Human Resources Supervisor

Position Description

Job Summary

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.


What’s the job?

The Human Resources Supervisor to provide leadership and direction for HR activities within the Fremont, CA plant. The HR Supervisor will be reporting to Regional HR Manager to drive HR practices to achieve the overall business goals. The role will have direct related responsibility in each of the following areas: Staffing, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Wage and Salary, Safety, Compliance and Training in accordance with company policies, programs, and procedures, as well as federal, state and local laws and regulations.

The Fremont site employs both union and non-union staff workforce of 80 - 90 employees comprising hourly-paid crafts employees, skilled and semi-skilled machine operators, laborers, professional, clerical, and salaried supervisory personnel.

  • Oversight and supervision in directing the activities of a HR Coordinator to ensure day-to-day Human Resource responsibilities and duties are executed to include new hire orientation process, maintaining employee files and attendance records, weekly hourly payroll processing, utilizing Kronos system, assist coordinating plant visitors and plant events.
  • Directing recruiting and interviewing activities involving hourly-paid maintenance, production operators and warehouse candidates to adequately staff the plant according to plant needs.
  • Supports recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, interns, college graduates and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; and writes and places advertisements.
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals and recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems, including Effective Performance Management for all Salary Performance Evaluations - provide coaching/mentoring to managers/supervisors on effective people leadership and change management.
  • Coordinate training plans to enhance employee skills using a needs analysis, and oversee a formalized succession format to ensure plant’s future by focusing on developing and maintaining a competent, professional work force.
  • Investigation and resolution of employee relations problems, anticipate problems whenever possible, and develop, recommend, and initiate appropriate steps for resolution.
  • Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Support the focus on behavior-based safety with development programs and employee engagement.

Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human resources or related field.
  • 5-7 years of hands-on work experience in HR, manufacturing environment preferred.
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a union environment preferred.
  • Spanish speaking candidate a plus!
  • Must have strong communication skills and the ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization, providing coaching and mentorship.
  • Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to travel 25% within the US and at the other plant in CA.

Additional Description

Certain states require pay information be provided in job postings. Saint-Gobain aims to deliver a comprehensive Total Rewards package to support our employees’ wellbeing and help improve daily life for themselves and their families. We believe in the importance of pay transparency in what we offer prospective candidates and provide the national pay range for this position which is $77,400 to $121,100 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for an annual bonus. The targeted bonus amount is 10% of base salary based on company and individual performance measures. The Total Target Cash range (base pay and annual bonus) for this position, is $85,100 to $132,100. Bonus payments are part of variable compensation and by nature can vary based on company and individual performance and is not a guarantee.

Employees have the flexibility to choose the benefits that best fit their individual needs.

  • Health and Wellbeing – Supporting your wellbeing, to thrive in life and work.
    o Medical, Prescription Drug, Vision, and Dental Insurance
    o Healthcare Saving Account and Flexible Spending Account options
    o LiveWell Wellness Program
    o Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    o Paid Time Off and Paid Parental Leave
  • Retirement and Protection - Helping to make the future life you want a reality.
    o 401(k) with Company Match, Retirement Accumulation Plan (RAP), Cash Balance Pension Plan
    o Company-provided Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-Term Disability
    o Voluntary employee and dependent life insurance, Long-Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Additional Benefits – Helping shape the experience and impact you want
    o Commuter Benefits
    o Group Legal
    o Identity Theft Protection
    o Auto and Home Insurance
    o Pet Insurance and Discounts
    o Back-up Child & Elder Care
    o PerkSpot Employee Discount Program

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Human Resources Supervisor

Location: Fremont, California

Posting Date: 05/21/2023

Job Code: USA04372

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