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Yaskawa America, Inc. – Drives & Motion Division is a global leader in variable speed drives, motion controls and robotics. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow. Yaskawa’s culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond.

Yaskawa is seeking an HR Manager to be based in our Oak Creek, Wisconsin manufacturing facility. The HR Manager is responsible for developing, directing and implementing Human Resource strategies, policies and programs for the company. Major areas covered are organizational planning and development, indoctrination and training, employee relations, labor relations, employment, compensation, benefits, safety and health and employee services. With one direct report at this time, the HR Manager role is on-site in Oak Creek; this site operates 2 shifts, 7 days per week. The selected candidate will support associates on all shifts, requiring an evening and/or weekend presence as necessary.

As an organization, Yaskawa America, Inc. is in a robust growth mode, making this opening a great opportunity for significant professional growth for the right candidate. If you are an experienced HR Manager, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in HR, industrial relations or related field and have 7+ years of experience managing an HR team. Experience with Ultipro/UKG Human Capital Management is ideal but not required. The perfect candidate will have a strong understanding of business operations in a manufacturing setting by partnering with Operations management in solving complex business issues in a competitive market. This opportunity also requires solid prior work experience working with a union.

We offer the opportunity to experience the excitement, challenge and rewards of working in an entrepreneurial, fast growing, and industry-leading company where you will be challenged to manage projects and apply your skills to a wide variety of applications. Some key advantages to working at Yaskawa include a global environment, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan and a generous educational assistance program for graduate courses. Yaskawa is an equal opportunity employer.

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