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Director Human Resources - Manchester, NH

Date: Nov 5, 2020

Location: Manchester, NH, US, 03109-5311

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 Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.
Posting Address

47 E Industrial Park Dr, Manchester, NH 03109

Position Overview

This HR Director position is a critical member of both the business and corporate human resources teams and responsible for understanding both business drivers and human resource capabilities in order to help drive business growth. The HR Director will be considered a trusted advisor to the business in relation to all areas of human resources in support of business strategy. The HR Director will lead a team and collaborate across the enterprise including other HR teams and the corporate Centers of Excellence (Total Rewards, Talent Management, HR Operations, Talent Acquisition, Communications, etc.) to drive company and business group strategic goals. The incumbent will be involved in projects to establish infrastructure and initiatives to enable rapid growth and scalability in the organization.

 

The position reports into the HR Vice President and partners with the executive management team in the Manchester, NH division headquarters location. This position supports plant/manufacturing locations in Littleton, NH, Lincoln, NH, and Hamilton, OH.

Human Resources Strategy: work with business leadership team and corporate HR to develop a comprehensive people strategy in support of the enterprise and group strategic goals.

  • Work with the HR Centers of Excellence (CoE), functional partners (Legal, Finance, IT, etc.) and HR leadership across the enterprise to ensure the aligned and effective delivery of HR support/services to the business and functions
  • Help drive all people initiatives and practices including recruitment, talent, leadership development, performance management, organizational design, compensation, benefits, diversity, etc.
  • Collaborate with the global HR community to ensure local execution of processes and plans
  • Build programs to support retention strategies, career development and mobility across the teams and across the firm
  • Ensure employees and managers receive the appropriate counseling, mentorship and support on employee relations issues
  • Partner with leaders and CoE’s to establish and measure key people metrics, aligned with goals and drive progress
Duties and Responsibilities

Talent Assessment and Development: In partnership with leadership team and Talent CoE, conduct interpersonal talent assessments; continually drive improvements in talent development and acquisition.

  • Develop strategies to increase employee engagement and dedication
  • Apply organizational effectiveness solutions to drive team and individual performance Instill and drive performance management routines and implement execution
  • Continually develop performance of the organization and make adjustments to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the team
  • Run group succession routines ensuring ongoing dialogue and continual review of succession and pipeline development
  • Effective HR Execution: Ensure HR operations enhance and enable business results while providing vision, leadership and excellence in execution.
  • Program lead key HR initiatives within the function (talent assessment, development, compensation program development, productivity programs, key staffing initiatives)
  • Develop job descriptions and specifications, analyze competitive salary data, evaluate jobs and decide upon appropriate wage/salary ranges, in conjunction with Compensation & Benefits teams.
  • Recommend compensation actions and corrective/employment actions to Group management. Review or approve all hiring, terminations, and changes of classification and salary.
  • Review incentive plans that are specific to the Group with the Senior Management team to align with business goals and ensure all HR legal requirements are met.
  • Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; leads project team activities.
  • Ability to provide guidance and conduct investigations of concerns and complaints; involve appropriate individuals, seek Legal advice, when appropriate, and successfully resolve employee relations issues with credible, creative and consistent solutions; work with labor organizations as the need arises.
  • Represent the Company in handling and administering collective bargaining agreements as required.
Skills and Experience
  • 10+ years of relevant and progressive Human Resources experience in a sophisticated Business Partner role or broad HR leadership position
  • Exceptional relationship building skills and ability to partner with colleagues to influence broader HR strategies and practices to link HR strategy to business goals
  • Able to travel (10-20%) to the various sites in the Group and Corporate locations Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information expertly; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when taking care of emotional topics.
  • Bachelor's required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Additional certifications (i.e. PHR, SPHR or SHRM-SCP) may be useful.
Education
Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or Psychology
Masters Degree in Organization Development or Business

 

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.


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