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Director of Human Resources

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 12, 2022

Job Description:


The Senior Human Resources Manager position is responsible for continuously pursuing HR functional excellence and supporting the Shyft Group's strategy with a specific focus on maximizing organizational capabilities and creating a high performing, highly engaged culture.

Primary Responsibilities of the Senior Human Resources Manager

  • Direct HR-related activities to meet or exceed goals in a cost-effective manner
  • Communicate, lead, and coach to cultivate an environment of trust, teamwork, accountability, self-confidence, and business ownership in associates
  • Monitor team activities, identify problems, and take corrective action
  • Assist other HR associates in achieving consistent process excellence across Human Resources in areas such as talent acquisition, on-boarding, performance management, rewards and recognition, associate engagement, associate and leadership development, succession planning, communications, etc.
  • Provide leadership and focus on people implications
  • Work with leadership to define and implement workforce planning to ensure appropriate staffing levels
  • Establish and support HR-specific performance metrics
  • Establish performance monitoring, assessment, and reward processes and ensure they are understood and implemented in the proper way
  • Develop and retain talented associates by working with leaders to improve their skills and capabilities
  • Drive talent review and management processes including succession planning for key roles
  • Comply with legislative requirements and employment laws, including an Affirmative Action Plan
  • Investigate and advise leaders on the proper resolution of associate-related issues
  • Manage and interpret policies and procedures within the facilities, ensuring fair and consistent application
    Required Qualifications of the Senior Human Resources Manager
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Business required; MBA preferred;
    • 10 years human resources experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Five years management experience required
    • PHR/SPHR certifications preferred
    • Able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Versatile & flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
    • Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
    • Demonstrated leader who inspires others to action and drives associate engagement
    • Capable of coaching and counseling associates and leaders regarding work related challenges
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict
    • Capable of translating big picture strategies into actionable plans to deliver results
    • Exceptional project management experience
      About The Shyft Group

      The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets.

      The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates. Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship.

      The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands - Utilimaster -, Royal Truck Body -, DuraMag -, Strobes-R-Us -, Spartan RV Chassis -, and Builtmore Contract Manufacturing -.

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