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Director, Corporate Human Resources - US

Requisition ID:  62865
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 92606

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Corporate Functions keep our business competitive by providing first-class support from Quality through to Finance and HR.

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 10,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Human Resources Director, US represents the Corporate HR function and is responsible for managing all human resources policies and procedures for the US region. The HR Director works closely with the UK Corporate HR function leader to carry out responsibilities in the following functional areas (that comprise mainly of remote employees): departmental processes, leadership development, employee engagement, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, labor relations, training and development, benefits, recruiting, and other related activities.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Manages the deployment for client group to supports the key strategic objectives in Meggitt’s Culture journey to include HPC, Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion and Talent. 
  • Lead all HR activities in compliance with policies and procedures and all applicable rules, regulations and standards promulgated by all applicable agencies or regulating bodies.
  • Investigates escalated Employee Relations issues from the Divisions as assigned through the Ethics hotline or from a Division VPHR.
  • Provide coaching and support to leaders of people in performance management and career development to ensure the highest potential from employees.
  • Development and co-delivery, along with line management, of training and corrective action plans and other coaching and corrective action documents (i.e., documented warnings) to ensure the company is providing a fair and equitable opportunity for individuals to make positive change prior to deciding any adverse employment action.
  • Works with the Talent Acquisition COE to oversee recruiting cycle; from ensuring open and approved positions are appropriately posted to offer and on-boarding.
  • Collaborates with business leadership in developing succession plans, for key talents and key job positions, while aligning with the company policy and business needs
  • Supports divestitures and acquisition activity in project management working closely with the HRIS system
  • Develops and/or manages special projects on an assigned basis to enhance employee communications, training, benefits knowledge and the awareness of corporate policies, procedures and guiding principles
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Job Specifications

Education : Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years Experience : 7 - 10 years of relevant experience
Skills :

Strong analytical and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.
Demonstrated knowledge of HRIS, ATS systems and other related programs
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a timely and efficient manner and anticipating critical deadlines
Demonstrated current knowledge of employment law, industry trends, new developments and state and federal statutes regulating human resources functions
Understanding of confidentiality within the HR department
Ability to work independently and  use judgment to resolve both routine and non-routine issues
Ability to make oral presentations
Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
Ability to research and analyze data effectively    

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

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