Vice President, Human Resources - Liberty Hardware US - North
Carolina - Winston-Salem
Job Description The Company
Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) , with sales revenue of $8 Billion,
is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of brand-name products
for the home improvement and building product markets. Our home
products include faucets, paints and stains, bath and shower units,
spas, showering and plumbing specialties. We have market leading
brands in architectural coatings (Behr®, KILZ®, Marquee®, home
hardware and other specialty products (Brainerd®, Hot Springs
Spas®, Liberty Hardware®), plumbing (Delta®, Hansgrohe®, Axor®,
Brizo®, Bristan®, BrassCraft®, Cobra®), and bathing (Aqua Glass®,
American Shower & Bath®, Huppe®). We leverage our powerful brands
across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create
value for our customers and shareholders. For more information
about Masco Corporation, visit www.masco.com .
Liberty Hardware Manufacturing Corporation (
www.libertyhardware.com ) is a leader in providing high quality
decorative and functional hardware products at an exceptional
value. The company proudly offers its extensive line of hardware
products through fine retail outlets and original equipment
manufacturer (OEM) distribution channels across the country.
Today, as part of the market-leading family of Masco companies,
Liberty Hardware continues to respond to its customers’ needs
through unmatched service, outstanding quality, new product
development and innovative design. The company’s headquarters is
located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with other office and
distribution facilities located throughout the globe.
Liberty Hardware is seeking a Vice President, Human Resources
(VP, HR) who is responsible for managing all aspects of Human
Resources including providing strategic, developmental and tactical
direction for all Human Resources work in support of Liberty
Hardware’s long-range plan. Position responsibilities also include
ongoing deployment of Masco’s Talent Leadership Framework to ensure
the organization possesses the people, skills and capabilities to
execute the organization’s mission and strategy. As a member of the
senior leadership team, the VP, HR will partner with functional
leads to provide consultative support and counsel, and align
business needs and Human Resources strategies to achieve yearly and
long-term financial and strategic objectives.
The VP, HR has overall responsibility for the Human Resources
function including employee relations across all locations and
functions, leadership and employee development, leadership
succession and organizational effectiveness, talent acquisition,
safety and health, change management, Human Resources
communications, compensation and benefits.
The VP, HR reports to the President of Liberty Hardware with a
position that is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct and coordinate all activities of team members, developing
and empowering them to work responsibly and independently.
As a member of the senior team, help define business strategy
and align resources and priorities that are consistent with that
Establish and monitor HR or people-related metrics that ensure
the work of HR is positive and impactful.
Ensure investment in human resources and human capital is
aligned with organizational development needs and financial
Oversee and direct all recruiting and retention programs. Work
collaboratively around the company to ensure staffing needs are
understood and balanced with the company’s needs. Develop a
strategy to engage management in recruiting ownership, including
building the appropriate network from which to recruit.
Oversee and manage all company compensation and benefits
programs to ensure Liberty is a competitive employer and in
alignment with the company’s financial targets. Analyze, review and
propose compensation and/or benefits changes that better align the
company to meet our goals and best engage our employees.
Ensure all proper legal considerations and contract negotiations
are in place and reviewed with Masco HR/Legal.
Manage all labor relations issues and/or contracts. Ensure
employees issues or complaints are investigated fully and fairly
and are resolved, balancing the interest of the employee and
Oversee and direct all Liberty employee and facility safety
programs. Ensure compliance with local and national governmental
regulations. Align safety programs to meet appropriate Masco
requirements and lead the organization to develop and maintain a
culture of safety that is in the best interests of all parties
Develop and direct organizational development programs and
events that lead to the overall increase in Liberty’s
organizational effectiveness. This includes the development of
internal programs and the appropriate engagement of external
experts/resources. Constantly evaluate Liberty Hardware’s
organizational development needs to ensure alignment as our
business needs change and new competencies are required at all
Constantly review labor market conditions and communicate to
management appropriate market changes/opportunities that could
impact Liberty Hardware.
Help ensure all functional areas adhere to proper HR and Ethics
compliance programs. As the Chief Ethics Officer and Fraud Officer
for Liberty Hardware, ensure that any ethics issues are reported
and investigated appropriately, promptly and fully.
Develop budgets/plans that add value and accomplish business
objectives. Ensure areas and/or projects managed directly are
operating within budget and time guidelines. Initiate and recommend
the purchase of new equipment, technology, asset improvement or
utilization of outside resources when needed.
Communicate effectively across all functional areas with
associates at all levels; gaining respect, trust, credibility,
while motivating others. As an executive, be a role model to enable
and manage change and to live the values of Liberty Hardware.
Establish standards of performance that clearly communicate
expectations and build accountability.
Ensure personnel are properly trained on procedures,
disciplines, system/equipment functionality, and safety. Promote a
safe, positive and effective work environment.
Develop, coach and mentor a leadership team capable of carrying
out operating strategies, while enhancing employee engagement
Manage in a way that supports Liberty Hardware’s mission
statement, values, goals and objectives.
Demonstrate a Continuous Improvement mindset – through
participation in events and activities that lead to financial gain,
time savings, and/or waste reduction for the business.
Experience and Qualifications
10 plus years of demonstrated success in managing a Human
Resources function, within and for a multi-site, complex
consumer/manufacturing organization with advanced talent management
Strong business acumen and talent leadership skills.
Superior collaboration and communication skills with executive
Strong planning, organizational and change management skills;
also conflict management abilities.
Demonstrated success developing and implementing Human Resource
systems and programs.
BS/BA required in Human Resources, business or related field;
Master’s degree in Business or Organizational Development
preferred. PHR or CPHR also preferred.
Leadership & Functional Competencies for Success
Leadership Competencies (Build great teams and organizations;
Create winning strategies; Execute with urgency; Embrace
Human Resources Functional Competencies (Strategic HR
Management, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Safety & Health,
Environmental, Compensation, Benefits, Organizational Development,
Learning and Talent Management)
Job Specific Competencies: Organizational Agility -
Knowledgeable about how organizations work. Knows how to get things
done both through formal channels and the informal network.
Understand the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices,
and procedures. Understand the cultures of organizations.
Composure - Is cool under pressure. Does not become defensive or
irritated when times are tough. Is considered mature. Can be
counted on to hold things together during tough times. Can handle
stress. Is not knocked off balance by the unexpected. Doesn't show
frustration when resisted or blocked. Is a settling influence in a
Ethics and Values - Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting)
and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and
bad times; Act in line with those values; Rewards the right values
and disapproves of others; Practices what he/she preaches.
Decision Quality - Makes good decisions (without considering how
much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom,
experience, and judgment; Most of his/her solutions and suggestions
turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; Sought
out by others for advice and solutions.
Hiring & Staffing - Has a nose for talent. Hires the best people
available from inside or outside. Is not afraid of selecting strong
people. Assembles talented staffs.
Interpersonal Savvy - Relates well to all kinds of people - up,
down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization. Builds
appropriate rapport. Builds constructive and effective
relationships. Uses diplomacy and tact. Can defuse even
high-tension situations comfortably.
Problem Solving - Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve
difficult problems with effective solutions; Probes all fruitful
sources for answers; Can see hidden problems; Is excellent at
honest analysis; Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the
Process Management - Good at figuring out the processes
necessary to get things done. Knows how to organize people and
activities. Understands how to separate and combine tasks into
efficient work flow. Knows what to measure and how to measure it.
Can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others
can't. Can simplify complex processes. Get more out of fewer
Up to 20% travel required.
Liberty Hardware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a culture
that supports our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Company Default Company Full or Part Time Full time Masco
Corporation (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we
want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company
makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s
policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity
(including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion,
salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and
conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic
information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry,
age, physical/mental disability, medical condition,
marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status,
height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by
federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying
with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities.
This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations
of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and
prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the
Masco Corporation is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an
Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security
Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to
electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly
hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following
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Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture
and distribution of branded home improvement and building products.
Our products enhance the way consumers all over the world
experience and enjoy their living spaces. Our portfolio of
industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; Delta® and Hansgrohe®
faucets, bath and shower fixtures; Kichler® decorative and outdoor
lighting and HotSpring® spas, to name a few.
At Masco, we believe in better living possibilities—for our
homes, our environment and our community. Across our businesses and
geographies, we seek out these possibilities to grow ourselves,
enhance our consumers’ lives, create returns for our shareholders
and improve the world around us. We believe a strong, supportive
presence in the communities where we live, work and do business is
vital. We partner with organizations that are as driven as we are
to support the growth of our communities, encourage and enable
equity and provide safe, affordable housing for all families.