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HR Manager (m/f/d)

Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Reggio Emilia RELeuco

Job description

Our customer, Kärcher, is the world's leading provider of cleaning technology. The family owned enterprise employs more than 14,500 people in 78 countries and more than 130 companies. More than 50,000 service centers in all countries ensure continuous and comprehensive supplies to customers all over the world. In 2021, Kärcher reached the highest sales with 3.092 billion euros in its history. 

In 2008 the Kaercher Group acquired Leuco, expanding their expertise in the high pressure pumps, and in 2014 ISAL s.r.l, creating their center of competence for Industrial Floor Care products. For their growing production and R&D sites, Kärcher Floor Care and Leuco (approx. 200 employees) based in Reggio Emilia / Italy, we are currently hiring an

HR Manager (m/f/d)

What are your tasks?

In this position you will be joining the Management team of both companies, Kärcher and Leuco, which comprises the following activities:

  • As a sparring partner for the Managing Director and the leadership team you directly contribute to the business providing strategic direction and expertise knowledge.

  • You bring HR to the next level: Optimizing HR processes, strengthening the Employer Brand and modernizing the recruiting processes with innovative ideas.

  • Together with your Team of 2 HR-Specialists you ensure a smooth handling of all operational HR topics (e.g. pre-payroll, administration, personnel recruitment). 

  • You process performance and identify potential as well as drive employee development through training activities. 

  • You promote the corporate culture and leadership principles, enhancing a cooperative and sustainable work environment.  

  • With your creative approach and your Kärcher values you manage two different mindsets (Kärcher Floor Care & Leuco), becoming a central figure in both subsidiaries. 

Job requirements

What do you have? 

  • A university degree related to HR, like Business Management, Psychology, Education or the like.

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional HR experience in an international production company, and ideally with first leadership experience.

  • Competence in trade union negotiation, as well as knowledge of forecasting, remuneration and legislation relating to employment contracts, tax and social security issues.

  • Experience in personnel evaluation techniques and performance management as well as the ability to plan development activities.

  • Fluency in Italian and  English (both written and orally); ideally experience working with SAP’s SuccessFactors.

  • An interpersonal leadership style paired with a collaborative, outgoing personality and a hands-on mentality.

Our offer

  • Kärcher offers a stable job based on a full-time contract of employment with an attractive remuneration package.

  • Medical healthcare are covered 100% by Kärcher.

  • You can participate in development programs and training, e.g. online language classes. Kärcher offers the possibility to reimburse or share the costs of external educational activities.

  • Additional benefits: Cafeteria program and a flexible Home Office option. 


As the personnel consultancy commissioned by Kärcher, we would like to invite you to use the "Apply" button to apply with your CV in just a few steps. If you have any questions, please contact Sulficar Saleh at +49 (0)30 4050416 26 and Mareike Rusch +49 (0)30 4050416 17.