November 2, 2021
Columbia, MO, United States of America
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POSITION SUMMARY:  Our client is a well-known leader in the design and manufacture of thermal systems for a variety of applications.  Due to growth and a recent promotion, they are seeking a Human Resources Manager to join their largest division’s leadership team.  From a base at the Columbia, MO facility, this role will partner with leadership and oversee HR support for ~500 employees located at their Columbia, MO, San Jose, CA, and Austin, TX sites.  Primary responsibilities include executing human resources initiatives, workforce and talent management, and advancement of the company culture and goals.


  • Function as an active contributor and proactive business partner to the leaders of this growing division and the HR global leadership team.
  • Lead and participate in workforce planning, succession planning, and talent management initiatives.
  • Oversee HR strategic initiatives and budget relating to assigned responsibilities.
  • Implement HR programs that support high productivity and a motivating culture.
  • Develop and maintain open communication channels for sustaining trust, respect, and teamwork.
  • Promote professional growth and organizational success through coaching and guidance of HR teams in Columbia, MO, San Jose, CA, and Austin, TX.
  • Perform project manager duties for various HR initiatives requiring coordination across the division.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree and/or PHR/SPHR a plus.
  • Minimum 7 years of HR leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated success leading and coaching the HR function at multi-site locations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize continuous improvement tools and techniques required.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Ability to influence through effective communication and relationship building.
  • Willingness and ability to travel ~25% with initial travel being closer to ~45-50% during first few months while building relationships with leadership and employees at CA and TX locations.


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