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    Strategic HR Leader 

    Westaff is collaborating with American Chemet in their recruitment for a strategic Human Resource Director.  American Chemet values quality, environmental stewardship, and business ethics as we continually improve for the collective benefit of our customers, suppliers, and employees.

    To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to michelle@westaffmt.com. This position will remain open until filled. Preference will be given to applications submitted by March 10th.

    Compensation: DOE, 80K-110K salary plus benefits 

    Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, occasional evenings and weekends

    Description: This position is responsible for being a strategic advocate to leadership and the American Chemet workforce.  The HR Director is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of performance management process, workforce design, succession planning, talent management, change management, training and development, and compensation. The HR Director provides strategic leadership by articulating HR needs and plans to the executive management team and the board of directors.

    Minimum Qualifications and Attributes: 

    • 10 years of HR leadership experience
    • Strategic HR experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or related field
    • Experience in employee retention and engagement
    • Egalitarian leadership abilities
    • Ability to advocate for both leadership and the workforce
    • Ability and experience expressing empathy to leadership and the workforce
    • Experience developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall strategic business plan
    • Experience designing equitable compensation models
    • Ability to work with a high level of discretion, tact, judgment and poise
    • Possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives
    • Thrive in a team environment and work well with all others
    • Enjoy working as a team member as well as independently
    • Team leader and team player
    • Handle confidential information in professional manner
    • Effective interpersonal communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Trainable and flexible

    Preferred Qualifications and Desired Attributes: 

    • Combination of advanced degree in related field and/or organizational development experience
    • PHR/SPHR/CEBS/CCP or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP designations
    • Experience in with professional and manufacturing workforce

    Benefits and Perks:

    • Dental insurance is paid 100% by the company
    • Medical insurance is paid 80/20 by the company
    • Vision coverage with VSP is offered
    • Life and AD&D for employee, spouse, and children. The employee has the option to buy-up on life and AD&D for themselves, spouse and children.
    • Long Term Disability is covered 100% by the company.
    • Paid time off
    • Paid holidays
    • Bonus program
    • Retirement plan with company match of 6%
    • Ongoing professional development
    • Company career growth opportunities

    To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to michelle@westaffmt.com. This position will remain open until filled. Preference will be given to applications submitted by March 10th.

    Job Requirements

     Job Title: Human Resources Director

    Department: Human Resources

    Reports to: CFO

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • This position is directly responsible for leading managers of the division and indirectly responsible for all employees within the company.  This position directly supervises the HR Manager.
    • Establish and implement HR efforts that effectively communicate and support the company’s mission and strategic vision.
    • Develop HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of the overall business operations objectives.
    • Function as a strategic business adviser to the executive/senior management of each business unit or specialty group regarding key organizational and management issues.
    • Work with the company's executive management team to establish a sound plan of management succession that corresponds to the strategy and objectives of the company. 
    • Develop comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans to meet the human capital needs of strategic goals.
    • Develop and implement comprehensive compensation and benefits plans that are competitive and cost-effective.
    • Provide overall leadership and guidance to the HR function by overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training, leadership development, compensation and benefits. 

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Ability to work with a high level of discretion, tact, judgment and poise.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations in Montana, Illinois, and Tennessee.
    • Knowledge of and experience with varied human resource information systems.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

    Education and Experience:

    • A BS/BA degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MA/MS in human resources or related field preferred.
    • A minimum of 10 years of HR experience, with at least five years of executive HR experience.
    • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

     

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