BioReference Laboratories Human Resources Manager, 40 Hrs, FT, Houston, Texas in Houston, TX at Bio Reference Laboratories, Inc in Houston, Texas

Job Description

The Human Resource Manager is responsible for oversight and implementation of human resource functions and serving as key HR business partner for BioReference’s Lab Services functions. This position will support multiple locations, including New Jersey, Florida, and Texas. Serve as advisor to management on all employee relations issues; acts as an employee champion and change agent. The HR Manager formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Consults with line management, providing tactical and strategic HR services and guidance when appropriate. Contributes to the business objectives by partnering with managers, supervisors and functional leaders to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures and processes. Provides guidance and input on employee relations, workforce planning and succession planning. Manages and resolves day-to-day and complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. Support functional leaders, managers and supervisors to provide employees with development opportunities and ensure current and future performance standards are met.

Ensure consistent application of all corporate policies and departmental guidelines. Communicate HR programs and policies to and address all related questions. Conduct investigations of potential violations of company policies. Lead the process of capturing desired changes in policies, practices or procedures.

Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation. Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.

Identifies training needs for business units and individual manager coaching needs. Participates in evaluation and monitoring of success of training programs. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.

Oversight of tactical administration of HR processes on HR systems for job changes and on boarding. Oversight of administration of Workers' Compensation/return to work issues, leaves of absence, and unemployment claims process.

Manage specific projects as determined in the annual HR plan and participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives. Participate in corporate HR project teams and programs.

Perform other duties as assigned.

BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Prescription program

  • Life insurance

  • 401 K match

Job Requirements

Technical knowledge/skills Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Familiar with standard HR concepts, practices, and procedure Advanced knowledge of employment law Familiarity with HR systems

Education/Experience Bachelors degree in Human Resources or Business Administration required Must have 5+ years demonstrated HR/employee relations experience Master’s degree in Human Resources with demonstrated Human Resource business partner experience preferred SHRM-CP or SHRM-CSP Certification a plus

General knowledge/skills Advanced verbal and written communication skills Intermediate presentation skills Knowledge of training delivery and development Advanced interpersonal skills Advanced conflict resolution skills Advanced organizational skills Advanced problem-solving skills Ability to coach and/or mentor others Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to manage and direct the work of others Ability to travel 20%

Employee Type: Full-Time

Location: Houston, TX

Job Type: Human Resources, Management

Experience: Not Specified

Date Posted: 12/10/2016