Eaton Corporation Human Resources Manager in Duncan, South Carolina

Eaton’s Electrical Distribution Center located in Duncan, SC has an opening for a Human Resources Manager.

As an integral part of the Distribution Centers’ leadership team, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for the human resources function for the distribution center in Spartanburg, SC. The HRM is responsible for managing the HR department & team in identifying, developing and deploying business-driven HR practices, designed to attract, manage, develop, motivate and retain key people while creating a high-performance, sustainable organization capable of achieving the business objectives and action plans.

  • Develop HR strategic plans and programs to positively impact the business, profitability and agility; develop and deploy people strategies to help achieve business-driven objectives, action and growth/capacity plans

  • Align all HR programs, processes and tools with both the short/long-term business objectives and action plans with a focus on the Eaton Philosophy & Values in the context of doing business right.

  • Lead organizational capability assessments to assess pipeline strength, determine skill gaps and identify necessary developmental actions.

  • Identify, develop and deploy initiatives and best practices in communications, talent acquisition, performance management, learning and development and total rewards for performance that encourage employee retention, job satisfaction and positive morale.

  • Develop talent acquisition plans that anticipate short/long-term business needs.

  • Drive the performance management process and tools to help raise the bar for individual performance, measure sustained improvements, goal-setting and provide coaching and feedback improvement.

  • Develop and deploy a range of learning and developmental experiences that build the necessary knowledge, skills and values required for organizational success.

  • Develop and deploy reward and recognition programs that are effective in attracting, retaining and motivating employees.

  • Coach leadership staff members and supervisors on how to engage and retain key talent, identify when there is a retention risk and differentiate between wanted and unwanted turnover.

  • Drive positive employee relations by coaching and educating managers, supervisors and employees on company guidelines, leadership style, coaching and counseling process, conflict resolution, interpersonal communications and effective team interaction.

  • Champion and actively support local employee engagement and affinity groups/initiatives, community outreach & volunteerism participation activities.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable employment laws through appropriate program design, deployment and administration


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required

  • Minimum 5 years of human resources professional experience in a manufacturing or DC environment.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in business or human resources

  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to balance long-term strategic HR planning in light of addressing everyday tactical challenges.

  • Continuous improvement and agile mind-set; openly seeking out new and better ways for current processes.

  • Proven ability to effectively lead employee and organizational change initiatives.

  • Proven ability to influence and work effectively across all levels in the organization.

  • Demonstrates discretion, ability to work with sensitive and confidential materials and possesses good business judgment

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, while also able to manage multiple priorities

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal across a wide audience. Ability to inspire, engage and motivate team members when facing challenging times.

  • Proven ability to deal with conflict and diffuse difficult situations

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to pull complex data from assorted sources and systems.

  • Advanced level skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

  • Ability to understand, interpret and easily communicate and align policies and practices to the Eaton Philosophy & Values and Code of Ethics

  • Knowledge of employment laws (such as the ADA, EEO, FLSA, FMLA & Title VII) and ability to apply legal concepts to real world situations.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Human Resources

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ES AMER HQ MFGSC

Job Level: Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time