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Plant HR Manager/Business Partner

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary

This role requires a high level of business and financial acumen, fact-based decision making and counsel to effectively partner with senior leadership across the Plant functions to build/execute an HR strategy in support of our organization’s critical success drivers.      

This role will require you to establish business credibility, through demonstrated HR knowledge and expertise and strong working relationships with the HR COEs.                 

This role will provide Human Resources support and leadership for all plant HR initiatives in a lean manufacturing environment. Provides strategic consulting, direction and assistance in the execution of people or business strategies, including employee engagement & culture, talent acquisition, talent management, total rewards and employee relations.


Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Provide strong HR Leadership to direct reports within the HR function

  • Identify, propose, and implement HR best practices; leverage expertise and utilize resources to support and promote client group business objectives. Provide expertise in the following areas and support of Church & Dwight programs: career planning, performance management, coaching, data analysis, compensation and rewards, employee relations, change management, learning and development, recognition programs, D&I and organization design.

  • Assist business leaders to drive their talent agendas with strong ability to advise in the areas of training & development, and succession planning; design and propose initiatives and programs to train and develop employees, increase productivity, improve morale, motivate employees, and create a positive employee relations environment to ensure we maintain Church and Dwight as “A Place People Matter”.

  • Implement and update compensation program; rewrite job descriptions as necessary; conduct  salary surveys and coordinate merit pool (salary budget); analyze compensation; monitor performance evaluation program.

  • Conduct recruitment efforts, monitor career pathing program, maintain Succession Plan, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing.

  • Monitor and report key HR metrics (turnover, cost per hire, employee diversity, etc.)

  • Use HR Data/Workforce Analytics to drive HR Strategy

  • Ensure the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in business, HR or related major is required, Master’s degree is preferred.   

  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years management experience required.

  • California Manufacturing experience required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organization

  • Excellent communications skills - ability to communicate clearly and concisely in multiple media, verbal, and written, etc. 

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments and multitask in a fast-paced environment, calm under pressure and flexibility to adapt to changing schedules as appropriate.

  • Strong leadership abilities and skills as a team builder, coach, and mentor.

  • Ability to operate a computer in a Windows-based environment. Strong data analytic skills and proficiency in Office Suite products and HRIS such as Workday.

Drug Free Workplace:

 All applicants who have received an offer of employment, as a condition of employment, are subject to our pre-employment drug testing process. The pre-employment testing procedure consists of dual testing methods: hair sample testing and a 10 panel urine sample test. Positive results will result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment immediately and the applicant will no longer be considered for employment. PLEASE NOTE: Medical Marijuana is not accepted as an exemption even where medical marijuana use is legal under state law, regulation or ordinance: testing positive for the presence of Marijuana or its metabolites will be considered a positive result and will result in withdrawal of the offer.


Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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