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AOX-HR Representative



Interested in joining a winning team? A team whose employees share in the ownership of the business and are empowered to make a difference?

Organizational context and job purpose

INEOS Organization:

INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and oil products. It comprises 15 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 65 manufacturing facilities in 16 countries throughout the world. INEOS products make a significant contribution to saving life, improving health and enhancing standards of living for people around the world. Its businesses produce the raw materials that are essential in the manufacture of a wide variety of goods: from paints to plastics, textiles to technology, and medicines to mobile phones - chemicals manufactured by INEOS enhance almost every aspect of modern life.


Ethylene oxide (EO) is an important building block for the preparation of a wide variety of EO derivatives (EODs), including various surfactants, as well as a host of other chemical intermediates including Glycol Ethers, Polyethlene Glycols, Ethanolamines, and Alkyl Alkanolamines. 

INEOS Oxide is one of the world’s leading producers of Ethylene Oxide (EO) and Ethylene Oxide Derivatives (EODs).  We currently have a total EO and EOD capacity of 920 kta spread across five different production units throughout Europe and the US. These units have leading cost economics, due to economies of scale, state-of-the-art technology, strategic locations, etc. Our EO project in the US is targeting the fast growing merchant EO market, building on our experience and leadership position in Europe.

Purpose of the Job:

This position is responsible for implementing human resources policies, programs, and practices for INEOS Oxide. The HR Representative will help drive the success of the business through various HR deliverables including recruiting, employee relations, benefits administration, payroll processing, compliance oversight, performance management, leadership consulting, employee development and community relations.  Duties will also include communicating policies and procedures for the Human Resources Department and recommending strategies and practices to management, as well as coaching and counselling employees.

The incumbent will partner with INEOS Oxide, Bayport leadership team members to steer team performance and help drive a culture of excellence, while interfacing with fellow members of the broader INEOS Group, US for support and professional networking. 

Most Important Internal Factors

  • Day to Day HR responsibility for INEOS Oxide LLC
  • Ensuring consistent and reliable HR service
  • Counselling and supporting leadership and employees in an effort to drive excellent business performance
  • Various projects as assigned and directed by Site and HR Management
  • Promptly responding to employee inquiries regarding policies, benefits, and pay
  • Providing assistance to employees by mediating benefit issues and concerns            

Most Important External Factors

  • Market competitiveness for optimum attraction and retention of high-quality talent.
  • Compliance with all federal, state, and local laws.
  • Maintenance of cordial relationships with members of the local community and other stakeholders. 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Accountability 1

Safety, Health & Environmental

Most important activity

  • This position, like all positions within the INEOS Oxide US organization, requires the incumbent to commit to learning, following, and practicing the INEOS 20 Principles of Process & Behavioral Safety as applicable to the position.  The HR Rep will assist in driving a culture of ownership and commitment to these principles which are posted throughout each Oxide facility.  Additionally, each employee must also commit to following INEOS’ Life-Saving rules on a daily basis.  These are also posted within each Oxide facility.

Accountability 2: 

Employee Relations

Most important activities

  • Assist in ensuring timely and accurate processing of bi-weekly payroll.
  • Drive recruiting efforts for attraction and onboarding of high caliber/high quality talent.
  • Advise and counsel leaders and employees to facilitate successful performance.
  • Conduct investigations in a fair and equal manner
  • Support employees in resolution of all benefits concerns.
  • Assist in running annual performance evaluation process.
  • Facilitate annual salary/merit administration process for Site
  • Administer random drug testing program under the Substance Abuse Policy.
  • Ensure all job descriptions are up to date and in compliance with ISO 9001:2015 standards
  • Support Wellness Program for INEOS Oxide

Accountability 3:

Leadership and Personnel

Most important activities

  • Work with the Site Leadership Team for retention of key personnel
  • Ensure proper implementation of various human resource activities including recruitment, compensation, benefits, and rewards

Accountability 4:

Compensation and Employee Reporting and Analysis

Most important activities

  • Prepare and/or maintain special internal and external reports regarding salary, employee demographics, FTEs, etc.
  • Prepare annual compensation survey analysis as needed; provide salary proposals and other recommendations as necessary.
  • Work with Accounting Manager to prepare the annual manpower budget

Accountability 5:

Payroll Support

Most important activity

  • Provide payroll support when needed including but not limited to:
    • Process bi-weekly payroll
    • Provide reports to Finance and colleagues related to payroll
    • Remain current on all processes and procedures related to the activity.


Level of Education & Experience in general

  • Bachelor of Science in Business, Human Resources; equivalent, relevant experience, or combination of education and experience
  • PHR and/or SHRM-CP Certification preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years of HR experience in a manufacturing environment

Technical Skills

  • Strong computer skills with exceptional Microsoft Office proficiency
  • HRIS experience sought.  Workday is helpful.    
  • Requires broad knowledge of employment statutes including COBRA, ERISA, FMLA, ADA, and related state & federal regulations.

Behavioral Skills

  • Must be comfortable interacting with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to lead change, influence outcomes, and provide coaching and consultation as needed
  • Must possess keen attention to detail to ensure accuracy and follow up on unresolved issues.
  • Requires comfort and proficiency with multi-tasking and balancing heavy demands.
  • Requires highly ethical, personable and adaptale team player.
  • People leader that works well in a team environment as well as independently, with sound problem solving skills

ADA Physical requirements, visual acuity requirements and environmental conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and perform tasks requiring repetitive use of hands.  The employee must occasionally walk, stand and travel by car, airplane or other means.   Exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Employee must have the ability to see written documents, computer screens, and to adjust focus.

Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.   Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound.

Work Environment:  This job is performed mainly in a temperature controlled office environment.


Measurement and success along with improvements will be monitored by the Manager. Following are the Primary Key Performance Indicators for this position:

  • Payroll is executed timely and accurately.
  • Internal and regulatory deadlines are met.
  • All EE inquiries are responded to within 2 business days, 
  • All initial HR policy reviews and required CBT’s are completed within 30 days of employment.
  • Relevant communications are provided as soon as practicable regarding general interest HR topics including benefits and plant policies.
  • HR activities are implemented in a manner consistent with INEOS’ guidelines and programs.
  • Timeliness of response and implementation of policy and procedure within budget guidelines
  • 100% ISO Compliance
  • Departmental Goals & Objectives ≥ 99%
  • 100% compliance:
    • EPA
    • GMP
    • DOT
    • OSHA
  • Meet all departmental annual training and progression goals: individual and direct/indirect reports as defined in annual performance assessment / previously listed in individual annual goals

Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance.On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.

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