HR Director

  • Location
    Everett , Washington
  • Category
    Education, Human Resources, Training - HR Manager
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Title: HR Director-Portfolio Group

Location: Everett, WA

Company Details:

This is a confidential search to assist a world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software. a multi-national corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. You can expect an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. A leader in Lean Manufacturing, this company will give you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities.


Full complement of health and welfare benefits effective on date of hire. Outstanding perks such as summer hours with early times out, and onsite cafeteria, education and tuition support, short and long term disability plans, 11 paid holidays per year, paid vacation, free onside parking, discounted fitness club memberships, free parking, flexible spending accounts, 401k Plan, annual Profit Sharing Bonus Plans and more.


We are currently seeking an experienced and results driven Human Resources professional who will partner with leadership to build the organization and talent capability necessary to drive growth and achieve business objectives. We are looking for a HR Director who understands how to integrate HR strategy with business strategy to drive change, develop leadership and management capability and improve the employee experience.

This role will report into the Vice President of Human Resources and will be based in Everett, WA.


Partner closely with the President of the Portfolio Group and other business leaders to provide HR thought/organizational leadership; contribute to the development of HR strategies in support of the business strategy
Partner with leaders on organizational design, succession planning and talent assessment
Provide coaching to leaders, managers and employees to build leadership capabilities
Understand the client business, mission, challenges, business initiatives and business model in order to influence and facilitate the development of organizational priorities and related change initiatives
Facilitate the Engagement Survey process and follow up communication and action items to continuously improve associate engagement and retention; identify trends and proactively recommend solutions to improve the employee experience
Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to recruit the right talent to scale the business
Successfully drive key HR processes with clients, including cyclical HR programs/projects


Relevant Bachelor’s degree required; Masters degree preferred

Minimum of 10 years of directly applicable HR experience in various progressive assignments.
Proven ability to diagnose problems using strategic thinking skills as well as identify and drive appropriate solutions
Curiosity and Learning Agility: desire to learn the business and key strategic initiatives in order to understand the org and make recommendations at a strategic level.
Able to make the tough decision and stand on his/her own, be able to effectively challenge senior leaders and think on your feet
Keen insight into human behavior and motivation and ability to discern high potential talent from average performers
Experience in a high-change, high-growth, and highly competitive global environment
Ability to relate to, influence and coach employees at all levels in the organization
Strong collaboration and team-work skills that incorporates a global view to achieve objectives both independently and as part of a business and HR team

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