Manager, Human Resources

Job Locations US-AR-Crossett
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Human Resources


Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.


At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.


Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.


Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

How you will impact Ingevity

You will execute processes within the HR function to ensure that we are delivering world class employee relations and organizational development. Our organizational culture is one that believes first and foremost that it’s all about our employees. Does that belief resonate with you? We want to talk to you if: 

  • You enjoy finding and developing talent.
  • You have a high level of passion and energy around engaging and developing employees.
  • You have a successful track record working in both union and non-union manufacturing environments.
  • You are a multi-faceted HR expert with a history of high performance in a fast paced environment.
  • You have a history of leading change and achieving results that meet the needs of the business.

What you need to succeed

  • Experience working in both a union and non-union manufacturing environment including alternative dispute resolution, grievance/arbitration settlement, and labor negotiations.
  • Ability to engage others to build trusting relationships with employees, managers, and leaders throughout the organization.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of strategies to optimize structure, processes, and people to support business goals
  • Provide advice and counsel to leaders and employees. Serve as a primary contact for employee relations
  • Assist in the recruiting and selection of the right talent to achieve business objectives
  • Lead the development of individuals and teams. Identify programs and tools to improve development areas  
  • Strong understanding and ability to ensure compliance with local, state and federal labor laws.
  • Ability to deliver effective training and development that reinforces change and development of skills.
  • Ability to lead, manage multiple projects, and complete activities accurately and on time.
  • Proven track record as an HR partner and strategist with strong leadership, accountability and organizational skills.
  • 5+ years of progressive HR Business Partner experience in commercial and manufacturing business environments.
  • Bachelors’ degree in HR or related field.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% domestically
  • Position has flexibility to be located in Deridder, LA or Crossett, AR

This position is contingent upon Ingevity closing the acquisition of Georgia Pacific’s Pine Chemicals business per the terms of the Asset Purchase Agreement, dated August 22, 2017. 

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work. Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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