Nestle Area Human Resources Manager in Lanham, Maryland

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestle Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestle Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestle . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

ReadyRefresh by Nestle is one of the most visible parts of the Nestle Waters business, delivering healthy hydration to customers where they need it most. It s another example of how we are committed to helping people maintain a healthy lifestyle. You ve no doubt seen our trucks on the road, on their way to bring our water and tea products to thirsty consumers. Our drivers and unit leaders are the backbone of the ReadyRefresh team. By joining this fast-growing area of our organization you ll have the opportunity to share in our mission with a real sense of ownership and the freedom to succeed in your role. It s a chance to apply your skills and experience to work that s as challenging as it is rewarding. Whether collaborating as team to deliver superior customer service or making a lasting impact with your individual accomplishments, you ll be an essential and valuable element of our success. We ll make sure you receive the support, benefits and development you need to build the perfect career.

We are currently seeking an Area Human Resources Manager (AHRM) to be located in our Mid-Atlantic market and will report to the Director of Human Resources .

This position will be a key member of the Mid-Atlantic Ready Refresh (Home and Office Delivery) leadership team and partners with leadership to drive performance and continued enhancement of the organization s culture and capability supporting an area containing 7 route facilities with approximately 400 employees. Facilities are based in Lanham, MD; Baltimore, MD; Lorton, VA; Pennsauken, NJ; Somerset, NJ; Gettysburg, PA; Chesapeake, MD. The Area HR Manager will directly manage one Human Resources Generalist.

Key responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

Develop and execute proactive employee engagement programs to ensure high levels of management credibility and business performance. Examples include: Operations change management, roundtable programs and leadership assessments

Provide leadership to the bench development process for all team members including performance management, career development and workforce planning.

Develop and execute regional recruiting strategies for front-line positions that delivers full compliance, strong diversity and effective selection.

Leverage Leadership Development and other training options to improve leadership capability to drive business growth.

Provide counsel and support to managers and employees of ongoing HR initiatives and projects

Promote and foster the Nestle Continuous Excellence culture through an empowering, open minded and proactive approach and by acting as a catalyst for change management


Key qualifications include but are not limited to the following:

Minimum of 5 years experience in a human resources generalist/leadership role in a progressive HR department

Bachelor s degree required.

Strong business acumen and HR leadership experience with a proven track record of acting as a strategic HR business partner in an operations environment.

Experience in proactive employee relations, recruitment and staffing

Employee relations including fact finding, managing conflicts and developing win/win solutions)

Ability to lead though influence in a collaborate environment

Demonstrated experience partnering with clients on solving business/operational issues

Knowledge of state and federal employment law including HR technical knowledge of EEO, AA, FMLA, ADA, unemployment and worker s compensation.

Demonstrated communication abilities at multiple levels of the organization

Demonstrated organization skills leading to the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment

Nestle Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestle Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestle Waters?

The Nestle Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Management, Human Resources, Nestle Waters

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran