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Associate Manager, Field HR

Amsterdam, Netherlands Job ID 20642 Apply

SC Johnson is currently looking for an Associate Manager, Field HR based in our manufacturing plant in Mijdrecht, Netherlands.


The Associate Manager, Human Resources, Field HR supports the execution of HR initiatives within the Netherlands (280 employees across Europlant Factory, Product change management/RD&E organization and Commercial organization). Will support the business by aligning with HR Operations, COEs, and HR Business Partners in all aspects of Human Resources, to deliver HR programs and initiatives across the organization. The Associate Manager, Human Resources, Field HR will support employee relations, onboarding, talent management, leadership development, change management, diversity, performance management, workforce planning and compensation planning / implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Manager Field HR Netherlands to provide proactive guidance, communications, and HR generalist support to employees within the Netherlands
  • Support the Manager Field HR in all labor and employee relations topics (notably works council)
  • Ensure consistent application of HR policies / procedures and local laws and practices
  • Execution of HR programs and processes, managing different priorities concurrently through project management, systems knowledge, and effective communications
  • Support team members in the implementation of HR initiatives within the Netherlands
  • Partner with HR Operations team based in Mijdrecht and in Warsaw and the EMEA Center Of Expertise to ensure consistent execution of HR policies, initiatives, and approaches within the site.
  • Gathers, organizes, and analyzes feedback from individuals and teams
  • Support HR team in resolving HR operational issues
  • Lead change management programs and initiatives
  • Lead the implementation and/or execution of applicable training programs
  • Lead employee engagement initiatives and cultural programs
  • Lead the production Talent Acquisition Process and onboarding
  • Support special projects and related duties
  • Support the non-production Talent Acquisition Process and onboarding
  • Support compensation process
  • Ensure policies and processes are compliant with local law and regulations
  • Support the delivery of Talent Management & Organizational Effectiveness programs such as Performance Management Process, Management Succession & Development, Great Place To Work Global Employee Opinion Survey, etc.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Management, Human Relations, or related discipline
  • 3 to 5 years of HR generalist experience and/or related fields
  • Previous experience in manufacturing environment preferred
  • Strong knowledge of general HR policies, procedures, and HR leading practices and applicable laws / regulations in the Netherlands
  • Experience in Labor relations (works council)
  • Ability to interact with colleagues of all levels to gather information
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and prioritize work appropriately
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment of change and manage multiple priorities concurrently through project management, systems knowledge, and effective communication
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • English and Dutch fluent
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Consulting and Advising Advancing initiatives and mandates through consultation with client groups, relationship building, while ensuring alignment to corporate strategies.
  • Employee & Labor Relations Applying an understanding of labor legislation, regulations, and employee relations practices to the management of the formal, legal employment relationship between the organization and its employees
  • Human Resources Management Applying an understanding of human resource management (HRM) practices, policies and principles.
  • Recruitment and Selection Providing advice and services related to attracting, sourcing (advertising, job fairs etc.), evaluating (determining and implementing selection criteria and strategy), interviewing and the intake (i.e. negotiating offers) of appropriate talent to meet the organization’s human resources needs.
  • Customer Focus Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers.

You need to be eligible to work in a country of application.


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