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Thompson Industrial Services is an established and proven leader in the industrial cleaning business. We are strategically located throughout the Eastern United States. Few companies can match our quality, safety, integrity and diversity. We perform industrial cleaning in industries such as paper mills, steel mills, nuclear plants, manufacturing, refineries, automotive, power plants and chemical plants.

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Regional Human Resource Manager Central

Location: Buckner, KY


The Human Resources Manager is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the organization's human resources by planning, implementing and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs and practices.




  • Develops, revises, edits and proofreads company policies & procedures and related documents as needed; making sure they are in compliance with all state and federal laws
  • Orientating employees on company policies and procedures

  • Prepares government reports related to EEO compliance or other HR functions

  • Responsible for ensuring background checks on all employees are performed according to applicable laws

  • Assists Executive Management in acquisitions

  • Responsible for assuring that pay rates and evaluations are in line with the companyís Pay Rate System

  • Works with managers and employees to resolve employee and labor relations issues and/or concerns - resolves conflicts, and provides coaching and counseling on human resources matters

  • Provides advice and counsel to managers and supervisors regarding personnel practices, policies and employment on an ongoing basis

  • Proactively identifies and addresses potential personnel issues

  • Responds to all inquiries within 24 hours

  • Consults with legal counsel as appropriate on personnel and company issues

  • Work closely with all safety personnel on safety issues and incidents

  • Helps administer the compliance of contractor policies and procedures

  • Performs recruitment activities, interviews and evaluates candidates for select positions

  • Attends Career Fairs

  • Review and approve/deny all employee terminations

  • Collaborate with all levels of management on any employee counseling or performance improvement plans

  • Maintains accurate and detailed notes on all personnel issues from inception of issue

  • Represents the company during hearings, appeals or arbitrations

  • Maintains and adheres to established travel budget

  • Builds strong relationships with all employees of the company

  • Multitask and balance all aspects of job duties


  • Tools, equipment, machinery used: Computers and basic computer systems (Word, Excel, etc.).

  • Working conditions: Normal office environment (on-site and off-site locations), occasional outside work at jobsite, occasional travel and flexible hours needed.

  • Physical effort required: Sitting, filing, typing and ability to tour industrial jobsites including stairs to work with employees, perform after action reviews, and other duties.

  • Travel 50% required: Geographical territories can range in size depending on the customer base. Overnight travel will be required for this position.


  •  Bachelorís degree with 6+ years of HR experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment. (PHR/SPHR a plus)

  • 5-10 years human resources experience

  • Must be able to travel to various sites and divisions.

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse, high volume and fast paced environment

  • Willingness to challenge the norm

  • Desire to partner with a high-performing and collaborative HR team

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Superior verbal/written skills and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence change up and down with an organization

  • Knowledge of HR and payroll software. Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Must have valid driverís license and good driving record


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Holidays, Vacation, 401K, Life.








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