HR Director in McMinnville, Oregon - #65628 | VanderHouwen

McMinnville, Oregon

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Job Id: 65628

HR Director
Our client seeks an experienced HR Director to lead their HR function, driving organizational growth through strategic talent management initiatives. As the HR Director, you will oversee all aspects of HR, including talent acquisition, development, retention, and compliance, while collaborating closely with executive leadership to ensure alignment with company goals.

This role is onsite and open to candidates who reside within the McMinnville, Oregon area.

HR Director Responsibilities

  • Lead and guide the HR function, encompassing talent acquisition, career development, retention, leadership development, compensation, and benefits.
  • Develop innovative recruiting and retention strategies to attract and retain top talent.
  • Collaborate with executive management to design and implement competitive and cost-effective compensation and benefits plans.
  • Forecast HR staffing needs and budgeting during periods of rapid growth.
  • Ensure compliance with all employment laws and regulations.
  • Enhance and implement state-of-the-art training programs to support employee growth.
  • Address HR-related issues impacting company success in collaboration with the management team.
  • Leverage resources and support from the central HR headquarters of the parent company.

HR Director Qualifications

  • Proven leadership experience in HR at the director level, with a focus on strategy, metrics, and a wide range of HR functions within organizations of 150-500+ employees.
  • Background in manufacturing or related industries, with experience hiring and leading HR teams across various roles.
  • Track record of developing talent acquisition strategies to support rapid growth.
  • Experience leading and mentoring high-performance HR teams.
  • Demonstrated success in creating and launching employment branding initiatives and achieving “Best Places to Work” recognition.
  • Proficiency in data-driven HR leadership, utilizing dashboards, KPIs, and technology.
  • Strong emotional intelligence to collaborate effectively across teams and personalities, coupled with an entrepreneurial drive for innovation.
  • Preference for prior experience in multi-site manufacturing and global companies.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Human Resources or related field; PHR or SPHR certification preferred.

Salary: $140,000-$180,000/year. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, employee assistance plan (EAP), vendor services, and 401k with employer contribution.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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