Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.
Farmington Hills, Michigan
Job Type
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Working closely with the Detroit Office management teams, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for delivering HR expertise and problem-solving while administering corporate policies and procedures as they relate to core HR services, processes, and programs. The Human Resources Manager is expected to assess and anticipate HR-related issues and communicate needs proactively inside the department and with members of the management team.

About Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.
Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. (SEWS) is part of the Sumitomo family of companies, a 400-year-old brand with a reputation for quality and reliability. With the support of facilities throughout North America, SEWS has been delivering innovative solutions to automakers for over 30 years and is a leading supplier of electrical distribution systems, components, and electronics. SEWS is committed to technical development worldwide and with a global network of resources, is able to deliver a truly competitive advantage to each of our customers. Our associates are what drive Sumitomo’s continued growth, which is why we proudly offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 401(k) with match, tuition benefits, paid holidays and vacation.

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About the Sumitomo Electric Group
Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables. With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials. We are a Fortune global 500 company.

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1 Serve as a Business Partner by providing counsel and advice to the management teams on work-related issues to ensure labor effectiveness and ensure fair and consistent application of policies and procedures.
2 Supervises coordinates and directs the Human Resources Department to ensure that a high level of customer service is provided.
3 Oversees and ensures compliance with Federal and State laws such as OSHA, EEOC, Workers Comp, Unemployment, FMLA, ADA, etc.
4 Recommends, develops and oversees company and associate activities including Wellness activities. Recommends new associate relations programs to promote a positive work environment and enhance associate morale. Promotes SEWS as a good community neighbor.
5 In cooperation with Corporate General Affairs & Human Resources; administers corporate-wide programs; including compensation, benefits, CIA suggestion program, performance management, and succession planning
6 Oversee and manages immigration and work visas for the Detroit Office.
7 Works in coordination with the DET Site Administration Dept on building safety operations.
8 Leads assigned Human Resources Development projects.
9 Oversees payroll processing/recordkeeping.
10 Other duties as assigned.

Interface with all levels of associates at the Detroit office.
Interact with other SEWS group-wide partners and Corporate General Affairs and Human Resources Department.

Experience Requirements

8-10 years of progressive experience, including experience in a management capacity.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Human Resources, Business Administration or related fields.


Requires excellent communication skills, written and verbal and the ability to travel 5 to 10%.
Knowledge of ADP Vantage, Kronos, ADT and Microsoft Office. SPHR or PHR certification preferred.

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