Job Location:
Lynchburg, VA

About Us:

At BW Integrated Systems, we are at the forefront of the industry when it comes to designing and manufacturing cutting-edge solutions for end-of-line packaging equipment, labeling and converting, packaging automation, and systems integration. With a global presence encompassing nine manufacturing facilities and a team of over 800 experts, we are proud to be a trusted partner for our customers around the world, with installations spanning more than 50 countries. Our extensive range of products and service network offers innovative technology and unparalleled technical support for manufacturing companies operating in various global market segments. From food and beverage to pharmaceuticals, household goods, automotive, and more, we cater to diverse industries such as container manufacturing, wine and spirits, consumer product packaging, converting, paper, and beyond. With decades of experience, our packaging professionals excel in providing efficient solutions in areas such as robotic applications, packaging line design, integrated systems, palletizers and depalletizers, automated can-end and product-handling equipment, cartoning, case and tray packing and forming, as well as a wide range of labeling solutions including pressure sensitive, roll-fed, and shrink-sleeve options. Additionally, we specialize in converting and finishing solutions, advanced conveyance technology and controls, unwrappers, and destrappers.


Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.


Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and self-motivated Site People (HR) Leader. The role supports and strengthens our team members and our business, by focusing on employee relations, performance management, recruitment, onboarding, safety, HRIS and benefits administration, and other initiatives that promote a healthy, people-centric culture for approximately 75 employees in the United States.  The position is full-time on-site at our BW Integrated Systems facility located in Lynchburg, VA.

Job Responsibilities

  • Employee Relations: coach and mentor leader and team members as needed.

  • Manage local recruiting, on-boarding and off-boarding processes including exit interviews, candidate screening, and administration of pre-employment checks and employment offers.

  • Ensure consistent compliance with employment legislation.

  • Administer Corporate benefit programs and facilitate both new hire and annual enrollment processes.

  • Management of the learning management system and monitoring of team member completion of assigned modules.

  • Drive performance and compensation review processes on a local level, in partnership with the Senior HR Leadership.

  • Maintain Workday (HR system of record) and support leaders and team members with its use.

  • Consistently apply appropriate judgment and discretion in the handling of sensitive and/or confidential information.

  • Maintain strong community and team member relations.

  • Provide information to associates on policies/practices, including company benefits.

  • Oversee administration of the goal setting and continuous feedback process.

  • Provide support and assist leaders with performance management, disciplinary action and Performance Improvement Plans.

  • Assists in overseeing the facility’s safety program ensuring adherence to various safety requirements including OSHA standards.

  • Coordinate all required annual safety training.

  • Maintains and ensures compliance with all OSHA-required recordkeeping; assists in the assurance of corrective safety actions as needed.

  • Participate in and/or lead special projects as needed,

  • Process Leaves of Absence, STD/LTD, and Workers Comp claims through the appropriate channels.

  • Promote the Wellness Program as well as charitable company programs locally

  • Generate all required reporting & maintain all personnel files.

  • Conduct training as needed.

  • Various other tasks that may arise


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business or relevant experience.

  • 5+ years of HR experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong knowledge of employment legislation and safety regulations

  • Experience with employee relations, performance management, meeting facilitation, training, leading and coaching others, managing multiple responsibilities, and leading organizational change.

  • Demonstrated effective written, verbal, presentation and communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • HRIS System experience, prior Workday experience a plus.

ADA Requirements:

  • Typically sits, grasps items and performs keyboarding for occasional operation of a computer

  • Stand, walk, bend, reach or otherwise move about occasionally

  • Lift, move, or otherwise transfer items up to 30 lbs. occasionally

  • Occasional exposure to typical machine shop physical hazards

  • Travel by air or car – 10%



At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.


Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.



BW Integrated Systems