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  • Annual Variable Cash Incentive Program (VCIP) bonus
  • 8% 401k company match
  • Cash Balance Account pension
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits with an annual company contribution to a Health Savings Account for employees on HDHP
  • Total well-being programs and incentives, including Employee Assistance Plan, well-being reimbursement, and backup family care services

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HR Manager, Ferndale Refinery


Ferndale, WA, US, 98248

Job Field:  Human Resources

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The HR Manager will be responsible for long-range HR planning as well as partner with CoE’s and HR Operations & Services to meet the day-to-day HR operations for the Ferndale Refinery.  The incumbent, as lead Human Resources Business Partner, is expected to have commensurate knowledge and ability to lead Refinery Leadership Teams in the strategic management of all personnel and personnel related activities (Utilization of all Employee and Manager Self-Service processes; workforce planning; lead local Talent Management processes; acting in concert with the business to align business goals with employee development strategies and to facilitate the completion of those goals through others). This position also acts as the key HR consultant to the Refinery Leadership Team and other key refinery personnel to assist in the resolution of complex Human Resources issues and for the optimization of Human Resource strategies.


Responsibilities May Include:

  • Providing HR leadership and support to refinery management in developing and implementing effective people strategies to enable the goals of the refinery - This includes developing a full understanding of the functions’ business and goals so that people strategies are value adding and targeted to address specific business strategies and needs.
  • Align talent strategy with business strategy and adjusting to respond to changing business needs.
  • Consulting with the COEs (Centers of Excellence) on the particular needs of the refinery, e.g., staffing, employee relations, industrial relations, compensation, benefits, expatriate administration, career development, and talent management.
  • Serving on the leadership team for the refinery.
  • Coaching/counseling senior managers and serves as a thinking partner.
  • Manage HR performance and monitor organizational health through data, KPIs & business performance.
  • Lead succession planning process and participate in the identification/management of high potential employees.
  • Drive the consistent delivery of enterprise talent standards and processes.
  • Deploy business specific engagement and culture initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Organizational Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Human Resources, or a related field
  • 5 or more years of exempt-level experience in Human Resources
  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)
  • Must be willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to comply with the following:
    • Travel up to 10% of the time
    • Occasional on-call duties
    • Work extended hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays
    • Wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • PHR, SPHR or other HR certifications
  • Ability to proactively identify and diagnose problems and recommend appropriate course of action
  • Ability to influence and drive organizational change through knowledge and competency which is demonstrated by combining Human Resource principals with specific business acumen that delivers results though people for the business; aligns Human Resources process and systems to deliver those business results
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact appropriately with all levels of internal and external key stakeholders, from Senior Managers to hourly field employees
  • Ability to evaluate tradeoffs associated with different strategic options
  • Ability to effectively manage a variety of stakeholders with different needs and perspectives
  • Ability to analyze and apply data to solutions which drive business value
  • Effective Change Leader and positive Management role model; leads by example and understand the change process
  • Capable of maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Understands internal/external business environment context and adjusts or develops Human Resources strategies to be successful in any environment
  • Identifies people implications from business strategies, including the identification of new competencies
  • Manages all aspects of Performance Management; from coaching and consulting with Senior Management to assisting supervisors with tactics and solutions for managing hourly field employees
  • Ability to develop metrics that define and measure results


The Ferndale Refinery is located on Puget Sound in Ferndale, Washington, approximately 20 miles south of the U.S.-Canada border. Facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation and hydrodesulfurization units. It processes a variety crude oils, including Alaskan North Slope, Canadian and other foreign and U.S. shale crudes, primarily delivered via marine vessel and pipeline. Within the refinery is a rail car crude oil receiving facility with a capacity of 30,000 BPD. This offloading facility, owned by Phillips 66 Partners, makes the receipt of additional crude by rail car possible. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include residual fuel oil, which is supplied to the northwest marine bunker fuel market. Most refined products are distributed to customers by pipeline and barge to major markets in the northwestern United States.




At Phillips 66, we are proud to offer attractive and high-quality benefits which we refer to as Total Rewards. Additional information on Total Rewards .



The base pay range for this role is $136,800 – $171,150 depending on a candidate's relevant work experience and education.

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. We have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign, U.S. Department of Labor and the Military Times for our continued commitment to inclusive practices and policies in the hiring and retention of those in the LGBTQ+ community and military veterans. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence.

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To be considered


In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of 05/27/2024.


Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1).  Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett