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Energizer Manager, Human Resources in Dayton, Ohio

This is Energizer

At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.

When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.

We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.

Come join our team!

Position Summary

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for providing human resources leadership and support to the Dayton, Ohio facility. Support duties include providing significant consultation and direction in the Human Resources area to client groups (interface with plant managers, department managers and below, including the hourly production colleagues) regarding talent management, colleague relations, compensation administration, performance management, organizational effectiveness, benefits and wellness initiatives, talent acquisition, and any other human resources initiatives impacting client groups. Establish a relationship and leadership position in Dayton, as well as with the overall Auto Care team.


  • Influence

  • Collaboration and teamwork

  • Initiative

  • Customer focus

  • Solutions-oriented

  • Bias for action and results

  • Flexible and resourceful

  • ROI mindset

  • Embrace inclusivity and diversity

Specific Accountabilities

  • Partner with the plant leadership team to provide strategic Human Resources guidance to the facility. This includes colleague development, implementation and/or oversight of training, contingency planning, workforce planning, compensation, and performance management programs.

  • Work in collaboration with the leadership team to identify the staffing needs, continually assess and develop organization structure in order to meet the future needs of the organization.

  • Develop effective recruitment strategies and ensure that they are strategically aligned with recruitment goals. Monitor company requirements for management and professional personnel and available supply of qualified candidates. Utilize various sourcing and recruitment methods to identify and select the most qualified candidates while minimizing time to fill.

  • Coach and counsel managers and colleagues. Resolve issues in order to maintain positive colleague relations while at the same time, optimizing organization performance.

  • Advise plant personnel on interpretation and administration of HR-related policies.

  • Ensure legal compliance and mitigate the company’s risk through an understanding of relevant employment laws. Track/monitor necessary information related to AA/EEO/etc.

  • In collaboration with the leadership team administer talent review/succession-planning process, including career progression paths for each functional area.

  • Drive the full utilization of the performance management process to include objective setting, performance reviews, and calibration process. Ensure accurate and timely feedback to colleagues.

  • Monitor colleague relations programs (colleague assistance, culture, complaint handling, benefits communication/administration) to facilitate colleague engagement.

  • Successfully manage and maintain the company’s HRIS system for Dayton location colleagues.

  • Ensure new colleagues receive a thorough introduction and training to their position and the organization.

  • Develop and/or deliver training initiatives based on business needs.

  • Manage 3 rd party contingent labor relationships.

  • Serve as a change agent in support of the Company’s vision, mission, values, culture and strategy.

Required Skills and Experience

  • BS or BA in Human Resources or related field, and;

  • 7+ years of functional Human Resources and business partnership experience, with experience working in a manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing others.

  • Knowledge of HR personnel practices and principles.

  • A demonstrated record of continuous professional growth with measurable results in an HR management role is necessary to succeed in this position.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective relationships at all levels of the organization.

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

  • A detail-oriented and process-focused individual that can drive successful results within a designated time period.

  • Analytical skills with the ability to drive action plans based on data.

  • Proficient planning, time management, project management, and decision-making skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in the design and delivery of effective presentations to senior management and the ability to influence multiple stakeholders, including senior levels of management.

  • Superior communicator both verbally and in writing for multiple audiences.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Working knowledge of Success Factors

  • MBA or Master’s Degree

  • Safety and Health accountability in a manufacturing setting

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Reports to the Sr. Manager, Human Resources with a strong dotted line to the Vice President, Global Auto Care Operations

  • Key relationships internally to include plant leadership team and Human Resources

Work Environment

  • Located in a plant manufacturing environment

  • Travel requirements (less than 10%)

An Offer to Grow On

Come join us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.