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Director, Human Resources Services

Location: Franklin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Director, Human Resources Services Company Overview With approximately $800 million in revenue, The Carlstar Group, LLC (Carlstar or the Company) is a leading producer of specialty tires, wheels, and assemblies for diverse end markets including: lawn & garden, construction, power sports (primarily all-terrain vehicle tires), trailers, and agriculture. Carlstar (and its predecessor) have been in the engineered rubber products business for over 100 years and sells its products under many of the most recognized brand names in their respective market segments including Carlisle, ITP, and Cragar, among others. In addition, the Company has one of the broadest distribution channels and the largest installed bases within its served North American markets. The Company is a strategic supplier to leading OEMs such as John Deere, Polaris, Husqvarna, Stanley Black & Decker, and BRP, and is sole sourced on a number of their leading platforms. Approximately 59% of Carlstars revenue is derived from higher margin aftermarket sales, leveraging the Companys large installed base of OEM products. Carlstar has approximately 3,400 employees and operates four manufacturing facilities in both North America and China and twelve distribution centers. Carlstar is engaged in serving lower volume, higher mix business where the Company must economically manage thousands of SKUs with low individual order quantities through a complex distribution network in a marketplace that highly values timely and accurate order fulfillment. Through the implementation of efficient operational (enhanced SIOP, lean manufacturing, inventory planning, optimization of the distribution network, redesign and value engineering of compounds and products, improved process control, activity based costing, etc.) and intelligent commercial (dynamic pricing and material margin management, new product development, refined channel management, new account conquests, etc.) strategies, the company is targeting improving performance to over 12% EBITDA margins on substantially higher revenue over time. The company is on a very strong performance trajectory today. To learn more about The Carlstar Group, please visit the companys web site: Position Summary: The Director of Human Resources Services is responsible for the long-term direction and strategic alignment of Carlstars benefits, 401K plan administration and compensation programs. He or she will lead a team of Payroll, Benefits and HRIS SMEs who are accountable for the day-to-day operations of critical HR services. The Director will identify and implement leading HR practices that provide an employee oriented, high performing, engaged culture. This position is accountable for performing as a trusted strategic partner and advisor to the Executive Vice-President of HR and the corporate and remote leaders in the organization. He or she will ensure services, policies, practices, and programs are consistent with company objectives and are compliant with federal, state, and local laws. The position requires high energy, forward thinking, the ability to adapt to different environments, the ability to establish trust throughout the organization, and a strong commitment to help the organization exceed expectations. The Director must demonstrate expertise in a variety of HR concepts, practices, and procedures. This position reports to the Executive Vice President of Human Resources. Pivotal Experience and Expertise: Carlstar seeks an action-oriented, self-driven, proven operations leader, who has demonstrated the intellectual horsepower, energy and wherewithal to lead and transform a growing, dynamic business. Aligns HR strategy, goals, and objectives to overall business strategy and objectives; provides guidance on talent management, workforce relations, organization design and compensation, partnering with subject-matter experts to develop needed solutions. Knowledge of HRIS systems, payroll and benefits compliance and good practice knowledge. Maintains broad-based knowledge of the organization and its operations; uses knowledge of business and HR metrics to make business decisions. Maintains knowledge of economic factors, labor market and economic environment impact on industry and organization operations; leverage benchmark information on the competition and other relevant comparison groups to help drive business decisions. Collaborates and influences across HR and engages appropriate subject matter experts to execute key strategic HR issues for their client group. Establishes and maintains consistent HR services for the operating entity; leads and/or mentors HR professionals and others within the organization. Facilitates interactions among organizational stakeholders to achieve optimal outcomes; resolves escalated conflicts among stakeholders. Builds consensus and settles disputes on HR policy and practice decision. An undergraduate degree, preferably in Business, or related field, is required. An MBA would be considered a plus. 3 to 5 years of Benefits and Payroll experience in a leadership role. 3 to 5 years of Human Resources Generalist experience. Leadership Capabilities & Culture Fit: Unquestionable integrity, ethics, judgment, and the ability to handle highly confidential information. The courage and ability to take a strong position when required for the good of the Company. Excellent communication and influencing skills. The ability to be collaborative and drive progress and the ability to translate complex issues in terms readily understandable to a broad audience. Provides guidance and coaching to leadership at levels on behavioral and business-related issues. Highly intelligent and analytical, possessing the intellectual curiosity to probe and understand how the dimensions within their area of responsibility work and influence the broader business. Results-oriented approach to decision making. Proven ability to quickly assimilate and have impact. Self-awareness and strong interpersonal skills that build trust and confidence, with leaders and team members throughout the organization. He or she will embrace a philosophy of transparency, healthy debate, and accountability; and will work to weave them into the organizations employee engagement culture. PDN-993d6106-9f13-4992-b86c-fa746eb3be1a

Keywords: THE CARLSTAR GROUP LLC, Franklin , Director, Human Resources Services, Executive , Franklin, Tennessee

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