Senior Director, Global Human Resources

Department: Human Resources

Senior Director, Global Human Resources

At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior, and teamwork.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.  We offer a hybrid work schedule, a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurances, along with 401(k),  paid vacation, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, “summer hours” , a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, the ability to purchase our products at  discounted rates, employee recognition, team building activities, and a casual dress code, just to name a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company. 

We are seeking well-qualified candidates for the role of Director, Global Human Resources.  This position is located at our Corporate Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia and will lead a global team of HR professionals. 

The Director, Global Human Resources will be responsible for building strong business relationships across global functions to drive the company’s human resources strategy and to lead delivery of enterprise-wide human resources services to enable and support strategic initiatives and long-term business objectives across the Company’s five divisions.  There are approximately 700 employees located in four countries, and a small number are unionized. This function includes providing global, enterprise-wide leadership with respect to talent acquisition, talent management (including employee engagement, employee development, performance management, and succession planning), total rewards (including compensation and benefits), executive compensation, HR compliance, HR information systems, and HR processes.

Requirements of the position include:

  • A BS/BA degree in Human Resources or a related field; MBA or MA/MS in human resources or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of HR leadership experience, with at least five years of director level HR experience or its equivalent and at least three years of international HR experience (including experience managing corporate and field-based teams); experience working in a consumer goods company is highly preferred.
  • Experience in developing successful enterprise people strategies; organizational design and restructure; total rewards strategy and execution, employee and labor relations; project management are all requirements of the role.
  • Senior level (SPHR or SHRM-SCP) certification required; International HR Certification is desired.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local labor and employment laws and regulations; International experience is desired.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, varied human resource information systems; must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; ADP Workforce Now and Celergo is desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional supervisory and leadership skills, along with excellent organizational skills are required.

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment.  We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products.  Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.  Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

If you are interested and qualified for this role, please apply HERE

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