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$170,000 - $200,000
Philadelphia, PA
July 29th 2022
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This position will have a solid reporting line to the Americas Regional President and strong dotted  line to the Global Vice President of Human Resources. Primary functional direction will come from  the Global Vice President of Human Resources. 


This position leads the strategic HR initiatives for North America 

The position requires an experienced HR professional well versed in all aspects of human  resources including talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, succession  planning, workforce planning and development and employment law. 

The role requires strong analytical ability as well as full capability to successfully negotiate to a  positive outcome, mediate between differences of opinion, make sound, fair judgments in support  of business objectives and provide trusted counsel to the Regional Leadership Team.  

The position requires that the individual be seen as a valued, contributing, and collaborative  member and teammate within the Americas Leadership Team as well as within the Global HR  team.  


➢ Establish personal credibility and build and maintain strong partnerships at multiple levels.

➢ Serve as the key contact point for all HR issues within the Americas region. Provide  consulting services in the areas of change management, compensation, performance  management, talent planning, employee relations, organizational effectiveness, and  leadership development. 

➢ Ensure awareness and compliance with HR policies within the Americas region

➢ Implement/execute HR practices and initiatives within Americas regions: Performance  Management Process, Talent Review Process, Engagement Survey and follow-up action  plans, Reward & Recognition program, Job (re)evaluations and other compensation-related  practices, 

➢ Develop both individual and organizational capacity to achieve business goals.

➢ Initiate actions or projects for greater/cost effective workforce planning and management,  succession planning and employee engagement within the Americas regions

➢ Assess, monitor, and address employee questions and concerns. 

➢ Advise and bring resolution to employee relations issues 

➢ Lead the HR Operations processes (e.g., recruitment, on-boarding, development promotion and exiting) within the Americas region 

➢ Establish metrics and a dashboard to report on activity and progress to the GVP of HR.  ➢ Contribute as needed to Executive leadership meetings through presentations of the  metrics and dashboard  

➢ Understanding the concept of designing, building, and implementing more productive ways  of working and demonstrating return on investment.  

➢ Possess knowledge of forecasting models, workforce planning, experience in managing  through KPIs and project management and planning.  

➢ Provide leadership, coaching, and performance management to hiring managers and HR  leadership.

➢ Lead or contribute to special projects, inside and outside of the HR function, on an as  needed basis 

➢ Actively share best practices and suggestions/solutions within the HR team –locally and  globally- to ensure continuous improvements of our practices, processes, and systems. ➢ Regularly review reports and analyze statistical data on all aspects of employment activity  to identify trends, issues, and related causes. Develop recommended solutions and  improvements as needed in employment policies, processes, and practices. ➢ Maintain records, statistical reports on recruiting, interviews, hires, transfers, promotions,  terminations, and performance appraisals. 

➢ Strong people management experience including a demonstrated history in developing  strong HR service capabilities.  

➢ Good people skills and ability to network within the industry to identify top performers for  your team.  

➢ Result Oriented, focused on outcomes & KPI achievement, not only inputs.  ➢ Provide strong insights from talent market research and benchmarking that influence talent  strategies.  

➢ Work with the leaders to ensure that successful, differentiated hiring is achieved with  improved employee and candidate experience as a key to success.  

➢ Programmatically design and manage effective internal resource planning that directly  impacts recruitment productivity and can meet changing business needs. 


➢ 30% Travel for the purpose of visiting the five Americas regional sites, HR team building  events, a possible global trip for a HR meeting (no more than once every few years), or any  offsite event programs. 

➢ The position will work 2-3 days per week from either the corporate offices. Primary office is in north metro Philadelphia. The remaining days can work from home office.

➢ Leadership skills and project management skills are needed, as well as the ability to  function at a strategic level but also at a tactical level to implement initiatives successfully.

➢ Organizational/planning skills are critical for this role.  

➢ Composure, ability to build rapport and trust, good judgment and analytical skills are also  needed to be effective in the role.  

➢ A sense of urgency and an initiative-taking approach to addressing HR issues is required. ➢ Ensures qualitative and cost-effective workforce management 

➢ Develops and maintains human resources strategies/procedures/programs linked to the  Americas region’s strategies. 

➢ Fosters an environment that encourages and rewards continuous individual growth and  delivery of results. 

➢ Provides support to leadership teams of Americas region through advice, coaching, and  development. 



o Experience in the manufacturing industry preferred 

o Experience dealing with other cultures is preferred 



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