Director of Human Resources
HR
Full Time
Springfield, Tn
2019-07-18

The HR Director is responsible for driving the implementation of the Electrolux HR strategy and HR delivery model as part of the Springfield Cooktop and Product Line team.  They coach, collaborate and partner with the line management team to provide leadership and proactive solutions for people and organizational issues. This position will support both the Springfield manufacturing operations and the Cooktop R&D team based on site. 

The HR Director maintains an effective level of business literacy about the plant and product line’s financial position, strategic plans, and competition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand key drivers and challenges of the business to provide specific coaching to line managers  
  • Use business knowledge, trend reporting and data to provide effective solutions which align with business goals
  • Partner with the line management team to understand key performance issues, objectives and drivers and their implications for people and organizational strategies
  • Influence  and effectively convey messages through clear and consistent communication 
  • Prioritize work and respond to changing business needs
  • Support roll out of global HR solutions to business unit, acting as a champion, engaging stakeholders,
    challenging and coaching managers to gain buy-in
  • Utilize available resources and best practices to get things done  
  • Provide leadership and foster constructive cross-functional working relationships  
  • Challenge the status quo, champion new initiatives and act as a catalyst for change that drives continuous improvement in business performance
  • Build a case for why change matters, overcome resistance to change, engage key stakeholders in the process of change and drive processes to sustain change 
  • Support delivery of the people strategy within the business sector through the identification and development of targeted HR/OD interventions to deliver business performance
  • Select, retain and develop the right talent and capabilities; develop and implement proactive and  innovative talent management solutions to deliver business results
  • Diagnose and analyze organizational capabilities to proactively develop and implement individual, team and organizational improvements to support delivery of the business strategy
  • Coach, challenge and support managers in their role on people development and organizational related processes
  • Lead and manage the people related plan and agenda
  • Proactively drive HR core processes in the business unit 
  • Support the development and execution of technology to make HR processes more efficient and effective in supporting the business 
  • Understand and leverage appropriate technologies to connect  people and collaborate with identified target groups 
  • Support roll out of global HR solutions to business unit, acting as a champion, engaging stakeholders, challenging and coaching managers to gain buy-in
  • Develop tools in collaboration with Centers of Expertise and HR Services to maximize opportunities for economies of scale, global consistency and shared learning

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Human Resources or Business
  • Masters degree and professional certification a plus
  • 10 plus years HR leadership experience in a manufacturing environment including large workforces 
  • Experience working in a Lean manufacturing environment required
  • Demonstrated capability in several core areas of Human Resources (i.e., talent management, employee relations, leadership development, etc.)
  • Demonstrated capability in building a team and leading change efforts in support of factory and organization requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing in a complex and matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated success establishing goals and objectives to meet key deliverables and commitments using fact-based information and data

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Operates with impeccable integrity and trust
  • Active listener 
  • Strong business acumen
  • Desire to serve 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinker; uses logic and analysis to identify issues and develop solutions
  • Action-oriented with a focus on results
  • Proven success leading complex change initiatives 
  • Managerial courage
  • Strategic Agility