Sr. Director of Human Resources

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois |$160-180K | Job ID: 80859

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnered with a growing, global company is looking for a strategic Sr. Director of Human Resources to join its US headquarters in the western suburbs of Chicago. This role will oversee 5 plants within the US with the help of 6 direct management reports. This position will be responsible for shared business goals, strategies, and initiatives at the corporate level.

Sr. Director of Human Resources Responsibilities:

  • Utilize business insights to drive change in people management
  • Build confidential and objective relationships with all senior leadership, providing support and challenges when needed
  • Understand competitors in the space and develop and apply people solutions to become a market differentiator
  • Build a performance based culture alongside other business leaders within the company, including: core competencies, success framework, 360 feedback, and employee survey feedback
  • Design and deliver workshops for senior leaders and teams focused on personal development, new leader integration, and team expectations
  • Conduct quarterly talent meetings with senior leadership to evaluate, plan, and forecast
  • Plan and execute succession for critical roles in the business
  • Attract and retain external talent
  • Assess, develop, and design required structure for people vs. business requirements – fill in gaps
  • Lead the design and execution of people initiatives: engagement, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) programs, and well-being
  • Ensure accurate compliance with US & Canadian laws for labor relations
  • Advise and coach client groups with union and contract negotiations
  • Partner with the President of North America and VP of North America HR in overall advancement of the business

 Sr. Director of Human Resources Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in an HR role with a manufacturing facility (labor relations, collective bargaining/union negotiations)
  • Experience with Equal Opportunity & US Affirmative action governance and reporting
  • Proven track record of leading transformation on a large-scale change
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a complex environment
  • Ability to identify organizational needs and design appropriate solutions
  • Ability to travel, up to 15%

If you are interested in this Sr. Director of Human Resources opportunity, please apply today!

Thank you,

Michelle Shuster
Executive Search Consultant
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.