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North America HR Manager

Location: Woburn, MA, United States
Job Family : Human Resources
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Jan 13, 2021
Job ID: 19784

Job Description
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Parker Chomerics is a global supplier of EMI shielding, thermal interface materials, plastics and optical products. We offer a worldwide network of applications engineering support, manufacturing facilities, and sales offices. With stocking and fabrication on five continents, our products are available anytime, anywhere. With Headquarters in Woburn, MA, Parker Chomerics is part of a global Fortune 500 company but has a small company feel. We thrive on high performance teams that are empowered to make decisions on both a big and small scale. We strive to make a positive impact on the lives of our employees by establishing an inclusive, caring and friendly work environment. We encourage the continued education and skill development of our teams and offer advancement opportunities at a global division. If you’re looking for a fast paced, collaborative environment where you can be at the cutting edge of engineering solutions, look no further.

Work closely with general manager, business units and other management teams in the group, division or corporate environment for the North America locations of the division. Supervises other HR staff as necessary. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: _x_ Has Direct Reports ___ Does not have direct reports Reports to the Global Division HR Manager. Interacts with all levels of the Division, group, Corporate staff and outside HR suppliers. Strategic Partner – understanding and involvement in business issues, participation in business task forces, provide program management of workforce planning, skills assessment, succession planning, learning and development, champion of company culture and management practices. Administrative Expert – continuous improvement and automation of HR Processes such as benefits administration, employee record keeping, recruitment/staffing process, occupational health/safety, compensation/pay activities. Change Agent – act as liaison for leading change, create understanding among associates about the need to change, and how change will help them and the business in the short and long term, assist in the modification systems and structures to support needed change, monitor progress by developing measures for change and develop long and short term plans to keep attention focused on change.

• Work to continuously improve the level of customer service provided to internal/external customers. • Ensure department is responsive to resolving employee issues and concerns. • Develop recruiting strategies for hourly and salaried employees. • Assist in assessing needs, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating division training initiatives to ensure training is directly related to business goals. • Act as the strategic business partner between Operations and the HR function. • Manage the division succession planning process. • Oversee the division performance management practices. • Increase the effectiveness of division communication programs. • Develop and monitor the department budget and business plan. • Administer all HR policies for the North America division. • Ensures adherence to corporate EEO/AAP policies. • Oversee the role of the HR Department in employee participation programs. • Conduct performance evaluations, hiring, training, coaching, periodic meetings, and other associated managerial activities. • Champion company culture and management practices within the North America division. • Work towards continuously improving the automation of HR practices. • Create division and corporate reports as required. • Administer employee feedback opportunities. • Manage the North America division contributions to charitable organizations. • Perform all other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications • 10-12 years in Human Resources Management • Bachelor’s degree required • Understanding of HR related laws, including, but not limited to, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, Title 7, Age Discrimination Act, and state law statutes • Background in organizational behavior helpful • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and customer service skills, ability to establish a rapport with others. • Effective verbal and written communication. • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail • Ability to conceptualize processes to see the “big picture” • Basic computer skills, some mathematical ability • Technical knowledge or familiarity with a manufacturing environment helpful • Ability to motivate through positive example. • Ability to recognize and reward employee contributions to the organization • Follow up on employee issues in an effective and timely manner • Open to and facilitate change • Occasional travel for meetings or trainings • Flexibility to alter work schedule for timely completion of projects; willingness to respond to occasional after-hours calls for information. • Exercise of creative problem-solving and critical decision-making skills. • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy • Maintenance of professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and/or participating in professional associations. • Experience in maintaining a nonunion presence • Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident. • Other duties may be assigned.

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13.7 billion, global company. With annual sales of $13.7 billion in fiscal year 2020, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and
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