Area HR Manager
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Human Resources
Specialty HR Manager
Location 08873, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/07/23
Position will support locations in Upstate NY, MA, NJ, and MD. Sectors supported: Retail, Consumer, Life Sciences, and Automotive. Travel Required is approximately 50
Area HR Manager

The Area Human Resources Manager is responsible for managing and leading strategic and tactical HR activities within their area of responsibility. This position collaborates with their leadership team, operational leaders and several functional departments to ensure the human resources goals are being met across all sites and all sectors they support. The Area HR Manager assists the organization by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices across all sites and sectors supported.

Strategic Activities

Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and retention of company personnel
Develop strong, trusting relationships with business leaders across DSC North America to foster collaboration and on-going sharing of best practices and resources, in order to gain mutual business advantage
Effectively interact with DSC North America HR and other functions and ensure that local issues are taken into account when developing strategies and initiatives
Maintain a strong understanding of current affairs, particularly the political and social agenda within own country or region and identify what impact this may have with own business area across all sites and sectors supported Tactical Activities Employee Relation and Engagement
Provide guidance and recommendations to business managers on matters that may impact people within the organization
Serve as an advocate and counsel to hourly and exempt associates
Develop and drive initiatives/activities in support of all site(s) climate and culture
Manage and conduct internal investigations as needed Compliance
Effectively implement HR policies that comply with statutory regulations and are consistent with internal and external best practices
Ensure compliance with all required regulations, policies, and laws related to Human Resources activities Growth
Ensure management is trained in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment
Provide feedback and coaching to managers, actively listen and ask searching clarifying questions in regards to associates
Manage staffing, succession planning and associate programs and processes
Implement/manage training and development activities and monitor effectiveness
Conduct trainings as necessary
Provide start-up support Continuity
Oversee the administration of compensation and benefits systems, processes, and employee communications Cyclical Activities
Oversee the administration of and action planning activities related to the annual EOS process
Oversee the administration of compliance with, and execution of our performance management systems


Required Education and Experience

BS/BA degree in Human Resources or related field or minimum of seven years HR experience, required
Masters degree in Human resources or other related field, preferred
PHR/SPHR SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification, preferred
5+ years of experience in HR with exposure to all major functional areas of HR, required
Previous experience partnering with senior management, preferred
Proven experience of leading deployment of organizational change, preferred


Our Organization has a business casual environment and focuses on teamwork, associate development, training, and continuous improvement. We offer competitive wages, excellent affordable insurance benefits (including health, dental, vision and life), 401K plan, paid vacation and holidays.
Our Organization is an equal opportunity employer.
Pay transparency: $74,000 - $142,000 yearly