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Director, Human Resources in Monroe, NC at Circor

Date Posted: 3/24/2018

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BUSINESS: CIRCOR Pumps North America, LLC   

LOCATION: Monroe, NC  




Position Summary

CIRCOR Pumping Technologies is searching for a Director, Human Resources for the Americas region to join our team. This position is responsible to provide HR business partnering to CIRCOR Pumping Technologies including three US-based manufacturing facilities and global support to the SVP of Global Operations. This includes leading and executing a full scope of HR generalist objectives, collaborating across the business to ensure the interests and objectives of the HR function are well understood and properly aligned in partnership with the leaders and employees to support successful delivery of objectives.


Principal Activities

Through HR excellence and business partnership, support the needs of the customer and business growth and in alignment with Fluid Handling HR strategy and business objectives, delivering efficiencies in HR through standardizing approach and process.


  • Aligns regional human resources with our business goals and objectives.      
  • Manages and reviews organizational structure on an ongoing basis to ensure optimum performance
  • Manages local HR representatives and serves as primary Human Resources representative at locations within region that do not have dedicated HR support.
  • Becomes a trusted advisor throughout the organization on matters pertaining to employee engagement
  • Develops implements and monitors policies and procedures appropriate for the region and specified countries in cooperation with VP HR and company policy. Ensures that maximizing staff across the business occurs and best practices are shared within the Region.
  • Recruits, interviews, and selects, employees to fill vacant positions in cooperation with hiring managers. Works with local management to manage staffing activity and levels. Monitors approved headcount additions and replacements and reports hiring activity as requested.
  • Ensures that new employees are oriented to promote effective assimilation into the work unit and foster understanding and support of company goals, objectives, and operating procedures.
  • Serves as primary point of contact representing the company on employee related issues and communication in the region.
  • Works with local management on employee performance issues and where necessary; prepares documentation for HR and legal review as required.
  • Provides oversight and guidance on all employee and labor relations activities including negotiation and management of employment agreements, communications liaison with labor union or works council, execution of labor agreements, and facilitating resolution of disputes as required and appropriate.
  • Prepares reports and recommends procedures and programs to enhance employee productivity such as reducing absenteeism and turnover, increasing retention, etc.
  • Prepares and recommends budget for assigned human resources operations.

Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of the field of human resources with full generalist scope experience
  • Hands-on leader with exceptional execution track record
  • Creative and inclusive in overcoming problems and finding resolutions
  • Thrives in a high-pace environment
  • Good working knowledge of key metrics as they relate to manufacturing operations and support functions
  • Proven track record of meeting commitments with the highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Effective leader with proven ability to develop, coach, motivate and mentor
  • Excellent process and problem-solving skills
  • Take charge individual with lots of energy and clear sense of urgency
  • Out-of-the-box thinker, decisive; experienced in and capable of leading change.
  • Influential; high ability to understand multi-party concerns and drive strong path forward to achieve short and long-term results
  • Ability to engage through high standards, meaningful communications and mutual feedback
  • Knowledge of employment legal requirements including but not limited to EEO/AAP, COBRA, FMLA, FLSA, HIPAA, unemployment and workers compensation
  • Lean / Process Improvement experience including use of continuous improvement tools such as 5S, value stream mapping, 5 Why’s, RASCI


Education & Experience

  • Minimum 15 years HR generalist experience with 7 of those years as a Sr. HR Leader with global exposure, preferably in a manufacturing or field services environment. Oil and Gas industry highly desired.
  • Minimum of 7 years directly managing an HR team(s) in multiple geographies




CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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