Human Resources Manager in Cascade Steel - McMinnville at Cascade Steel

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Schnitzer Steel – Cascade Steel and Scrap (CSS), a global leader in metals recycling, is seeking an experienced Manager, Human Resources to join its dynamic team. The human resources department is a fast-paced, hands-on team focused on delivering high-quality human resources consultation and services to our employees, key business partners and decision makers across all business segments. This position directs and has immediate responsibility for the CSS Human Resource function and team. The primary duties involve the human resource functions to include all aspects of both employee and labor relations.

This position is involved in applying Human Resource Principles and practices to solve complex problems inside and outside established parameters. The duties involve coordinating with other employees/groups to ensure consistency amongst the division. Responsibilities include managing, investigating and resolving all employee and labor relations matters. This is a leadership role which will also be required to prepare and coordinate reports, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of transactions and providing direction and supervision to staff. This role is in charge of the coordination of various functional changes and communications between operations, executives and SSI-CSS. This role is responsible for the timely and accurate implementation of various functional policies, procedures and systems at CSS. This position will be required to communicate, implement and execute changes throughout all of CSS through the various other operational departments. This position will report directly to the Co-President, CSS and will interface with the other senior leaders and divisions.

Essential Functions:

  • Interface and coordinate HR issues with CSS and its respective leadership.
  • Provide meaningful information to drive business improvements and identify business opportunities.
  • Evaluate and interpret operating activities and results; make recommendations for improvement; supervise design of systems to improve control; direct special analysis projects.
  • Review monthly reporting metrics and ensure adjustments are recorded and documented appropriately.
  • Foster an ethical business environment. Implement controls in accordance with regulations and laws. Maintain current knowledge of internal control changes and refine internal control process as necessary.
  • Interacting with senior management and external agencies/groups as necessary.
  • Lead the implementation and development of human resource programs and policies.
  • Participate and/or lead other projects as required.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to give formal presentations.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality in all matters related to any and all employee communications, interactions and records.
  • Knowledgeable in basic HR principles and practices, particularly with regards to state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Ability to interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others and to train and delegate work.
  • Must possess strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize work assignments and to manage multiple priorities.
  • Must possess and be able to apply a broad knowledge of planning principles, policies, practices and techniques.
  • Ability to manage large-scale, complex projects and lead the project assignments of other staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Business or related field, Master’s Degree in Human Resources preferred.
  • 10+ year’s comprehensive human resource experience including a minimum of 5 years of labor relations experience (to include bargaining, grievance management and full representation of the company on all matters).
  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel software, ERP systems
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and proven leadership skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and excellent communication skills.
  • Willingness to challenge conventional thinking for the betterment of the Company.
  • Proven organizational skills, analytical skills and research skills.

Supervisory responsibility:

This position is responsible for the direct supervision of human resource staff.

PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. administers a pre-employment drug screen and background check for U.S. new hires.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.