Total Rewards Director

  • Location: Bloomington , Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41955

SkyWater Search Partners has been retained in search for a strategic Total Rewards Leader for a growing $5b global electronics manufacturer. In this newly created role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing total rewards programs (with an immediate emphasis on compensation strategy) that attract, retain, and support employee engagement. This highly visible role reports directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer and regularly interacts with the executive leadership team including the President. Our ideal candidate is a strategic Total Rewards leader that has a proven track record of developing and implementing comprehensive and competitive programs in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.  This opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and significant opportunities for career growth.


Leads the design and execution of the Company’s pay philosophy, salary grades and structure, and annual merit and bonus program.

  • Compensation Management, Administration, and Analysis – Research Total Rewards landscape to understand best practices and employment trends to ensure we hire and retain talent to deliver our business objectives
  • Develops insightful and data-informed recommendations to improve current programs/processes.
  • Ensure data integrity of people data in the system is prioritized and maintained.
  • Leads the design, implementation and communication of company benefit plans which are cost effective, consistent with company objectives and market competitive to attract and retain talent.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, and administration of benefit programs and compensation programs.
  • Establishes and manages relationships with vendors, brokers, and carriers, including monitoring service levels, costs, utilization, and other metrics to ensure a positive employee experience and value to the organization.
  • Leverage technology and proactively identify ways to streamline and simplify processes with an eye for efficiency and improved customer experience
  • Collaborate with HR partners and Business Leaders to facilitate attraction and retention of talent and ensure internal equity and compliance.
  • Lead annual market survey analysis activities and compensation planning processes.
  • Stays current with industry trends, developing concepts, practices and procedures in the benefits and wellness field and recommends changes to support a high-growth environment.
  • Ensures through audits and reports that the Company’s benefit programs and practices are consistently administered and compliant with company policies, and local and federal government regulations.
  • Leads and develops compensation, benefits, and payroll teams.
  • Oversees access requests to compensation and people data.  Act as the expert in the area of GDPR and China Privacy Law



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience combined with HR certification
  • 10+ years of strategic total rewards experience in a global and/or matrixed environment
  • Strong business acumen, analytical and strategic problem solver
  • Collaborative team player with dedicated focus in providing exceptional customer service
  • Proven leadership skills, including experience managing other HR professionals and influencing without authority
  • Strong proficiency in managing and leveraging large scale HRIS systems as a strategic tool
  • Self-starting and tenacious with the ability to perform under pressure
  • Strong project management and ability to initiate, implement, drive and sustain change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with international HR strategy and decision making (preferred)
  • HR Certifications such as SHRM-CP, SPHR, CCP or CBP (preferred)

Director, Investor Relations

  • Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41943

We are working with a $3B MN based, worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment to help them find a Director of Investor Relations.

This person will drive all aspects of investor relations and will cultivate and shape the investor relations strategy. This is an exciting position that will work closely with senior leadership across the firm to create unified communications of the company's value proposition to the analyst community. 

We are looking for a candidate that has 15 years of experience with 5 directly in Investor Relations. We are looking for a strong communicator that can work well with the analyst community, drive and implement change and is an excellent critical thinker. Experience with Equity Research, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance or Capital Markets is preferred.

If interested, please contact

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Senior Analyst

  • Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41893

Are you hungry? Ambitious? Driven?  Are you looking for a high impact role that provides a fast track to promotion?  Do you enjoy standing shoulder to shoulder with executives on a daily basis?  Can you confidently say where you want your career to go?

If your answer is “YES” to all of these questions, then this company is THE company for you.

SkyWater is excited to be partnering with one of our best clients to add a Senior Analyst to their team.  We started working with this company 10 years ago and in that time, it has grown exponentially (from less than 10 people to almost 100!)  We’ve placed a ton of people there and not one person has left – every single person says that they love working there and didn’t realize how much fun work could be!

This company only hires the best of the best – the better you are, the quicker you will move up.  Think of this role as a mini MBA program – you’ll get to where you want to be in 18 months, rather than in 10 years.

If you are intrigued, please reach out to Lindsay Dubbeldee at for further details.

Business Systems Manager

  • Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41868

We're partnering with a great client of ours in the Minneapolis area to find a Business Systems Manager. This company has decades of experience in high-performance, manufacturing. 

This Manager will be overseeing their Business Systems department and will be responsible for their ERP system and it's integrations. Their current ERP system is GP Dynamics but they're open to experience with any major ERP system. Someone who has experience with SQL queries will also be very advantageous. This manager will have one direct report and will still have some technical, hands-on duties. It's a great opportunity for someone who has a lot of experience in this area and is looking to take the next step into a management role.

  • Experience with any major ERP systems. 
  • Experience with ERP system integrations
  • Must be local to Minnesota and cannot require sponsorship

Human Resources Generalist

  • Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41594

SkyWater Search is partnering with a local, growing design, build and project management firm as they look to hire for a newly-created HR Generalist position due to growth of the company!  The company has been experiencing a record year of growth and international expansion. It's a phenomenal time to join!

This person will play a critical role on a 5-person team in supporting the organization's current and future employees. This person will help with everything from recruiting, onboarding, orientation, benefits/open enrollment, performance reviews, award programs, process/program improvement, various reporting/compliance and much more.

The company also offers 100% employer-paid health insurance, phenomenal benefits and a respectful working environment.

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