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When you join Hillenbrand, you join a purpose driven organization and become a member of our global team of creative problem solvers, innovators, and builders who shape what matters for tomorrow. At Hillenbrand, our role in the world is to be a leader of leaders.  We can help our associates, customers, partners, and communities do more together than they can alone.

The Human Resources Director develops, directs, and coordinates human resources strategies such as recruiting, workforce planning, associate relations, performance management, talent development, compensation, and training.  She/He directs and leads human resource associates and upper management through mentoring and coaching.

Who We Are:

Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Contributes as a member of the Human Resources team to achieve business goals by establishing both long-term and short-term people strategies.
  • Contributes as a member of the operating company leadership team(s) to establish both long-term and short-term strategies to achieve business goals.
  • Provides direct coaching and feedback to the OpCo leadership and his/her leadership team.
  • Creates and implements human resource programs that support business strategies and organizational goals.
  • Collaborates with management to ensure timely understanding of current and future workforce needs based on organizational business need and recommends structure changes as appropriate; implements structure improvements by realigning, sourcing and/or selecting talent.
  • Functions as a business partner to the functional leadership team, providing guidance and counsel and acts as a conduit for organizational feedback, including areas of coaching, associate performance, and managing risk (i.e. ADA, FMLA, EEOC, etc.).
  • Facilitates the Talent Review process, including talent identification and development and Performance Management process.
  • Leads the annual compensation award process for the operating company population in the US; working in partnership with global HR teams.
  • Champions company culture by evaluating the current environment, coaching leaders to support the company culture, and utilizing change management methodologies to adjust where needed.
  • Develops and administers a wide variety of HR policies and processes.
  • Stays informed on industry trends by reading and evaluating legislation and other HR matters such as NLRB, federal and state laws.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises employees through influential leadership. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance to the Company policies, the Code of Ethical Business Conduct and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Possess excellent judgment, deep understanding of HR principles and practices, demonstrated leadership and business acumen.
  • Exhibit a high degree of creativity and innovation to support the business needs through people strategies.
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to gauge impact on decisions which effect multiple departments and functions.
  • Have at least five to seven years of HR management experience with strong knowledge in employee/labor relations, sales compensation, leadership development, and staffing, training, performance management.
  • Proven ability of developing/identifying top talent.
  • Support business objectives while creating a positive human resource culture in the company.
  • Possess an executive presence and the ability to exhibit the desire and ability to communicate effectively with groups at all levels and all sizes. 
  • Proven experience to lead through a digital HR transformation touching HR processes and the employee experience
  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification preferred


Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in human resources or related field; and at least 5 years related human resources management experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in human resources.  Master’s degree preferred.

Travel: Employee must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

What Sets Us Apart:

We Take Care of Our Associates: We present on-site wellness services including a clinic offering free health care & prescriptions to plan members, the revolutionary Bod Pod Assessment & Weight Management Program, and Market C – a vending management kiosk offering fresh food and convenience items when you need to grab a quick bite on the go.

We have Fun! We work hard and when it’s time to play hard, our workforce engagement team focuses on planning and promoting team events such as: our annual Associate Christmas & Children’s Parties, Summer Picnic, March Madness & Putt-Putt tournaments, Cinco de Mayo, Super Bowl and many other fun activities.

We Give Back: In addition to planning associate events, our workforce is encouraged to volunteer through our One Campaign, which helps associations within the local community. 

*These services are not available at all locations. 

At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans


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