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Human Resources Manager in Mankato, MN at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

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Job Description

Company Name: Windings, Inc.

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Location: New Ulm, Minnesota

Do you have a passion for all things Human Resources and need to make a positive impact on a dynamic organization? Then we may have the right opportunity for you!

Windings, Inc. is searching for the right strategic partner to fill the role of Human Resources Manager with the ideal combination of skills, experience and ability to positively affect our dynamic growth and human resources infrastructure. The Human Resources Manager will set the strategic direction of the Human Resources department in line with the corporate goals and objectives and provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper human resources systems in place to effectively support the organization and its goals.

Why is Windings unique?

You won t find off-the-shelf electric motors and components here. Everything we do is custom for our customers to fit their needs and specifications. We work on a variety of exciting applications. Our motors and components travel to the moon, drill down below sea-level, reach speeds over 200 mph around a track, and handle life-critical functions in an operating room, just to name a few.

Who will love this position?

A fun, energetic, adaptable and dedicated professional: who understands that their approach and attitude is just as important as their knowledge and experience.

A strategic business partner: who understands evolving business needs and expectations is able to translate them into talent, culture and leadership actions.

Change champion: who initiates and sustains change at all levels.

HR innovator and integrator: who looks for new ways to do HR practices and integrate those practices to deliver customized business solutions.

A driver: who works with purpose and passion to elevate our HR solutions and practices.

A trusted advisor and leader: who collaborates and builds long-term, trusting relationships with our employees.

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in developing the business strategy and convert this business insight into meaningful and impactful Human Capital/Environmental Health & Safety initiatives and practices which will enable business performance.
  • Ensure total compensation programs (direct base wages, variable pay, recognition and benefits) are competitive in the marketplace and consistent with company compensation philosophy.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs by working with broker to ensure competitive offerings and pricing; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Create, manage and oversee the Talent Management program and recruiting process for all level of candidates: executive, exempt, non-exempt, production employees and interns.
  • Oversees EH&S personnel with responsibility for OSHA, Waste Stream Management, Hazardous Materials and ISO compliance (programs, policy and regulations).
  • Identifies training and organizational development initiatives required to meet business goals. This may include the development, coordination and conducting of training.
  • Provide strategic leadership and consulting support to company leaders to achieve corporate objectives and business growth.
  • Develop and maintain personnel policies and procedures that comply with State and Federal laws and regulations and are consistent with corporate philosophy.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor s degree.
  • Professional HR Certification such as SPHR or SHRM-SCP desired.
  • Must have 8-10 years experience in strategic Human Resources management within a demanding and fast paced environment.
  • Experience with manufacturing or engineering industries highly preferred.
  • Must have the ability to bring immediate credibility to the human resources function through his/her professional qualifications and leadership skills as well as project the highest levels of integrity.
  • Significant experience in working across functions and leading and delivering on complex projects.
  • Experience with organization development and training delivery.
  • Knowledge and experience with State and Federal laws and regulations.
  • Strong leadership skills are required as well as effective human relations consultative and communication skills; high integrity and sound business judgment.
  • Effective negotiation and influencing skills required to provide leadership to managers and employees in resolving issues.
  • Superior interpersonal communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills as well as proven organizational skills are required.
  • Accuracy, detail orientation and analytical skills needed with the ability to analyze data and make recommendations to management.
  • Ability to serve as a change agent to positively influence the culture and work environment for employee owners.

What is Windings?

Windings Inc. is a 100% employee owned (ESOP) company who has been in New Ulm, MN for over 50 years. We take great pride in what we do and offer to our community. We are a leader in the design and manufacturing of custom electric motors and components. Windings products are used throughout a wide range of industries including Aerospace and Defense, Oil and Gas, Motorsports/Automotive, Medical, Industrial and more. You can find out more about us at:


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