Human Resources Director - Americas

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Eagle Rock, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and Ettlinger – five successful and well experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications, but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industry.

Position Title: Human Resources Director - Americas

Business Unit: Maag Gala, Inc. / Maag Americas

Reports To: VP / GM Americas

Position Location: Eagle Rock, VA

FLSA Class: Salaried Exempt


Main position objectives

Provide strategic leadership direction and tactical HR support to Maag Americas Management and oversee multi-site HR responsibility for all Maag entities in the US. Manage HR Operations, implementation of Maag global HR strategy and Dover HR initiatives. Support global human resources continuous improvement best practice with the global HR team.


Position description – Tasks, responsibilities, competencies

  • Serve as HR functional leader in the Americas region and ensure highest degree of quality providing all tactical HR services and supporting implementation of global HR strategy
  • Lead small US Human Resources team and part of the Maag Global Human Resources team
  • Lead HR related M&A activities, due diligence and integration activities for the US.
  • Provide coaching and strong change management support.
  • Build and foster an effective working relationship with employees, supervisors, managers.
  • Strengthen the organization recruiting and developing strong talent and talent pools.
  • Support the development and implementation of consistent country & global HR initiatives, practices, policies and programs that are aligned to the Maag/Dover HR goals and strategies.
  • Work with the Maag HR team to develop employee management processes and implement within the scope of responsibility (e.g., hiring, training, compensation and benefits, promotions, OD, HR communications, performance reviews, terminations, metrics, etc...). 
  • Actively support all relevant HR system strategy and ensure delivery of a comprehensive high-quality range of HR services and automation of consistent processes regionally/globally (e.g., ADP payroll, SuccessFactors / HR Central, etc.).
  • Assess and implement country back-office structure including options for Maag / Dover Fluids / Dover shared services.
  • Develop process for continuous improvement and reporting metrics.
  • Establish annual goals and budgets for the Human Resources Department in line with Maag Annual Operating Plan (AOP) & strategy.
  • Assists with other strategic projects and duties as assigned.
  • Maintain compliance with federal and local regulations concerning employment. Manage with legal counsel any employment & labor law litigation and charges
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity; manage sensitive issues, anticipate and resolve HR issues/conflicts expeditiously and discretely


The incumbent considers all interests of quality, accident prevention and occupational safety as well as environmental safety in a preventive manner within his scope of responsibility and supports the avoidance of damages to people, facilities, assets, material and environment actively.

The incumbent is obliged to perform tasks requested by management that relate to his position scope or arise from company needs. This job description reflects current status, right to make changes reserved.


Work Environment

Primarily in an office environment with some time spent in a direct manufacturing environment.  PPE required in manufacturing areas.




  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with focus in HR or other related


Professional experience 


  • 7+ years of progressive tactical and strategic HR experience and 5+ years Labor Relations experience
  • In-depth knowledge on US labor regulations / compliance
  • Change management & process/ procedure Implementation
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word



  • Internal candidate with HR experience within Dover is preferred!
  • Prior experience in post-merger integration
  • CI/Lean mindset & experience


Interpersonal skills and behavioral competencies


  • Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic environment
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks
  • Self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues
  • Clear, concise and articulate communication skills - verbal, written and listening
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win


Dover Competencies

  • Attract, Develop and Retain Talent
  • Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships
  • Change Leadership
  • Customer Impact
  • Motivates and Inspires
  • Results driven
  • Self Awareness and Personal Development
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment
  • Winning the right way


Language skills

English – 100%

Travel frequency: 25% - 30% monthly; visits to U.S. locations in North Carolina and Ohio.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Virginia : Eagle Rock

Sub Division : Maag Gala

Job Requisition ID : 45003

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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