Director HR Field Operations

Location: Evansville, IN

Position Summary

The successful candidate will become a trusted partner with Operations leaders.  This role will partner with business leaders and associates to deliver HR services in a proactive and solution oriented manner aligned with business strategy.  This position acts as a strategic advisor, service manager and business catalyst.


  • Drive business results by ensuring HR strategies and plans are translated into concrete actions and tangible outcomes.
  • Champion culture by aligning people with the business mission, vision and values; champion employee advocacy and relations.
  • Attend Quarterly Meetings to report and describe any issues, programs and concerns in the operations functions.
  • Shape organizational structure by aligning business requirements and conditions with people and capabilities.
  • Implement position and competency frameworks and design motivational career paths.
  • Monitor and foster talent development through consultation, development plan execution and measurement/evaluation.
  • Develop and administer reward systems that drive organizational goals.
  • Plan for succession and identify the values, behaviors and skills required for future leaders.
  • Enable a working environment where sharing knowledge and expertise is encouraged.
  • Serve as general advisor on employment law and government regulations.
  • Assist in development and delivery of HR process and systems training
  • Monitor KPIs and provide excellent HR service delivery (timely, accurate, efficient and responsive).
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation; insure compliance.
  • Drive for continuous improvement – HR processes.
  • All other duties as may be assigned at management’s discretion.
  • Develop relationships with the leadership teams that are located in the various sites such as the GM, VP’s Directors, etc
  • Develop relationships with the senior operations leadership
  • Develop HR strategies that will align with the business strategies
  • Create HR synergies across all locations
  • Partner with the GM to develop and execute talent management strategies and process that will enhance their organization
    • For salaried employees
    • Non-salaried employees
  • Develop branding strategies to attract talent
  • Manage and direct HR teams embedded in the specific DC’s
  • Mentor and develop the HR team
  • Address employee issues and challenges
  • Etc.

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years progressively responsible HR experience; minimum of 5 years HR leadership role; field experience required
  • BS in Human Resources or related field; MBA or MS with HR emphasis a strong plus
  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of core HR competencies – Employee Relations, Compensation and Benefits, Recruiting and Retention, Talent Management and Organizational Development, Performance Management, Compliance, EHS & Risk Management, Change Management
  • Demonstrated success implementing HR programs, systems and initiatives
  • Strong business aptitude; specific industry/business experience preferred

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