Kaman Corporation

  • Human Resources Manager

    Location : Location US-CT-Bloomfield
    Requisition ID
    Human Resources
    Kaman Aerospace
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(1/25/2019 5:34 AM)
  • Overview


    The Human Resources Manager works under the administrative direction of the VP/GM AVMRO with functional reporting to the Executive Director Human Resources. Responsible for the Human Resources functions of staffing, benefits, compensation, employee relations, affirmative action, training for the business unit.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Staffing:  Develop staffing/manpower plans with supervision and recruit appropriately skilled employees at all levels for regular and contingent employment; maintain compliance with federal/state employment regulations.  Ensure proper use of recruitment budget and tools; research and identify methods to continuously improve recruitment methods and strategies.  Oversee the administration of internal job posting programs, ensuring a fair and equitable selection process. 
    • Compensation: Administer compensation and incentive policies and programs in coordination with corporate HR management.  Participate in salary surveys and understand local/regional labor market to determine compensation trends that may affect the business unit’s recruitment and retention strategies.  Analyze jobs and review job descriptions and specifications to establish equitable compensation rates: analyze and interpret government regulations, and company policies to ensure compliance.  Ensure compensation and classification changes are reviewed prior to implementation and are in accordance with budgets for such programs.  Provide guidance and make recommendation to management on all compensation issues.  Develop and administer the performance management system; ensure annual performance appraisal and merit system is conducted.  Oversee HRIS system and ensure data is maintained in an accurate and confidential manner.
    • Benefits:  Administer the business unit’s insured employee benefits programs in accordance with corporate requirements; develop and administer non-insured products/practices. Ensure plans support the business unit’s recruitment and retention strategies; make recommendations for new/revised program and implement, as approved. Work closely with corporate benefit management to provide insured programs that are cost-effective and address the health and welfare concerns of employees.  Provide periodic benefit communications to employee workforce, as appropriate.
    • Employee Relations:  Counsel and provide assistance to employees and all levels of management in employee/management issues guided by company policies and related federal/state regulations to ensure fair and equitable treatment.  Conduct investigations into employee complaints and/or management concerns. Act as ethics officer and contact.
    • Affirmative Action/EEO:  Develop, implement, interpret and monitor affirmative action program, assessing degree of participation, adherence to policies, federal/state regulations and achievement of goals and timetables, ensure all appropriate records are maintained.  Represent company to enforcement agencies and community organizations. Develop and/or conduct affirmative action training for management; review and analyze potential adverse impact areas and make/take corrective actions.
    • Training:  Establish training needs, identify training programs, ensure effective implementation, and maintain training log within Halogen, the company's learning management system.  Provide specific stand-up training such as sexual harassment awareness and ethics to train all levels of employees.  Collect and maintain information and records on training obtained as well as training needs in accordance with ISO 9000 requirements. Research and evaluate training resources and provide recommendations on topics and methods.  Contact and oversee contractors to administer training programs.
    • Health/Worker’s Compensation/Safety: Partner with EH&S where needed to ensure utilziation of the appropriate off-site medical clinics for Pre-placement physicals, mandatory surveillance programs (e.g. vision, hearing, respirators), worker’s compensation injury care/follow-up, reasonable cause testing (fit for duty), and DOT, FAA or pilot physicals.  Interface with worker’s compensation carrier to report injuries.  Coordinate with EH&S to address various safety-related issues in the facility. 


    Education:  Broad knowledge of a human resources field.  Good working knowledge of federal and state regulations applicable to the workplace required.  Fluent oral and written communication skills as well as good analytical/organizational skills needed.  Ability to use PC application software.  Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business or related field.


    Experience:  A minimum of seven years of related experience.



    All positions at Kaman Aerospace Group require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently, all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents ("green card holders") and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.


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