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Human Resources Manager - Portsmouth, NH

Date: Sep 30, 2021

Location: Somersworth, NH, US, 03878

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Brand Overview

We have a future to build. So join Aclara, as we harness science and engineering to make a difference. We’re at the intersection of communications, data technology, energy, and national resource engineering.

Our 800 energy and utility customers across the globe ask us to solve sophisticated challenges from making the power grid smarter, to delivering clear water, to empowering their customers to conserve energy. We’re a hardware, software and network engineering company building new solutions to hard problems. We’re big data gurus and in-the-field problem solvers.

Sound like your kind of challenge? Then join us.

We offer competitive benefits such as medical, dental, and vision care, flex spending, 401k, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holiday & personal time, and we are committed to diversity and to our veterans.

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Position Overview

The HR Manager, Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level, working closely with the VP, HR in supporting select functional teams within the HUS segment. This candidate will partner closely with his or her counterparts within the Corporate HR team to ensure alignment across these functional areas. This candidate should be proactive in their approach, look for opportunities to improve circumstances, and seek to find creative ways to apply standard methodologies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all administrative and operational aspects of HR aligning strategic objectives with management strategy, including staff meetings, management meetings and seminars
  • Act as HR liaison and point of contact with the Union for any business locations that may be unionized
  • Implements HR programs in support of Talent and Rewards, i.e., onboarding, New Employee Orientation, compensation review, records management, safety and health, organizational planning, employee relations, retention, and AA/EEO compliance
  • Develops solutions by collecting and analyzing information, recommending courses of action
  • Improves manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; evaluating potential solutions; coaching and counseling managers through chosen solutions
  • 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
  • Responds to low or mid-level employee relations issues
  • Maintains accurate data in the HRIS for all groups supported
  • Is comfortable using data and analytics; uses a metrics-based approach to all 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
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Leads special, ad-hoc projects as needed

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and five plus years’ HR experience; Master’s degree preferred
  • Seven plus years’ background in labor relations preferred (grievances, discipline, CBA, etc.)
  • 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 leadership skills; ability to multi-task and to meet challenging deadlines
  • Occasional travel up to 25% of the time (domestic travel only)


Bachelors Degree in Human Resources

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