HR Manager

East Rutherford, NJ, US


Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Reports to: Vice President of Human Resources


About Our Team and This Role:

Our employees are our greatest asset. We want them to be happy, healthy, and safe as partners in our success. We work together with our employees to sustain the inclusive work environment that has been one of our core values for nearly a century.

Our team is looking for a Human Resources Manager to join the Interior Products  Division team in East Rutherford, NJ. This HR Manager will work with our Interior Products East Region and the Insulation group which collectively is comprised of  approximately 530 employees. In this role you will support our HR practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, ongoing development and assists the recruiting team in the recruitment of a superior workforce. This position will have approximately 25% travel.

What You Will Be Working On:

  • Collaborate with management on employee relations issues including but not limited to Performance Improvement administration, job description development, management coaching, and HR/Payroll related transactions.
  • Support designated geographic regions on all HR related matters while exercising and demonstrating sound judgment and professionalism.
  • Participate in the performance and talent management process ensuring alignment with the company’s overall talent management objectives.
  • Champion HR initiatives for assigned region(s).
  • Advise on HR laws and internal policies for compliance, consistency, and efficiency.
  • Understand and adapt to constantly changing state and federal employment laws.
  • Provide outstanding customer service and HR support to all employees to achieve compliance with all HR policies and procedures.
  • Understand business objectives in the assigned region and align with HR.
  • Investigate sensitive complaints/allegations and work with managers to address areas of concern and recommend a course of action.
  • Actively protect confidential information.
  • Build trust among employees, management, and colleagues.
  • Participate in the gathering and analysis of data to generate HR metrics that can be used to identify trends and develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Analyze situations that may pose a risk to the company and recommend resolutions that are compliant with state and federal law as well as internal policies.
  • Understands and enforces company safety and DOT rules to create and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Approximately 25% travel or as needed.
  • Proactively and creatively come up with ideas on HR best practices to share with the team.
  • Make recommendations for process improvement as needed.
  • Participate in other HR related projects as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need to Be Successful in This Role:  

  • BS Degree in HR or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 8 years of full scope human resources management experience required, with related industry experience preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in employee relations and/or HR Generalist role
  • Strong employee relations background, with relatable labor relations experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and process orientation.   
  • Strong business acumen and analytical mindset with the ability to lead, implement, and facilitate change.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working in a demanding, high performance workenvironment and team-oriented culture.
  • Interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Attention to detail, highly motivated, initiative/self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and work ethic
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and HRIS proficient [Experience with Success Factors and Ultipro preferred.]
  • Customer relations skills; Ability to prioritize and multitask; Ability to build relationships with employees


About Beacon:

Founded in 1928, Beacon (Nasdaq: BECN) is one of the largest distributors of commercial and residential roofing products, complementary construction, and building materials serving the entire United States and six Canadian provinces. Through strategic investments in new technology and an ever-expanding network of locations throughout the United States and Canada, we help contractors save time, manage work more efficiently, and enhance their businesses.




Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark