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Associate Director - Human Resources Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Associate Director - Human Resources

AIRGAS USA, LLC - Cleveland, OH

Posted: 2/18/2024 - Expires: 5/18/2024

Job ID: 269926096


Job Description

R10037828 Associate Director - Human Resources (Open)

Independence, OH - Rockside Woods Blvd - AMG-Corp

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The Associate HR Director is responsible for acting as a strategic HR business partner for the BSC & Global functions, provides HR support for the North Division HR team, and oversight of the HR transactional process through our Human Resources Coordinators directly or in coordination with HR Operations.

The Associate HR Director will provide sound HR leadership to the North Division's Business Support Center (BSC) & Global functions by identifying, creating and driving key people strategies with leaders to involve, empower and motivate employees. In addition, the Associate HR Director will be responsible for implementing, driving and maintaining sustainable HR programs, practices and initiatives which further enhance the capability of the organization to deliver the business's goals and objectives.

Develops strong trusted partnerships with business leaders, acting as advisor and partner in the areas of organizational effectiveness, talent management, employee relations, performance and development coaching & counseling.

Leads the BSC career development, succession planning and talent management needs in partnership with business leadership, division, and Airgas Corporate Talent Management.

Consults and advises management and employees on employee relations issues. Ensures awareness of and compliance with employment laws.

Leads associate onboarding process, ensuring effective execution by managers; works closely with hiring managers and Talent Management with a focus on successfully assimilating, integrating and retaining associates.

Administers salary actions in partnership with division and corporate compensation. Reviews and recommends fair and competitive wage structure and actions. Leads the annual salary review process for the BSC. Coordinates recommendations and activities with Compensation to ensure organizational consistency and provide feedback on employee satisfaction and market issues.

Advises managers on performance management including appropriate corrective counseling, training and development, and progressive discipline techniques and processes. Reviews documentation to ensure consistency with Airgas policies, procedures, and guiding principles. Involves the Legal department or senior HR leadership at the appropriate time. Leads the performance appraisal process for the BSC.

Administers all other HR policies and programs. Recommends and implements revisions to policies, programs and practices as needed. Ensures compliance with all state and federal statutes, laws and regulations including but not limited to all applicable wage and hour laws, and regulations related to FMLA, OSHA, EEO and ADA.

Contributes actively to the development and implementation of overall HR strategy. Act as change agent in identifying opportunities to improve workforce and HR process effectiveness to enable business strategy and results. Understands and translates business strategy to deliver effective HR services.

Leads HR Coordinator team to provide quality transactional support for full employee lifecycle including new hires, terminations, changes, background checks, random drug screen, etc. Ensures compliance with Airgas policies, practices and applicable state and federal requirements.

Identifies, seeks stakeholder feedback and alignment, communicates, and deploys learning and development strategy and priorities within the NDIV. Serves as a liaison between the regions, division, and Corporate Airgas L&D team communicating any changes to the business and aligning and delivering L&D programs where appropriate.

Actively partner with NDIV HRDs and the regional businesses to identify the organizational development needs of the existing and future workforce.

Assigns, oversees, and ensures seamless delivery and ROI measures for divisional and company programs to include, but not limited to Operations Development, Supervisor Bootcamp, Airgas LDP, Airgas AM Immersion, Trainees Onboarding, etc., with and through LPMs, and other stakeholders.

Leads external scan of new and innovative programs across the Company and/or on the market meeting a specific business need or gap.

________________________Are you a MATCH?

A Bachelor's degree in Business, HR or related field.

An HR related certification i.e. PHR, SPHR is preferred.

A minimum of 7 years of experience in an HR Generalist leadership role.

Prior experience leading a team is preferred.

Demonstrated understanding of HR principles and practices, employment laws and regulations, and effectively leading comprehensive ER Investigations.

Significant customer orientation.

Ability to influence at a senior management level to effectively support behavioral change.

Ability to display a high level of accountability, adaptability, maturity and collaboration.

Proven ability to diagnose issues and drive appropriate solutions with self-initiative.

Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and maintain high levels of confidentiality.

Must have excellent organizational, written and oral communication, listening and presentation skills including the ability to effectively present and discuss information and respond to questions from both employees and managers at all levels.


Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at .


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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