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Human Resources Representative - Mayville, WI

Date: Dec 10, 2018

Location: WI, US

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.

Brand Overview

Gleason Reel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the production of industrial duty products for cable & hose management, mobile electrification and industrial workplace solutions. In February of 1996, Gleason Reel was acquired by Hubbell Inc., and became part of the Hubbell Electrical Systems Group. Along with Hubbell standards, our world renowned brand names include: Gleason® Reels, Festoons and Conductor Bars, PowerTrak® Cable Carriers, as well as Qualtech® Document Stands which are sold under Hubbell Workplace Solutions® division.

Gleason Reel, 600 S. Clark Street, Mayville, WI 53050


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 2015 revenues of $3.4 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.



The HR Representative – Business Unit (BU) role will support the Single-Site HRBP for the Gleason Reel business unit.  This position is a key member of the 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.  They will be integral to the day-to-day execution of assigned human resources duties in order to support the business strategy. 

The position reports into the Multi-Site HRBP. 

Duties and Responsibilities


Key Accountabilities:

Human Resources Strategy:  Work with BU leadership team and HR teams to implement a comprehensive people strategy in support of the Enterprise and Group strategic 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 & mission while nurturing a performance enhancing culture with 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 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
  • Engagement in the recruitment process for hourly permanent and temporary vacancies and assist with the salaried recruitment
  • In conjunction with the Talent CEO, execute talent acquisition strategies to include hourly employees, talent augmentation ( temporary employees ), new hire on-boarding, on-site interview processes and local talent pipelines


Effective HR Execution:  Help to 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
  • Ensure appropriate and acceptable climate of labor relations in order to achieve operating goals.  This includes involvement in grievance handling, thorough and objective investigations, and union and employee communications programs
  • Serves as a career counselor for employees and supervisors to foster career  growth and development
  • 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 activities to build relationships with community representatives and to continually promote Gleason Reel business unit 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

  • 2 years + of relevant and progressive Human Resources experience
  • Some experience and exposure to Benefits Administration, Employee Relations and Safety Programs, is strongly preferred
  • Should have strong analytical skills and have the ability to track and interpret data.  Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Exposure to both unionized and non-unionized manufacturing environments is helpful
  • 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.
  • Union experience strongly preferred
  • Master's Degree preferred


Bachelors Degree in Human Resources


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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