Director, Human Resources

Whirlpool Corporation - Findlay, OH4.0

30+ days agoFull-time
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the #1 branded appliance company in the world with over $21 billion in annual sales and nearly 100,000 employees who work across 70+ manufacturing and technology research centers globally. We proudly market leading brands including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn -Air, Indesit in nearly every country across the globe. We pride ourselves on being dynamic and nimble -innovating at the pace of life, being forward-thinking, entrepreneurial and at the cutting edge across a wide range of consumer products that play a pivotal role in every household all around the world.

At Whirlpool, prudent risk-taking, innovation and empowerment are fostered daily. Furthermore, we firmly believe that each of our employees brings unique skills and gifts which impact our business tangibly. Collectively, we embrace and deliver on our enduring values: Respect, Integrity, Diversity & Inclusion, Teamwork and, Spirit of Winning as we support our fellow colleagues, valued consumers, customers, shareholders and local communities in their efforts to accomplish their goals so that together - we can Make the Most of Moments that Matter.

Whirlpool is incredibly proud to be consistently ranked as one of the Top 25 Most Reputable U.S. Companies and as one of Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies annually. Our vision is to offer the Best Branded Consumer Every Home Around the World through our mission to: Create Demand and Earn Trust Every day. Please visit, or connect viaTwitter at @WhirlpoolCorp to learn more about us.

Working from our state-of-the art manufcaturing facility in Findlay, Ohio - the second-largest city in Northwest Ohio and located about 40 miles south of Toledo, the Human Resources Partner assists in all human resources activities including but not limited to employee relations, workforce development, training, employee relations, compensation, recruiting, and organizational development. For more information on the facility please visit:

Partner with HR Operations and CoEs to enable two-way information sharing on business needs, analyze trends and metrics within designated business units, develop integrated solutions, programs and policies in support of business strategy.
Identify talent implications in business strategy, develop human capital strategies and drive business events (M&A, divestiture, plant closure, etc.), as applicable.
Identify organizational needs and gaps, drive to build organizational capability and people excellence.
Partner with business to drive succession planning and management through identifying high impact/critical roles, developing incumbents and successors, as well as identifying global mobility opportunities and candidates.
Effectively coach business leaders and leadership team.
Build people leader effectiveness and drive effective talent management by leveraging globally consistent talent calendar and CoE toolkits.
Lead Strategic Workforce Planning and drive Diversity & Inclusion strategy in business units.
Partner with leaders to develop organizational pay strategy, appropriately budget and manage annual pay planning process, and drive utilization of rewards and recognition programs.
Embed a culture of continuous improvement and effectively manage change. Participate with others in completing special projects as assigned.
MBA degree preferred.
Business Acumen-Uses extensive knowledge and insight about the business to fully engage in business discussions and lead People Excellence strategy to improve talent and business outcomes.
Strategic Partner- Develops effective relationships with clients by building trust, leveraging networks, applying HR expertise, and measuring and ensuring business results.
Organizational Effectiveness- Creates an effective and strong organization by utilizing organizational diagnosis tools, leveraging organization design principles, and building organization capabilities in line with Whirlpool’s core values to win against the competition.
Data-driven Insights- Applies data analytics and judgment to draw insights that inform business decision making. Coach- Uses coaching and influencing skills to successfully drive change and leaders’ ownership/accountability.
Change Champion- Partners to lead and sustain change creating an agile and responsive organization.