Human Resources Manager

Milwaukee, WI
Materion Advanced Chemicals Inc
Posted 04/30/2024
$45,000.00-$75,000.00 per year

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Materion’s Milwaukee, WI facility is seeking a trusted, ‘value-add’ Human Resources Manager who can manage high impact Human Resource functions in a high growth, expanding facility in Milwaukee, WI with 130 employees, including staffing, performance management, talent development, positive employee relations, as well as helping to create an inclusive environment where all employees can do their best work.

This role reports to the Regional HR Director and works closely with the Milwaukee leadership team and workforce, as well as HR colleagues across the organization.

You will have the opportunity to:

Serve as HR business partner to the Milwaukee Leadership Team

Deploy HR processes and initiatives to support business objectives and advance the people agenda including compensation, performance management, staffing, workforce development, employee relations, and succession planning

Build positive relationships across all levels; be a trusted advisor to business leaders and employees, providing coaching and direction in HR related matters

Participate in HR continuous improvement initiatives at the local and global level

Keep abreast of employment law changes and trends that impact the business


Bachelor’s degree

A minimum of five years of HR experience in a manufacturing environment

A minimum of two years of supervisory experience or leading projects or teams

Experience in a collaborative, matrixed environment with track record of achieving results

IT Savvy and proficient in Microsoft office applications

Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Experience in conflict resolution, disciplinary processes and workplace investigations

Strong team player who enjoys interaction with people of all levels in an organization

Solid communication skills - both written and verbal, with demonstrated ability to interface with employees at all levels and to communicate through multiple channels up, down, and across

Excellent interpersonal skills; works with minimum supervision, takes initiative and proactively seeks areas for improvement



The selection of the person to be hired for this position is contingent on the candidate having export compliance eligibility for access to U.S. controlled technology which comes under the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

The candidate selected will have to qualify as either a U.S. citizen, a U.S. National, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., a Person Admitted into the U.S. as an Asylee or Refugee., a National of a country that is not prohibited from having access to U.S. controlled technology (via a letter of assurance), or a Person to be approved for an export license by the governing agency whose technology comes under its jurisdiction. Please understand that any job offer that requires approval of an export license will be conditional on Materion’s determination that it will be able to obtain an export license in a time frame consistent with Materion’s business requirements.

Materion Corporation and its subsidiaries (the “Company”) is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Materion’s Veteran Employee Resource group supports veterans and promotes the benefits of hiring veterans in the workplace. We honor all those who have served and are a military friendly company. Veterans are encouraged to apply and military experience and skills are transferrable to Materion careers.

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