Human Resources Director
Specialty Chemicals Group - Lithium
10 to 15 years
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FMC Corporation is a S&P 500, diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. As a global leader utilizing advanced technologies and customer-focused research and development, FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to food and agriculture, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, textiles, glass and ceramics, rubber and plastics, lubricants, structural pest control, turf & ornamental markets, specialty and related industries.
This is an excellent opportunity for a leader in HR who wants to further expand their human resources management experience and continue on a global career track. The Human Resources Director will provide strategic HR leadership for the global Lithium business, with facilities in North America, Asia, Europe and South America. The incumbent will report to the Division Manager of the Lithium business and be part of the Lithium leadership team. The successful candidate will partner with the Lithium Leadership Team, Resident Plant Managers and Regional Leaders to create, implement, and administer human resources programs, procedures and systems that provide an environment that motivates employees to achieve Division objectives while ensuring legal and regulatory compliance.
- Shares responsibility for the development and execution of division strategy and prioritization of divisional business priorities.
- Leads and consults with leadership on the implementation of HR strategies to drive short term/long term business objectives.
- Leads the Division Talent Management efforts to ensure key positions are filled with top performers and succession plans are in place.
- Works with managers to identify strategic staffing needs and sources for qualified candidates for current openings. Ensures positions are filled with the right person, right job, and right time.
- Develops and delivers leadership development process (succession planning and development plans) that ensures appropriate talent and bench strength is available to achieve short and long term business objectives.
- Designs and delivers feedback tools including performance management that facilitate change in individual and team development.
- Establishes key community relationships and supports programs to enhance division and company image.
- Develops and executes the annual compensation and bonus plans to facilitate improved performance, internal equity and market competitiveness.
- Ensures competitive and consistent pay practices based on internal and external data. Approves and helps to administer all compensations systems for global locations.
- Coaches, monitors and supervises division human resources staff including international locations.
- Analyzes internal and external human resources trends and determine impact on recruitment, retention and development.
- Maintains union-free environment.
- Supports business initiatives by promoting the development of effective/efficient position and organizational structures that maximize current employee skills/contributions and meet the business need while providing a challenging, rewarding and productive work environment
- Maintains working knowledge and compliance with local, state, national and international employment laws
- Seeks solutions to management issues that drive talent decisions and seeks solutions that move the organization forward.
- Serves a key member of FMC’s Corporate Human Resource Council.
- Assists with training or communication of Responsible Care Management System initiatives when needed.
- BA/BS in business, technical or HR related field;
- MBA preferred.
- 10 to 15 years progressive HR experience with demonstrated strengths in organizational development, talent management, compensation/benefits, and leadership.
- Experience with international locations required.
- Broad business perspective is essential.
- Manufacturing organization experience required.
- Ability to develop HR organization to include administrative excellence, strategic direction and consultative partnering.
- Strong interpersonal, team building and personal development skills.
- Ability to drive and influence decisions throughout the organization without formal reporting relationships.
- Thorough knowledge of generally accepted Human Resource policies and practices
- Thorough understanding of state and federal employment laws as well as working knowledge of international HR laws.
- Strong written and oral communications skills
Competencies for this role:
- Command Skills
- Conflict Management
- Timely Decision Making
- Managerial Courage
- Business Acumen
- Motivating Others
- Organizational Agility
If you are talented and possess a drive to achieve, then consider further building your career with FMC. Employees enjoy very competitive compensation, a full menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and expanding their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, MFDV and supports a drug free workplace.