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Job Title:  Director, Human Resources


Horsham, PA, US, 19044

Business Unit:  Sensor, Test & Calibration
Posting Date:  Aug 12, 2022
Job Description: 

The Director, Human Resources is an essential member of the Measurement, Communication & Testing (MCT) leadership team contributing to the development and execution of the business’s annual strategic plan. This position reports directly to the Division Vice President of Human Resources.

This position is a senior staff level role at an AMETEK Business Unit and the individual will play a key role in guiding the strategic direction and leading the efficient execution of activities to profitably grow the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with managers to provide expertise and hands on support in multiple areas including talent, diversity & inclusion, recruitment, workforce planning, on boarding, employee retention, employee relations, management coaching, performance management and change management
  • Advise and coach managers on HR policies and programs including employee relations matters
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and employee engagement
  • Maintain integrity of HR database by generating data changes for new hires, terminations and general employee changes within ADP
  • Recommend improvements to policies, programs, and procedures related to the effectiveness of the HR function
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention
  • Track and analyze Business Unit metrics on talent, employee actions, overtime, global headcount, terminations, and voluntary attrition to recommend actions as needed.
  • Work with management and supervisors to identify staffing needs, job specifications, duties, qualifications, and skills
  • Manage leave-of-absence cases
  • Working with managers and supervisors, prepare and update job descriptions
  • Responsible for activities related to staffing including identification of candidates, interviewing, hiring decisions, coordination of pre-employment screening, and onboarding of new employees
  • Ensure an effective benefits administration function by developing, delivering and coordinating open enrollment communications and orientations.
  • Work with supervisors in investigating work-related injuries. Working with a third-party administrator, manage workers’ compensation and report as needed on case status
  • Support Environmental, Health and Safety Program and report monthly LWIR
  • Ensure compliance training is conducted on a timely basis
  • In consultation with Corporate, assist employees regarding health benefit, pension and 401(k) issues
  • Participate in annual salary planning process. Collect and analyze compensation data for benchmarking and salary planning
  • Manage ongoing Co-Op program; post positions, schedule interviews, and hire selected individuals
  • Provide general support as the primary point of contact for all Human Resource related inquiries


Requirements for Consideration:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; in Business, Human Resources, Labor Relations, or related field
  • 5-7 years’ related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local employment regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Goal-driven, self-starter with exceptional written and oral communication skills and an ability to handle interpersonal matters tact and diplomacy
  • Proven, effective investigative and mediation skills
  • Able to travel to supported sites (approx. 10 – 20%)



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: Philadelphia