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HR in Manufacturing

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HR in Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry is one of the most important sectors in the world. Making up 11% of the country’s GDP, manufacturing has become an essential part of our successful economy. As a field, manufacturing is one of the United States’ top five employers, providing approximately 12 million jobs. Because the average standard large production plant oversees more than 300 workers, having a well-executed human resource (HR) management strategy is key to productivity and development.

Within the world of manufacturing the HR team oversees recruitment, training and employee development – but it encompasses so much more than that. HR also often manages employee relations and benefits, although this is typically handled by an employee relations (ER) manager in medium-to-large factory settings.

Today’s manufacturing HR manager faces an array of HR challenges, including:

  • Increasing costs of labor due to higher wages.
  • Keeping pace with the evolving industry, such as the need to retrain employees constantly as production lines are updated with new technology.
  • Rising turnover rates.
  • Implementing HR policies and ensuring they’re kept up-to-date.
  • Low employee morale.
  • A high volume of labor-intensive paperwork.
  • Difficulty in managing a diverse workforce.
  • Finding qualified, skilled workers, especially d
  • uring labor shortages.

In addition to worker-specific challenges, the human resource department also plays an integral role in the supply chain. They’re responsible for hiring skilled workers that can maintain production levels and ensure that there is no shortage of raw materials. It’s important to continuously train these employees to keep them up-to-date with new technologies, making their work even more efficient.

Without a strong HR and ER strategy, it will be difficult for leaders within the manufacturing industry to remain competitive and profitable while also producing high-quality products at low cost. This can only be achieved with the right HR software that manages employees’ data efficiently, prevents issues from occurring, tracks the status of employee training and helps find suitable candidates for upcoming vacancies. Integrating HR software into your manufacturing environment that is customized to your unique needs is the best way to automate and streamline many of the administrative tasks that absorb HR’s time so it can be focused more on building strong employee relationships.

The benefits of working with HR Acuity for your HR software

In today’s labor market, manufacturers should look toward tools that empower the HR department and streamline day-to-day operations. At HR Acuity, we can help.

Our software has proven successful within the manufacturing industry, having helped leaders efficiently and effectively manage their workforce. By leveraging data on employees’ performance and on the company’s workforce, HR managers can make better decisions about what needs to be done to improve work efficiency.

Take a look at our case studies to learn more about how we’ve helped organizations like yours better motivate their workforce and boost productivity through effective HR management techniques.

HR Acuity software provides manufacturing companies with the expertise they need to grow. In today’s manufacturing environment, much of success depends on analytics and data. Our employee relations dashboard and technology automate the generation of highly detailed reports that provide you with a live snapshot of the success of your employee community. Through effective issue and risk management as well as valuable insights into your workforce, you will be better equipped to meet objectives and run your department much more efficiently.

Reach out to HR Acuity for more information.

How We Help the Manufacturing Companies. Specifically.

Create A Safe Workplace

Communicate clear policies and processes that help employees know what to do and what to expect when issues arise.

Analyze Trends

Act early to address or prevent ER issues in every part of the business.

Mitigate Risks

Create consistent investigations and case management processes that stay fair and equitable for everyone involved.

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