Human Resources Manager

Human Resources


Aprilaire is an industry leading provider of healthy air solutions who is committed to our mission; everyone deserves healthy air. You will join a team of professionals who are passionate, customer focused, adaptable, and leading the way for new HVAC technologies and innovative thinking. We are proud to be in over 7 million homes and look forward to our continued success; give your career a breath of fresh air today and consider joining our team! 


We are seeking an Human Resources Manager to join our team! This person will make a lasting impact on our business operations in our Madison manufacturing plant and will act as a champion for our organizational values. If you are the type of person who displays a sense of urgency and personal initiative, are skilled in problem solving and team building, and has prior experience developing employees and managers, we want to hear from you! 


Note: This role is not 100% remote. Candidates must live within 50-75 miles of Madison or be in the active process of moving here.


Your day will include: 

    • Establish relations with employees that inspire trust, confidence, and respect.
    • Lead the collaboration team to build a relationship between management and production floor.
    • Interpret and communicate human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations.
    • Investigate and address employee relations issues, such as work complaints and employee concerns.  Provide recommendations for next steps.
    • Responsible for making recommendations based on the labor contract.
    • Counsel supervisors/managers involving production staff and general staff personnel issues. Provide guidance and feedback as needed.
    • Manage the attendance policy per the plant rules, FMLA guidelines and labor contract.
    • Meet monthly with each management team member in the Madison facility to help facilitate growth and support development within their respective area.
    • Assist with the preparation of contract negotiations and act as a member of the Management team to research, bargain and settle day-to-day grievances.
    • Administer the leave of absences program, including personal time off, sick leave policy and Family Medical Leave Act in Madison facility.
    • Maintain internal system with production staff absence information.
    • Communicate effectively to supervisors, internal production admin team, and payroll regarding employee hires/terms/LOA/FMLA. 
    • Assisting in recruiting process where needed such as collaborating with hiring managers and interview teams to ensure job requirements and expectations are clearly defined and candidates are assessed against appropriate criteria 
    • Training managers on communication of expectations and feedback, effective coaching, employee development, etc. 
    • Coaching, guiding, partnering, and collaborate with leaders at all levels on employee related issues to ensure consistency, compliance, and positive outcomes
    • Act as a Brand Ambassador--promote and champion company values.


If the below says, "Me!" apply today:

  • Minimum 5 years prior experience as an HR Manager, HR Business Partner, Senior HR Generalist or similar position
  • Bachelor's degree ideal
  • Ability to drive results, take ownership and manage projects from start to finish 
  • Demonstrated experience with people development both directly and indirectly through the coaching of managers and employees
  • Ability to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities while balancing multiple initiatives
  • Skilled in conflict resolution, mediation, problem solving and team building
  • Highly customer focused with ability to build rapport, establish credibility, demonstrate sound judgment, and positively influence outcomes


A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR ALL!  At Aprilaire, we know our employees are our most important resource. Below is just a snapshot of our benefits package: 

We care about your health by providing...

  • health insurance plan
  • dental and vision insurance
  • flexible spending account
  • progressive wellness programming for you and your family 

We care about your wellbeing by providing...

  • vacation and holiday pay
  • employee discounts on Aprilaire products

We care when you need it most by providing...

  • company-sponsored short and long term disability plans
  • identity theft protection
  • bereavement pay

We care about your financial wellness by providing...

  • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing
  • life insurance coverage

We care about our community by...

  • giving back to local charities through fund-raising, volunteering, and charitable events
  • sponsoring employees and immediate family members for their participation in charitable events


Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


Aprilaire is an E-Verify company.


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