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Human Resources Manager - Reading, PA

Date: Mar 24, 2023

Location: Reading, PA, US, 19605

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 Manager for Hubbell’s GAI-Tronics division is responsible for performing HR-related duties for both salaried and hourly level employees for a 200+ employee manufacturing facility. The HR Manager will be considered a trusted advisor to the business in relation to all areas of human resources in support of business strategy.  The HR Manager works closely with both the local Operations leadership team and other supporting functional teams (Engineering, Customer Service, Finance, Product Development, Marketing, Sales) to support the organization. This candidate will partner closely with his or her counterparts within the Corporate HR team to ensure alignment of performance management, succession planning, compensation, training & development, recruitment, employee engagement, diversity & inclusion, safety and overall HR support teams to support both local plant initiatives and a remote workforce in sales, engineering, product management and finance. This candidate should be proactive in their approach, look for opportunities to improve circumstances, and seek to find creative ways to utilize best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Serves as strategic and tactical resource to the local leadership teams, provides human resource leadership and direction that supports division’s objectives/goals.
•    Supports business initiatives while also advocating for our associates and employees.
•    Partners with managers to create learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
•    Drive talent management activities including succession planning and annual performance review process.
•    Develop  strategies to increase employee engagement and commitment
•    Apply organizational effectiveness solutions to drive team and individual performance
•    Instill and drive performance management routines and monitor execution
•    In partnership with business and finance, ensure variable compensation plans are designed to motivate the right behaviors to drive further commercial success.
•    Conducts employee relations activities by working with management and corporate compliance teams to resolve workplace conflict and/or code of conduct violations, to establish and maintain an inclusive and ethical organization.
•    Implements HR programs in support of Talent and Rewards, i.e., onboarding, New Employee Orientation, compensation review, records management, safety and health, employee relations, retention, and AA/EEO compliance
•    Align with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions; audits and assists with compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting
•    Develops brand appropriate, HR related communications (policies, procedures, legal guidance, etc.)
•    Acts as a continuous learner, participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
•    Assists in the development and implementation of changes to personnel policies and procedures
•    Assists leaders in establishing goals, objectives and systems that drive the Hubbell business forward
•    Maintains accurate data in the HRIS for all groups supported
•    Is comfortable using data and analytics; uses a metrics-based approach to business decisions
•    Demonstrates the ability to actively listen to employees at all levels in the organization
•    Maintains strict confidentiality of all employee and organizational data; driven by integrity

Skills and Experience

•    10+ years of relevant and progressive Human Resources experience in a complex 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 for the benefit of the enterprise
•    Must be able to travel domestically (15-25%) to the various sites in the Business Unit and Corporate locations
•    Experience in labor relations preferred (grievances, discipline, CBA, etc.) but not required. 
•    Familiarity with HRIS systems; Success Factors experience is a plus
•    Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including use of Teams and Office 365
•    Executive level presentation skills, attention to detail and accuracy
•    Strong interpersonal communication
•    Ability to effectively give and receive feedback across all levels of management; ability to influence senior managers
•    Stellar organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task and to meet competing goals.
•    Additional certifications (i.e. PHR, SPHR or SHRM-SCP) may be helpful


Bachelors Degree in Human Resources

Posting Address

3030 Kutztown Rd, Reading, PA 19605


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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