HR Manager (Old Town, ME)

HR Manager (Old Town, ME)

The HR Manager position is responsible for aligning business objectives with management, and employees at the Old Town Division. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource, and training/development related issues. He/she will be instrumental in coordinating recruiting, hiring, onboarding and other HR initiatives, and aiding in the development of a High Performance Organization. The role assesses and anticipates HR and related needs and communicates needs proactively with VP & General Manager,as well as to business unit leaders and other members of management. The HR Manager seeks to develop integrated solutions through collaboration. The position formulates partnerships across the organization to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.


  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Coordinates training and establishes clear organizational development plans in an effort to achieve a high performance organization
  • Consults with line management, providing support and guidance when appropriate
  • Provides day-to-day human performance guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation
  • Manages recruiting and hiring, with assistance from other ND Paper resources
  • Oversees worker’s compensation and injury management program
  • Provides input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning
  • Helps management to identify training needs for business units
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required
  • Work beyond normal work schedule as necessary to fulfill position responsibilities
  • Carry out other responsibilities related to position as required.


  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Human Resources
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including employee relations, human performance, organizational diagnosis, training, federal and state employment laws
  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant industry experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Strong initiative and perseverance
  • Business acumen including cultural awareness and relationship management.
Job Category: Human Resources
Job Type: Salary
Job Location: Maine Old Town

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