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IDEX Human Resources Director in Delran, New Jersey

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JOB TITLE:

Director of Human Resources

BUSINESS UNIT:

Airtech

BU WEBSITE:

airtechusa.com

DIRECTLY REPORTS TO:

President of Airtech

INDIRECTLY REPORTS TO:

GVP of Human Resources-Health & Science Technologies

LOCATION:

Rutherford, New Jersey

SCOPE OF ROLE:

The Director of Human Resources is the business group’s functional leader charged with developing, organizing, and executing all Human Resources strategies for the Airtech business. This includes responsibility for the entire employment process, recruitment, employee and labor relations, organizational development, employee compensation, safety, compliance, and employee retention and development. This role supports over 250 employees with multiple sites in the US, Germany, China, and Spain.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strategic Alignment and Execution

  • Organizational Development

  • Acquisition Due Diligence & Integration

  • Culture and Employee Relations

  • Compliance and H.R. Administration

  • Staffing and Recruitment

  • Compensation, Benefits and Payroll/HRIS

  • Safety & Risk Management

STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT & EXECUTION:

  • Strategic partner to the President responsible for ensuring functional alignment with the business’ go to market strategies and strategic initiatives

  • Represents function and provides appropriate inputs in business group’s key annual strategic processes: Annual Operating Plan, Strategic Plan, and Annual H.R. Talent Review

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

  • Coordinate and manage career development plans based on performance reviews, 360 reviews, Talent/H.R. Review, etc.

  • Coordinate and manage training initiatives; annual Talent/H.R. Review, leadership development, employee skills training and development

  • Responsible for the development and capabilities of the AIRTECH HR Staff

  • Coordinate and manage iAchieve performance management process

  • Development of VOE (Voice of Employee) metrics and process improvement projects

ACQUISITION DUE DILIGENCE & INTEGRATION:

  • Participate as a vital member of the Airtech Leadership team in integration activities as a result of the recent acquisition by IDEX

  • Ensure AIRTECH Platform talent development process is robust and supports current and future acquisition requirements

CULTURE & EMPLOYEE RELATIONS:

  • Champion of Airtech Culture, Integrating Idex Values specifically the tenants of Great Teams into the Airtech culture

  • Point person for interpretation and guidance relative to company policies and procedures.

  • Manages employee concerns to resolution and guides supervisors and managers in addressing employee concerns

  • Ensures organizational compliance with labor laws and guidelines, including DOL, EEOC, NLRB, etc.

COMPLIANCE & HR ADMINISTRATION:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain processes that ensure accurate information is in our HRIS systems and that we are compliant with all regulatory bodies

  • Develop and communicate H.R. Scorecard to the management team, highlighting H.R. metrics and their impact on the business

  • Act as the group’s Ethics Officer to coordinate and manage compliance with all applicable regulatory and corporate policy requirements

STAFFING & RECRUITMENT:

  • Develop and execute a strategic recruitment plan designed to institutionalize top-grading and the continuous improvement of the business’ talent pool

  • Deliver a recruitment plan that aligns with business objectives, incorporates traditional and non-traditional recruitment sources, and ensures the casting of a “wide net” to attract and introduce qualified diverse candidates to the organization

  • Manage and execute the recruitment process, advertising, job descriptions, applicant screening, interview scheduling, and reference checks

  • Manage and develop relationships with recruitment agencies (temporary and permanent placement).

  • Develop, execute, and maintain new employee “on-boarding” process

COMPENSATION, BENEFITS & PAYROLL/HRIS:

  • Coordinate and manage AIRTECH’s compensation plans; prepare and implement annual salary plans, develop and align compensation plans to drive desired employee and business performance

  • Maintains HRIS, payroll systems, time and attendance systems, and ensures data integrity

  • Coordinate and manage benefits plans; annual benefits open enrollment and issue resolution

SAFETY & RISK MANAGEMENT:

  • Work with Airtech leadership team to implement best-demonstrated safety practices to mitigate risk, reduce exposure and effectively manage claims

  • Partner with Operations leadership to manage all required and agreed upon safety programs and training

  • Act as liaison with Workers Compensation insurer to manage all workers compensation claims to closure

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • B.S. in Business, Human Resources, or a related field

  • An advanced degree is desired

  • 10+ years of experience in Human Resources Generalist roles, including past leadership/supervisory assignment(s)

  • Experience in audit, acquisition, or integration H.R. processes desired

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing, engineering, or Lean manufacturing environment is desired

  • Extensive employee relations experience is required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills are required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required

  • Demonstrated ability and experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment is required

  • Approximately 20-30% travel is required

IDEAL CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS:

Energetic H.R. Leader that is energized by helping a business grow and scale in their industries. We seek a very successful track record of integrating companies through change management and customized approaches to continue Airtech’s proud history of entrepreneurialism and customer obsession. Our team ideally would enjoy seeing a natural curiosity about all aspects of the business to successfully participate and contribute as a Leadership team of Airtech.

This position guide is an outline to provide an essence of the overall responsibilities of this position. However, a guide and other assignment and duties will become the incumbent's responsibility at the discretion of the manager.

ENTERPRISE OVERVIEW (IDEX CORP.):

IDEX (NYE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are, the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool might have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW (AIRTECH):

Airtech manufacturer with over $80M in revenue and a plan to develop innovative gas-moving technologies to help solve a wide range of customer needs. We help companies in all industries and all mechanical fields. We design, fabricate, assemble, and test customized blowers in an array of technologies. These products address challenging applications such as extreme temperatures, altitudes, chemicals, regulatory requirements, footprints, and more…We have recently built a cutting-edge new facility and are in the process of adding to it and improving it daily. We take great pride in our innovative staff and work environment and in our ability to add engineering and manufacturing jobs here in New Jersey!

ITAR/EAR CRITERIA:

  • These positions may require lawful access to ITAR/EAR controlled information

  • Employees in this role will need to meet those requirements

  • Requirements include U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident

Airtech (an IDEX business unit) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: Gast

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies

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