Human Resources Manager in Zeeland, MI at ITW

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Human Resources Manager

Division: ITW Drawform

Location: Zeeland, MI

Reporting to: Division HR Director


Company Description:

Since ITW’s founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 56 countries that employ more than 50,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. ITW has 85 businesses divided into 7 Segments, which includes: Welding, Automotive OEM, Food Equipment Group, Construction Products, Polymers & Fluids, Test and Measurement & Electronics, and Specialty. 

Division Description:

ITW Drawform Division serves major tier suppliers with tightly tolerance and innovative components for the automotive and industrial markets totaling approximately $200M in revenues globally. The division specializes in components for airbags, fuel systems, and solenoids. The division holds a leadership position in North America, a growing presence in Europe and supports ITW initiatives for our facility in China. 


As the Human Resources Manager you will enhance the organization by strategically aligning HR policies and procedures to meet the organization’s needs. In this role you will partner with employees and the management team to lead change.

What you will do:

  • Establish an effective and sustainable recruitment process to bring new talent into the company through internships, co-ops, and apprenticeships.
  • Maintain strong focus on talent development for all stages of the pipeline.
  • Partner with plant management team and help guide decisions.
  • Perform a complete review of current policies and procedures to ensure ongoing compliance with local/federal regulations.
  • Build & maintain strong employee relations, and maintain a union-free environment.
  • Understand the recent Model Factory changes, and support the current business state through appropriate HR practices.
  • Propose new ideas, and support the roll out of various HR initiatives to reinforce the ITW company culture.
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate required and developmental training programs.

Job Requirements

Experience Differentiators:

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years’ proven results in an HR Generalist role with the desire to grow
  • Track record of collaborating with others and informally influencing decisions
  • Knowledge and understanding of 80-20 approach to HR
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • HR business partnering experience – ability to challenge the status quo
  • Analytical and previous process development exposure

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) at no cost after one year.

ITW is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer.  We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas.  We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.


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