HR Director in Alsip IL

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Griffith Foods
HR Director
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Alsip IL
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Director/VP Human Resources
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Summary: Develops and Drives HR initiatives and partners with business leaders to deliver business results through HR best practices and process management. Serves as a strong player-coach providing strategic business partnership to General Manager and US business, while directing a team on the execution of day-to-day HR activities. The Director helps co-create and drive all strategic imperatives to ensure leadership manages and develops its talent, understands collective bench strength, facilitates talent movement, and coordinates succession planning at all levels with mindfulness to diversity and inclusion initiatives. A true business partner.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Can articulate an HR strategy for the business to realize its purpose and objectives aligned to the Region and Global.
  • Provides direction on matters specific to the business unit he/she supports and partners with senior leadership to define and translate the specific business needs of the function / business unit into HR priorities.
  • Collaborates with direct ream, centers of expertise and other internal partners to effectively executive on those priorities, such as planning and executing integrated talent activities through talent and strategic workforce planning and developing and consulting on organizational design and change management needs.
  • Drives the Talent agenda by managing the development and performance of a team of HR regarding standardization and execution of routine HR services such as employee relations, talent management and development, succession planning, performance management, compensation and recruiting activities.
  • Leads the employee relations for two plant facilities.
  • Provides counsel and development coaching to leaders and proposes strategies to address gaps and/or opportunities.
  • Evaluates function-specific data, talent analytics including compensation, diversity etc...for alignment with HR priorities and / or proactive mitigation.
  • Responsible for coaching and developing team of HR Managers.
  • Consults and advises team on routine employee relations and discipline matters, in collaboration with in-house Legal Department.
  • Facilitates and advises on all programmatic HR activities (goal setting, performance reviews, talent planning, engagement, compensation planning, etc.).

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in business or Human Resources is required. A masters degree (with a focus in HR, Business, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Behavior) or job equivalent experience is required.
  • SPHR a plus.
  • 10+ years progressive experience in HR management to include employee relations, compensation, benefits, talent acquisition, organizational design, talent management and development.
  • Prior experience in food manufacturing a plus.
  • Significant work experience as a people manager, including demonstrated leadership, coaching and development of a high-performing team of individuals.
  • Must have advance leadership, management, and influencing skills with a proven track record of delegating and directing to meet and exceed results.
  • Strong consulting skills with the ability to constructively challenge senior leadership and articulate a perspective.
  • Must be a self-starter with the proven ability to successfully perform in a changing environment that involves directing multiple projects and developing and executing strategy, while balancing tactical requirements of the role.
  • Up to 15% travel.

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