Director of Human Resources

  • Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #44099

SkyWater is currently partnering with a growing, national company headquartered in the West Metro. This fun, purpose-driven organization is backed by decades of success with no plans of slowing down. Our client is seeking a Director of Human Resources to lead the development of strategic HR programs and support the business as a proactive HR partner. 

The Director of Human Resources will serve as both a strategic and tactical leader for all people-related initiatives. Reporting directly to the Chief People Officer, this role will provide direct comprehensive human resources leadership and support to corporate stakeholders, field operations leaders and executives to effectively plan, develop and execute human resources policies and programs to support the growing organization. This role will be hybrid split between home and office (West Metro).

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide HR leadership and business partnership to field leaders, corporate leadership and HR staff for multi-unit locations across the upper Midwest
  • Lead HR team and initiatives to implement and improve systems, policies and programs to support the HR function using both a strategic and hands-on approach
  • Oversee all aspects of the Human Resources function, including benefits management, compensation strategy, performance management, organizational development, retention, succession planning, employee relations and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws
  • Partner with business leadership to establish performance goals that support the growth and development of the business
  • In partnership with HR COEs, identify and execute strategies that attract and retain top talent  


  • 7+ years of progressive HR experience ideally in a HR business partner capacity
  • Experience leading others
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent experience 
  • Experience in a HR COE model 
  • Experience supporting multi-state and multi-unit operations, strongly preferred
  • Ability to influence and build relationships across all levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute operational strategies and plans across the broader HR function  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Human Resources Generalist

  • Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #44022

SkyWater Search is partnering with an innovative med-tech company as they look to hire the first full-time Human Resources professional at their HQ in Eden Prairie.  This is a small but growing company, so this person will touch all aspects of Human Resources and have a unique opportunity to build out a function to meet the growing needs of the business.

Vice President Human Resources

  • Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43984

Our client is is seeking a strategic leader with the drive to build and strengthen organizational culture and make a mark at a key moment in the company’s continued growth and work alongside dedicated, highly motivated colleagues. The individual will have strong contemporary human resources capabilities with a proven track record in building an employee-centric culture.
The Vice President of Human Resources (HR) provides executive-level leadership and guidance to the HR function focusing on the areas of talent acquisition, compensation strategy, organizational effectiveness, talent development, employee relations, health and welfare benefits, compliance and employment law.  This important position is a part of the executive leadership team and reports directly to the CEO. 

If you are good at what you do and you want to be on a team that’s growing and thriving, we want to talk to you.


  • Set strategy and direction for all aspects of the Human Resources function in alignment with overall business strategies and objectives. 
  • Develop an in depth understanding of the business to establish and implement short-term and long-term people strategies that drive business results while proactively anticipating changes and implications to the business.
  • Provide strategic direction on talent acquisition, compensation strategy, organizational effectiveness, talent development and change management.
  • Continually assess and measure the HR function, identifying opportunities for process improvements and enhancements.
  • Execute an effective onboarding strategy for new employees that make them feel welcomed, valued, and prepared for work responsibilities.
  • Lead the talent calibration process with leaders to proactively assess and develop talent for current and future needs.
  • Develop market intelligence to ensure compensation programs are retaining and incenting top performers. 
  • Oversee the annual benefit review process, including providing feedback regarding design or policy changes, oversee administration of all benefit programs.
  • Partner with leadership to execute effective communication and change management strategies that clearly communicates organizational values and expectations.
  • Coach, counsel, and guide executives and managers on all people related issues. Guide leaders to provide development opportunities.
  • Collaborate on M&A opportunities including integration of new organizations.
  • Complete annual policy and program updates of the AAP and EEO plan ensuring compliance with federal and state laws, policies, and guidelines.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Human Resources Certification (SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP/SCP) and/or Advanced Degree preferred.
  • 12 years of progressive Human Resources experience including at least  5 years leading Human Resources in a high growth environment.
  • Multi-state experience, ideally in a high-growth service-oriented environment.
  • Solid understanding of employment law and proven record of limited liability exposure.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Results-oriented, dynamic, flexible and can easily link HR to business solutions.
  • Strong sense of urgency toward business issues, must possess effective multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Proven demonstration of leading all aspects of Human Resources, developing Human Resources professionals and managing external partners.
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience with various platforms and/or HRIS.
  • Proven desire to influence and build relationships across all levels of the organization.

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43968

We are partnering with a growing Medical Device company based here in the Twin Cities. They are looking to add a Senior C#/.NET Software Engineer to their team. This is a company that is committed to improving patient treatment with their innovative products. They currently have their products available in more than 60 countries. They are looking for someone to lead the efforts in helping them build their desktop applications that connect with their devices as well as help them transition to some more modern technology.

This is a full-time, permanent position with a competitive salary and benefits.

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: Eden Prairie , Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43638

Our client is in the Aerospace & Aviation space here in the Twin Cities & they are looking to bring on a Senior Software Engineer to join their tight knit team.
You will have the opportunity to test & design new products for some of the most well known aircrafts in the world.
You also have the freedom to see a project from start to finish & present them to internal & external teams. 

Senior Embedded Software Engineer (local to MN)

  • Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43288

Our client is an Engineering company that specialized in product development & engineering services to help with areas of machine design. 
They are looking for talented Embedded Engineers (4+ years of experience) that will help with mid-large size projects they typically work on for clients ranging from start ups to Fortune 100 Companies.
The candidate they are looking for will have an understanding of machinery, electronic controllers, and be a great team player. Also, potential be able to lead a team down the road. 
*Must be local to Minnesota & no sponsorship available* 

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