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Human Resources Supervisor

Livonia - Michigan - USA

Nov 16, 2020

Full time


Job Title:   Human Resources Supervisor

Reports To: Plant Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Above all, ensure a safe work environment while complying with environmental, quality, and safety rules and programs.  Communicate and enforce safe work procedures, actively identify safety concerns and support the pursuit of corrective actions.
  • Provide leadership characteristics that foster team progress, take the initiative to take on challenging assignments and create opportunity where none exists.
  • Active member of the Plant Management team.
  • Develop, implement and maintain effective recruitment systems, performance management systems, compensation and rewards systems and training and development programs.
  • Work with members of management team to formulate a succession plan for key positions.
  • Develop, implement, and attain departmental performance to budget as well as non-financial objectives that complement the business strategy and goals.
  • Provide expert employment and career counseling to ensure satisfied and highly motivated employees and a trusted work environment.
  • Build effective working and communicative relationships with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Act as a catalyst for change while motivating others to support the change.
  • Design, implement and comply with HR programs, services, strategies, policies and initiatives that are responsible to the needs of the plant and integrated with overall group and corporate policies to reduce the company’s exposure to legal or financial claims.
  • Develop and implement internal protocols and procedures regarding issues of personnel disputes, staff misconduct, and policy infractions.
  • Supervise, train, and provide coaching and guidance to the HR team, comprised of HR Generalist and Safety Specialist, as well as the temporary staffing onsite manager.
  • Champion and perform the necessary duties for the safety management system.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience (minimum qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or HR functional field, Master’s Degree or MBA preferred.
  • Eight (8) or more years of related experience with increasing responsibility.
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience; experience in the automotive industry preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills to prioritize and carry out multiple projects.


  • Decision Quality
  • Motivating Others
  • Priority Setting
  • Process Management
  • Sizing Up People
  • Informing
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Problem Solving
  • Listening


  • Ability to find solutions using basic math equations
  • Solve equations using probability and statistics
  • Compute rate, ratio, and percent


Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documentation and technical documentation
  • Ability to present information and train others in individual and group discussion
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization, both verbally and in written form
  • Ability to understand technical documentation


  • Ability to perceive and understand concepts and ideas furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to solve complex issues involving multiple variations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


This position will adhere to safety rules, practices, and training as outlined in all BorgWarner safety policies and procedures. This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses. He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers. In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.

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