HR Manager

Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team - winning is fun. We are looking for HR Manager in Eaton’s electrical business, based in Tanauan, Batangas. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, and meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined. This exciting role provides the opportunity to:

  • Be a high performing business partner supporting the Power Quality Division plant location in the Philippines
  • Deploy large-scale HR initiatives, programs and processes at the new start-up facility Develop and deploy standard best practices
  • Coordinate Human Resource Programs and day-to-day personnel activities in accordance with legal, divisional, and corporate guidelines
Your essential responsibilities:
  • Act as a business partner, strategic solution provider, advisor and counselor for the PQ Leadership team
  • Keep employees informed of all changes in HR policies. Counsel with employees on these policies
  • Develop, recommend and implement HR policies and procedures. Assure that plant HR policies and practices comply with the applicable provisions of federal and state labor laws including the maintenance of necessary files
  • Direct employment activities assuring that properly qualified employees are recruited and hired for company positions
  • Plan, organize, and oversee all HR activities for the plant.  Leads in setting department goals and objectives
  • Work with all managers to develop education/training programs to meet the needs of their workforce
  • Maintain good public and employee relations status
  • Implement, promote and maintain a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area
  • Promote the company’s mission and vision by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies
  • Motivate and coach employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity, and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels to encourage and promote desired behaviors and results


If you have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or organization psychology from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience leading the HR function (staff level position) in a large plant (500+ employees)
  • 8-10 years progressive Human Resources experience with at least 5 years of managing people
  • Knowledge of Philippines labor laws; strong HR network with current trends and market practices
  • Strong labor relations experience
  • Manufacturing experience is a must; preferably with MNC
  • Highly experienced HR professional with strong plant employee relations experience; with proven ability to counsel and advise in various employment related matters
  • Strong HR “business partner” experience with solid business acumen and ability to effectively partner with plant leadership team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required, including use of discretion, tact, and judgment
  • Proven ability to influence and work effectively across all levels in a highly matrixed environment
  • Strong drive for results and sense of urgency
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail; able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to successfully drive change and leadership ownership/accountability
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Highest standards of ethics, and ability to lead by example
  • High level of managerial courage and not afraid to “push back”
  • HR generalist background, especially experience in workforce planning, strategic planning(plant-level), and workforce development strategies

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!


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: Asia Pacific
Organization: PQD DPQD Distributed Power Quality Division

Job Level: Manager
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, 10 % of the Time