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HR Director

Job Summary

For almost a century, Sun Graphics Media in Sheboygan, WI has been the epitome of a friendly, quality-driven, award-winning creative agency and commercial print business. Sun Graphics Media knows that success is about alleviating some of the pressures our clients face, empowering them to be better and do more than they ever could on their own. This drive to help our clients succeed is what powers our team, and it is the exact reason we love to be an extension of their team.

Our growing firm employs approximately 40 individuals and the Human Resource Director is responsible for managing every aspect of their employment needs. Additional responsibilities include full cycle recruiting, payroll and benefit administration, and compliance with federal, state, and company regulatory requirements and procedures.

Under the direction of the CEO and CHRO, the HR Director creates and implements employee relations policies to help increase employees’ job satisfaction. The HR Director communicates with employees about compensation, benefits, and other facets regarding their employment.

As HR Director, you are a member of the Executive Team, and together are responsible for supporting the company’s vision and mission. As HR Director, you will be in contact with current and prospective employees, and you are in a strong position to influence their satisfaction and our company prosperity. This position requires tact, sensitivity, and professionalism.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

General and Administrative

  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor that reflects the company’s commitment to quality, continuous improvement, and respect for all individuals.
  • Communicate effectively with the Owners, the Sales Team, and the Production Team, informing and updating them regularly to guarantee that company objectives are met.
  • Follow company systems and procedures. 
  • Participate as a key team player by supporting operations as needed.
  • Comply with all OSHA safety requirements

Human Resources

  • Manage onboarding and offboarding.
  • Process payroll, PTO tracking, and benefit enrollments and changes.
  • Manage open enrollment and insurance renewals.
  • Manage and administer short- and long-term disability claims, workers’ compensation claims, and COBRA.
  • Guides management by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, and methods; communicating and enforcing organizational values.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in HR professional conferences and educational opportunities.
  • Address and resolve employee inquiries, problems and complaints and facilitate satisfactory resolution.
  • Prepare all assigned reports and correspondence accurately and on time.
  • Create and maintain HR files.
  • Provide support to the executive team.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human Resources or a related field required.
  • 10 or more years’ experience in the human resources field.
  • 3 or more years’ experience in a human resources leadership position.
  • SHRM-CP, or SPHR certification preferred.
  • Proven listening and strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate requests and actions in a concise, clear, and timely manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills.
  • Excellent leadership and planning skills.
  • Strong attention to details and interested in preventing errors and solving problems.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organization and time management skills.
  • Able to perform multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Strong computer and mathematical / accounting skills.
  • Ability to move freely throughout the building to gather information as needed.
  • Previous experience or an understanding of a Lean Manufacturing environment preferred.

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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; use hands and fingers; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach
  • Fast-paced environment at times: subject to schedule and priority changes and short notice activity.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. In the plant area, moderate to occasional loud noise level.

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