Director, Human Resources (ACD) at Rheem in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Posted in General Business 16 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

A Career at Rheem: Where Comfort Is Your Calling

At Rheem, we are dedicated to bringing comfort to people's lives. As a leading global manufacturer of heating, cooling and water heating equipment, we are innovating all-new ways to deliver just the right temperature while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. It is an exciting challenge that requires a team of talented, passionate people with a diverse set of skills. From engineers to accountants, sales professionals to support experts, Rheem depends on people to power our innovations. Join Rheem, and help shape the future of products that impact lives-every day.

The Director, Human Resources is responsible for aligning people strategies with the business objectives of the Air Conditioning Division (ACD). This position will lead key HR processes including talent development, performance management, organizational design, employee engagement, and compensation planning with support from Global Air HR leader and Enterprise COE's. Acting as the Human Resources Business Partner for the ACD leadership team, this position provides strategic leadership on human resources-related issues to ensure a high-performance culture and effective management of human capital. This position leads and develops the HR team that supports the Division.

This position will serve our Air Conditioning Division, located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.


  • Establish and execute people strategies to enable business growth and results.
  • Partner with ACD leadership as well as other HR partners to prioritize and execute key initiatives in support of strategic operational targets.
  • Collaborate with the Air HR Lead on organizational Human Resource strategies including development of initiatives, goals, and other key performance indicators.
  • Partner with business leaders to identify organizational gaps, and drive to build organizational capability and succession plans.
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition on employment initiatives including recruitment strategy, postings/advertisements, interviews and selection. This includes drafting job descriptions and obtaining approvals for recruiting, hiring, and compensation.
  • Partner with business leaders to execute organizational rewards strategy, appropriately budget and manage annual merit planning process, and drive utilization of rewards and recognition programs. Ensure all pay practices are equitable and reward superior employee performance.
  • Serve as a key member of the site's leadership team - appropriately challenge, coach, and facilitate effective development of the team.
  • Provide ongoing performance development guidance and coaching to site leadership and line management regarding talent acquisition, performance management, development/training and deployment.
  • Employ coaching, consulting, and facilitation skills to influence behavior and business decisions consistent with Rheem values and leadership competencies.
  • Work closely with leaders and employees to improve teamwork/communication, build morale, and increase productivity, engagement, and retention.
  • Complete analysis and action plans necessary to achieve all HR metrics for the ACD.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee and labor relations issues; conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations for resolution of employee issues.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws along with company policy.
  • Manage departmental budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.