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HR Manager- Kirkland

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a HR Manager within our Human Resources team to help support our Aerospace  business.  At L&P Aerospace, we specialize in creating complex tube and duct assemblies using high-performance materials capable of withstanding extreme pressure, temperature, and chemical interactions.  How high are our quality standards, you ask?  So much so, that we have products on-board the Space Launch System with NASA, as well as the F-15 and F-35 fighter jets!  If you join our team, your work will ensure families across the world fly a little safer, wherever their travels may take them.


As a HR Manager you will have the opportunity to contribute, define, and implement strategies to achieve the business objectives .  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by facilitating, measuring, and improving the quality of management and teamwork.  The team you will be working with is strategic, collaborative, and close knit and values diversity of thought and hard work


So, what will you be doing as a HR Manager?

  • Accompany managers and their teams through the entire employee life cycle, take over the planning, coordination and control of central HR processes (e.g. headcount planning, KPI maintaining, recruiting, etc.)
  • Contribute to the Global Financial Planning process by reviewing and updating projected salary headcount changes in baseline report, reviewing & reconciling updated salary headcount & cost data and providing input for merit increases and standard labor.
  • Assist and support managers and employees with day-to-day inquiries relating to local and global processes such as goal setting, performance evaluations, status change forms, etc. Handling all operational HR tasks and responsibilities for your service area, oversee and consulting on labor regulations in cooperation with external attorneys.
  • Act as an integral business partner by support deriving the people agenda from business strategies and supporting leaders in developing their teams.
  • Promote a culture of daily recognition among employees at work, leveraging on people leaders.
  • Identify training and development needs through performance management system outcomes, as well as competencies and leadership behaviors evaluation ones.
  • Recruit, develop and retain high-performing and talented workforce for local organization and support to ensure a robust talent pipeline and succession planning.
  • Act as change management facilitator and promotes an inclusive environment as well as work-life balance, measures and deals with employee’s engagement.


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • University degree in business administration with focus on human resources or equivalent
  • 3-5 years proven work experience in an industrial & international business environment
  • A customer-obsessed and results oriented HR team player with strong hands-on mentality
  • Strong ability to prioritize, high level of commitment, personal initiative, and independent workstyle
  • Good knowledge of Change Management combined with a strong team orientation, communication skills and the ability to navigate within a fast-paced matrix environment
  • Knowledge& experience of industrial relationship
  • Displays energy, confidence and takes ownership
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, additional languages favorable
  • Strong knowledge of performance & talent management
  • Proven experience in financial acumen, compensation & benefits as well as workforce planning & analytics
  • Strong computer skills (Work, PowerPoint, Excel)


Things we consider a plus

  • Certification as a professional coach is desirable.

What to Do Next

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Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.

 Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!


We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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