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Director, Human Resources - Operations

Moon Township, Pennsylvania
Human Resources


Job Description

Supporting the Vice President - Operations for the Controls & Protection division, the Human Resources Director has responsibility for all Human Resource activities and programs for the CPD Operations function.  This position serves as a business partner focused on areas such as HR strategy, organizational effectiveness, talent management and development, succession planning, performance management, staffing, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, retention, diversity and legal compliance.  This position is a key member of the CPD Operations management team as well as being a key member for CPD HR organization.  In addition, the position is accountable to support and champion overall corporate objectives and programs including the company culture, values and guiding principles.  Reports directly to Vice-President of Human Resources for Controls and Protection Division (CPD) and functionally to Vice President – Operations for CPD.


Partner with the VP-Ops, VPGM’s and Plant Managers as strategic business/human resource leader.


Supports achievement of overall business objectives through the design and implementation of effective HR strategy, programs, practices, policies and tools.


Develops and implements organizational structure and alignment recommendations linked to strategy.  Capable of leading organizational redesign projects.


Employ coaching, consulting and facilitation skills to influence behavior and business decisions consistent with Eaton Values and Philosophy. 


Develops, recommends and implements policies, procedures and employee feedback tools designed to promote and monitor a positive employee relations climate and the accomplishment of company objectives.


Helps the business ensure there is a continuing talent pool of skills and leadership available to drive the business.  This will include providing direction and leadership in succession planning, training, talent development and performance management.


Coaches and develops high performing plant HR and staff, and supports them in driving effective recruiting and retention strategies and other HR initiatives focused on meeting human capital needs.

Develops, recommends and implements policies, procedures and employee feedback tools designed to promote and monitor a positive employee relations climate and the accomplishment of Company objectives.


Create organizational capacity for change, leading and sponsoring programs that promote organizational flexibility and effectiveness.


Deploys an effective employee communications strategy to provide updates on current business performance and allows for employee feedback on issues affecting the workforce.


Ensures the company is in compliance with all applicable legislation regarding labor relations, employee relations, diversity, employment, employee benefits, safety, compensation and other employee related matters.


Basic Qualifications:


•Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution

•Minimum 10 years of experience in HR

•Previous work experience in a manufacturing environment

•Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship


Preferred qualifications for this position include:


•Master’s degree in human resources or an MBA with a human resources concentration.

•Prior multi-site HR leadership experience

•Business focused and results oriented with a bias for taking action

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD Circuit Protection Division

Job Level: Director
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053538