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Manager, Associate Development

Date: May 13, 2019

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Overview of Position Responsibilities:

The Manager, Associate Development will lead a team of 6 to 10 Human Resources professionals, providing management oversight for all matters related to SIA's recruiting, onboarding, performance management, talent development & management, employee engagement, and change management activities.  A key focus of this position is on proactively addressing the people implications of the organization's current and future needs. 


The successful candidate's responsibilities will include crafting strategic and tactical plans to build talent pipelines, to formulate and assess career development plans, to ensure SIA's hiring, onboarding and management procedures are effective and designed to prepare SIA for the evolving needs of the labor market, to lead recruitment marketing, to analyze the effectiveness of HR procedures and tools, and to ensure HR plans align with the organization's mission and business goals and objectives.


The successful candidate will be someone who has proven experience in managing transformational change, achieving workflow efficiencies, and exercising the leadership necessary to foster a positive work environment that encourages collaboration, continuous improvement and ongoing learning and development of a fully engaged staff.  The role will require the successful candidate to be fully cognizant and capable to provide counsel to the most senior leaders in a complex and challenging environment across a full range of employment matters.

  • Work experience as an experienced Human Resources Manager with proven results
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning
  • In-depth knowledge of all HR functions
  • Hands-on experience with HR software (HRIS, Workday, SuccessFactors or comparable products)
  • Superior leadership abilities including experience in transformational leadership 
  • Interpersonal and communication skills with ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Analytical and data management skills with the ability to translate data into action planning


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology or relevant field;
  • At least five (5) years experience in leadership, management or supervision with demonstrated progressive increase in scope of responsibility
  • Exceptional critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in change management
  • Proficiency in SAP and SuccessFactors


Join a team where our associates are the most important part of our company.   We take an active interest in our associates’ wellbeing and great pride in offering one of the best benefits packages in the community.  We offer premium free medical, dental, and vision insurance. Yes, you read that correctly – premium free! Our 401(k) retirement plan includes a generous employer match, in addition to an annual discretionary contribution paid by SIA.


We’ll make life easier with our on-site health and wellness center, an on-site recreation center (with free personal trainers), and our on-site daycare for the little ones.


We know how important time away from work is as well, which is why our time off program includes a two week summer shut down in addition to the week between Christmas and New Years off, allowing you to get the R&R you deserve when you need it most.


Last, but not least, we are proud to offer tuition reimbursement and professional development programs to our associates, including access to on-site programs through Purdue Polytechnic College, Ivy Tech, and Vincennes University.   

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette