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Great Plains Manufacturing, Incorporated
Position: Human Resource Manager
Location: Salina, Kansas
Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of agricultural planting, seeding, tillage and fertilizer
application systems as well as an industry leading manufacturer of tractor and skid steer mounted implements for the
landscaping and construction industry. Headquartered in Salina, Kansas, the Company is 39 years old and privately
held with a workforce of about 1,550 employees. We are a fully integrated manufacturer, selling our equipment
across the United States and Canada as well as over 70 other countries throughout the world. We pride ourselves on
excelling in customer service, innovation and creating a culture of teamwork throughout the Company.
Human Resources Manager
The human resource director is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the
human resources function. This position reports to the President of the Company and is a key member of the senior
management team. The HR manager will need to be capable of both supervising the operations of the department
as well as being involved in the daily flow of paperwork. It is important that our HR Manager be visible and have
personal contact with all levels of employees.
 Provide HR support for all business objectives.
 Foster a workplace environment consistent with the values and mission outlined by the leadership of
 Supervise the staff of the Human Resources Department, which includes payroll processing, benefits,
administration, safety, employee wellness and environmental compliance.
 Providing counsel and advice to management on employee relations, performance management, training
and development opportunities, staffing and retention, policy and procedure administration, and
 Implement the Company’s HR policies, procedures and programs (drug and alcohol policies, wellness
programs, service awards, etc.).
 Coordinate training and development programs.
 Recommend new Human Resource approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continuous process
 Provide information and advice to managers, supervisors, and employees to ensure compliance with
employment laws regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, equal opportunity, or disability.
 Recruit and source a wide variety of supervisory and hourly positions.
 Coordinate personnel record keeping related to new hires, employee reviews, promotions, transfers,
separations and exit interviews.
 Serve as internal consultant to managers and advisor/mediator in employee situations in which discipline
is joint responsibility of the Human Resources Manager and employee's supervisor.
 Coordinate with outside legal counsel on HR issues as needed.
 Assist management with implementation of safety policies and procedures and in all phases of safety
awareness education and training programs.
 Oversee environmental safety in our manufacturing facilities, ensuring that appropriate records are kept,
reporting is done, training is provided and be a pro-active leader to ensure that all environmental
requirements are met.
 Oversee all employee benefit programs
 Be a champion for Employee Wellness
 Coordinate employee communications to keep employees informed regarding changes in the Company’s
benefits and personnel policies, including active participation in the HR newsletter.
 Prepare and submit various reports to management
 Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years Human Resources experience required. PHR/SPHR a plus.
 Knowledge of current employment laws at State and Federal levels (i.e., ERISA, HIPAA, FLSA
regulations, ADA) as well as regulatory record keeping requirements.
 Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff and work well within a
team environment.
Self-motivated with the ability to quickly learn new procedures and processes.
Ability to be flexible, work with interruptions and shift priorities as required.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Proven time management and organizational skills.
The ability to handle confidential information with discretion at all times.
Systems knowledge (HRIS, MS Office, Outlook)
Competitive compensation and benefit package offered based on qualifications and experience, including 401(k),
generous earned time off and health insurance. Some travel required.
Please apply in person or send your resume to Great Plains Human Resources Department, 1621 Dewey, Salina,
KS. 67401 or by e-mail to [email protected]