Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Senior Human Resources Representative

Job Location US-MO-O’Fallon
Job ID
9447
Pos. Category
Human Resources - Associate
Pos. Type
Full Time

Overview

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance.  Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit.  These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.

 

The Sr. HR Representative will serve as a key business partner to local leadership and ensure that the organization selects, develops, energizes and values our people. The position will focus on employee relations, recruitment/staffing, learning and development, employee engagement, compensation and performance management responsibilities. This role will be responsible for providing first-line support and administering human resources policies and programs in generalist areas to ensure compliance with state & federal laws.

Responsibilities

The Sr. HR Representative will provide counsel on policy and procedure interpretation, drive recruiting and retention strategies, manage employee relations issues and ensure compliance of all HR related activities.

 

Employee Relations:

  • Provides front-line support and serves as a point of contact for employees and/or supervisors on HR related issues and for policy interpretation and application.
  • Conducts investigations, prepares formal responses, and recommends actions.  Determines when to escalate employee relations issues as appropriate.  
  • Coaches and develops skills in managers & leaders in handling complex employee issues. 
  • Recommends and oversees implementation of employee survey action plans.
  • Effectively communicates, interprets and applies HR policies and procedures; appropriately escalate policy questions/interpretation as necessary.

 

Recruitment and Staffing:

  • Partners with recruiting team to develop sourcing strategies and lead the selection/hiring/promotion processes of high performing employees.
  • Plans, organizes and conducts staffing activities, including updating job descriptions, and consulting with hiring managers on determination of the appropriate hiring path for new or replacement positions.
  • Assists in identifying external recruiting resources.  Administers internal placement program to identify candidates for promotion/transfer opportunities.  Ensures all hires, transfers and promotions are accomplished in accordance with EEO policies and procedures, and in line with affirmative action objectives.  Makes efforts to improve candidate flow for underutilized recruiting areas per local AAP.
  • Conducts onboarding of all new hires and ensures timely completion of I-9, new hire notifications and processing of new hire paperwork.

 

Energize and Create a High Performance Culture:

  • Supports and coaches employees and leaders.
  • Ensures that the organization consistently values and recognizes employees.
  • Drives proactive communication at the facility, including communication for weekly tactical meeting, facilitates “All Employee Meetings” and shares pertinent information on local communication boards.

 

Training:

  • Conducts training as needed relative to Individual Development Planning, supervisor development, Management Essentials modules, the staffing process, interviewing, change management and other HR programs, develops and implements creative solutions to team building and organizational effectiveness.

 

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Administers salary planning and performance management programs, reviewing changes in wages and salaries for conformance to budget and guidelines.
  • Ensures key talent is retained and recognized.
  • Communicates and administers employee benefits programs, consulting with and advising employees on eligibility, provisions and claims issues.  Supports employees through the annual Open Enrollment process.

 

In addition to supporting O’Fallon on a full-time basis, this role may provide support for 2 St. Louis facilities and Bothell WA facility.

 

Key relationships:

Employees in the O’Fallon facility on a daily basis. May be asked to support employees in the other 2 St. Louis facilities and the Bothell, WA facilities. Also, works with OHS, EHS&S professionals; and HR business partners at other locations.

 

Qualifications

Required Education:

BA/BS 

 

Preferred Education:

MS or MBA preferred

 

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Strong communication, analytical and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills
  • Must be extremely flexible and have the ability to manage multiple projects with a strong attention to detail and see projects through conclusion/implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit the highest level of professionalism in dealing with extremely sensitive and confidential company information
  • Ability to work independently and in cross functional teams

 

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

SPHR/PHR Certification preferred

Experience with ADP and ability to travel 1-2 times per year.

 

Required Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of progressive HR experience to include:  HR generalist, recruiting/staffing, program/project management and policy/process/procedure development .

 

Preferred Experience: 

Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.

 

Valeant is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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