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Human Resources Business Partner - Greenville, SC

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29607

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Company Overview

Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. With 2019 revenues exceeding $5 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China ("China"), Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia. Hubbell also participates in joint ventures in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, China, India, Mexico, South Korea, and countries in the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton, CT.

Business Unit

Hubbell's Residential & Retail Business Unit, headquartered in Greenville, SC, is a core business unit within Hubbell Incorporated. The business is part of a broader Electrical Solutions market segment that supplies a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor lighting products to industrial, commercial and institutional applications and is the largest manufacturer of residential lighting fixtures in North America.

Position Overview

The Human Resources Manager is a key business partner that provides both practical and strategic support through daily interactions with business leaders in Hubbell's Residential & Retail Business Unit. This partnership will cultivate strong relationships in order to drive market segment and business unit strategic goals. The incumbent will be involved in projects that support Sales, Customer Service, e-Commerce, Marketing, Engineering and Operations. This position will report to the VP, HR for Hubbell and be based in Greenville, SC.


The Human Resources Manager oversees the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. The HR Manager carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruiting/employment, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits and compensation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with HR and business leaders to drive integrated HR and business initiatives and support and develop a culture of engagement and high performance
  • Partner with the HR Centers of Excellence (CoE) and other functional partners (Legal, Finance, IT, etc.) to ensure alignment and effective delivery of HR support/services to the business
  • Support all people initiatives and practices including recruitment, talent, leadership development, performance management, organizational design, compensation, benefits, diversity, etc.
  • Provide sound advice and counsel to management on all employee relations matters; ensure employees and managers receive the appropriate counseling, guidance and support on employee relations issues
  • Develop staffing plans and forecasts, succession plans, directs recruiting actions, and manages reductions in force
  • Develop and implement programs to maintain positive employee relations and to build relationships with local communities and business/educational institutions

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or university; PHR, SPHR Certificates desired
  • 5-7 years of relevant and progressive Human Resources experience in a complex Business Partner role or broad HR leadership position; manufacturing environment preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with all staff levels and backgrounds. Must have strong Microsoft Office, e-mail and other PC application skills; familiarity with SAP preferred
  • Outstanding relationship building skills and ability to partner with colleagues to influence broader HR strategies and practices to link HR strategy to business goals for the benefit of the enterprise
  • Strong consulting, influencing and negotiation skills on all HR subject areas including recruitment, talent, leadership development, performance management, organizational design, compensation, and diversity
  • Results-oriented with a track record of success in delivering on business objectives


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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