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Human Resources Director

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton's Power Systems Division is seeking a Human Resources Director to join the team. This position is based at our Waukesha, WI location. Relocation assistance will be provided.Power Systems Division:For the commercial, utility, mining, industrial, manufacturing and renewable energy markets, we offer a complete portfolio of products and services that help customers transform, protect, connect and build our electric power system backbone - from power delivery, automation and control, metering and demand response solutions designed to increase efficiency and smart operations. The Power Systems business serves customers in the commercial, utility, mining, industrial and manufacturing, renewable energy and other markets.Position Overview:This role is responsible for leading the Human Resources function for approximately half of the Power Systems Division's business - Power Reliability Division (PRD), which is approximately $674M in revenue, six sites and approximately 1,530 employees. These include - South Milwaukee and Franksville WI, Olean, NY, Dacono, CO, Greenwood, SC, and Queretaro, MX. The product lines within the division include switchgear, network protectors and capacitors, and LIPE. The HR Director reports directly to the SVP/GM of the PRD business and functionally to the VP-HR of Power Systems. The role also owns the PRD functions including PLMs, Engineering, Marketing, Quality, Finance, etc. and it has 4 functional reports (HR Managers). This incumbent will establish solid business partnerships and driving functional excellence. Direct business partner responsibility for the business with 1,530 employees. Develop, implement and validate Human Resources programs, policies and initiatives aligned with short and long-term business plans. Foster a culture for workforce that promotes employee involvement, engagement, and a passion for customer excellence.Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.Essential Responsibilities:* Partner with the SVP/GM and the PRD leadership team, PSD leadership team, and PSD functional directors to drive change, aligning human resources programs and initiatives with strategic objectives and annual business goals. Drive unified plans with measurable objectives that support business, financial and employee engagement goals.* As strategic business partner, work with Leadership teams to set direction, priorities and culture expectations, championing the Eaton Business System (EBS).* Drive HR functional excellence through deployment of Eaton programs, ensuring quality of process and content and alignment with the EBS to achieve goals and objectives. Ensure that knowledge retention and sharing mechanisms are developed, continuously improved and sustained. Develop, optimize, document and standardize sustainable processes, sharing best practices across the division and larger organization.* Lead and develop skills of the Human Resources team to support business initiatives and goals including direct and functional reports. Encourage and drive knowledge retention and best practice sharing across the division.* Build organizational capability through ownership of talent management processes including acquisition, assessment, performance management, employee development, succession planning and retention. Focus heavily on recruiting pipeline and retention of key roles, managers and employees. Manage and develop employee compensation/reward and recognition programs, driving pay-for-performance culture aligned with business objectives. Foster a culture of manager ownership and accountability of the employee life cycle.* Drive positive employee relations to provide an optimal work environment for all employees. Effectively deploy communication plans and utilize assessment tools (e.g. the employee survey) to determine organizational issues and action plans. Exemplify and lead Eaton Values, Philosophy, and continue to be a steward for the Eaton Leadership Model including the attributes of Passion, Accountability, Learning, Transparency, Engagement, and Ethical.* Foster a culture where ownership of health and safety is embraced by all employees. Utilize MESH and functional resources to ensure compliance with state/federal/local safety requirements and drive zero incident culture.* Provide leadership guidance, coaching, and mentoring. Develop and implement solutions to organizational challenges by leading/coaching others through change.* Facilitate a culture where best practices are retained and shared across the PSD Human Resources organization and the business and identify opportunities for sharing between groups. Benchmark industry and local best practices to set stretch performance targets.* Be an active leader in the community and member of employer associations.* Other projects and duties as assigned.When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.QualificationsRequired Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution* Minimum of 10 years of increasing responsibility in a progressive HR environment supporting manufacturing operations* Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorshipPreferred qualifications:* Minimum of 15 years of increasing responsibility in a progressive HR environment supporting manufacturing operations* Master's degree in HR, Business, or Labor Relations - Minimum of 1 year of HR experience working with employees or sites outside of the USA, preferably Mexico* Minimum of 2 years of functional or direct leadership experience (direct reports)Position Criteria:* Must be willing and able to travel, including overnight and international travel up to 25%.* Knowledge of relevant USA local/ state/ federal employment laws.* Significant experience with development of HR systems and strategies, leadership and organizational development and compensation administration.* Demonstrated strategic thinking capability and business acumen; prior leadership experience as strategic HR business partner.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Business writing expertise.* Excellent facilitation/ coaching skills. Strong employee relations skills with the proven ability to drive change and leadership ownership/accountability.* Strong leader of people with proven capability to empower, motivate and develop others. - Strong drive for results and sense of urgency; data and metrics-driven.* Strong project management skills with ability to lead a cross-functional business team.* Ability to work in a matrixed environment - Proficient in Microsoft Office tools.We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.We make what matters work. Everywhere you look-from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day-you'll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That's why Eaton is dedicated to improving people's lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We're ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we're committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.Job: Human ResourcesRegion: North America - US/Puerto RicoOrganization: PSD Power Systems DivisionJob Level: DirectorSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: NoDoes this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country onlyTravel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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