DuPont Global HR Leader - DuPont Protection Solutions (DPS) in Wilmington, Delaware

Global HR Leader - DuPont Protection Solutions (DPS) (Job Number: 014554W-01)


DuPont currently has an opening for a Global HR Leader partnering closely with the DuPont Protection Solutions (DPS) business. In this role you will be:

  • A strategic partner to the global manufacturing leadership team leading human capital imperatives to drive business value in alignment with DuPont Protection Solutions strategy.

  • Accountable for the effectiveness of all HR activities across supported organizations. In alignment with the DPS Global HR Business Leader, working closely with Global Manufacturing Leadership to identify and validate HR needs to achieve strategic Manufacturing objectives for the business.

Overall Responsibilities Will Include But Are Not Limited To:


  • Role model effective leadership behaviors and DuPont’s Core Values.

  • Champions organizational vibrancy, engagement and inclusion.

  • Takes a leadership role in creating a respectful work environment and appropriately executing Corporate policy.

  • Leads efforts toward desired Corporate culture and facilitates management’s ability to lead through change


  • Provides direct consultative and strategic partnering to leaders to maximize performance of the organization.

  • Identifies, articulates and translates the HR needs of the organization to the Corporate COEs and deploys appropriate processes and programs offered by the COE’s in ways that bring business value.

  • Champions the deployment of standard HR processes across the manufacturing organization.

  • Understands and monitors effectiveness of HR programs through use of metrics and HR analytics in a way that drives manufacturing performance.

  • Accountable for the deployment and effectiveness of all manufacturing talent management and manufacturing talent development processes, globally.

· Maintains awareness and knowledge of full range of contemporary HR theory and methods and provide suitable interpretation translating and converting HR concepts and theory into systems solutions for enhanced employee performance and business success.


  • Provides direct consultative and strategic partnering and coaching to the global manufacturing leadership team to maximize performance of the manufacturing organization.

  • Collaborates with DPS HR Business Partners, the Regional HR Directors and the local country HR Business Partners for effective deployment of Manufacturing HR activities globally.

  • Collaborates with COE’s for maximum effectiveness of Manufacturing HR activities.


  • Leads the global manufacturing talent management and global talent development processes for DPS. (Organization Leadership Review, ALDP and Strategic Workforce Planning)

  • Leads manufacturing implementation of engagement survey processes and action planning processes

  • Leads manufacturing organization design efforts as required

  • Leads manufacturing workforce planning and supports the talent acquisition processes including on-boarding and new employee orientation


  • Primary client group: Manufacturing Global DPS Leadership Team

  • Direct reports: 0

  • Liaison points: works closely with DPS Global Business HRBPs, local HRBPs supporting client group and Regional HR Directors

  • Member: DPS HRLT

  • Reports to: DPS Global HR Director



In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • College / University degree with at least 10-15 Years of experience in Human Resources, preferable in a multinational environment

  • Strong leadership skills and experiences.

  • Broad experience in developing and implementing change management initiatives and creating organizational capabilities.

  • Strong interest and capability in talent development and talent management

  • Demonstrated results orientation and high level of energy / passion.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt corporate HR direction to the needs of the organization.

  • Demonstrates strong teamwork, collaboration and cross-cultural skills.

  • Demonstrated skills and experience for effectively interacting with all levels of the organization

  • Fundamental understanding of HRIS technology applications such as Taleo, Workday, etc.

  • Strong analytical capability


  • Strong understanding of Manufacturing and plant-level HR experience.

  • Solid industrial labor and employee relations experience.


  • Talent Manager/ Org Designer

  • Culture & Change Steward

  • Business Ally

  • Credible Activist

  • Strategy Architect

  • Operational Executor


Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Protection Solutions

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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