Director of Human Resources

Location: Topeka, Kansas
Date Posted: 01-11-2018
Director of Human Resources Needed to Work for Polo Custom Products in Topeka, Kansas!
At Polo, we make lives better by manufacturing products for the medical, fire & safety, industrial, and government defense markets. You can make your career better by joining us! 
About Polo Custom Products
Polo Custom Products has been in business since 1947, designing and manufacturing products right here in the U.S.A.! Our culture of continuous improvement and financial solvency ensure that you can have a career for years to come.
We offer many competitive benefits…
  • Competitive pay
  • Retire Well - 401-k with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Enjoy Your Holidays - Eight paid holidays
  • Get More Money - Overtime pay
  • Take Care of Yourself and Family - Healthcare (medical, dental, Flex spending)
  • See Well – Vision program, including Safety Glasses
  • Be Well – “WellBeing” program provides free annual Biometric Screening, Flu shots, prizes, and awards
  • Money While Learning - Paid new associate training
  • Improve Yourself - Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,000/year
  • Have Fun! Our great culture is friendly and community oriented!
Here is what you will do…
  1. Serve as a positive role model consistent with Polo’s corporate culture at all times.
  2. Formulate and recommend legally compliant HR company policies/procedures for inclusion in associate handbooks and HR procedure manual.
  3. Source, recruit, hire, integrate, engage and retain A-players using legal and progressive practices.
  4. Conduct market research compensation studies for all locations.
  5. Function as plan administrator for all employee benefit programs to include any compliance activities or audits.
  6. Design and oversee company-wide HR practices including valid Selection practices, performance management, training and development, and succession planning.
  7. Monitor the national HR environment for legal compliance updates, as well as for continuous improvement opportunities.
  8. Ensure all HR activities and reporting are in compliance with our obligations as a federal subcontractor, which includes EEO-1 reporting, Vets-100A reporting, Affirmative Action Plans, and E-Verify.
  9. Design or procure legally compliant HR forms for all locations and directs all HR document retention, as well as employee records, in a legally compliant and highly confidential manner.
  10. Serve on Executive Team, Compensation Team, 401(k) Board of Trustees, and as HIPAA Compliance Officer for the company.
  11. Travel to manufacturing facilities, seminars, and conferences as needed.
  12. Monitor HR activities assigned to others, including marketing, safety programs, and open claim case management.

Here is what you will need to qualify…
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field.
7-10 years of experience in HR and at least 2 years of supervisory experience.
Multi-site manufacturing experience preferred, experience and working knowledge of HR Software Systems preferred.
HR certification from SHRM or HRCI preferred.

Here are the skills we are looking for…
  1. Change Management
  2. Decision Quality
  3. Planning/Managing Initiatives
  4. Consultative Skills
  5. Strategic Thinking/Vision
  6.  Knowledge of principles and best practices within the HR profession with deep working knowledge of legal requirements and valid hiring practices.
  7. Ability to handle stressful situations with finesse and to maintain high degree of confidentiality.
  8. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with associates at all levels, customers, and the general public.
  9. Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively both orally and in written form.
  10. Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, typing and data entry.
Due to government regulations, candidates are required to apply directly through our website. Please visit and click on the Careers link at the top of the page to complete an application, or call us at (785) 273-3990. 
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