Human Resources Director

Job Location US-NH-Nashua
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/26/2020 11:36 AM)
# of Openings
Human Resources


Human Resources Director Opportunity at Crane Currency!


Crane Currency is a stand-alone business within the Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment of Crane Co. 


If you have the right talent, we invite you to apply at:


Teamwork is Currency at Crane


This position reports to the Crane Currency VP of Human Resources, with a focus on R&D and Operations in both Alpharetta, GA and Nashua, NH. Supporting sustainable and profitable growth through workforce & succession planning, performance management, talent acquisition, development, retention, organizational design, compensation & benefits administration as well as functional and organizational continuous improvement. If  you are a strategic thinker and like partnering with senior leadership and believe you could be a key contributor to the Crane Currency’s HR Strategic Plan, this could be the right job for you.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Business Partnering –Work with the VP/GM, the leadership team, managers, professionals and front line supervisors to ensure critical processes are developed and used consistently within our culture. Demonstrate keen business knowledge and emotional intelligence (EQ) to effectively contribute to critical people decisions. Integrate business requests with a focus on delivering key organizational and HR strategies.
  • Employee Relations and Engagement – Serve as a company advocate and catalyst to develop and maintain a highly engaged and productive workforce, including building capability in front line managers for leading employees. Delivery of disciplinary processes, including executing investigations, when necessary. Advise management on employment policies and procedures to enable improvement in working practices and productivity and without adverse impact on regulatory / legal compliance, company reputation or employee engagement.
  • Organization Development and Effectiveness Support and promote a culture of leadership, performance and accountability. Proactively communicate and manage organizational change efforts.  Provide leadership, advice and options for improving organizational effectiveness, productivity and working practices in line with the Organizational and People Initiatives. Support business in key communications. 
  • Talent Management and Succession Planning – Support leadership education, engagement, delivery of talent management and employee development programs. Initiate and implement development tools, performance evaluation and feedback process, succession planning, performance improvement plans, coaching, mentoring and resource requirement planning.
  • Performance Management – Develop readiness and ensure management engagement and capability in performance programs and initiatives including value creation plans. Build a performance management process ensuring alignment with business / individual results.
  • HR capability, practices and services – Build a strong HR team with capability to grow and advance in Crane Currency and Crane Co. Ensure business compliance with HR policies and programs. Advise business leadership on local legal / regulatory requirements.
  • Learning, Training and Leadership Development – Develop and facilitate programs in partnership with the business and Crane Currency to ensure that employees are appropriately trained and continually developing. Evaluate training needs and establish schedules to meet needs. 
  • Recruitment and Staffing – Assume ownership for recruitment efforts within Crane Currency and Technology Products to include both hourly and professional positions.


  • Bachelor’s degree required with preference for advance degree
  • Experience in a manufacturing and/or R&D environment
  • Minimum of eight (8) years HR business experience with the ability to make proactive HR interventions in response to business needs
  • SHRM-SCP or SPHR highly preferred
  • Proven track record of leadership across the range of core HR disciplines (Employee Relations/Labor Relations, Learning & Development, Compensation & Reward, Talent Management, Change-Management)
  • Ability to quickly build relationships of high trust and credibility with colleagues
  • Experience in a metrics-driven, high performance environment where speed to execution matters
  • Balance of quantitative and qualitative decision-making skills – purpose driven not rules constrained
  • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization required; excellent presence and professionalism
  • High performance & highly organized with attention to details
  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Courage to speak up
  • Proactive with a balance of optimism and realism
  • Impeccable integrity
  • Ability to travel 15-20% of the time


Applicants must be United States citizens. The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.


Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at


Crane is a drug free workplace.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vet/Disab

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