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Human Resources Consultant

Location Seguin, Texas, United States of America / Victoria, Texas, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000190400

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, our growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Human Resources Consultant for Distribution Center Operations.

Product Support and Logistics Division

We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.

And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.

As a HR Consultant you will manage and contribute to the development and administration of human resources policies and procedures and be actively involved in the joint strategic leadership of Division issues.  The role is both strategic and hands on supporting our Victoria and Seguin Operations teams.

What You’ll Do:

Coordinate, administer and develop various human resources services and functions typically within a facility.

Generally, the overall job descriptions for Business Unit (B/U) HR Consultants are similar, however, the position may also have additional functional responsibilities outside of HR.  The determination to increase a salary grade of a B/U HR Consultant position based on the extent of diversity would be made by the HR SPG and/or Job Evaluation.

Under the general guidance of senior Human Resources management work with employees on all payrolls and all shifts including union-represented employees if applicable.

Provide direction and guidance to all levels of employees on HR policies and procedures, ensuring consistency.  Actively participate as a functional resource on business team ensuring human resources is an integral part of the business strategy.  Keep employees, managers, general managers and leadership members advised on changes.  Play an integral part in the facility Employee Opinion Survey (EOS) results through integrating cultural values in the day-to-day business activities.

Provide direction to Facility Management in interpretation and application of employee-related policies, practices and procedures, as well as international laws if applicable, governmental regulations, and internal investigations to enhance consistency and maintain and improve the work environment of the facility.  Provide employment and personnel services including hiring new employees, administering benefits, providing appropriate training, and ensuring a safe work environment.

Provide directives considering impact upon the company (financial), employee engagement, and consideration for the future (new practices, policies, and procedures). Support and maintain regional point of contacts for competitive businesses for local wage and benefit surveys to be conducted.  In Non-U.S. locations, this position may be responsible for surveys and benchmarking data for merit, gain sharing, short term incentive plan (STIP) and evaluation of the results and recommendation of compensation strategy to Corporate Compensation.  Research, benchmark, create strategic initiatives, and design implementation strategy to improve business unit results at all locations.  Formulate and/or implement policies, practices and procedures related to employment practices, appropriate training, benefits, and safety.

Coordinate programs for management recruiting and selection.  Develop and coordinate, training, development, and promotion to ensure proper and effective staffing, personnel selection and practices, manpower planning and succession planning, skills development, training, policy & practice interpretation and application.  Assist managers in addressing individual and organizational effectiveness issues and compensation administration.  Position will function as the Human Resources lead contact for the defined unit, determining and providing services directly or from specialized support groups. 

Typical internal customers include the employees at all levels in one or more facilities and/or Divisions. The position often confronts complex issues or problems, which require careful analysis and diagnosis.  Problems are often unique and solutions can require original approaches.  May modify existing approaches or develop new solutions.  Sets priorities and establishes a work plan in order to complete broadly defined assignments and achieve desired results.  Establishes quality standards consistent with overall quality goals.  Impacts key quality goals including Customer Satisfaction, Continuous Improvement, Timeliness, Accuracy, Efficiency, Cost Savings, and Process Quality.  Position serves as facilitator for the analysis and development of new quality initiatives in the measure(s) stated.

Travel required is 40% of working time.

Who You Are:

Typically requires an awareness and expertise in many areas of human resources.   Needs to consider both traditional and non-traditional approaches to human resource management. Typically requires some experience in labor relations, benefits, compensation, personnel and training with a working knowledge of operations. The position typically requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience of 1 to 5 years of practical human resource assignments.  Must possess strong human relations and communications skills, along with organization planning and personal computer proficiency.

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary, because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at


Relocation is available for this position.

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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