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Human Resources Manager - St. Louis, MO

Date: Apr 23, 2022

Location: St. Louis, MO, US, 63146

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 Utility Solutions (HUS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HUS is also deeply engaged in product solutions for the Utility Communications and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) space and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HUS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HUS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas, and water industries.


HUS has four business units. Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) is our electrical components and infrastructure business. Aclara is our AMI and Meters business and also includes an installation business. Hubbell Gas Connectors and Accessories (HGCA) sells connectors and accessories for the repair, replacement and refurbishment of natural gas systems. Our fourth business is our Protection and Controls business which is our newest business initiative to drive substation communications, control and protection solutions. HUS provides these solutions in the Electric Utility, Water, Gas and Communications Market.


At HUS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of principled integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers. Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.


Position Overview

The HR Manager, Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level, working closely with the Dir, 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, Succession 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 management skills; ability to multi-task and to meet competing goals.
  • Occasional travel up to 25% of the time (domestic travel only)


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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