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Senior Human Resources Manager - South Bend, IN

Date: Nov 4, 2020

Location: South Bend, IN, US, 46634-4002

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.
Posting Address

3902 W. Sample St.

South Bend, IN 46634

Position Overview

The Human Resources Manager will be part of the divisional management team and act as business partner in delivering HR programs and services to the manufacturing and warehouse facilities in South Bend, IN, which have approximately 280 total employees covering 3 shifts. This position will also be responsible for small engineering, sales and customer service office facilities located in Menomonee Falls, WI and Tempe, AZ (approximately 20 employee total). The successful candidate would ideally have HR Manager experience in a plant/manufacturing environment, preferably with strong union and labor relations experience.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversees and coordinates the work of reporting Human Resources staff.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance
  • Recommends and implements practices to improve employee safety, productivity and quality.
  • Advises managers and supervisors in all employee related matters
  • Responsible for assessing employee engagement and culture, and designing a strategy to close gaps to the desired state.
  • Coaches and trains managers in their communication, feedback, recognition, and interaction responsibilities with the employees who report to them.
  • Conducts investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth.
  • Responsible for hourly time and payroll hours reporting including vacation, sick pay, etc.
  • Responsible for administering all benefits programs (medical, dental, life insurance, disability, and 401(k)) as well as coordinate annual benefit enrollment and health awareness programs
  • Responsible for the performance review process, pay program administration, training, educational reimbursement and new hire orientation programs
  • Performs HR transactions such as promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations of all hourly, non-exempt, and exempt employees
  • Maintain HRIS system to ensure site employee information and payroll is processed accurately
  • Responsible for all state and federal reporting for OSHA, EEO, Veterans, and Employment
  • Work with the HR Centers of Excellence (CoE), functional partners (Legal, Finance, IT, etc.) and HR leadership across HCI to ensure the aligned and effective delivery of HR support/services to the business and functions
  • Active role in supporting all people initiatives and practices including recruitment, talent, leadership development, training, etc
Skills and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Labor Relations, Organization Development or related field.
  • Minimum five years of progressive experience in Human Resources positions in a manufacturing environment
  • PHR,SHRM-CP, SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification desired
  • Prior experience managing the HR function in a Union environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Must have strong Microsoft Office and other technology skills
  • Familiarity with SAP preferred
  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions
  • Coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time
  • Good relationship building skills and ability to partner with clients to influence HR strategies and practices linked to business goals
  • Strong advising and influencing skills on all HR fields including recruitment, retention, talent, leadership development, performance management, organizational design, compensation, and diversity
  • Training experience desired (DDI, Coaching for Success, etc.)
  • Ability to travel regionally and in the U.S. with overnight stays (10%)
Bachelors Degree in Human Resources 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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