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Eaton Corporation Human Resources Manager in Highland, Illinois

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds, B-Line, Oil & Gas Division is currently seeking a Human Resources Manager to join our team based out of our Highland, IL location.

Position Overview:

As an integral part of the site leadership team this role will identify, develop and deploy business-driven HR strategies designed to attract, manage, develop, motivate and retain key people while creating a high-performance, sustainable organization capable of achieving the business objectives and action plans. This dynamic leader will also foster a culture in the organization that promotes employee engagement while driving inclusion and diversity throughout the site.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

  • Provide clear guidance to leadership regarding policies, practices, laws and regulations to ensure all human resource policies and programs are in compliance with local and governmental regulatory requirements and support the achievement of both short/long-term business objectives.

  • Facilitate the design and implementation of impactful change initiatives that ensure the best possible solution for all major constituents, including employees, customers, shareholders, while exemplifying and leading the Eaton Leadership Model.

  • Provides guidance and direction to business leaders and employees on human resource management policies, processes and systems.

  • Lead talent acquisition plans that anticipate short/long-term business needs. Coach site leadership on how to engage and retain key talent and identifying when there is a retention risk.

  • Cultivates a relationship with the local union in order to develop solution-based resolutions for labor relations related tasks and issues in a proactive manner including, but not limited to: negotiations, grievances, arbitrations and labor management changes.

  • Integration of Eaton’s core values, integrity, and ethics policy throughout all organizational and business practices.

  • Drive and support inclusion and diversity practices and planning while aligning strategic vision of the site to Eaton’s overall cultural diversity programs initiatives.

  • Counsel and influence leadership to build a high-performance winning culture and an inclusive environment.

  • Motivate and coach employees and managers to maintain high levels of engagement, manager effectiveness, productivity, and quality.

  • Coordinates disability claims (STD and LTD), leaves of absence (FMLA), and workers’ compensation (WC) claims with HR Services, third party administrator (TPA), and relevant parties.

  • Manage and develop skills of the Human Resources team to support business initiatives and goals including functional reports. Encourage and drive best practice sharing across the division.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required

  • Minimum 3 years of increasing responsibility in a progressive HR environment or a graduate of Eaton's LDP program.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution

  • HR Certification

  • Experience working at a union facility

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.