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VP of Human Resources, EMEA

Heusenstamm, Germany

This role will be the key HR strategic business leader partnering with Executives to lead an essential Regional business. This role will partner with Dematic's senior leaders to develop strategies and capabilities which best position Dematic to continue to gain market share by anticipating and meeting the strategic objectives of our customers.

What we offer:

Life At Dematic:

For over 200 years, Dematic has been a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software, and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 10,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium, and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

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Tasks and Qualifications:

Key Responsibilities
  • Partner with the Executive team to develop a high-performance culture with high performing teams to enable the business. This key role will develop a strategic talent plan to guide critical talent decisions including workforce planning, succession planning, and talent development to support Dematic's growth plans.
  • Lead the planning and strategy for key business groups in the areas of our global footprint and people strategy.
  • Use metric and data to enable business leaders by identifying trends and recommend solutions to improve performance, retention, and employee engagement.
  • Support the development of a strategy to recruit and retain diverse, world-class talent that will allow Dematic a competitive advantage over competition.
  • Partner with the leadership team to implement effective strategies to enable meaningful change and the opportunity that it brings.
  • Build leadership and management capability to facilitate an open and inclusive environment that increases team member engagement.
  • Provide oversight and direction in the handling of complex employee relations matters, ensuring compliance with all applicable employment laws and regulations.
  • Champion initiatives that support the success of the organization's growth and reinforce a collaborative, aligned, and engaged culture.
Qualifications and experience
  • 15+ years of directly applicable Human Resource Leadership experience in a global, fast paced, innovative, engineering / technology company
  • Advance degree, or equivalent, and relevant direct work experience required
  • Experience in complex, global organizations preferred
  • Demonstrated success building organization structure, culture and engagement
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Human Resources areas including; Talent Development, Succession Planning, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Organizational Design, Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, and Change Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility and confidence with a wide variety of leaders as a trusted advisor and confidant
  • Exceptional customer focus and ability to deliver results
  • Unquestioned integrity with assertiveness, presence, and confidence
  • Excellent influencing skills at all levels in the organization and competence in making timely, effective, principles-based decisions
  • Proven track record of using data and metrics to evaluate needs, drive change and measure impact
  • Experience developing and motivating a global team, as well as leading through organizational change. Must have change management leadership capabilities
Dematic is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Dematic prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion or belief, age, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Client-provided location(s): 63 Heusenstamm, Germany
Job ID: dematic-JR-0059290
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Fitness Subsidies
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Performance Bonus
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program