Head of Human Resources /General Manger, Human Resources

International Manufacturing Company is seeking a Head of Human Resources /General Manager – Human Resources responsible for all aspects of Human Resources Management for the businesses in the Americas.

Strategic Direction of Human Resources Operations

  • Ensure HR functions are aligned with the organization’s mission, vision, and culture, promote employee well being, are cost-effective, and contribute to a safe work environment.
  • Manage and coordinate human resources strategies and activities by translating the company strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
  • Work with the management to strategically plan HR initiatives that support the desired corporate culture, and encourages efficiency, and adoption of best practices.
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of organization policies, practices, procedures, and attainment of operating goals.
  • Make recommendations to Senior Management regarding changes in human resources policies, procedures, and programs related to HR functions.


Overseeing HR Functions

  • Lead Company compliance with all existing governmental and labor regulations.
  • Consult with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the Executive Management, on personnel matters.
  • Develop and direct various human resources processes including performance management, compensation, hiring, employee policies, benefits, and payroll administration
  • Manage employment relationships and oversee staff communications.
  • Develop progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives, and rewards for effective performance.
  • Collaborate with group companies, outside companies, and consultants to support HR programs, as well as, due diligence and post-closing integration activities.


Supervise Human Resources Teams

  • Supervise HR teams for work assignments, work schedule, workflow, performance and work standards, accuracy, and productivity.
  • Assess staff’s job performance and conformance to quality standards and proper procedures, and initiates training to correct errors or problems.



  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. Master’s degree preferred.
  • HR certification (e.g. SPHR, PHR, GPHR) preferred.
  • Fifteen years or more of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years or more of experience supervising staff.
  • Experience in HR in manufacturing companies
  • Experience working with a multi-culture office environment.
  • Experience working in a multi-state and/or global company preferred.
  • Demonstrated advanced usage of Microsoft Office applications, Outlook, Excel, PPT and Word, etc.
  • Demonstrated expertise in listening, verbal, and written communications.
  • Leadership skills, ability to influence and obtain a consensus among stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate and interact with people at all levels with sensitivity and flexibility.
  • Ability to expertly mediate and resolve conflict and solve problems.
  • Extensive HR knowledge (e.g., labor laws, performance management, policy development, employee retention, and succession).