Director, Human Resources in Corporate NJ-Edison at Tumi

Date Posted: 3/3/2023

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  Who we are:   

Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business, travel and performance luxury essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we’re committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. The brand is sold globally in over 75 countries with approximately 2,000 points of sale.  

Your role at Tumi:  

Tumi seeks a Director, Human Resources to partner closely with the Senior Leadership team by evaluating , leading, and implementing Tumi North America's people-focused strategies and programs , while supporting business goals and priorities.  

Key programs and areas of responsibility will include but not be limited to:   

  • Work as a strategic, high impact partner to the business through collaboration , guidance , and development of programs that promote the Company's culture .  

  • Utilize the understanding of business needs, practices, and challenges to identify opportunities for better partnership , organizational effectiveness , and people needs .  

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with employees at all levels within the organization .  

  • Drive the implementation of strategies through the design of actionable steps to ensure employee experience outcomes .  

  • Identify key performance indicators for the organization’s Human Resources ; assess the organization’s success and market competitiveness based on these metrics ; collaborate with partners to implement changes .  

  • Utilize KPI ’s to provide key information that influences organizational decision-making with the use of relevant, value-added metrics and data.     

  • In partnership with Shared Services, research, develop, and implement competitive compensation, benefits, and employee incentive programs .  

  • Lead the HR function ensuring alignment to solve business agendas and people initiatives ; manage data integrity through HRIS system oversight.  

  • Drive a high-performance culture by guiding leaders on the importance of actively coaching and mentoring direct reports, providing regular feedback, and developing employees for wider roles and responsibilities to foster professional growth and development .  

  • Engage leaders on succession planning initiatives identifying current and forecasted talent needs while developing actionable plans that mitigate risk and prepare the organization to meet business objectives.  

  • Lead Human Resources efforts within the organization to foster an environment of openness and inclusion ; ensure consistency in elevating key programs such as diversity and inclusion, onboarding, orientation, performance management , wellness, and human resources initiatives.  

  • Oversee employee relations matters throughout the organization and provide well thought out solutions .   

We're excited if you have :  

  • 8+ years of experience in increasingly responsible and diversified human resource functions.   

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field; Master's Degree preferred.   

  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively across all levels within the organization. A demonstrated resourcefulness in tackling problems with limited direction and guidance.   

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including ownership of department, projects and all responsibilities, taking initiative and using creative thinking to help achieve departmental and Company goals, and effectively managing change within the organization.   

  • Sound background in employment law  

  • Well-developed managerial and administrative skills   

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship-building skills  

  • Strong oral and written communication skills  

Why you'll love working here:  

At TUMI, you’ll find a dynamic working environment, joining a community where each team member is empowered with an entrepreneurial spirit. Associates are respected as a vital part of the organization and recognized for their contributions. We believe in a workplace that gives every individual the opportunity to make an impact, and our ongoing commitment is to provide all the tools you need to succeed— guidance towards individual career growth, professional training and development initiatives, and a motivating, exciting environment— along with competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits programs.  

What we value:   

  • INNOVATIVE BY NATURE. SUSTAINABLE BY CHOICE.  TUMI protects the things that matter most, the things you own and the planet you travel to see. Our planet is an astonishing place, and we believe it’s our responsibility to preserve it for travelers of the future. By putting excellence and quality first, we ensure that every TUMI product has lifelong purpose, supported by our rigorous testing standards, exploration of recycled materials, and global repair network.  

  • PARTNERS WE BELIEVE IN.  Staying true to our values by helping take care of the most vulnerable among us aligns with our mission and is a core element of what we do. We focus on three main areas: promoting wellbeing; empowering vulnerable communities; and protecting the earth’s beautiful places. Each year we extend our philanthropic efforts to partners that help better the world. From supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital fight to cure childhood cancer to Waves for Water who provides clean water to communities in need, we proudly stand by the profound changes they enact.  

  • DIVERSITY & INCLUSION.  As an organization, we are committed to a diverse and vibrant culture, welcoming people from all walks of life. Our long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion empowers each of us to bring our authentic selves and unique differences to work every day.  

Tumi is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and maintaining a work environment in which all applicants, associates, customers, and other individuals are treated with dignity and respect free from unlawful harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.  

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