As part of an international mid-sized corporation with ambitious growth plans, an innovative mindset and high customer focus, NDS is looking for highly motivated and team-oriented individuals with eagerness to join our journey from good to great.


Provides HR guidance, analyzes metrics, resolves employee relations issues, and works with management to improve work relationships and productivity. Ensures compliance with all applicable labor laws.


Primary Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Strategy: Contribute to the development, execution, and communication of winning strategies. Use foundation in business knowledge to facilitate strategy discussions for the future of NDS’ business. Work with management team to formulate unique business strategies and develop the organizational capabilities that serve as a competitive advantage.
  • Innovate:  Continually develop HR practices, policies and processes that link directly to the business strategy and create measurable business results.
  • Achieve Costs and Efficiencies:  Improve the efficiency of HR administrative work. Facilitate greater transaction processing at lower costs. Promote efficiencies by transferring transactional work out. Eliminates nice-to-have but unnecessary activities.
  • Create Value:  With focus on internal and external customers, creates value. Involve customers in the design of HR practices (i.e., performance management, rewards, training, recruitment, etc.).
  • Community Representation:  Represent NDS in our communities and accounts for community requirements in NORMA Group’s value proposition. Lead issues of corporate social responsibility (CSR) including Compliance.
  • Culture and Change Steward:  Support NDS/NORMA Group in identifying and facilitating important change that improves capabilities of the plant. Turn what is known (data or information) into action.
  • Credible Activist:  Acts as voice for the plant to Business, Region, and HQ HR. Builds relationships of trust based on business knowledge. Offers point-of-view not just about HR issues, but business issues.
  • Manage Talent:  Provide support and counsel in building individual and organization capability. Creates human abilities and organizational capabilities that are better than those of the competitors.
  • Achieve Results:  Measures & is transparent about HR activities.
  • Execute HR Programs, Processes, and Procedures: In alignment with Business, Region, and HQ, these include and are not limited to, Employee relations, employment, compensation administration, training and development, benefits, safety and health, records administration, and compliance.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, labor relations, business or related required. Master’s degree in HR, labor relations, related preferred.
  • Eight (8)+ years of generalist manufacturing experience (of which at least five (5) years in a management capacity).
  • Lead HR roles in manufacturing; including positions at more than one manufacturing plant.
  • Expertise in recruiting, labor & employee relations, organization, and employee development..
  • Business proficient English skills required.


Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to connect HR work directly to the business.
  • Adaptability and versatility to recognize business situations that require different HR interventions.
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships with line managers as contributors to the business agenda.
  • Ability to conduct talent and organization audits to facilitate or drive change.
  • Expert knowledge in one or two functional HR areas.
  • Ability to work in a virtual, global organization in terms of HR practices.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word). SharePoint skills preferred.
  • Ability to relocate necessary for career growth. Ability to participate in temporary assignments at other facilities.


NDS, a proud member of NORMA Group, is a market leader for solutions in Storm Water Management, Efficient Landscape Irrigation, and Flow Management  for residential and commercial markets. Enjoy Speed. Adapt Fast. Don’t’ hesitate – take action, apply today and join our team!


Contact for this position: Ruth Topete

L&D Manager


NDS, Inc.,
851 N Harvard,
Lindsay 93247