United States, Bowling Green, KY, Human Resources

Director, Human Resources

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Lead a team of HR professionals to successfully deliver HR initiatives to Henkel's largest manufacturing facility
  • Participate as a key member of plant leadership team
  • Provide business knowledge, leadership, and direction to support plant objectives
  • Coach leaders and supervisors in effective leadership practices, including communication and positive employee relations
  • Manage recruiting, employment processes for all employees, and new employee on-boarding. Responsible for employee relations; administers and interprets policy, procedure and practice
  • Manage the corrective action policy and procedure. Addresses employees' concerns or complaints. Conducts investigations as required
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal legal requirements and regulations including employment matters on FLSA, NLRA, FMLA, ADA, EEO, ADEA, COBRA, HIPAA, and OSHA
  • Manage local compensation and benefits programs to ensure compliance and equity
  • Manage performance management process, Workers' Compensation and unemployment issues. Prepare employee separations and related documentation and conducts exit interviews
  • Responsible for maintaining HR Management Systems, participating in annual audits, implementing Social Responsibility.


  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business Administration or related field
  • 10+ years professional HR experience is required; seeking strong leader to coach and develop onsite HR Team
  • HR experience witin a manufacturing plant required
  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures in areas such as dispute resolution, performance management, employment law, employee relations, recruiting/ staffing, communications, training, compensation and benefits administration, and record keeping
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Society of Human Resource Management Certification (SHRM) preferred

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 22038430
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
Health, Disability & Life Insurance
Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
401k Matching Flexible Work Policy
Flexible Work Policy Performance Bonus Incentives
Performance Bonus Incentives Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits
Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid International Career Opportunities
International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.