HR Manager - Kanthal India

May 24
Tamil Nadu
Job category:
Human Resources
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We’re looking for a



Do you have passion for applied HR and want to directly contribute towards driving growth?

Then we have an interesting opportunity to offer. You will play a strategic role in growing our business & our people in India. You will get a chance to work directly with the management teams of our production & Sales units in India to build & drive HR initiatives and build the environment that enables its execution.

Together with us, you have a truly unique opportunity to fulfil your career aspiration while directing the next phase of our journey and transforming the world!

Kanthal is a world-leading brand for products and services in the areas of industrial heating technology and resistance material. We develop innovative solutions in creative partnerships with our customers, and with a strong commitment to reduce the environmental impact. With skilled people and pioneering technology, we support some of the world’s most exciting and biggest projects.

Your mission

In this position, you’re responsible for enhancing organisational performance and the business from an HR point of view. This includes supporting strategic initiatives and contributing to execute the HR strategy to support business strategy and growth. You work closely with management team members of both Production & Sales to design, adjust and execute activities for both day-to-day HR support and new initiation to hire, keep and motivate people for new ways of working, and continue to best support the business in gaining market share. You will play a key role in developing our people, grow leadership capability and advancing an agile, hard-working organisation to deliver increased business results and competitive advantage for the company.
Some of your main responsibilities include:

  • Performance management
  • Talent and succession management
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Ownership of the HR delivery model
  • Change Management
  • Learning and Development

You’re an active member of the management team for Production, Sales Operations and the Kanthal Global HR team.

We believe in empowering our people, so you will have the freedom and flexibility to act within the scope of your job, keeping the Kanthal way of working & our Leadership model as the guiding path.

As HR Manager, you will directly report to the Head of the Production Unit – India and will be a crucial part of our PU management team. You will also have a shared responsibility of Sales Team in India and a Functional reporting to the Head of HR – BU Heating Systems, Kanthal.

Our Culture

We strive for a genuinely collaborative culture. We firmly believe in diversity and celebrate Inclusion across all dimensions in our organisation. Together with you, we would contribute towards providing a Diverse, Equal, and Inclusive work environment within Kanthal and BU Heating Systems.

Your profile

We’re looking for you with an extensive and broad background as an HR Manager or from an HRBP role towards mid/senior management teams. You have gained more than 7 years of experience predominantly from production organisations. You demonstrate skills in change management and tactical work, such as Industrial relations, OD intervention, Conflict resolution etc. Your working background is backed by a relevant academic degree in Human Resources or Business Administration.

Your personality truly makes the difference! With your openness and good communicative skills, you easily build relationships with people around you. You’re a true team player who believes that the best solutions emerge when collaborating with others, you also possess a strategical mindset and the ability to work effectively with several tasks at the same time – describing yourself as a real doer!

You demonstrate strong decision-making skills and should be comfortable working in a Matrix organisation. We consider Communication to be a key enabler and since this role will also work with our global HR network, fluency in both written & verbal English is a must.

Job Location

Hosur, Tamil Nadu

We’re looking forward to meeting you!


Send your application no later than 25th May 2022. Read more about Kanthal and apply at, Job ID: If you wish to attach a cover letter to your application, please make sure to attach the file when uploading your resume.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact:

Recruiting manager – Radheshyam Bhardwaj (

Head of HR – Jyoti Sharma (

Deadline: May 24
Job-ID: R0034278

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