Director of Human Resources


Website GAC Chemical Corporation

Maine's Chemical Company

GAC Chemical Corporation, an employee owned manufacturing company in Searsport, ME, has a need for a Director of Human Resources. The successful candidate will be part of senior leadership along with a dynamic and collaborative management team. Responsibilities include:

Plan, lead, develop, coordinate, and implement HR programs, policies, processes, training, hiring, and initiatives.


Oversees negotiation of union contract with other management colleagues.


Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations


Serves as the point of contact for employee benefit information including: all insurances, the 401k Retirement Plan, ESOP, worker’s compensation claims and outside Human Resources consulting with legal counsel.


Administers payroll and benefits forms and reports for non-union employees.  Provide oversight for union payroll in accordance with union contract.


Other management opportunities available depending on qualifications of the candidate.


Position reports directly to President/CEO and actively participates at GAC board meetings.


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or similar field preferred
SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential a plus
Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in Human Resources is required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Exceptional interpersonal skills to communicate, problem solve and collaborate with employees and management team
In-depth knowledge of state and federal labor laws, policies and rules

Competitive salary and generous benefits (including Employee Stock Ownership Plan).  Contact David Colter at


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