Human Resources Director
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Airgas is currently hiring for a Human Resources Director that
would support our Dry Ice business group within the Process Gases
division. This role will support coast to coast manufacturing and
distribution business. Working closely with the V.P. of HR and
business leaders, this role will be the best of both worlds. You
will have the opportunity to impact the business through strategic
evaluation and planning, as well as hands-on implementation. Since
we are in growth mode and working to build our own succession
plans, we are on the search for top talent, who has a strong desire
to learn and grow to the next level.
This "soup to nuts" Human Resources opportunity will partner with
Business leadership teams and provide Human Resource leadership and
execution. Our goal is to build positive employee relations and
labor relations. This is done by learning the business you support,
building relationships and looking for training and development
opportunities to support business targets.
Some of your initial projects could include:
With a primary focus on our Driver population, partner with front
line management team to evaluate tools to better engage and retain
Creating a new manager training program
Creating a best in class onboarding process
In terms of strategic aspects of this role, you will be responsible
Develop strong, trusted partnerships with business leaders. You are
there to act as an advisor and partner in the areas of
organizational effectiveness, talent management, employee
relations, performance and development coaching & counseling.
Lead and execute change initiatives across the businesses related
to talent and HR strategy. In other words, show your business why
topics such as employee engagement and talent management are
critical to growing their business.
Contribute actively to the development and implementation of
overall HR strategy. Act as change agent in identifying
opportunities to improve workforce and HR process effectiveness to
enable business strategy and results.
In partnership with the HR team, design and deliver talent
Actively participate in Business Operations Reviews to review
business financials, identify business opportunities and drive the
Human Capital agenda.
In terms of the core HR functions, you will also be responsible
Lead associate onboarding process, ensuring effective execution by
managers; work closely with hiring managers and Talent Management
with a focus on successfully integrating and retaining
Develop and facilitate performance calibration process with
regional management teams to ensure effective and consistent
performance management systems in place.
Actively lead and engage leaders and associates in evaluation of
the employee relations climate and implement solutions to issues
that arise. Counsel employees and managers on career planning,
conflict resolution and work related challenges. Conduct stay and
exit interviews to evaluate work climates and morale. Conduct
investigations as needed in an objective and professional manner to
determine corrective action.
Advise managers on performance management including appropriate
corrective counseling, training and development, and progressive
discipline techniques and processes. Review documentation to ensure
consistency with Airgas policies, procedures, and guiding
principles. Partner with the Legal department or senior HR
leadership at the appropriate time.
Administer all other HR policies and programs. Recommend and
implement revisions to policies, programs and practices as needed.
Ensure compliance with all state and federal statutes, laws and
regulations including but not limited to all applicable wage and
hour laws, and regulations related to FMLA, EEO and ADA.
A Bachelor's degree is required, a Master's degree is preferred
A minimum of 5 years of progressive HR generalist experience is
Organized labor experience is preferred.
A passion for Safety and Human Resources excellence with proven
results as an HR business partner.
The ability to quickly build trust and rapport with leaders and
front line associates.
Ability to travel up to 50%.
Demonstrated experience defining and executing HR strategies.
Demonstrated understanding of HR principles and practices,
employment laws and regulations, and effectively leading
comprehensive ER Investigations
Strong organizational and communication skills are required
Demonstrated ability to be personable, professional, responsive,
knowledgeable, credible, trusted and drive value to an organization
and to clients
Strong experience with Microsoft office skills (Windows, Outlook,
Demonstrated experience of HRIS and ATS (Taleo)
An HR related certification i.e. PHR, SPHR is preferred
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