Vice President of Human Resources - Technology & Manufacturing

JAS Recruitment   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Technology


15+ years

Posted 44 days ago

  by    Joe Szlosek

We are seeking a Vice President of Human Resources to join a privately held manufacturing and technology company in Upstate, NY. Relocation assistance is available.

This is a global role where you will have end to end responsibility for Human Resources across multiple sites with an employee population of about 1,000.

Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President Human Resources will develop, structure, and operate an HR organization that is responsive to its people, forward looking and competent in every area of Human Resources. The Vice President will help focus HR on inclusion, trust, and transparency resulting in a culture of innovation and future-orientation.


Talent Management:

A straightforward and foundational responsibility: Maintain a recruiting culture that identifies and recruits exceptional people for the company at all levels in all functions. Without talented, motivated people, any strategy will fail.

Performance Management/Employee Engagement:

High performance teams – a term that is used so much that it loses its meaning. Human Resources is responsible for developing and maintaining a culture that encourages individual development, a focus on the essentials and a bias for action and success. This requires the coordination and alignment of performance management systems, training, incentive plans, communication media and recognition.



  • A real-world expert in talent, teams, change and growth.
  • Experienced at working in a high tech, high growth, fast paced environments.
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels, resolving conflicts and removing impediments.
  • Ability to Make decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to Build talent within the organization
  • Identify and hire exceptional people.
  • Embody and project the values of the company
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum of 15 years of increasing responsibility in progressive HR environment.
  • Knowledge of relevant local/state/federal/provincial employment laws.
  • Familiarity with cognitive psychology a plus

Other attributes

  • Sets high expectations; empowers decision making and recognizes accomplishment.
  • Understands the company's strategy and transforms that into Human Resources accomplishments.
  • Decisive – based on data, experience and impact – how will this decision effect people day to day.
  • Intellectual curiosity about human behavior.
  • Resilient – views problems as puzzles to be solved.
  • A clear, honest communicator.
  • Sets high expectations and empowers decision making and execution.