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Job Title:  Human Resources Director, Europe


Southall, Greater London, GB, UB2 5NH

Business Unit:  Maintenance & Repair Europe
Posting Date:  Sep 20, 2022
Job Description: 

Scope of Role:

The Director of Human Resources is accountable for the development and delivery of programs and support that will improve the operating performance of the Business Unit. The successful candidate must be a strong, action-oriented leader who can partner with the leadership team to accelerate strategy implementation, build leadership talent to fuel future growth, and enhance organizational performance. Candidates must have strong collaboration skills, strategic thinking, tough-mindedness, a sharp eye for talent, team building skills, unquestioned integrity, and the ability to effectively handle senior level relationships and sensitive HR issues in a global environment.  This position reports directly to the Vice President and Business Unit Manager of MRO Europe.



  • Develop and implement the Business Unit HR Plan, supporting the Business Units organizational strategy and annual operating plans; creating meaningful and relevant HR initiatives, that are aligned to support the BU’s success
  • Serve as a senior advisor, coach, and trusted resource to the European Business Unit  Manager and leadership team
  • Create a talent acquisition structure that can attract highly capable new colleagues and support the BU’s staffing requirements consistently across all markets
  • Provide effective leadership, mentoring and coaching to the management and HR team; resolving HR issues, managing organizational change and improving the effectiveness in areas such as organizational structure, work processes, leadership development, succession management, performance management, training, human resource policy, talent retention strategies and compensation
  • Plan and manage the delivery of all HR support to employees to include:  recruitment, organizational development, training, compensation, benefits, communications, and talent management solutions
  • Utilize metrics and results to understand trends and identify how to improve
  • Develops strategic direction for company/region on employee engagement practices
  • Ensure clear communication of approved policies and procedures to employees and management
  • Monitors trends to ensure the company is taking advantage of all market changes and remains competitive.
  • Lead HR due diligence and integration activities for acquisitions targeted by the Division
  • Collaborate with Division and Corporate HR on AMETEK HR processes and policies to be deployed in the Division


Skills & Experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of global HR practices - recruitment/staffing, employee relations, compensation & benefits, leadership and organizational development, and training and development
  • An ability to influence senior executives, establish and maintain partnerships, and provide thought leadership, serving as a trusted business partner
  • Leadership of an HR team across multiple sites
  • Lead staffing efforts to ensure that the recruiting, assessment, and selection of talent are meeting business objectives and requirements in a timely manner
  • Develop and lead the implementation of projects in a fast paced, challenging environment with multiple, competing priorities
  • Must possess strong communication/presentation skills; ability to confidently communicate good/bad news in a timely manner in addition to suggested solutions
  • Above all, must be highly ethical with unquestionable integrity



  • CIPD Qualified
  • Bachelor’s Degree 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.