Back to Results

Human Resources/Enviornmental Health & Safety Manager - Adirondack, Rawlings Sporting Goods - Dolgeville, NY

Quick Facts
Company Name:Rawlings Sporting Goods
Location:Dolgeville, NY
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Human Resources
Take Action


Job Title:  Human Resources & Environmental Health/Safety Manager                 

Department:   Adirondack Human Resources                                              

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Reports to:      Adirondack Plant Manager dotted line to SVP HR Corporate office

Direct Reports: payroll clerk


General Overview:

Plans and carries out Rawlings Sporting Goods policies and procedures related to all phases of Human Resources including but not limited to: recruitment, hiring, payroll, worker's compensation, safety/environmental duties, benefits administration and employee relations.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

HR Duties

  • Manages recruitment, and hiring process; schedules pre-employment drug testing, prepares new employee files, verifies and maintains I-9 documentation and employee files.
  • Works with employees to answer and assist with employee requests/questions.
  • Conducts benefits enrollment for new employees, coordinates annual enrollments presentations, and reconciles benefit statements.
  • Manages payroll process and serves as back-up for payroll processing.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for Disability/FMLA/Worker's Comp. Reviews medical status for employees returning to work, coordinates with supervisors to determine duties/restrictions.
  • Completes termination paperwork, COBRA enrollment, and exit interviews.
  • Assists corporate HR department with various special projects, gathers data for internal/external audits, reports and attends HR conference calls regularly.
  • Assists Plant Manager with special projects as needed.
  • Record and document any employee incidents, and assists with investigations as necessary.
  • Plan and prepare special functions for employees.

 Safety/Environmental Duties

  • Implements safety team; policies, procedures, and training programs
  • Conducts facility safety audits and implementing appropriate changes to correct or comply with regulations/standards with help of safety team.
  • Ensures that all facility equipment meets safety regulations.
  • Develops policies and procedures to ensure compliance with safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Interfaces with regulatory agencies, management team and staff to formulate corrective actions
  • Designs training for all levels of employees and ensure personnel training and corrective action follow up are completed upon hire and annually
  • Coordinates and holds monthly safety meetings with plant
  • Conducts and reviews monthly safety inspections and identifies existing or potential health and safety hazards and recommends corrective and preventative measures.
  • Manages Workers Compensation files; completes First Report of Injury, Incident/Accident report; communicates with employee and physician regarding appointments.  Keeps Corporate HR in the loop on any worker's compensation injuries.
  • Follows up on all injuries with the employees, ensures all correspondence is forwarded to Rawlings Workers Compensation Insurance Carrier. Maintains all applicable logs as it relates to Workers Comp, First Aid and OSHA 300, submits all accident reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains all reports and files pertaining to all Environmental Permits. 
  • Assist federal, state and local authorities with environmental requests
  • Conduct testing, file reports for SPEDES and Wastewater
  • Conduct calculations and maintain records for Air Permits
  • Manage all Waste and Hazardous Shipments Documentation.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • 2 - 3 years' Experience in Human Resources required
  • Industrial Safety experience strongly preferred
  • BS/BA degree preferred
  • Thorough working knowledge and administration experience with Human Resources; COBRA, ADA, FLMA, EEO and Workers Compensation
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written organization skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including excel.
  • Self motivated with good follow-up.
  • Work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to work under time constraints.


Working Conditions:  Majority of work will be performed in general office settings and various manufacturing operations.   Some travel required.


Safety Hazards:  Hazards associated with a manufacturing/production environment.  There will be some minimal exposure to dust, fumes, dirt, noise, vibrations, chemicals, solvents and machines.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  The ability to speak effectively before groups of employees and/or management within the organization.  Must have good written presentation and verbal communication skills. 



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.  Ability to apply concepts of basic math.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Able to make sound judgments as it relates to Personnel Relations and the Law.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and use hands regularly. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  The employee will occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing 10 - 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.  Employee will be required to hear telephone.



This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked to perform other instructions and/or duties as needed.





Automation Alley Logo