Atlanta Main, US

Location Details:  Atlanta, GA

Title:  Manager, Human Resources, US

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities. 


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


We are seeking an experienced Human Resources (HR) Manager to support our managers and employees in the United States.   This position is located in the Atlanta, GA (Parkwood) office and is eligible for hybrid work. 


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide guidance on day to day issues to managers/supervisors and employees
  • Assist managers with employee disciplinary meetings, investigations and terminations
  • Partners with the Regional HR Director and/or Sr HR Manager to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Implement policies, processes, systems, concepts, and practices that support organizational strategy and company values
  • Coordinate recruitment activities for assigned internal clients to include position posting, candidate sourcing, interview assistance, etc.
  • Manage change to minimize disruption to the business
  • Review HR related metrics to identify key issues and develop a plan to address opportunities with assigned work teams
  • Participate on global & regional HR project teams
  • Ensure adherence to the employee global branding policies to maintain consistency and conformity
  • Provides support and guidance to other HR team members when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, including employment law
  • Other duties as assigned


What you can expect from us:

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Attractive benefits package
  • A multicultural and positive working environment


What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent education/experience
  • Minimum 5 years progressive Human Resources experience
  • Exposure to various aspects of Human Resources (i.e. recruitment, employee relations, training, benefits)
  • Working knowledge of various state and federal employment laws
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software; SuccessFactors experience is a plus


Join Kemira and create better every day


Please apply with CV, cover letter and salary expectation  via https://www.kemira.com/company/careers/


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to further develop our  diverse and inclusive workplace​.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment and oil & gas. In 2021, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.