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Human Resources Manager in Des Plaines, IL at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview

Provide human resource management and support for DSC’s Transportation Management Center division in DesPlaines, IL. Establish a culture of engagement where managers and employees are connected to the success of the business. Responsible for collaborating with the entire HR team on continuous improvement of HR policies and ensuring that they are implemented consistently. This position reports to the VP Of Human Resources.

Position Responsibilities

HR Business Partner

  • Lead the human resource effort to ensure all HR policies and processes are documented, communicated, implemented effectively and adhered to consistently.
  • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition team on hiring for assigned functions.
  • Effectively on-board all new hires, including conducting new hire orientations.
  • Partner with managers on engagement, retention and performance management practices; conduct stay and exit interviews and share trends with leadership as appropriate.
  • Provide coaching and counseling to managers and employees on all performance related issues.
  • Manage employee issues and/or complaints to ensure all concerns are investigated thoroughly, documented, and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of UltiPro; collaborate with the Director of Total Rewards to maximize use of the system and utilize the system effectively to manage employee information and data.
  • Provide training to managers and employees.

Process Management & Continuous Improvement

  • Document all HR policies and ensure they are distributed and effectively shared across the DSC network.
  • Design and manage roll-out plans for all new HR initiatives.
  • Coordinate and manage the ongoing update of DSC’s Employee Guide.
  • Collaborate with field HR leaders to identify best practices in HR management and recommend policies and practices to implement across the DSC network.

Management Training Program Coordination

  • Collaborate with Operations Leadership and CHRO to develop annual objectives and plans for the college recruiting and management training program.
  • Provide oversight and coordination for all aspects of the program including recruitment, selection, program content, training, rotations, action plans, placement and graduation.
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to develop relationships at various colleges and universities to support growth of the program.
  • Lead the effort to attract a diverse cohort of participants who understand the goals of the program and fit the culture of the company.
  • Coach current participants and graduates on career development and growth opportunities.

Office Management

  • Manage the Office Coordinator role and ensure the corporate office is getting proper support.
  • Manage the front desk Receptionist ensure coverage is maintained as necessary.

Job Qualifications


  • 3-5 years in a Human Resource manager role.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to influence and drive results.
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships with business partners.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.


  • SHRM or HRCI Certification
  • Project Management or Process Management experience

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office and computer equipment.