Human Resource Manager

Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

The Human Resource Manager is responsible for taking the lead on establishing and maintaining an organized, productive, and safe working environment for his/her workers. The HR Manager must also be willing to facilitate open lines of communication between teams and should possess the necessary skills to complete a wide-ranging variety of interpersonal tasks.

Essential Functions

  • Annually review and make recommendations to executive management for improvement of the organization’s policies, procedures, and practices on personnel and environmental health and safety (EHS) matters
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends, NOMS requirements, Mexico payroll laws, Mexican labor law, and employment legislation and ensure organization’s compliance
  • Assist executive management in the annual review, preparation, and administration of the organization's wage and salary program, employee appraisal program, staff development program, and health and safety training program
  • Analyze safety and environmental incidents and report any trends to senior leadership. Prepare detailed reports that include test results, observations, determined safety concerns, and plans to resolve those concerns
  • Prepare and submit yearly regulatory reports of environmental and safety metrics
  • Inspect and evaluate workplace environmental safety and health practices to ensure compliance with organization and ISO specific standards as well as federal, state, and Mexican NOM regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate with managers, supervisors, and staff to institute safety practices and incident prevention programs
  • Oversee development and distribution of safety communications addressing accidents, lessons learned, and other safety-related topics
  • Develop and maintain a human resource information system that meets the organization's personnel information needs
  • Assist operations with adequate resourcing to secure necessary staff placement, as needed
  • Coordinate or conduct exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations
  • Consult with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the CEO, on personnel matters labor claims
  • Prepare and oversee internal and external compliance audits. Work closely with US HR Director & Team to continually audit and edit company’s integrated quality management system
  • Supervise the staff of the human resource and EHS department
  • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities
  • Plan and maintain departmental budget accounting for all HR and EHS requirements
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Technical Capability
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Organizational Skills

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with a concentration in International Business or Administration
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Human Resources
  • 90% Bilingual
  • Extensive knowledge of MX Labor laws, maquiladora & payroll