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SASOL Human Resource Consultant

Career Opportunities: Human Resources Consultant

Sasol (USA) Corporation is building a world-scale ethane cracker and derivatives complex adjacent to its existing site near Westlake in Calcasieu Parish. The ethane cracker will enable Sasol to expand its differentiated ethylene derivatives business, while helping to strengthen U.S. Manufacturing, boost exports and spur economic growth.

Due to our tremendous growth we are recruiting for a Human Resources Consultant to work at our Lake Charles Chemical Complex located in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Sasol offers a comprehensive total rewards package with market-related compensation and benefits that are consistent across our sites in the USA. The total rewards package is competitive within our industry and is designed to attract and retain our most valuable assets – our employees. Come be a part of our Growing Team!!!

Major Responsibilities

Serves as a trusted advisor to business leaders within North America and global partners
Provides strategic counsel to management in areas of organizational effectiveness and development, employee relations and talent management
Leads managers/supervisors in successfully resolving employee relations issues claims and charges
Collaborates with broader HR initiatives, identifying and managing opportunities in the client group and works to support the achievement of the entire HR team’s strategic goals
Facilitates the approval process for promotions, hires, transfers, etc.
Develop and deliver HR related training to units/departments
Responds personally to inquiries and/or refers clients to appropriate HR support staff member for accurate/timely resolutions in order to provide and maintain highest level of service
Develops/Maintains a working knowledge of company policies/procedures and guidelines, organizational structure, compensation philosophy and employee benefit plans to be able to address client questions
Develops and maintains good working relations with all clients to help ensure positive employee relations, through regular site visits, e-communication, in-person visits
Engages in conflict resolution and/or counsels clients as needed to maintain a safe work environment
Actively participates with management to determine appropriate department guidelines/procedures
Conducts investigations, interviews, and collects data to develop recommendations or conducts disciplinary processes
Administers government regulated policies, such as Military Leave, FMLA, ADA, etc. to ensure compliance and efficacy
Collaborates with compensation support staff to successfully administer year-long compensation initiatives including annual merit delivery, STI, mid-year reviews, etc.
Supports the domestic and international relocation of clients and new hires throughout North America
Manages full-spectrum of employment processes (pre-placement to post-employment)
Liaises with Corporate Medical Management (CMM) to ensure consistency, compliance and communication of leave management
Ensures HR activities adhere to federal, state and local employment law as well as DOT, SOX and ISO regulations
Collaborates on the maintenance of organizational charts, job descriptions, employee/position data
Serves as a member of crisis communication team
Responsible for maintaining positive employee relations within a non-union workplace environment
Represents Sasol within professional organizations and community activities to support corporate social responsibility efforts
Serves as Lead for HR programs (i.e. Performance Management and Talent Development, Succession Management and Mentorship)

Experience and/or Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or other related field; Master’s degree preferred
3+ years’ broad-based human resources experience is required
Human resources operations experience in chemical/refinery industry is preferred
Professional Certification (HRCI or SHRM) is preferred
Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws as related to HR
Strong interpersonal and relationship skills in interacting clients at all levels
Ability to influence and problem solve in all areas related to HR
Strong collaboration and communication skills, including oral and written
Dynamic, resourceful self-starter who can work independently, be a strong contributing team member and drive results
Ability to work in a multi-site environment; travel required
Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively
Microsoft Office Suite, HRIS – SAP experience preferred

Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA

Sasol (USA) Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by applicable law, regulation or local ordinance. For more information about your rights under the law, see

Sasol treats work-authorized job applicants equally in recruiting and hiring without regard to their citizenship status or national origin unless required by law, regulation, executive order, government contract, or determination by the Attorney General. Please note Sasol will not sponsor, obtain, and/or petition for temporary visa status (for example, E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN) for candidates for this position and/or personnel hired for this position.

We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies, therefore we will not a pay a fee for resumes submitted.