HR Manager

Searcy, AR

Danfoss is seeking a strong and experienced Human Resources Manager to at our Searcy, AR location in the United States. This is an exciting role with deliverables and services that impact the success of the Regional HR team in North America. As the Human Resources Manager, you will make a sustainable impact within the Regional HR team. As the face of HR, you will engage with managers and employees across all levels of the organization and drive operational excellence with a strong focus on efficiency, standardization, and cost in our services. You must be curious to understand the business’ objectives and be able to analyze how effectively these objectives can be supported from an HR perspective.  

If you are an HR leader with experience in developing and driving HR initiatives at both operational and tactical level, and with experience managing change in a matrixed organization, this is the role for you. This position reports directly to the Regional Senior HR Manager.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Drive the implementation of Danfoss HR policies and processes, i.e. – Payroll, Talent Acquisition, Compliance, Compensation and Benefits, etc. in the business unitServe as the face of HR, act as a HR resource and trusted advisor to employees and managers
  • Ensure that sound human resources practices are being followed in the implementation of HR decisions
  • Support the development and implementation of organization change initiatives
  • Manage the site’s employee relations to include performance issues, on-boarding and the investigation of employee issues
  • Oversee activities to improve employee satisfaction, motivation, and engagement in the business
  • Support talent and people development in the business in close collaboration with HR Business Partners in the business unit
  • Contribute towards the development of an employee-oriented company culture that focuses on quality, continuous improvement, and high performance
  • Leading or participate in HR projects initiated in the region, possibly across different locations

Background & Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant area of Business, Human Resources, or similar program. 
  • 3+ years of HR experience serving a business or relevant customer base in a manufacturing environment
  • Leadership, continuous improvement and change management experience
  • Ability to translate strategic initiatives into operational/tactical plans with experience in process implementation, change management, leading transformation processes and manage resistance
  • Diplomatic, sensitive, and adaptable to the needs of people from different cultures with extensive knowledge in employment laws, affirmative action plans, worker’s compensation, and safety
  • Passionate about creating a dynamic and thriving working environment that inspires employees to do their best
  • Relationship builder and team player, capable of identifying collaborative solutions to business challenges 
  • Experience working with employees and business leaders in a matrixed organization from remote or virtual sites


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • HR Certification (PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP) 


At Danfoss, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace fosters creativity, innovation, and a broader perspective in decision-making. When you consider this job posting, do you feel like your profile is not a perfect match? Numerous studies have found that women and people of color are more likely to apply only when they meet all requirements listed in the job posting. Even if you do not check all the boxes, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are curious to find out how you can bring new insights to the role or to Danfoss as an organization.


Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder’s mindset “action speaks louder than words”, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

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