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Pentair, Inc. Human Resources Manager (On-Site Kansas City, KS – Relocation Assistance Available) in Kansas City, Kansas

Job Description:

We are looking for a talented and innovative Human Resources Manager to join our Commercial & Infrastructure Flow team in Kansas City, KS. In this strategic role, you will lead the site’s Human Resources function and partner with manufacturing operations leadership in the areas of talent management, recruiting and retention, workforce planning, compensation and benefits, coaching/development, change management, and employee relations. This is a great opportunity for a strong HR leader to gain valuable labor relations experience in a Union environment.

*This role is eligible for relocation assistance; non-local candidates are encouraged to apply!

Pentair is offering a competitive total rewards package, including 4 weeks starting vacation, 11 paid company holidays, and unlimited sick time for this critical role. Additionally, as you grow within Pentair, you will collaborate with leaders across the organization to solidify Pentair's strategic goal to be an employer of choice committed to fostering an inclusive culture where all employees feel heard, respected, and have a sense of belonging aligned to our Win Right values!

You will:

  • Drive One Pentair culture and our efforts to re-define culture. Leverage our values, key culture concepts and guiding behaviors, to drive accountability and engagement throughout operations; strengthen and develop culture and build engagement and positive employee relations strategies.

  • Develop and implement HR metrics to support plant operations. Analyze HR performance, develop RCCM’s/A3’s to achieve expectations on key HR initiatives.

  • Champion initiatives for Talent Management. Lead performance management process, talent acquisition, and talent development at exempt & non-exempt levels for operations employees. Build capability in leadership and employees through training and development initiatives, as well as career coaching.

  • Lead organizational design discussions and support leaders in organizational structure evaluation. Review current structure (including talent assessments & skills gaps) and recommend improvements to align operations with our future growth needs; identify opportunities for talent upgrade, employee development, redeployment, and reorganization.

  • Identify, develop, and/or implement training programs for managers and employees, including management training, new hire training, skill building programs, shop floor cross-training and training for employee development.

  • Manage Union relations issues, build engagement, and resolve employee concerns effectively. Provide daily support to non-exempt employees for all questions, concerns, and inquiries.

Key Qualifications:

  • Have earned a Bachelor's (B.S. or B.A.) degree.

  • Have 5+ years of professional experience working in a Human Resources role, including experience managing direct reports.

  • Experience in manufacturing, food and beverage production, logistics, warehouse, or other fast-paced environments required.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to think strategically and translate strategies into actionable plans.

  • Experience in change management is highly preferred.

  • Experience with talent management, skills-gap analysis, and professional development.

At Pentair, you will work along-side passionate problem-solvers who are committed to the future and are focused on creating a healthier world for all. With approximately 11,250 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world. We bring water to life!

As a Pentair employee, you would enjoy a wide array of benefit options to help keep you and your family healthy and protected, a generous 401(k) and ESPP to help you save for retirement, plus paid time off and wellness programs to encourage a healthy work/life balance.

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory