Plant HR Manager - Downingtown

Plant HR Manager - Downingtown

The ideal candidate will be an experienced manufacturing HR Manager who is comfortable coaching managers, working with data/metrics and has experience working in a Union environment.


  • Supports a group of 200+. 
  • Provide functional/operational human resources guidance through planning, organizing and controlling the activities of the Human Resources Department in support of the assigned client group.
  • Serve as functional resource for employee base, ensuring their understanding and compliance with benefit and HR policies and regulations. 
  • Keep management advised of potential problem areas and recommend/implement solutions as appropriate. 
  • Evaluate reports, decisions, and results of client group in relation to established goals. 
  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to support continual improvement.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of client group's goals, objectives and systems.
  • Manage recruitment effort for all exempt, non-exempt, and hourly employees; monitor recruitment program; employee relations counseling; performance planning.
  • Manage and maintain department records and reports. 
  • Actively participate in HR projects and meetings. 
  • Manages one direct report.
  • May manage vendor relationships.  


  • BA/BS degree preferred in Human Resources or related area.
  • 5+ years of experience as HR Generalist.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Knowledge of applicable state, federal, local employment/labor laws and regulations. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels within the organization.
  • MUST have experience working in a Union Environment. 
  • SPHR/PHR is desired. 

At Pactiv, continuous innovation and development has secured our place as one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of foodservice and food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Our global force of almost 12,000 team members allows us to supply packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice industries around the world.  Over the years, Pactiv has consistently outpaced the competition in safety, innovation and strategic acquisitions. Want to learn more? Visit 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran’s status, or any other characteristics protected by law. #LI-TM1 ”IND1P” #CB1 

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