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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Swagelok is a global organization and one of the largest employers of manufacturing talent in Northeast Ohio.  We are driven by our core values of Quality, Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Customer Focus, Innovation, and Continuous Improvement, which are demonstrated through our daily actions. For 75 years, our dedication to our core values has been the foundation for our success.  That same dedication spans to our customers. Our products have been up into space, down to the bottom of the ocean, and everywhere in between.


Throughout our organization we demonstrate a commitment to our values and those we bring onboard. Whether you want to grow in your role or explore broad opportunities and develop new skills—you’ll thrive in a culture that promotes learning and development. 


We strive to be a company where we all can do our best work with a true sense of purpose and belonging. 


Be Connected. Be Valued. Be You.  


We hope you’ll consider joining our team. 

Position Summary:

The Senior Global Diversity and Social Impact Specialist is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) and community engagement processes and initiatives. This role frequently consults with HR and the business to design integrated solutions which support the organization’s needs. The position builds capabilities of the HR team, including embedding equity and inclusion into organizational policies, processes, and practices. The role engages with leaders and associates across the organization to champion workforce strategies to develop, sustain, and evolve DE&I and social impact within the organizational culture. They will use their expertise to create and implement actionable, sustainable, and measurable solutions to the organization's DE&I and community engagement priorities. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Support the organization's implementation of strategic DE&I initiatives, including fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion
• Implement DE&I strategy, supporting the organization's implementation of strategic DE&I action-orientated initiative, goals, and measurement in partnership with the leadership team.
• Partner the leadership team to influence, educate and guide actions relating to DE&I strategy; mobilize leaders and associates to drive a culture of inclusion and belonging for all.
• Supports HR Business Partners globally to evaluate talent needs and propose recommendations for closing the gaps and build capabilities; Designs and supports the implementation of DE&I strategy and community engagement initiatives; Facilitates learning events for HR Business Partners.
• Develop strong collaborative internal partnerships that will build DE&I strategy by embedding DE&I into culture, operations, and ways of thinking, influencing leadership to take a refreshed and evolving approach that will make the organization better.
• Foster a culture where every associate has an equal opportunity to succeed in their career, regardless of their background, and promote a culture of belonging that enables associates to bring their authentic selves to work each day confidently.
• Evaluate existing initiatives, programs, and policies and recommend additions and enhancements to promote a more authentically diverse and inclusive culture and workforce.
• Uses internal HR data (associate survey, performance, HR metrics, etc.) and appropriate analysis to anticipate and communicate current and emerging needs. Identifies patterns, trends and measures of effectiveness and proactively offers recommendations in alignment with diversity priorities. Leverage data to inspire action, drive outcomes, and reinforce accountability throughout the organization. 
• Partners with Talent Acquisition to implement equitable recruiting and hiring strategies to attract associates from diverse backgrounds. Support a recruiting and diversity pipeline strategy.
• Provide oversight and structure to Associate Resource Groups to inform, engage and build momentum around the organization's commitment to a culture of DE&I at all levels within the organization.
• In collaboration with key internal stakeholders, support the execution of community partnerships that are consistent with diversity, equity and inclusion and social responsibility objectives and are aligned with business strategies. 
• Support all aspects of company and associate giving campaigns and volunteer programs to ensure success both internally with associates and externally with the community. Track key metrics and provide regular impact updates.
• Collaborate with the communications to collect content for storytelling on social media, web content, and other communication channels pertaining to inclusion, volunteerism, community programs and events.
• Identifies, selects, and manages relationships with 3rd party consultants and vendors responsible for creation of content and tools.  Negotiates pricing, delivery, and service terms for contracts.
• Serves as an internal consultant to senior leaders, HR Business Partners, and their teams to ensure that the organization incorporates DE&I practices to ensure operations at the highest level.  Conducts interventions as needed including strategic planning, tactical and project planning, business problem solving, facilitation, instruction, materials development, and performance analysis.
• Uses change management processes and tools to facilitate sustainable change within the organization. 
• Keeps abreast of changes and trends in DE&I, community engagement and social impact, and consulting practices; surfaces meaningful recommendations for improvements that will positively impact the organization and its culture. 

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organization Development, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Business, Education or related degree

Experience:  7-10 years minimum professional experience in DE&I, community engagement, training, HR or other related field
Education: Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Organizational Development, Industrial Organizational Psychology
Experience:  Prior experience designing and delivering talent management programs in a large organization. 10+ years preferred.  Experience in the following areas highly preferred:
• Expertise in performance analysis tools and techniques (e.g., needs analysis, root cause analysis, flow charting/ process mapping, job roles and responsibilities mapping, developing performance measures, etc.).
• High-level knowledge in DE&I and community engagement practices and application. 
• Knowledge and understanding of business and human resources principles and a working knowledge of the theories and principles of talent management, performance management, organization development.
• Ability to build capabilities in groups and/or specific individuals in core subject matter expertise such as DE&I strategies, social impact strategies, etc.
• Ability to organize and manage complex projects over an extended period; identify, evaluate, and secure appropriate resources; and apply resources in an effective and efficient manner.
• Leadership skills to oversee and effectively deliver on projects and commitments to internal clients.
• Demonstrated success in using influence and collaboration to drive initiatives forward with internal and external stakeholders

Critical Competencies:

•    Teamwork and Collaboration: Demonstrated teamwork skills in working on multiple projects and handling changes in priority or timeline while still delivering the necessary results.
•    Communication: Effective written and verbal communications skills, including listening, feedback, oral presentation, creation of clear, concise materials, and partnering with the various levels in the business.
•    Business Acumen: Organizational Awareness, Industry Knowledge, Customer Focus
•    Thinking Skills: Strategic thinking, decisive, deals with ambiguity 
•    Enables Change: Self-starter who takes lead on new thinking in the industry and brings those improvements to Swagelok.

Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

•    Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. 
•    Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.

Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.

This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.

Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Benefits, including employee stock ownership plan, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

12-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland