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Director, Compliance

Date: May 1, 2019

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30119

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 


Job Title: Director, Compliance HRBP

Department: Human Resources

Location: Main Office

Reports To: VP, Human Resources - Functional



The Director of HR Compliance is responsible for developing and executing all HR and employee-related compliance, policies and procedures and for ensuring compliance with all labor-related federal, state and local regulations and laws. As the HR compliance subject matter expert, he/she works collaboratively as the HR business partner (HRBP) with the Legal department, to provide advice and counsel to resolve complex labor/employee relations and HR issues in a timely manner, in support of business needs to prevent liability exposure and mitigate risk.  He/She is expected to exercise considerable independent judgment in planning, overseeing and reviewing all employment compliance issues.


Description of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop progressive, business-focused HR Compliance strategies that meet the current and future needs of the organization in consultation with relevant stakeholders that will lead to a more efficient, engaged and motivated workforce in matters of HR compliance.
  • Identifies areas for process improvement and potential liability, communicating those issues to human resource business partners and functional managers. Establishes compliance standards, anticipates emerging compliance trends and works to improve and tighten internal compliance controls.
  • In conjunction with HRBPs, provide coaching and counsel to managers, employees and HR leaders on job-related issues to include conflict resolution, employee conflicts, disciplinary appeals and compliance violations.
  • Ensure that the appropriate HR policies and procedures are applied and, in partnership with the HRBPs, ensure compliance with federal and state regulations as they pertain to employment laws.
  • Create governance for HR policy development and changes, including mechanism to incorporate feedback from HR Leadership Team.
  • Develop and create compliance training materials with collaboration with internal legal team and monitor effectiveness of programs through reporting metric. Partners with human resources business partners and/or managers to facilitate and ensure effective content and delivery of training material.
  • Develop, create, and deliver a comprehensive communications and awareness program of new and revised HR compliance policies and procedures.
  • Audit all Human Resources compliance issues (American with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave, Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Federal and State Wage and Hour Laws, Privacy Laws, Sexual Harassment, I-9, and state laws).
  • Ensure conformity with all governmental agency regulations.
  • Administer and review Affirmative Action Plans.  Direct and assist with Office of Federal Compliance Program Audits.


Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management or related degree required.
  • 5 or more years directly related employment compliance leadership experience. Legal/Regulatory Compliance experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interface at multiple levels.
  • Demonstrate ability to partner and collaborate with business leaders and employees to achieve business goals.
  • Handle multiple priorities and initiate, lead and manage change.
  • Proven project management and complex problem-solving skills, along with strong process skills.
  • Possess proven comprehension of employee relations, human behavior drivers, sound investigation techniques, and remediation and corrective action application that corrects root cause deficits and is pragmatic and sustainable. Experience with investigations in a manufacturing environment a plus.
  • Possess solid expertise in HR technical proficiencies and core HR requirements.
  • Think strategically and translate strategies into actionable plans.
  • Must have excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.



Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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