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Company Overview

HAWORTH is a global leader in designing and creating beautiful spaces whether at your home, where you work or whilst on vacation.   As a valued member of our family, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!


Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers. These are deeply held beliefs that are expressed in our culture and everything we do:  We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Human Resources Business Partner Director to join our team in Holland, MI. 

As a Human Resources Business Partner Director, you will:

Come join a team of energized leaders who report directly to the CHRO – VP of Global Human Resources and be a strategic member of the company’s leadership.  Oversee the Business Partner team supporting these leaders and those in their care, to inspire engagement and help Haworth meet our strategic goals.   You will serve as a champion of organizational management effectiveness and influence the success of our human capital – a true appreciating asset. You will draw heavily on your experience and training to analyze the strengths and needs of the organization. Free to network extensively with other senior managers at all levels of the organization, you will build influential relationships to stimulate change.  In this role you will also be responsible for ensuring our human resource programs are consistently administered in compliance with regulations, company policies and cultural values. In so doing, you will have the opportunity to develop, implement, and administers human resources plans, policies, and programs in support of our strategic objectives and business strategies.

Do you have these required qualifications?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Industrial Relations, Law or Psychology.
  • 15 years of management experience, including 5 years in Human Resources management.
  • Previous experience working at a manufacturing company or a company with a high volume of front-line workers. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal labor laws
  • Current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Ability to travel overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally, up to 10 percent of time.
  • Ability to work in Holland, MI with relocation assistance. 

Do you have these preferred qualifications?

  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Industrial Relations preferred.
  • Litigation or Mitigation experience preferred. 
  • Experience coaching other leaders preferred. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal labor laws for California preferred.
  • Ability to identify key performance metrics for operations preferred. 


Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Working familiarity with human resources knowledge in following areas: change management, conflict resolution, inspiring engagement, terminations, severance programs, performance improvement programs, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rules, Department of Labor (DOL) regulations, reductions in force initiatives, union avoidance practices, industrial health and safety programs.
  • Must possess high level understanding of at-will employment laws.
  • Must possess knowledge of employer and employee legal rights, duties, and responsibilities.
  • High level use of negotiation techniques, interviewing skills, and investigative procedures.
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and analytical skills

Haworth Values

Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at https://Careers.Haworth.com.

EEO/AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

Haworth, Inc. is a Federal Contractor and required to comply with Executive Order 14042. This means that all employees of Haworth must (a) be vaccinated, (b) have a medical exemption, or (c) have a religious, moral or ethical exemption that meets EEOC requirements. As a condition of employment, you must meet one of these three requirements at the time of hire or within 60 days of your initial employment date. #LI-OV1

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616)-393-1600.

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: Manager, Human Resources Director, HR, HR Manager, Change Management, Management, Human Resources

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