Field HR Manager (Gunma)

Job title : Field HR Manager (Gunma)
Location : Gunma-ken
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Human Resources
Salary : 8000000 - 12000000
Contact : Jack Stone
Call : Jack
Email : email Jack
Reference : JOB_006407[68]

The Company

Global chemicals manufacturer. 

The Role

This role is responsible for ensuring excellent performance of HR processes and activities by partnering with the local management, HR managers and HR business partners in order to support the achievement of business goals. The client groups of this HRM are typically the key local leaders and the people managers of the responsible sites and/or functions in Japan. 

This role should express behaviors to be considered as a role model which align with company’s Core Values and Core Competencies, and coaches/influences others to do the same, especially leaders and managers. Communicate often in a timely manner to key stakeholders. 

Other responsibilities include: managing multiple aspects of employee lifecycle, including, but not limited to: recruiting, employee and union relations (including labor), training and development, performance management, compensation, pension, benefits, etc.

Utilize knowledge of local divisional/functional business objectives and functional HR knowledge and expertise to support and advise local leaders and managers on HR-related issues, including policies, processes, programs, etc., to help meet local business goals and objectives.


HR Advising / Coaching / Business Partnering

Advise leaders and managers regarding managing employees

Participate in Leadership discussions, working sessions

Facilitate functional or site team sessions

Participate with local leadership and strategic HR business partner to identify hiring needs

Participate with local leadership in the selection and development of local leadership talent through execution of effective succession planning and individual employee development planning for high potential employees in alignment with company’s Core Competency model. Partner with Global HRBP.

Communicate early and often to employees and key stakeholders, share the “why” (context) and answer questions.

Employee Life Cycle

Ensure new employee receive site-specific new hire orientations;

Employee changes: Adjustments / Promotions

Employee Relations / Labor Relations

Assist in conversations with employee / manager

Address employee concerns / issues / investigations in a timely manner

Labor relations, grievances process steps, union avoidance, union activity

Implement HR programs, policies, practices and tools locally, including performance management, Goals and Objectives, Development Planning, Change Management, Corrective Action, Relocation, etc.

Advocate for employees by resolving conflict and seeking win-win solutions, promoting positive and effective associate relations and influencing a focus on human issues in the organization

Talent Management / Staffing

Recruiting efforts including, debriefs, hiring process. Partner with Talent team to determine process and strategy to fill vacancies. Participate in the interviewing and selection process to facilitate selection of best qualified candidates

Employee performance and development

Training & Development - Facilitate training on key company processes, including performance management, Goals and Objectives, Salary Planning, etc., to ensure leaders, managers and employees have a solid understanding of them and to drive common practice throughout the company.


Undergraduate degree and 10+ years of business experience including 5+ years HR experience, or equivalent

Fluent Japanese speaker with English at a business level

Experience in manufacturing environment would be preferred

Labor relations experience or education is a plus