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Vice President, Human Resources Americas

Company: Konecranes
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Konecranes IncEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected CategoryCountry: United StatesLocation: Springfield, OH, USEmployment type: termAt Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name - people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.Konecranes is a global leader in the manufacturing and service of industrial overhead cranes and lifting equipment. For over 80 years, we've been dedicated to improving safety and productivity of businesses in all types of industries, including manufacturing and process industries, nuclear and renewable energy, shipyards, ports and terminals. Our strength comes from our continuous commitment to provide equipment and service that people can trust, accompanied by innovative technologies designed to improve performance, reliability and safety in every part of business operations that involve heavy lifting. We look to hire customer-oriented people who thrive on learning and problem solving in a fast paced environment. In return, we offer a good salary with highly competitive benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and tenure-based contributions, tuition reimbursement, life & disability insurance, vacation and other leave programs and opportunities for both formal and on the job training.Our diverse people are not only committed to helping our customers lift their businesses, but each other as well. Establishing meaningful relationships and collaborating with each other, with customers, and with our distributors, empowers our employees to achieve success. The passion our employees have to make a difference and enhance the quality of the lives of those around them is what makes our people unique.This VP, Human Resources will oversee and manage the entire Region Americas Human Resources group. This region consists of the US, Canada, and Latin America (Brazil, Chile, Mexico & Peru). This candidate will be directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and execution of the Human Resources function and drive our Diversity and Inclusion program in the Region Americas. Position will have 10 to 12 direct reports. This is a highly visible position and with the expectation and opportunity to make recommendations to executive management for improvement of the policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.The VP, Human Resources, main responsibilities can be divided into 5 main areas:1. HR and Diversity and Inclusion strategy, culture development and operational organization support for Americas Region managementVP HR, Americas develops the people and D&I strategy for Americas Region together with the Region Management according to the Group guidance. VP HR, Americas supports the culture and organizational development projects in the Region and ensures Region Management support of people processes and support in day to day issues. They also support all Acquisition Integration and change management activities in the region.2. Ensures high quality HR Development programs in Business AreasVP HR, Americas supports the Region in implementing their HR strategies in the Units and ensures the Region and Country specific developmental programs are on a required level. VP HR, Americas supports the Region Management in employee core capability planning. They support the training organization in selecting the training needed for the region and ensures that the gaps between the business need and development portfolio is bridged.3. Compensation and Benefits.VP HR, Americas ensures the effectiveness and efficiency of compensation tools in Americas. They help management to design motivating reward models for Americas and manages the salary budget. They are responsible for the benefit policy benchmarking and ensure that relevant market data is used in when making pay decisions. They are also responsible of daily management of pension (401k, medical, dental etc.) cost development and ensuring competitiveness of the total benefit package.4. Employee Relations.Is responsible of the compliance local employment laws, regulations and work councils. They facilitate the relationship with employee representative, works councils and unions when necessary and manage the relationship with employees together with the manager in organizational transitions.5. Leads the Region HR TeamVP HR, Americas sets the operative frame, goals and strategy for the Americas Country HR teams together with the Region and Country Management. VP HR, Americas leads and develops the Country HRs to meet the global and local objectives for HR in collaboration with Group HR.The successful candidate must have:* Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field; Master's degree preferred * 10 years of progressive Human Resources experience; Experience must include a minimum of 5 years managing and developing a Human Resources staff, including staff in multiple locations * Substantial US Human Resources knowledge and experience leading a US Human Resources team * Experience/knowledge in all functional areas of Human Resources * PHR; SPHR preferred * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills * Ability to relate to individuals at all levels within the organization and be able to objectively coach, counsel and guide both managers and employees through complex, difficult and emotional issues * Ability to research and analyze various types of data * Avoid legal challenges by understanding current legislation, enforcing regulations with managers, recommending new policies and procedures * Able to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems * Self-directed and self-motivated. * Ability to travel as needed both domestically and internationally as required by the business. Requires a valid driver's license and ability to obtain a passport.We offer a competitive compensation package, including a variety of employee benefits and base pay that is commensurate with experience.To apply, please visit our career site and reference our Springfield, Ohio location.*KC #monus #cbus #nxtKonecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses---, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. .PI177637030

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