HR Manager

Job location:
Shanghai, China
Created moment:
May 22, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07307

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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

HR Manager

Job Summary

This role will lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department and be responsible for deploying the group strategy and processes required for smooth operations.


He/She will be the main point of contact for all HR issues in China/Taiwan.


Location is in Shanghai.  Position reports to ASIA HR Manager 


  • Attract, engage, train, develop and retain talent.

  • Acting as a liaison between Managers, Employees and the Organization to reach business goals, especially to support the internal and external growth projects in China and Taiwan.

  • Operational HR support and accountable for HR administration, payroll & benefits admin in China and Taiwan

  • Build and renew an adequate talent pool & pipeline to drive business growth.

  • Ensure HR compliance, and supervise payroll & HR payments processes.

  • Manage HR costs and headcount (budget).

  • Responsible for the implementation of HR Systems at the Country level.

  • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure we have the right organization and people (recruitment on time and quality, onboarding). Manage recruitment processes for both white and blue collared employees.

  • Maintain and enhance employee benefits programs, including compensation, health insurance, expense reimbursement, welfare, vehicles and vacation

  • Responsible for ensuring data accuracy in HRIS systems (Workday & Enablon)

  • Maintain Group guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resources policies and procedures

  • Ensure that HR management principles, processes and procedures are understood and implemented in all locations, entities and sites.

  • Responsible for maintaining harmonious employee relations.

  • Ensuring compliance with labor laws, Company’s Code of conduct and Management Authority Rules, taking into account local regulations

  • Ensuring a best-in-class HR service to internal customers.

  • Support the ASIA HR Manager by being a subject matter expert in the dedicated perimeter of activity and take part in HR projects

  • Manage and support all office administrative tasks ( eg: events planning)

Education and Experience requirements

  • Bachelors Degree  in Human Resources, Business Management or equivalent

  • 5-8 years of HR Operations experience

  • Strong handling and collaboration with key stakholders 

  • Hands-on experience and familiarity with HR & HRIS systems, ( eg: Workday)

  • Experience and excellent ability in managing HR operations

  • Experience in a complex and dynamic, fast-paced multi-site work environment.

  • Good at multi-tasking & stakeholder management with the ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demand

  • Strong understanding of China and Taiwan local law and legislation

  • Networking with government authorities

Position Type

Full time


Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.