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Fortive Corporation Director, Human Resources in South Carolina



The Director of Human Resources is responsible for providing direction and leading organization and talent development efforts to create world class organization and talent capability to meet strategic and annual business objectives. This includes the coordination and implementation of systems, processes, policies and programs regarding recruitment, immersion/on-boarding, organization development, succession planning, talent development, retention, management training, employment, compensation and benefits administration, environmental, safety, health, associate services, communications, regulatory compliance, union and associate relations.


  • Closely partners with the Vice President and staff to establish HR strategies and priorities for the business.

  • Assists the Vice President in the assessment and development of his/her staff

  • Leads organization development efforts to establish a world class organization with the talent capability to meet strategic growth, succession planning, talent export and profit objectives.

  • Facilitate the development and execution of Organization, Talent Development, Recruiting and Retention strategies and processes.

  • Direct communications strategy and processes. Provide leadership in achieving and sustaining a high-performance/high-commitment workforce.

  • Oversee Labor (Union and Works Council) and Associate relations activities including contract negotiations, union avoidance processes and associate engagement programs

  • Ensure compliance with employment-related laws in all international locations.

  • Lead the administration or group compensation and benefit programs including ICP (leadership bonus) objective setting, ICP scoring and administration, performance/merit planning, long term incentive, retention and equity programs.

  • Facilitates and leads the HR team in assessing HR strategies, programs, processes and procedures that use FBS tools to continuously improve HR service and support to all levels of the organization.


Quality First: Plan & execute accurate, complete, timely and reliable work. Integrity never compromised.

Respect for People: Appreciates diversity in experience, heritage, education, organization level and gender.

Management by Fact: Gathers, analyzes and summarizes data to draw rational, fact-based conclusions.

Blameless: Seeks root-cause solutions and fixes processes rather than finding someone to blame.

Teamwork: Collaborative with customers, suppliers & associates at all levels towards mutual objectives.

Sense of Urgency: Focuses on the highest priorities, bias for action. Spontaneously recognizes/resolves issues.

Customer Focus: Makes customers a primary focus, develops and sustains loyal, productive relationships.

Continuous Improvement: Uses FBS tools including PD, KPI’s, RCCM, VRK, VSM, Std Work and TPI to continuously deliver breakthrough and incremental performance improvements.

Deliver Results: Driven to deliver short and long-term results. Maintains focus on what’s most important.

Adapting to Change: Able to effectively adapt an environment of change, uncertainty, and ambiguity.

Intellect: Superior intellect. Quickly understands the conceptual, strategic, tactical and technical aspects of issues.

Innovative: Generates and implement creative solutions. Challenges current methods and seek alternatives.

Entrepreneurial: Belief in one’s ability to take on new and difficult challenges, be creative and take risks.

Developing Organization Talent: Identifies, recruit, develops, and retains high potential talent. Drives the continuous development of the organization and associates. Rapidly identifies and topgrades weak performers.

Strategic Skills: Gathers, organizes and analyzes data from various perspectives to develop and implement comprehensive action plans that achieve breakthrough results.

Detail Oriented: Has access to and understands data, ensures that processes provide timely and accurate data.

Tough Minded: Courage and conviction to identify/make difficult decisions swiftly, fairly and with respect for those involved without being directed to do so. Makes or supports correct/unpopular decisions when needed.

Maturity / Insightfulness: Insight into strengths and weaknesses of self and others. Exhibits and commands attention and respect, maintain self control, conveying confidence and instilling confidence in others

Organizational Impact: Establishing, communicating and executing a vision and mobilizing others to share the passion. Positive Influences outside of area of responsibility. Delegates and holds others accountable.


  • Complete immersion plan, learn organization structures, associates, and business strategies.

  • Work with the Senior Leadership team and regional HR team in developing effective organization plans to meet strategic initiatives.

  • Implement leadership development programs including Leadership Essentials, training on performance management and Creating Impactful Development Plans, and Recruiting & Selection.

  • Prepare and present Organization/Talent Assessment.

  • Oversee performance management process, including submission of incentive compensation recommendations, merit increases, and equity recommendations.

  • Ensure that all HR KPI data is reported on a timely and accurate basis monthly.


Skills include consulting with managers on organization design and talent development, HR administration, management recruiting, associate satisfaction improvement, performance management, training and facilitation, compensation, writing and presentation skills. Solid/advanced MS Office skills (esp. Word, Excel, PowerPoint),

general computer skills. Technically capable in all functions of Human Resource leadership including; Talent Acquisition, Development & Retention; Organization Strategy and Development; Compensation & Benefits including and Long-Term incentives; Labor and Associate Relations, Written and Oral Communications; Environmental Health & Safety; and, Legal Compliance. Must have strong business acumen and experience linking HR programs and processes to business strategies.


A Bachelors Degree in Business, Management or Human Resources, or related field. MBA or equivalent preferred. Must have a minimum of 10 years experience providing Human Resources leadership support with a structured, process driven, customer service approach. Experience providing strategic and tactical broad HR leadership to business leaders in a global environment with a focus on talent acquisition, organization development, retention, associate satisfaction and organization performance/effectiveness.

Must be willing to travel approximately 30% of the time. Must have a high degree of schedule flexibility for conference call schedules to accommodate interacting with peers and internal customers in Europe and India.

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

Located in Fultonville, NY Anderson Instrument Company designs and manufactures a broad line of sanitary process instrumentation for customers worldwide in Fluid Food & Beverage, Dairy and the Biopharmaceutical Industries. By specifying Anderson Products, customers are assured that their sanitary instrumentation will meet or exceed all requirements for performance, reliability, cleanability, and sterilization."The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."