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Director of Human Resources

Date: Aug 22, 2019

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  7401  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



We have an immediate need for a Director of Human Resources based at our world headquarters in Franklin Park, Illinois. As a key member of the Human Resources Leadership Team (HRLT), the Director of HR provides leadership between all Sloan manufacturing plants to achieve strategic, financial and operational goals within the context and alignment of the business objectives and HR initiatives. Working across multiple sites, this role will partner with various levels of management to ensure talent solutions move the business forward in a growing and changing environment. Reporting to the VP of Human Resources, the Director of HR will take an active business partner approach to providing expertise for complex business and HR issue resolution of plant operations in both union and non-union facilities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Engages with the other HRLT members to develop, implement and manage company-wide HR initiatives, programs, and projects, while ensuring alignment with the overall corporate strategy.
  • Identifies synergies and integrates best practices across plant locations to improve and optimize common and shared talent processes and solutions.
  • Functions as a business partner with a sound understanding and application of business and financial acumen.
  • Sponsors and supports in the design and implementation of recruitment, training and development, performance management and talent retention efforts at all levels of the organization.
  • Coaches, develops, and manages direct team members to build organizational capability and provide future opportunities to advance and/or expand job scope.
  • Evolves and directs employee relations policies and practices to determine necessary actions to comply with new, updated or changing employment related legislation that abides by the law, while preserving the Sloan culture.
  • Provides direction and guidance regarding employment issues including but not limited to corrective action, grievanceresolution and other labor/employee relations matters.
  • Actively partners with leadership to assist with union negotiations and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements including participation in grievance proceedings.
  • Acts as a key-trusted advisor to the organization by staying abreast of best practices and industry trends while demonstrating strong interpersonal skills, including influencing, facilitation, relationship building and communication.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field. MBA or Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 15 years of progressive HR experience, with HR generalist expertise and leading HR in multi-site locations.
  • Broad employee/labor relations experience necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong collaborative relationships to gain support to achieve goals.
  • Strong conflict resolution and performance management skill-set.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and applicable experience with compliance regulations and requirements.


If interested, please email to apply!


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, and HSA, FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs:

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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