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Human Resources Representative - Knightdale, NC

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Knightdale, NC, US, 27545

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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Position Overview

The HR Representative – the role will primarily support the HR Manager at the PCX plant locations in Knightdale, NC and Clayton, NC. The individual will provide additional HR assistance for other regional locations within the Harsh & Heavy Industrial (HHI) business unit. Duties such as ad-hoc projects, absence coverage, assistance with scheduled employee events, reporting, recruitment, training/onboarding, employee relations, etc.  This position is a key member of the HHI business unit’s human resources team and responsible for understanding the business model/products and human resource capabilities in order to help support business growth. The role will be integral to the day-to-day execution of assigned human resources duties in order to support the business.

Duties and Responsibilities

Human Resources Strategy: Work with the HR Manager and plant leadership team to implement a comprehensive people strategy in support of the business unit (BU) goals.

  • Assist in the implementation of human resources strategies, procedures, and processes for the BU to help build and sustain a high-performance organization.
  • Exhibit strong integrity and loyalty to corporate vision and Mission while nurturing a performance-enhancing culture with an emphasis on safety and a productive team environment.
  • Implement programs to maintain positive employee relations and to build relationships with local communities and business/educational institutions.
  • Help support all people initiatives and practices including recruitment, talent, leadership development, diversity, performance management, organizational design, compensation, etc.

Talent Assessment and Development: In partnership with the leadership team and Talent COE, continually drive improvements in talent development and acquisition.

  • Assist in the development of strategies to increase employee engagement, commitment, and safety.
  • Lead and/or assist in the coordination of career fairs and special projects involving campus military, diversity recruitment, etc.
  • In conjunction with the Talent COE, execute talent acquisition strategies to include hourly employees, talent augmentation (temporary employees), new hire onboarding, onsite interview processes, and local talent pipelines.

Effective HR Execution: Help ensure HR Operations enhance and enable business results while providing vision, leadership, and excellence in execution.

  • Serve as an employee advocate, internal consultant and business partner with management on human resources issues impacting the performance of the manufacturing operations and all support functions. Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Provide generalist field support to both manufacturing and salaried employees to ensure that administrative needs are met for HR services including benefit open enrollment, compensation cycles, safety program administration, Government requirements such as EEOC, OSHA, and Vets reporting, other regulatory compliance, and overall employee relations policy administration
  • Participate in community actives to build a relationship with community representatives and continually promote the ICD plant as an employer of choice. 

Skills and Experience

Experience:  Experience in a manufacturing environment; implementing multiple HR functions and capabilities in order to quickly respond to business challenges

  • Associates Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources preferred 
  • 1-3 years of relevant and progressive Human Resources experience in manufacturing
  • Experience and exposure to Benefits Administration, Employee Relations, Safety Programs, Compensation, Recruitment, Training, Onboarding, and Engagement
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal with a strong desire to serve and grow a dynamic organization
  • Should have strong analytical skills and ability to track and interpret data
  • Travel – 5% scheduled overnight travel is possible to provide HR support at other regional locations to attend team meetings, provide training, assist with recruitment/onboarding, employee relations, working on ad-hoc projects, etc.


Associates Degree in Human Resources or Business

Posting Address

370 Spectrum Dr, Knightdale, NC 27545



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: Raleigh

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