Randstad Workforce Consultant in Richmond, Virginia

Solutions are what we do! Randstad creates staffing solutions for some of the top companies in their respective industries and we do it through a consultative approach. We want to more than just a vendor; we want to be a Business Partner.

We are currently seeking a Workforce Consultant (internal corporate role) to partner with our onsite account teams and our clients to drive the relationship by understanding the client’s unique challenges and developing solutions that ensure success. Our most successful consultants have a blend of operations and consulting experience in a manufacturing or logistics setting. They have spent countless hours collaborating with others to understand the root cause of a problem and presented workable solutions that are mutually beneficial for all parties. Those with previous experience as an Operations Manager, consultant, Strategic business partner or with a PEO will particularly love this role.

This Workforce Consultant will support our account operations in and around the regional area (up to 25% travel required)

The Randstad In House Services concept specializes in the provision of high-volume, skilled flexible labor; aimed at improving labor flexibility, retention, productivity and efficiency. The concept provides a complete HR process from recruitment and selection, introduction, planning and management of workers through to the provision of detailed management reports.

Please review the job responsibilities, experience required, and the great benefits of work for Randstad, one of the largest Staffing organizations in the world!

Job Responsibilities:

The Operations & Workforce Consultant will partner with onsite account teams and our clients in a manufacturing and logistics environment to help our clients achieve operational and financial goals through:

  • Credibility with the client - experience and expertise in operational management and human resources in a manufacturing, distribution, warehouse or logistics environment

  • Implementation and continuous improvement of workforce optimization strategies including: hiring, scheduling, training, motivating, managing the talent pool

  • HR analytics that clearly demonstrate how leading indicators contribute to client success

  • Keen attention to risk mitigation in the areas of: legal workforce, fair hiring practices, fair and effective coaching and management, co-employment protection, and safe work environments

  • Being knowledgeable about Fair Labor practices and Labor Union laws

Experience Required:

  • 10+ years of people & process management within a manufacturing, Distribution, logistics, or warehouse environment. (Automotive industry experience highly preferred)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of workforce analytics and operational performance metrics to gauge manufacturing and distribution process improvement progress.

-Previous P&L experience

-Super user of Excel, Power Point and Word

-Lean or Six Sigma experience

  • Providing a safe work environment: accident prevention, investigations, reporting

  • Change agent with ability to influence others to action

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • Consultative in relationships

  • Excellent communication skills at all organizational levels and across functions

  • Innovative thinking and problem-solving

  • Strategic planning

  • Drive cost savings

  • Process mapping

  • Project management

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications including Excel & PowerPoint.

Other Experience that is Preferred

Human Resources expertise, applied in a manufacturing environment including:

  • Local labor market analysis

  • Recruitment processes for mass hiring

  • Workforce optimization: scheduling, managing OT and idle time

  • Job analysis, job descriptions, job coding

  • Create effective hiring profiles and hiring processes

  • Effective qualifying and screening, maintaining documentation

  • Confirming and managing the legality of the workforce

  • Federal, state, and local laws regarding employee rights, employer responsibilities (ADA, FMLA, Unemployment, etc.)

  • Performance management - motivating, coaching, tough conversations

  • Training and development of the workforce

Why work for Randstad:

-- One of the top in our industry and as 2nd largest staffing company in the world we offer employees career growth and the ability to learn different facets of the businesses we support.

-- Pay for Performance – this position has a competitive base salary plus quarterly commissions. You are directly compensated for the work YOU do!

-- Excellent Benefits – We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k (including match), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, & Paid Time Off (3.5 weeks to start!)

-- On-boarding & Sales Training – each new employee participates in a structured on-boarding process to include learning about the Randstad service offerings as well as on-going Sales training.

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