Regional Human Resources Manager in Superior, WI at Barko Hydraulics LLC

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Job Description

Pettibone, LLC is the parent of many independent manufacturing companies which produce a wide array of equipment and products. The independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels. Pettibone, LLC is wholly owned by The Heico Companies, LLC.

Our philosophy of developing a close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service and to meet our customers changing needs allows us to be leaders within our respective industries. Equipment and products are marketed domestically through a direct sales force, manufacturers representatives and an established network of independent dealers. Internationally, Pettibone sells in more than 60 countries through an independent distributor network, company sales representatives, licensees and agents. Our company is diverse and has a solid management base, product/market niches and efficient manufacturing capabilities.

The Position

The Regional HR Manager will serve as a key business partner to the Company President/GM in executing talent strategy, managing policies/procedures, and ensuring compliance for three businesses located in Superior, WI, Baraga, MI, and New Iberia, LA. This position facilitates the development of a positive culture and is responsible for securing and maintaining a productive, diverse, and engaged workforce comprised of the best talent. This highly visible role provides a broad range of HR support to leadership functions and effectively maintains the integrity and quality of HR programs; ensuring consistency throughout the organization. The HR Manager provides tactical support in the areas of employee relations and development, performance management, succession planning, as well as talent engagement and retention strategies.

Primary Responsibilities

Talent Management

  • Partner with the President/GM and functional managers to ensure proper workforce planning as well as role and responsibility alignment

  • Collaborate with Platform HR Director and Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager to develop and execute creative recruitment and pipeline building strategies to attract solid talent and future People Leaders; primarily source candidates through internal ATS, company social media sites and other company sponsored tools

  • Manage full cycle recruiting responsibilities such as maintaining job descriptions and FLSA classifications, delivering pre-hire skills testing, tracking key talent acquisition metrics, and conducting productive exit interviews

  • Develop, schedule and facilitate the new employee onboarding and integration process

  • Identify and drive learning and development efforts to build and support the growth of top talent within the organization

    Employee Relations

  • Serve as a primary compliance partner and consultant to leaders regarding employee relations

  • Partner with managers on leadership and employee development initiatives

  • Support and assist in the diligent and timely response to internal Ethics Helpline investigations as an advisor and investigator

  • Coordinate with Legal Counsel on training to ensure Company compliance

    Performance Management

  • Communicate and administer an on-going performance management program using company delivered tools

  • Drive strategies to develop bench-strength and succession plans

  • Partner with leaders on all corrective action, PIPs, IDPs and goal setting

    Total Rewards

  • Serve as a consultative partner both to employees and leadership regarding benefits, compensation and recognition

  • Hold and manage the annual employee open enrollment presentations

  • Communicate and facilitate the leave of absence program in conjunction with an external vendor

  • Monitor wage and hour rules, ensuring uniformity of compensation protocols and compliance with federal, state and local laws

  • Champion people initiatives - create employee recognition awards/events to increase engagement and boost retention

  • Collaborate with Corporate EHS on workers compensation, health and wellness initiatives

Job Requirements

  • 4-year Bachelors degree from college or university in human resources, business management, psychology or a related field

  • S/PHR or SHRM S/CP certification a plus

  • 5-10 years of progressive human resources experience, preferably in manufacturing, production or a related industry.

  • Previous experience with collectively bargained workforce a plus, but not required

  • Ability to perform tactical as well as strategic work

  • Above-average proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to interact with, lead and guide employees/managers at all levels and build relationships quickly

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to consolidate data into concise, executive-ready presentations and reports

  • Exceptional action and customer service orientation with the ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities in a fast paced, dynamic business environment

  • Solid knowledge of employment law, regulations and statutes compliance focused

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills as well as project management abilities

  • High level of confidentiality, professionalism and decorum

  • Ability and willingness to travel an estimated 10-15


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