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5 Jan 2023

Full-Time HR Director

dsattler – Posted by dsattler Tupelo, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a(n) HR Director to help support our Home Furniture business.  In our Furniture Components business, we design, manufacture, and distribute a wide range of components and finished products that enhance comfort, motion, and style in the work and home furniture industry.  From surface-critical bent tube assemblies and molded plywood components to chair mechanisms, bases, arms, seats, and backs, our Furniture Components business brings diverse world-class manufacturing capabilities together in the production and assembly of high-quality products.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a(n) HR Director, you will ensure alignment between the branches and the business unit as it relates to the HR practices and LP HR objectives.  With a keen understanding of the Business Unit strategy, you will work to provide solutions for the branches through strong partnerships with the HRBPs and HR Managers in order to guide business decision-making.


So, what will you be doing as a(n) HR Director?

  • Partners with the HRBP and acts as a liaison between the HRBP and the branches.  Leads and develops the branch HR Managers.
  • Drives HR process, policy and HR practice standardization and best practice sharing throughout the business unit.
  • Thought partner for HRBP and branch HR Managers; has an in-depth understanding of business strategy and continuously assesses needs and barriers to drive business performance through development and delivery of HR solutions in concert with Corporate COE’s
  • Provides guidance, coaching and support to HR Managers on human resources related matters, ensuring alignment with corporate policies, goals and objectives. Provides feedback to senior leadership regarding substantive human resources matters and make recommendations accordingly.
  • Interprets and analyzes data to guide appropriate business decisions based on HR metrics and trends.
  • Partners with HR Managers and HRBP on policies, processes, ethics investigations, labor and legal matters, and all other HR services needed to support their respective branch
  • Shapes culture, promotes inclusion, diversity, and equity in all aspects of HR business decisions in conjunction with the BU leadership. Builds HR capability across the business through coaching and developing HR team members
  • Supports talent management needs for the business in partnership with the HRBP , HR Managers and COEs in order to complete talent reviews and assessments, succession planning, workforce planning and high potential assessments
  • Acts as a change agent for right work environment initiatives through the business
  • Drive continuous improvement mindset throughout the HR function to increase effectiveness and value creation
  • Responsible for compliance to local, state and federal laws, regulations, and LP policy manuals


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • 4-year degree in Human Resources or similar preferred.  Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or related degree preferred
  • 5+ years of HR Management experience and multi-site experience preferred
  • Prior HR experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Deep understanding of all facets of the human resources function
  • Experience developing and implementing HR programs required
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and guide leaders through HR issues
  • Proven ability to identify talent and foster a people first culture
  • Ability to collect and analyze data to drive actions for organizational improvement
  • Significant experience with local laws and all things employment compliance related


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


Our Commitment to You

We’re actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!


We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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