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Manager - Corporate Human Resources

Company: Penske
Location: Reading
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Our Penske Transportations Solutions Corporate HR team serves a vital business need as trusted advisors to Executives who lead enterprise functions that span across our business. This team is highly valued working in both corporate specific HR support activities and enterprise-wide initiative and programs. The Manager of Corporate HR will provide strategic HR consulting to our senior leaders, serving as a trusted advisor and business partner while leading and developing an HR representative to build our internal talent pipeline and meet the demands of our internal customers. The position is part of a team of HR managers who will collaborate to create talent strategies, organizational design plans, and lead core HR work.

This position will serve as the HR leader for the entire associate Lifecyle for all roles within the corporate departments, will lead complex change and transformation programs and is accountable for the organizational health of their department. This position will be responsible for understanding the needs and trends across the department and to support the successful alignment of our talent management, culture, and engagement strategies.

Strategic Business Partnership
Work with department leadership to identify, create and implement innovative human capital solutions that enhance business performance
Champion, execute and monitor the effectiveness of corporate programs and initiatives
Other projects as assigned

Team Leadership
The role will serve as the escalation point for investigations. Leading large scale investigations involving Director level roles.
This role will be responsible for developing and growing professional, dedicated, and compassionate corporate HR Representatives.

Talent Acquisition
Collaborate with the recruiting team, acquire top talent through improved selection tools and criteria, and local outreach efforts
Cultivate internal talent, participate in key role promotional decisions

Leadership Development
Drive talent review and succession planning processes using a consultative approach that ensures a strong talent bench
Work with leaders to create and ensure successful completion of individual development plans
Provide managers with the tools and training to optimize their performance

Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement
Champion the shaping and sustaining of a diverse and inclusive workplace
Consult with leadership to develop plans to promote an inclusive environment that is engaging, enabling and energizing, and one where our associates can thrive

Associate and Labor Relations
Make contributions that develop and sustain a workplace that mirrors our Employee Value Proposition
Lead investigations, prepare summaries and make recommendations with a sense of urgency, ensuring comprehensive resolutions
Consult with employment counsel to analyze employment decisions as needed
Partner with Labor Relations team to develop a labor strategy, including conducting risk assessments, facilitating positive associate relations training, and drafting action plans to address concerns

Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations (e.g., FMLA, ADA, FCRA, EEO, and FLSA)
Communicate, interpret and consistently apply company policies, procedures, and Code of Conduct
Ensure compliance with all Human Resource processes
Consult with compliance expert on the interpretation of policies and procedures
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
SHRM or HRCI Certification(s) preferred
6 years of progressive Human Resources experience required. HR experience in more than one facet of HR preferred but relevant experience will be considered
Creative, independent self-starter who excels in a fast paced environment
Agile and quick learner, enjoys collaborative projects and continuous education
Ability to understand the business operations from a strategic and tactical perspective
Must be a confident communicator, (including written, and verbal skills) and able to effectively champion ideas, influence, and present to Leadership
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with competing priorities, diverse audiences and challenging environments
Knowledge of employment law and regulatory compliance issues (deeper knowledge required for certain states, such as CA, MA, etc.)
Must possess a high level of honesty, integrity, and ethics
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Ability to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required
Must complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

Keywords: Penske, Reading , Manager - Corporate Human Resources, Executive , Reading, Pennsylvania

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