Deputy General Manager, Human Resources

Job location:
Nagpur, India
Created moment:
January 12, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05264

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Deputy General Manager, Human Resources

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plant level coordination for Recruitment of Plant associates and HR initiatives

  • Plan, develop and implement wage and salary programs to align with business strategy and external competitive concerns in the region for workers and contractual labor

  • Complete Management of labor relations with support of plant management and Corporate HR including negotiation with worker unions, contractors

  • Managing employee grievance process and consultation with plants on union issues as needed

  • Serve as the plant expert on union issues as & when required

  • Ensure all statutory compliances at plant level wrt the unit in line with regulatory and legal requirements

  • Plant administration including Security, Canteen, Transportation, Guest House, and other administrative facilities/activities 

  • Payroll Management with respect to employees at plant level

  • Management of Contractual labor including tracking and controlling attendance, supervising the compliances of contractual labor

  • Liaison with different government agencies

  • Drive Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives at plant level

  • Drive Literacy and Numeracy and Sustainable campaigns at plant level

  • Employee Database Management 

  • Overall IR activities of all sites

Education and Experience requirements:

Any Graduate with Post Graduation degree in HR

Minimum Experience of 12 years

Must have handled HR operations at plant, Long term and Short term union settlements.

Knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics:

  • Perseverant, results/action oriented

  • Doer, able to create value

  • Well-organized able to handle multiple priorities and flexible

  • Strong creative mind-set, self-starter, team player, strategic thinker

  • Ability to interpret basic financial data.

  • Excellent communication, able to facilitate discussions and prepare presentations

  • Ability to lead and deal with senior managers across organization

  • Good management skill-Computer literate with advanced level in MS Excel and Power-point.

Position Type

Full time



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