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Senior Director, Human Resources (Manufacturing)

Job Title
Senior Director, Human Resources (Manufacturing)
Job ID
Portland,  TN 37148
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Senior Director, Human Resources (Manufacturing) – Portland, TN

Shoals Technologies Group, LLC is a leading provider of electrical balance of systems (EBOS) solutions for solar, energy storage, and eMobility. Since its founding in 1996, the Company has introduced innovative technologies and systems solutions that allow its customers to substantially increase installation efficiency and safety while improving system performance and reliability. Shoals Technologies Group, LLC is a recognized leader in the renewable energy industry whose solutions are deployed on over 20 GW of solar systems globally.

Director, Human Resources Position Summary:
The Director / Sr. Director, Human Resources will work closely with operations and human resources Leadership to execute a successful human capital strategy and drive the company’s business objectives across our manufacturing locations. The role manages all aspects of the human resources function for our manufacturing employees in partnership with the plant human resources managers/generalists and talent acquisition. Furthermore, this position collaborates and with the entire Human Resources function on leadership development, performance management, regulatory compliance, and employee relations and will lead company-wide HR projects and initiatives.

Director, Human Resources Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a strategic HR business partner to Operations Leadership, understanding business strategies and goals, and how they are accomplished through effective people strategies and programs. Provides strategic input and oversight to departmental projects.
  • Lead company-wide HR projects and initiatives.
  • Build trust and collaborative relationships with leaders across HR and Operations to successfully execute the people and manufacturing strategies.
  • Collaborate with the HR Leadership Team in the development and implementation of processes and initiatives that create sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Coach, manage, and develop team to achieve strategic objectives and day to day functions.
  • Ensure that manufacturing employee compensation practices are competitive and aligned with the company’s compensation philosophy.
  • Build and/or improve key HR infrastructure, processes, policies, systems, and procedures to improve operational effectiveness.
  • Actively participates in and leads safety programs in conjunction with Employee Health & Safety Leadership. Investigates safety incidents as required. Manages a safe working environment, accurately documents safety related training, and effectively communicates safety incidents.
  • Maintain oversite of manufacturing’s recruitment, placement, training, development, and retention programs.
  • Ensure compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations and advance the company diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Protect the interests of employees in accordance with the company’s policies and applicable governmental laws and regulations.
  • Guide, coach, inspire, and develop the team of HR Managers, Generalists and Recruiters in support of overall HR and business strategy.
  • Provide expertise to HR and Operations Leadership as it pertains to learning and development, performance management, employee experience and engagement, senior leadership development, and succession planning.
  • Utilize business metrics to inform leadership on opportunities where innovative people solutions can be developed and leveraged for optimal business results.
  • Ensure consistent, timely, and accurate application and compliance with applicable state and federal employment laws and regulations.
  • Work with the CHRO and General Counsel to mitigate risks associated with potential legal action, including mediations, EEOC, DOL, arbitrations and/or other actions.
  • Ensures all manufacturing locations are FLSA compliant.
  • Assists leadership in union avoidance activities.
  • Continuously evaluates existing programs and processes and develops new initiatives to increase efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
  • 10+ years of experience in Human Resources with roles of increasing responsibility in both manufacturing and corporate settings.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Management, or a related course of study.
  • Experience as an HR leader in a manufacturing environment with a strong understanding of plant operations.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well cross functionally.
  • Experience designing, building, and implementing HR functional programs, policies, tools, and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of HR and employment laws/regulations to effectively make recommendations on compliant courses of action.
  • Fluency across a range of HR disciplines, including organizational development, leadership and talent development, HR process design, compensation management, HR administration and diversity and inclusion.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership, change management and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage performance, engage team members, provide coaching, and respond to situations affecting staff.
  • Strong business acumen, the ability to understand the business and to effectively implement HR strategies to support business goals.
  • Experience working with, supporting, advising, and influencing senior leaders in the business.
  • Ability to lead and influence “buy-in” for new initiatives, both internally and externally.
  • Courage to express an opinion, provide constructive feedback, and challenge senior leaders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to deal with and resolve ambiguous, confidential, and sensitive situations.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, excellent verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Communicates a clear vision, organizes resources effectively, and adjusts the strategy as needed when managing change.
  • Makes data driven decisions and develops sustainable solutions.
  • Makes strategic decisions which prioritize the needs of the customer over departmental/individual goals.
  • Works effectively with departments, vendors, and customers to achieve organizational success.
  • Understands, identifies, and addresses conflict within own team and between teams.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Travel at least 25% of time to our manufacturing locations outside of Portland, TN.

Shoals Technologies Group, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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