Human Resources Manager

Stanley Black & Decker   •  

Gorham, ME

Industry: Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous


5 - 7 years

Posted 333 days ago

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means joining one of the world’s largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies.  Stanley Black & Decker is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth. 
Global Tools and Storage (GTS) is looking for a Human Resource Manager to support all functions of the manufacturing center (non-union) operation.  This position supports the business by providing direction on people strategies, organization development, and other business strategic initiatives.  The Human Resource Manager will serve as a trusted advisor for the site. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to-

Human Resource Strategy and Leadership:

  • Partners with business leaders to drive and deliver HR solutions to maximize people performance, strategy and workforce planning.
  • Provides organization consulting on people strategies in support of the business objectives.
  • Monitors progress against metrics and milestones, coaching leadership as needed.
  • Manages a team of human resource professionals.
  • Aligns HR programs and initiatives to support business objectives.
  • Collaboration – promotes cross-business and cross-functional communication, sharing and teamwork
  • Standardization – drives development and consistent application of HR Standard Operating Procedures
  • Improvement – initiates new and innovative communication practices to promote and reinforce a strong culture

Talent Acquisition:

  • Designs and implements leadership and talent development programs.
  • Implements processes and experiences to grow the capacity of the organization’s key people resources that include key talent identification, planning, development, and recruitment.
  • Facilitates interviews, candidate selection and compensation for all levels.
  • Implements retention strategies focusing on key leaders and individuals with core competencies or skills critical to the organization.
  • Reviews supply and demand analyses of the current and future people/skills needs of the organization and implements strategies and plans to meet those needs. 
  • Develop the strategic staffing plan in conjunction with the businesses’ overall strategic objectives.

Employee Relations:

  • Implements processes and solutions in partnership with leadership which support a positive employee relations environment through effective communications, policies and practices.
  • Provides guidance and mediation to employees and managers in the resolution of work related issues and inquires. 
  • Advises leaders on employee relations issues, policies and procedures. 

Organization Development and Design:

  • Evaluates organizational effectiveness and advises on the development of solutions.
  • Assess training needs and implement training solutions. 
  • Identifies organizational design needs and drives the implementation of solutions.

 Change Management:

  • Acts as a change agent to the business and implements processes and approaches, which prepare employees for ongoing change and transformation.
  • Identifies change management needs and tailors strategy and programs to fit needs of the organization.
  • Consults on process improvement initiatives.

 Employee Engagement:

  • Identifies strategies to increase productivity, employee performance, and employee satisfaction.
  • Facilitates the communication of the organization culture, vision, and values.
  • Monitors metrics to track the effectiveness of these initiatives.

 Total Rewards Strategy:

  • Maximizes the organization’s compensation, reward and recognition programs.
  • Provides compensation analysis for market and adjustment recommendations.
  • Leads merit, compensation planning and communication.


  • Bachelor’s degreerequired in Human Resources, Administration or related field.
  • 5+ years of progressive HR leadership experience working in multiple HR disciplines, including Talent Acquisition and Employee Relations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with employees and managers at all levels, including proven ability to influence leaders
  • A high achiever with a track record of enhancing and facilitating best-in-class HR results.
  • Comfortable working through situations and advising leaders on appropriate course of action
  • Proven ability to formulate human resource strategies and plans in support of the business goals
  • Generates creative and innovative solutions to problems
  • Master’s  degree (MHR, MILR, MBA) is a strong plus

Leadership Qualities:

  • Accountability – Makes and meets commitments.  Accepts responsibility.  Has a passion for excellence.
  • Integrity – Operates in accordance with our business conduct policies. Is honest, fair and trustworthy in all activities and relationships. Strives to create a safe workplace and to protect the environment.
  • Respect – Treats others with respect and candor. Actively supports a diverse work environment. Builds positive work relationships.
  • Speed – Has a bias for action. Takes calculated risks based on quality data. Drives for standardization and simplification.
  • Stretch – Sets aggressive goals and celebrates progress. Continually strives to be best in class. Has a passion to exceed customer expectations.
  • Vision – Creates clear, simple, reality-based, customer-focused strategy and goals. Build trust and commitment through candid communication. Energizes and excites others.
  • “Boundaryless” – Is open to ideas from anywhere. Participates openly and constructively without alienating others. Has a global perspective