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Field Human Resources Director - Northeast Region (Truck Leasing)

Company: Penske
Location: Reading
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Description:



COMPANY PROFILE:

You may be familiar with Penske because you have seen our yellow trucks on the road. What you may not know is that we move the things that move the world forward.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 298,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. 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.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. is headquartered near Philadelphia, in Reading, Pennsylvania, and we are looking for top talent to fuel our growth.

If you are passionately personal, dedicated to excellence and an innovative thinker who wants to collaborate with senior and executive leadership to create and lead human capital strategies that drive business results, this role could be a great fit for you. Visit http://www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is a key member of the HR Leadership and Field Operations team, and will have responsibility for the planning and execution of the business's human capital management strategy including all aspects of talent development, associate and labor relations, compliance, staffing, associate engagement and diversity and inclusion.

As a Field HR Director for the Northeast Region, you will have responsibility for a geographic area including: New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Long Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Northern Virginia with almost 3000 full time, part time, and casual associates. You will guide and develop a team of three (3) Area HR Managers who report into their operations business unit and three (3) Human Resources Representatives who report into their Area HR Managers. Working closely with the Sr. Vice President of Operations, the position will require a strategic business partner approach to ensuring that we have competent associates in the right jobs, appropriate staffing levels, and strong benches to ensure sustained business success. The successful candidate will collaborate and work closely with their peer Field Directors to ensure consistency in our HR practices throughout North America.

This position requires productive communication and collaboration with Corporate HR partners. The HR Director will lead projects that have enterprise wide impact.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic HR: Provide SVP of Operations with analysis and human capital strategy designed to drive business results. Acts as HR's primary contact with the SVP of Operations for HR matters within the Region. Provides pro-active consultation to the SVP on all HR matters.

Analytics: Regularly analyzes data from a human capital management perspective. Provides regional staff with relevant and meaningful HR metrics and analytics, using proprietary and commercially available tools to enable Operations to fully leverage human capital to drive business outcomes. Uses analytics to recommend changes for the business that drive continuous improvement.

People Management: Hires, coaches, develops, and directs three Area HR Managers in a matrixed reporting relationship in conjunction with their Area Vice-President of Operations.

Change Management: Drives organizational change according to the business's human capital management strategy. Ensures execution of that strategy through the Area teams. Removes barriers to HR Managers' focus, goals and objectives, and helps Area HR Managers to prioritize.

Associate Engagement: Oversees Associate Opinion Survey activities for the region, ensuring that Area HR Managers are driving results at the local level. Takes periodic pulse checks when visiting locations. Lead efforts to develop and sustain a workplace that mirrors our Employee Value Proposition.

Associate Development and Talent Management: Leads region management staff development, leveraging internal and external training tools, including mentorship for high potential managers. Leads efforts around the succession planning process and development with a goal of building our bench, and ensures that leaders are accurately represented in succession plans and that managers are using our succession and development planning tools effectively.

Staffing: Facilitates and ensures the execution of detailed Area and Region staffing plans. Works closely with the Director of Staffing, and other staffing leaders, as the point of escalation for Field HR with respect to staffing challenges. Ensures that diverse pipelines exist for managerial positions.

Performance Management: Drives performance management philosophy through the Region, ensuring execution and consistency.

Associate Relations: Consults with Area HR Managers on associate relations issues, escalating to VP of HR Operations and/or Legal when necessary. Leads investigation efforts on escalated associate relations issues. Ensures consistency in the interpretation and application of HR policies across the Areas. Identifies patterns, and elevates issues to Corporate as necessary for resolution.

Labor Relations: Ensures that Area HR Managers are administering collective bargaining agreements effectively and training their managers to do the same. Oversees Area HR Managers' union risk assessments at locations and union avoidance training. Works with Directors of Labor Relations to develop regional union avoidance/union management strategy. Participates in contract negotiations for contracts that cross Areas within a Region, as necessary.

Diversity & Inclusion: Drives Company's Diversity and Inclusion strategy through the Region, promoting Diversity and Inclusion in all areas of practice. Watches for EEO claim trends and challenges HR Managers and Operations Managers focus on diversity sourcing, hiring, and promotions.

Absence Management: Develops and drives regional initiatives intended to reduce unplanned absence, including safety, workers comp, LOA, etc.

Due Diligence: Manages HR due diligence and facilitates HR transition for new business opportunities.

Compensation: Partners with the Compensation department to conduct wage surveys as needed. Provides compensation guidance and recommendations to Area HR Managers and Field Operations Managers.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Exceptional communication and influencing skills - strong EQ
10 years Human Resources experience in a large, decentralized, unionized environment, or strong management background with exceptional track record in getting things done through others, and a thorough understanding of the business
Demonstrated ability to drive results, through influence and effective change management
Strong knowledge of HR functions: associate relations, labor relations, staffing, compensation, benefits, leadership development, compliance
Ability to work well independently and as a team member, is self-driven with a sense of urgency
Strong analytical skills and leadership skills
Ability to travel 50%
Bachelor's degree required, Master's Degree preferred
SPHR or SHRM-SCP preferred
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

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.

Keywords: Penske, Reading , Field Human Resources Director - Northeast Region (Truck Leasing), Professions , Reading, Pennsylvania

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