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Job Title:  Director, Human Resources


Garden City, NY, US, 11530

Business Unit:  Hughes Treitler
Posting Date:  Sep 22, 2022
Job Description: 

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5.5B.  AMETEK is well positioned in highly competitive market segments, each with compelling growth characteristics. We expect continued business growth through the execution of our four key strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, New Products, and Global & Market Expansion. Supporting those strategies are 18,000 associates employed across 30 countries.
At AMETEK, we are committed to a corporate culture that values diversity and fosters a work environment that enables colleagues to develop meaningful and rewarding careers. We consider ourselves responsible corporate citizens and are committed to operating our facilities in an environmentally responsible manner. We also are sensitive to the needs of our communities, and, as a company, support programs that help those communities meet their health, education and social needs.  AMETEK is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AME) and a component of the S&P 500.

AMETEK Hughes-Treitler (HT) is the industry leader in high-performance, plate-fin, Aluminum/Inconel heat exchangers for Military and Commercial Engine, Rotary, Airframe, and similar applications. HT specializes in custom build-to-specification applications where thermal performance, weight, structural and reliability are key considerations. HT provides Engine Surface Coolers, Fuel-Cooled Oil Coolers, Air-Cooled Oil Coolers, high temperature Buffer/Pre-Coolers, and bundled Heat Exchanger/Fan/Blower/Duct systems for the most challenging applications/requirements.  Website:


This position reports directly to the Vice President and Business Unit Manager, HT with a dotted line to the Division Vice President, Human Resources Aerospace and Defense.


AMETEK is looking for a strong, results-oriented Director, Human Resources who embraces culture and continuous improvement activities to join the Aerospace and Defense Division HR team in Garden City, NY.  This position will be the site business partner, responsible for leadership development, succession planning, talent acquisition/recruitment, training and employee/labor relations activities while partnering successfully with the management team on cultural alignment with AMETEK standard operating procedures.  The ideal candidate for this position will be a certified and/or degreed HR professional with a desire to grow professionally within the organization.  This position will not have any direct reports but must partner effectively with the larger Aerospace and Defense HR team.  Must have HR experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the aerospace and defense industry.  Union labor relations experience strongly preferred.


Responsibilities include:
  Recruit and retain high potential salaried and direct labor candidates.
  Utilize AMETEK standard recruitment tools and software as well as developing innovative and modern sourcing strategies to attract and retain key talent.
  Collaborate with A&D HR partners to facilitate a robust leadership development, succession planning, individual development plan and onboarding strategies.
  Develop formalized development and ongoing training plans for high potential employees, including management development and coaching.
  Create talent gap analysis, to include cross-training matrix.
  Resolve employee and labor relations situations, coach managers to hold team members accountable and upgrade talent.
  Participate in staff meetings and key stakeholder meetings, including KPI meetings, on a regular, ongoing basis; provide mentoring and coaching to management staff.
  Facilitate annual compensation planning and performance management processes, including analysis of external compensation benchmarking study against internal employee data; make compensation adjustment recommendations as gaps are identified.
  Partner with finance team(s) to generate accurate headcount and forecast plans.
  Embrace appropriate change management and champion continuous improvement opportunities within the business.
  Lead union labor relations activities, to include grievance resolution; participate in contract negotiations / disputes.
  Organize / lead employee engagement activities, such as celebrations, local events
  Responsible for ownership and processing of weekly payroll.
 Bachelor's degree required (preferably in Human Resources or equivalent work experience), professional HR certification strongly preferred (SHRM-SCP)
 8+ years of professional-level human resources experience with emphasis on talent management/development, succession planning, employee relations, recruiting and training required
 Demonstrated ability to act as a business partner to management staff and develop strong relationships at all levels
 Strong working knowledge of employment and labor laws of New York required; demonstrated continuous learning process
 Prior experience with dual management and priority setting is preferred
 Ability to adapt to a changing environment and remain flexible
 Prior experience working with a unionized workforce strongly preferred

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City