The Human Resources Director is responsible for creating and driving human resource initiatives that support supply chain operations. This role is a mixture of leadership, generalist, business partnership, organization effectiveness and change management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. (Other duties may be assigned.)
- Oversee HR employee relations efforts (consistency and balance across supply chain organization;
- Ensure an aligned approach from corporate to DC's and Hubs; actively respond to overarching trends and themes that can lead to proactive measures and/or education for leadership).
- Ensure federal and state employment regulatory compliance across field organization to include EEOC guidelines, Safety and OSHA regulations, ADA accommodations, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance and all others.
- Implement, maintain and evolve HR practices in alignment with company practices and legal requirements.·
- Communicate "big topics" to executive team in support of creating leadership awareness and ensuring effective and timely responsiveness to key issues.
- Develop HR initiatives that provide a clear path for organizational development and growth.
- Direct supply chain human resource efforts in partnership with leadership.
- Execute succession planning, talent assessment and performance development initiatives.
- Partner with leadership to ensure solid and consistent career growth planning in support of creating organizational readiness and bench strength.
- Serve as the main HR partner to leadership by communicating regularly on key people and business trends, talent issues and general hot topics.
- Build talent management capacity in a way that is aligned with business needs, culture and company practices.
- Consult with leadership to support global HR initiatives and provide general employee relations guidance.
- Ensure that company directives are executed and communicated in a manner that best suits supply chain operations and workforce.
- Provide leadership with HR metrics that capture organizational HR performance and influence regional HR directives and programs (turnover, retention, injuries, etc.).
Engagement & Outreach:
- Drive HR strategies to increase engagement and communication throughout field organization.
- Maintain an active connection with regional management through visits, communication and relationship building.
- Serve as an accessible, authentic and objective partner for regional management to express concerns and ideas.
- Increase human resources management capabilities across the field organization
- Keep a pulse on the culture, morale and engagement levels across the supply chain organization, action planning issues and celebrating successes.
- In partnership with the broader HR team, help to build a talent infrastructure and emphasis on leadership, associate development, collaboration and culture.
- Oversee and support learning and development efforts to provide training and education programs.
- Identify global change management issues and solutions (organization, process, infrastructure, building change capability in leadership).
- Propose and implement other value-add HR initiatives per business requirements.
- Create and drive recruitment practices in partnership with the broader recruitment team.
- Participate in the interview and selection process related to key leadership positions.
- Manage third party recruitment efforts to include flexible workforce partners, contracts and usage
HR Team Leadership:
- Hire, train and develop strong human resources team to include administrative support functions and Regional HR Managers.
- Set performance expectations, plan objectives and goals and conduct annual assessments in support of creating career path and succession plan.
- Provide direct reports with the leadership, direction and support necessary to achieve success.
About Guitar Center
Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to craft lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion.
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With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world's largest multichannel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center employees have a common goal: to help people find their sound and fill the world with more music.
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