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Position Title: Director of Human Resources
Salary Range: $125-150K
Location: Indianapolis Southwest
Job Category: HR
Position Type: Direct Hire

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Our client located on the Southwest side of Indianapolis is seeking a Director of Human Resources who will be responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies and programs that align with the company’s goals, values, and commitment to provide a highly engaging and positive workplace culture. This role requires a strong background in human resources management, a proactive approach to employee engagement, and a commitment to promoting a safe and inclusive work environment. The Director of HR will make an impact on the company through daily human resource activities, project execution, and implementation of HR initiatives and programs in a way that ensures departmental and organizational goals are accomplished.


  • Oversee HR Operations providing guidance, direction, coaching, and development to HR team members cultivating a positive, inclusive, and high-performance culture.
  • Support the implementation of policies and procedures that support a safe and respectful working environment.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive workplace culture by managing employee relations, conflict resolution, and promoting effective communication.
  • Partner with management to identify staffing and recruiting needs and planning and execution of best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Collaborate with Training resources and management in the implementation of effective onboarding, training, and development programs to enhance employee skills and contribute to career growth and succession planning.
  • Facilitate the talent management process deployment including annual performance and talent reviews, workforce planning, development plans, learning & development opportunities, etc.
  • Participate in the administration of competitive benefits programs, including eligibility and participation, renewals and open enrollment, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, broker and carrier relationships, and reconciliation of monthly billing.
  • Act as primary point of contact for 401k administration (enrollment, rollovers, distributions, loans, education, and annual compliance requirements).
  • Effectively administer and manage leave programs ensuring compliance with applicable state, local, and federal requirements.
  • Collaborate with Payroll to ensure consistent administration of pay programs and resolve payroll issues timely and accurately.
  • Partner with the Safety team to champion and ensure adherence to established safety protocols and initiatives.
  • Participate in the administration of the workers compensation program.
  • Ensure compliance with and adherence to all local, state, and federal laws for all aspects of human resources management; stays current on trends related to human resources.
  • Utilize HR metrics to inform decision-making and report on HR performance.
  • Ensure adherence to departmental budget.
  • All other projects or duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources plus 10 years relevant work experience including at least 5 years of management experience. HR experience in a manufacturing environment is desired.
  • Experience in the administration of benefits/compensation programs.
  • In-depth knowledge of HR best practices and familiarity with COBRA, FMLA, ADA and other related state and federal regulations.
  • Must be able to display a high level of discretion and understand the sensitive nature of confidential employee information.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Experience with HRIS, and Applicant Tracking systems.
  • Strong partnership and customer service orientation; exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to develop strong trusting relationships to gain support and achieve results.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate across all levels and stakeholders of the organization. Excellent conflict resolution skills.
  • Superior project management skills and time management skills with the ability to work quickly and adapt to a rapidly changing environment and manage competing priorities.

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