POSITION TITLE: Director of Human Resources

REPORTS TO: President

LOCATION: Viola / La Crosse


The HR Leader develops and administers strategies, policies and programs relating to all phases of human resources activity within the company. This person works closely with functional department heads to ensure the HR strategy is in support of the overall business strategy.


Promote and execute on the client’s valued-company culture.
Recruit, hire and run onboarding of all new talent with the support of your HR team
Develop and champion on-going training, management and leadership development
Motivate all site teams to achieve continuous process improvement, self-development, cross-training, safe behaviors, high performance teamwork and a customer focus toward employees and managers.
Develop and oversee employee relations efforts and related communication strategies.
Lead the performance review process to ensure effectiveness, compliance and equity within the organization.
Advise and consult with management in the resolution of employee performance issues.
Lead employee retention efforts with the objective of continually reducing employee turnover and enhancing employee engagement.
Oversee company safety program—participate in meetings, recommend policies and procedures, enforce safety policies and procedures, conduct safety audit tours, review accident analysis and trends, accident statistics and reports.
Develop the budget for benefits, recruitment, talent development, employee relations and other human resource functions, and manage to that budget.
Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions, and ensure policies, procedures, required training and reporting are in compliance.
Provide guidance regarding policies, procedures and programs, ensuring consistency when appropriate.
Lead HR continuous improvement effort for processes and policies. Establish and report key HR performance metrics.
Respond to inquiries from the community and other organizations regarding financial, public relations and/or advertising support.
Work effectively with HR suppliers and/or coordinates their services: Benefits programs, employment law services, facilities management, security, communications, furniture, etc.
Participate on special assignment teams as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

The HR Leader oversees all recruiting, compensation/benefits, employee relations, safety and communication, administrative duties and all other duties tied to the HR function.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education/Experience:

8-15 years related experience leading an HR function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Management or general business experience, along with the ability to be strategic as the company forges ahead with growth plans and goals that will positively impact the business
Current in practices of employee supervision, process and policy development and implementation, etc.
Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s degree (M. A.)
HR certification
Language and Communication Skills

Read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents
Respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints
Make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
Professional Skills

Manage multiple-tasks in an environment of constant interruptions and be able prioritize responsibilities
Maintain strict confidence with regards to sensitive and protected personnel/confidential information.
Gain trust, respect, and confidence of employees and  managers
Be a team player and exhibit a strong desire to learn and promote self-growth
Be pro-active, have a good attitude, be self-disciplined, and self-motivated
Be a “take-charge” person with a demonstrated ability to follow projects through to completion.
Attention to administrative detail
Be articulate, able to give clear instructions, demonstrate organizational skills, and meet reasonable deadlines.
Hold firm when necessary, provide constructive feedback, and compromise when called for
Present a clean and neat physical appearance and strictly abide by company dress code, serving as a role model for other employees, customer and visitors
Computer Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access) required
Seniority Level

●        Automotive

●         Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering

Employment Type

About S&S Cycle, Inc.

S&S Cycle builds best in class performance parts for the Powersports market. Since its founding in 1958 S&S has become the most respected name in high performance, with an American made product line that includes engine components, exhaust and fuel systems, engine upgrade kits, and complete engines.