  • Leads routine HR and safety projects including communications, conducting meetings, tracking results, reporting.
  • Administers training programs.
  • Manages unemployment claims, appeal decisions and participates in appeal hearings.
  • Manages contractors and vendors relative to programs provided by the company employee relations efforts such as; uniforms, vending services, etc.
  • Manages the Worker’s Compensation process, including filing claims, maintaining files, and participating in claims management meetings.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Highly detail oriented, dedicated to producing high-quality work, and maintaining timely and accurate records.
  • Processes and organizes information efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, in a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven track record of effective process management and improvement.
  • Ability to tolerate ambiguity, handling multiple priorities, and identifying and implementing creative solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrated history of taking initiative, meeting commitments and assisting in the creation of new tools and solutions to achieve business results.
  • High level of energy, personal accountability and integrity.

This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.

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  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Labor Relations or related field required.
  • 5+ years related HR and Safety experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM PHR Certification desired.

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

The worker must be able to access, analyze and otherwise work with, enter information stored in or obtained through the company's computer system, and to communicate effectively with co-workers and third parties who have business dealings with the Company's operations.  


Approximately 5% travel to recruiting events or corporate meetings.

NEI is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status or national origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.