Director, Human Resources

Kaman Industrial Technologies Rochester, NY
Kaman Automation, a subdivision Kaman Distribution, is a nationally recognized leader in the high-tech motion control and automation industry. As a distributor, Kaman has access to a wide variety of products and technologies. Our distributor division supports the industry's top manufacturers. For most of these product lines, we are their largest distributor. With more than 50 years of experience in the motion control field, our staff consists of highly qualified people with extensive knowledge of the motion control industry. We stay up to date with current technology to provide you with quality, state-of-the-art products with the technical support to back them.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Director, Human Resources to join our team in Rochester, NY.

Power your career with a company that powers the future.

Reporting to the Vice President of the Automation business, the Director, Human Resources, plans, organizes, directs and controls the activities of the Human Resources functions to ensure effective programs and compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This position is responsible for implementing strategic plans and supporting margin and profitability goals. The Director, Human Resources, will work closely with the business leaders and will have a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Vice President, Human Resources, Kaman Distribution Group.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

* Participates on Business Segment Team to assist in the implementation of the strategic plan. Implements goals and objectives in Human Resources and provides leadership to an organization of 420 employees, 20 locations across the US and $225 Million in sales.

* Provides leadership to Human Resources to ensure a high level of productivity, quality and customer service. Ensures teamwork, communicates information and provides feedback to direct reports. Determines performance expectations, evaluates performance and provides coaching and development opportunities.

* Formulates Human Resources business plans, goals, objectives and policies. Establishes and enforces organization standards.

* Oversees the development and administration of: Organizational development, employee relations, recruitment and retention, training and professional development, performance management, diversity, affirmative action plan, compliance and reporting and benefits administration.

* Provides leadership and consulting support to business leaders on goal setting, policy development and strategic implementation in support of achieving objectives and business growth.

* Implements and improves Lean processes to ensure increased efficiencies and effectiveness.

* Provides a high level of service to all internal and external customers. Ensures that a positive teamwork environment is maintained in Human Resources.

* Accountable for organizing, developing, and promoting programs to ensure that operations and activities meet and exceed regulatory requirements, maintain programs to promote and maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

* Play an active role in promoting the company's culture and values and be perceived as a trusted resource to the business leaders.

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