Schneider Electric Human Resource Manager in Columbia, South Carolina

Schneider Electric™creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

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What are we looking for?

Do you have a motivation to work with people and solve unique business challenges? We are currently seeking a candidate witha passion for Human Resources and a stronginterest in manufacturing to join us in ourteam.This position will have HR responsibility for the Columbia, SC manufacturing plant. Headcount within this location is over 600 employees.


The HR Manager position works in partnership with the local management team in leading HR processes including total rewards, talent management, recruiting, employee engagement, and employee relations. Specific duties include the following:

  1. Contribute to the design of organization (skills, resources, processes) to suit business challenges and HR strategy

  2. Foster a positive work environment through effective employee relations

  3. Structure - Design - Build - Master high-performance solutions (cost, quality, time) to meet the Business need

  4. Manage the People aspect of the Schneider Production System (SPS) in the industrial and project environment

  5. Steer the implementation of change management operations: ensure that Line Managers become autonomous and have good HR postures by communicating, training them and guiding them through the HR processes, tools and systems

  6. Coordinate and guarantee that processes as well as HR programs & policies are being correctly carried out

  7. Contribute to employees' professional development, focusing on high potentials and talents


  • Strong human resource background with proven successes in leading the HR function at the site level

  • Self driven / motivated individual

  • Bachelor's degree with 7+ years of progressive experience

  • Strong leadership skills: collaboration, communication, influence, drive for results, effective planning / prioritization, project management

  • Strong verbal / presentation and written communications skills working in a manufacturing setting

  • Ability to relate and communicate with employees of all levels (manufacturing associates to senior organizational leadership)

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric:

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It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.

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Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Primary Location: US-South Carolina-Columbia

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 004AWS