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Human Resource Consultant - 1099

Human Resources & Administration
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Position Summary


The HR Consultant - 1099, will be responsible for providing broad human resources support for Red Valve at our Gastonia, NC facility.  Areas of support include recruiting, talent assessment, governance and governmental reporting, written communications, and employment law and labor.


Who we are:
Since 1953, Red Valve has set the standard for solving the world’s toughest flow control challenges through unmatched elastomer design and manufacturing experience. Red Valve is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations with proven, creative, high-value solutions.

Red Valve has a passion for innovation and creativity, with a wealth of patents and best approaches developed for customers' needs. The people of Red Valve embrace this passion every day, providing reliable solutions to customers' most demanding challenges, wherever and whenever they are needed most.

Red Valve is an operating company of Hillenbrand. 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.

  • Support the hiring/selection process, including recruiting strategies, interviewing, and onboarding; prepares and maintains employment records related to events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions.
  • Addresses associate relations issues, such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other associate concerns taking into account laws surrounding Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Analyzes and interprets employment-related data and prepares required reports or analysis. Conducts research on human resources issues and makes recommendations to management to improve conditions, processes, or efficiency.
  • Manages HR projects as required to meet overall business strategies and requirements; Performs and/or supports processes and special projects as appropriate.
  • Conducts human resource audits surrounding compliance and reporting; develops processes and procedures for maintenance and implements accordingly. 
  • Develops, interprets, advises, and implements organizational policies, practices and procedures taking into account relevant legal requirements, best practices, and the needs of the business.
  • Provides customers with information or training related to interviewing, performance appraisals, counseling techniques, documentation of performance issues and discipline, or other related human resource topics.
  • Other duties may be assigned. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.


Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university in Human Resources, industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, or related field; and minimum of 7 years related Human Resources experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in Human Resources.  PHR/SPHR certification preferred.



  • Intermediate Microsoft Office required.
  • Strong written and oral communications.
  • Strong investigative experience




Key Competencies

  • Talent Management       

    • Skilled at talent identification and selection – utilizes top grading effectively

    • Effectively utilizes performance management tools to develop subordinates

    • Understands difference between coaching and feedback and is effective at delivering both

    • Effectively Identifies and engages development opportunities for high potential talent

    • Sets stretch goals and assignments


  • Team Player

    • Able to set aside personal goals for the goals of the organization

    • Demonstrated ability to work well with others regardless of level

    • Identifies and does what needs to be accomplished for the common goal


  • Communication  

    • Can accurately convey information from one person to another

    • Able to summarize complex information

    • Gets point across clearly and effectively and efficiently

    • Speaks and writes using proper grammar

    • Able to communicate effectively to all levels in the organization


  • Actions/Results Oriented

    • Effectively utilize and influence others to accomplish objectives

    • Improves delivery of services

    • Recognizes and capitalizes on opportunities

    • Works around typical problems and obstacles to get results

    • Holds others and self accountable


  • Customer Orientation    

    • Understands customer (internal and external) needs and can develop useful solutions

    • Has the ability to identify and remedy customer issues before they are surfaced

    • Has the respect of internal and external customers


  • Decision Making  

    • Investigates the background, defines the problem and identifies the cause before taking action

    • Considers alternative available actions, resources, and constraints before selecting a method for accomplishing a task or project

    • Uses structured decision-making methods/tools

    • Considers cost, simplicity, alignment, speed when establishing or changing work procedures


  • Lead Through Influence

    • Can lead formally through the organization and informally through the ability to influence others within the organization

    • Successful in accomplishing tasks within the organization even when facing resistance

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.

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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