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Human Resources Specialist

Houston, TX, US, 77092

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior, and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test, and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain walls, storefronts, and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings, and more.



The HR Specialist role with us isn’t just a job - it’s an awesome job.  We are hiring builders at OBE.  And we want to lean into your expertise to help us get better. We will give you what you need to do your job, and you will get to contribute, every single day. 


This role is perfect for the individual who loves engaging their employees, passionate about making an impact in their workplace, and eager to grow along with us. If that sounds like you, come join this industry leader!


Position Summary:

The Human Resources Specialist will be a motivated, thoughtful, results-oriented, self-starter responsible for leading all aspects of human resources at the plant level, to include; recruiting, on-boarding, retention, engagement, employee relations/investigations, training and development, benefits, compensation & payroll, policy development, and regulatory compliance such as BC employment laws and safety.  


Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and participate in key projects to drive HR strategies to improve our business, and that align to business strategic imperatives
  • Influence and communicate with all levels of the organization, from production employees to plant leadership
  • Drive all talent acquisition activities by fully understanding hiring manager needs and delivering an effective interviewing/selection process; identify qualified candidates through resume screenings, phone screens and preliminary interviews
  • Promote a positive work culture by driving team engagement initiatives and employee advocacy
  • Advise, guide and coach plant leadership on all areas of talent to manage the work to support engagement and performance
  • Ensure employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, investigated and resolved
  • Communicate and promote all company health & welfare benefits, including RRSP
  • Maintain accurate workforce information and ensure payroll record accuracy for processing
  • Work along side plant and regional leadership to build out strong succession plans.


Experience and qualifications, you will need for success:

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish is a must
  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred with 2+ years of business partner/generalist experience, to include payroll processing in a manufacturing environment
  • A result-oriented individual who assumes ownership of his/her work with a strong sense of urgency, excellent organizational skills & attention to detail; ability to follow up and execute quickly and efficiently while maintaining confidentiality
  • Demonstrates initiative, tenacity and the ability to think critically to reach the best solution
  • A confident communicator (both verbally and in writing), proactive, and approachable
  • Effective problem solving, process improvement and critical thinking skills
  • Team-oriented with the ability to flex in support of timelines and deliverables
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and HRIS systems

What OBE Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About OBE


OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  May 6, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: HR, Information Systems, Design Engineer, Business Process, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Technology, Engineering, Management