HR Manager

HR Manager

Lear | East London, EC, ZA

Posted 12 days ago

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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.


Lear East London is looking for a leader with responsibility for spreading the HR policies, procedures, practices and processes ensuring they are consistent with plant needs, labor regulation, values and the culture of Lear Corporation.

As HR Manager for our JIT & Sewing Plant,you will manage the employee relations to minimize legal exposure while creating a fair and equitable working environment. Moreover, you will act as strategical and tactical business partner to the Plant Leadership Team.


What will be your task?
Be a strategic business partner in implementing working employees’ relationships within the plant and throughout all the organization
Identify areas to develop with central HR and business in order to contribute directly with plant’s productivity and effectiveness
Employment Equity Compliance - Drive and support diversity within the team by supporting Grow across Country & other D+I Initiatives and achieve country diversity goals in the Employment Equity Plan.
Represent the company when negotiating with the workers’ Representatives
Create and facilitate communication and employee involvement initiatives
Communicate the Lear Leadership Model throughout the plant reinforcing ethics, values and quality policies throughout his area of responsibility
Proactively implements company policies promoting a safe working environment and being an active member in accident prevention
Continuing to build our Employer of Choice brand in the region
Support L&OD Team in rolling out projects and meeting objectives
What is our needs?
At least 10 years of HR experience, including at least 5 years in a managerial role
Ideally experience of working in a fast-paced production environment, preferably in the automotive industry
Good working knowledge in payroll and labor law
Innovative and proactive personality
Position is based in East London


Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work  without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.