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Human Resources Manager


Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Job ID:  52214
Estimated Travel:  25 - 50%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Human Resources

Purpose of the role: 

An excellent career opportunity is currently available for a Human Resources Manager / HR Business Partner with strong recruitment; organizational development and transformation experience within the Ardagh business supporting the Corporate Functions at our Chicago Headquarters location. In this role you will utilize your experience in Human Resources Management to significantly impact and support the Corporate Function leadership and their teams. This position reports to the Corporate Functions HR Director with a matrix line into the Business unit Vice President of Human Resources.

You will partner with cross-functional teams and leaders to actively engage in staffing, organizational development, & talent management. You will build upon and rely on your HR functional expertise and effectiveness to align critical human resources principles with business objectives. You will align and support organizational transformations and staffing strategies to promote talent and growth.


Responsibilities include:

  • Increase the overall performance of the Corporate Functions teams by creating strong interactive partnerships with their leadership teams
  • Build a workforce that creates a competitive advantage by recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent
  • Support the business lines in creating plans to optimize employee engagement
  • Drive continuous improvement and lead change in the Human Resources organization
  • Drive a culture of performance, results and positive employee relations
  • Establish and lead and effective sustainable workforce planning strategy
  • Coach leaders on talent management, and performance differentiation
  • Own, monitor and improve HR Metrics and KPI’s
  • HR partner to the Corporate Functions on organization design and transformation effort
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in an HR or business field
  • 5+ years of HR Business Partner / Manager experience in a corporate environment


What We Value:

  • Motivated by solving problems and have strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communications skills
  • Ability to influence at varying levels across the organization
  • Commitment to organizational success
  • Exemplify strong leadership skills and behaviors
  • Ability to lead change in a dynamic environment.

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then, we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know….

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal Beverage North America produces more than 15 billion cans and can ends annually?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago