HR Americas VP Jobs in Bannockburn, IL at DeLaval

Title: HR Americas VP

Company: DeLaval

Location: Bannockburn, IL

About DeLavalOur vision is to make sustainable food production possible. As a company built on innovation, we constantly work to find ways of helping our customers, dairy farmers, do more with less by providing world-leading milking equipment and solutions. Today, DeLaval has approximately 4,500 passionate professionals operating in more than 100 markets around the world. DeLaval is part of the Tetra Laval Group.

Purpose Of Role And Key ResponsibilitiesThe HR VP Americas works primarily with the HR Americas Team, the Americas Leadership Teams, and the global HR Leadership Team to develop and implement strategies and operational excellence that ensure that DeLaval is a top employer for talented people who want to grow together within the sustainable food production value chain. The HR VP Americas sets the priorities for the HR Americas team to ensure that the HR Strategy is delivered and that leaders are supported in developing their teams in ways that challenge and motivate them to succeed in delivering business strategies. The HR VP Americas has a pivotal role in supporting and developing our strong culture that embodies pride in our legacy, global scope, and sustainability within the dairy and food processing industry. Wellbeing, Recruitment, and Retention are current high priorities within the Americas.

Qualifications And ExperienceTo be successful in this role we see that you have:

Ability to build and manage dynamic and high performing remote teams

Experience from a multi-national environment

Proven track record in delivering HR processes, services and practices efficiently, creating a positive employee experience

Experience in managing business transformations and changing the ways of working internally and towards customers

Experience in HR management in North and Latin America

Ability to build a strong employer brand

Experience in developing and supporting leaders to create an engaging workplace culture for today and the future

Ability to role model DeLaval Behaviours (Set Direction, Make Things Happen, One DeLaval)

Learning agility and curiosity around new ideas

Excellent communication skills

Spanish and/or Portuguese language skills are desirable

Industrial or agriculture business background is desirable

University degree and minimum 15 years HR experience in a performance driven environment

Working at DeLaval

Our core values Passion, People, Professionals and Partnerships connect individuals across entities and geographies. Success is far more than knowledge – it is strongly related to behaviours. At DeLaval we are all guided by our three behaviours, Set Direction, Make things happen and One DeLaval.

In Addition, We Offer

We offer you a workplace like no other, where on-farm state-of-the-art technology goes hand in hand with animal welfare. DeLaval is a part of the Tetra Laval Group together with Tetra Pak and Sidel.

A generous Benefits and Vacation package

401K matching

Hybrid working model with flexible working hours

A competitive compensation package

A great multicultural team experience

Additional Information

The position is based in the US, preferably in Chicago or Kansas City with flexibility according to our global remote working guidelines. Domestic and some global travelling will be part of this position. You will report to the SVP HR, located at our head office in Stockholm, Sweden and dotted line to the Americas Cluster leader based in Chicago.

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