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Division Human Resources Director

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF13498O Date posted 05/10/2024 Address 1 Research Park Drive, Saint Charles, MO Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

ITW Description:

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune’s Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. ITW’s revenues totaled $15.93 billion in 2022.

Division Description

ITW Diagraph, a division of Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW), designs and manufactures a full range of industrial marking and coding solutions to meet their customer’s challenging product identification needs. Diagraph has a wide solution of inkjet coders, automated labeling systems, thermal transfer inkjet coders, and laser coders. Diagraph engineers and builds products to help manufacturers get products identified with manufacturing codes – such as lot codes, date codes, batch codes, barcodes – and out the door quickly and efficiently. For more than 130 years, Diagraph has been providing product identification solutions for manufacturers. From 1893 with the invention of the Stencil Cutting Machine to today's highly sophisticated inkjet coders and automated labelers, Diagraph's focus is on helping our customers achieve their traceability goals. That spirit of innovation combined with a fierce focus on highly robust solutions is what makes Diagraph different from other suppliers.


Job Summary 

As a key member of the leadership team, the Division Human Resources Director develops and implements a comprehensive talent plan that includes new and existing business strategies. They will lead cross-regional human resource initiatives to implement HR strategy, organization re-design, talent management pipelines, employee development, legal compliance, and continue to support the ITW Diagraph culture. Reporting to Diagraph VP/GM, the Division HR Director will collaborate with the Diagraph leadership team to establish Annual Plan and Long Range Strategies.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Division HR Director is a critical Division leadership role.  It is a strategic business partner to the VP/GM, working collaboratively together to ensure the division meets its people needs in the short and long-term.  The HRD will create and drive HR strategy and processes that align with business plans and strategic objectives. Broadly, the HR Director is responsible for a wide range of functions including HR Strategy, Organization Design & Effectiveness, Talent Management/Employee Development, Cultural Transformation, Employee Safety and Employee Engagement.  This role has multi-site responsibility and will manage a team of 2. This is an onsite position and is based in St. Charles, MO.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • TALENT STRATEGY –Create and implement Division talent management strategy to build and maintain sufficient quantity and quality of talent throughout the division.
  • CULTURE CHAMPION – Learn, embrace, and serve as a culture champion for ITW Business Model and Toolbox. Align ITW core values division wide by creating a culture of inclusion and engagement to meet business and talent needs. Act as employee engagement champion – coordinates the delivery of engagement survey, works with leadership to analyze results, and advises on action plans. Facilitates awareness of engagement and cultural opportunities within the business.
  • ORGANIZATION DESIGN – Assesses organizational capabilities to identify organizational needs for the business AP and LRP. Lead and partner with local business unit and functional leaders on organizational change to support division objectives, assisting with organization design and communication strategies. Advises business leadership on organizational design that will enable the business to grow and operate effectively. This includes evaluating work structure, job design and strategic workforce planning. Leads organizational change management, and cultural initiatives ensuring effective processes and communication.
  • TALENT ACQUISITION - Works with functional leaders to manage talent acquisition activities as necessary and advises on market compensation requirements. Actively participates with business leadership to source, evaluate, select and on-board talent.
  • PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT – Lead and support performance management cycle, advising and coaching in areas of goal setting, mid-year feedback activities, annual performance review and the compensation planning process.
  • COMPENSATION- Develops and administers job evaluations and annual compensation review programs, using relevant market data as needed to maintain competitiveness. 
  • TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT- Design, deliver and implement training programs on various business, human resource, and leadership topics to develop talent and leadership capabilities. Coach business leaders and their teams on the development of others to advance talent throughout the division. 
  • SUCCESSION PLANNING– Facilitates annual talent review within division. Lead 9-box assessments with local and functional leaders. Sponsors succession plans and development priorities based on talent review to meet business and talent objectives. 
  • EMPLOYEE RELATIONS – Lead and support employee relations matters including policy creation, interpretations and if necessary, investigations. Provides coaching to local leadership team based on business needs and applicable HR practices.
  • LABOR RELATIONS – Union negotiation of contract and supporting grievance procedures.
  • COMPLIANCE – Active role in development of Affirmative Action Plan within the division. Ensures compliance with required legal postings on bulletin boards. Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance.
  • SAFETY – Supports safety initiatives and drives zero accident safety culture. Record safety incidents. Complete compliance reports (OSHA logs)
  • OTHER- Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or HR certification a must.
  • Minimum of 7 years in HR Leadership role, preferably experiences in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced in recruitment, organizational design, engagement and change management initiatives.
  • Strong business partnership capabilities: ability to learn and adapt to changing business, help assess talent and become familiar with our industry and its implications for our division.
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills; demonstrates good listening skills; able to communicate status on process with colleagues, keep team members informed and responds clearly to employee inquiries. Demonstrates a positive friendly attitude in working with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong process-oriented mindset which focuses on efficiencies and simplification.
  • Independent and organized work style effectively manages and prioritizes workload, assume, and manage multiple tasks without close supervision, adapt to change and consistently meet deadlines. Ability to make independent decisions and regularly suggest ways to improve services and processes.
  • Strong technical skills/aptitude: proficiency in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Experience with HRIS systems (Workday experience preferred).
  • Ability to use good judgement and discretion with highly confidential business and employee information.
  • Travel up to 25% (Domestic and International)

Physical Requirements & Work Environment

The physical demands/work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a manufacturing environment including repetitive motion, bending, lifting, twisting, crouching, reaching, pushing and/or pulling.

• Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time

• Ability to perform repetitive motion type tasks regularly such as walking, typing, using fingers and hands.

• Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds, and rarely lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

• The ability to quickly move safely over uneven terrain

• The ability to wear personal protective gear (safety shoes, glasses, ear plugs, and gloves as needed)

• Ability to communicate with others to exchange information

• While performing the job functions of this position, the employee frequently works in an environment near powered motor vehicles, power tools, and automated assembly fixtures.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

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