Sr. Director, HR Global Operations

Job Locations
Human Resources
Job Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Senior Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree
Travel %
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Posting Date
2 weeks ago(11/18/2020 3:19 PM)

Company Overview

Dematic is an intralogistics innovator that designs, builds and supports intelligent, automated solutions for manufacturing, warehouse and distribution environments for customers that are powering the future of commerce. With engineering centers, manufacturing facilities and service centers located in more than 25 countries, the Dematic global network of 10,000 employees has helped achieve more than 6,000 worldwide customer installations for some of the world’s leading brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Dematic is a member of KION Group, one of the global leaders in industrial trucks and supply chain solutions, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

Dematic is seeking a dynamic thought leader to serve as our Sr. Director, HR Global Operations. This role will be the key strategic business partner for Dematic’s Chief Operations Officer and the Global Operations Executive leadership team based in Atlanta, Georgia.  The primary functions within the Global Operations organization include Manufacturing, Project Engineering, PMO, EHS, Procurement, Quality and Business Transformation and Simplification.   This role has team and site leadership for Dematic’s Manufacturing facilities located in the US, Mexico, and Czech Republic. The global operations team has a total population of approximately 4,000 employees. This role will partner with Dematic’s key leaders within Global Operations to develop strategies and capabilities which best position Dematic to continue to gain market share by anticipating and meeting the strategic objectives of our customers.


  • Partner with the GO executive team to develop a high-performance culture with high performing teams to enable the business. This key role will develop a strategic talent plan to guide critical talent decisions including workforce planning, succession planning, and talent development to support Dematic’s growth plans.
  • Lead the planning and strategy for key business groups in the areas of our global footprint and people strategy.
  • Use metric and data to enable business leaders by identifying trends and recommend solutions to improve performance, retention, and employee engagement.
  • Support the development of a strategy to recruit and retain diverse, world-class talent that will allow Dematic a competitive advantage over competition.
  • Partner with the GO leadership team to implement effective strategies to enable meaningful change and the opportunity that it brings.
  • Build leadership and management capability to facilitate an open and inclusive environment that increases team member engagement.
  • Provide oversight and direction in the handling of complex employee relations matters, ensuring compliance with all applicable employment laws and regulations.
  • Champion initiatives that support the success of the organization’s growth and reinforce a collaborative, aligned, and engaged culture.

What We Are Looking For

  • 15+ years of directly applicable Human Resource Leadership experience in a global, fast paced, innovative, engineering / technology company
  • Advance degree, or equivalent, and relevant direct work experience required
  • Experience in complex, global organizations in project engineering environment preferred
  • Demonstrated success building organization structure, culture and engagement
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Human Resources areas including; Talent Development, Succession Planning, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Organizational Design, Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, and Change Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility and confidence with a wide variety of leaders as a trusted advisor and confidant
  • Exceptional customer focus and ability to deliver results
  • Unquestioned integrity with assertiveness, presence, and confidence
  • Excellent influencing skills at all levels in the organization and competence in making timely, effective, principles-based decisions
  • Proven track record of using data and metrics to evaluate needs, drive change and measure impact
  • Experience developing and motivating a global team, as well as leading through organizational change.
  • Must have change management leadership capabilities


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