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HR Business Partner

Company: Bodycote plc
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Our people are the heart of our business. As the world's largest provider of thermal processing services, Bodycote employs thousands of highly skilled staff around the globe, some of the best engineers, scientists and technicians in the industry. Come join our team! Reporting directly to the Senior HR Manager and supporting our East ADE region, the business partner is an experienced HR professional, who has a broad experience in human resources. The partner builds a valuable relationship with internal customers and transfers requests and solutions to/from the plant, support functions, shared services and corporate. The partner supports and works collaboratively with the SR HR Manager. The partner actively supports discussions and transfers HR best practices to and from different plants and functions in the organization. The Partner assesses and anticipates HR-related needs communicating proactively with the HR department and their designated HR Region to develop integrated solutions that reflect the business objectives of the organization. Major Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a single point of the contact for the employees and managers in the HR Region
  • Proactively supports the delivery of HR Processes
  • Manages complex and difficult HR Projects cross-functionally
  • Builds a strong business relationship with the internal customers to include operations, SSC, support functions, and corporate
  • Manages workers comp issues in coordination with the safety team and bring timely resolution to claims
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues with support from Sr. HR Manager. Conducts effective, thorough, timely and objective investigations.
  • Build effective relationships with employees and provide seamless HR support to line management
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the delivery of HR services to your site, including employee relations, compensation, engagement and organizational design/change, recruiting and selection
  • Work with line management team to determine departmental needs and execute accordingly
  • Lead, leverage and improve HR processes within the business (Performance Management, Salary Planning/Reward Management, Succession Planning and Talent Management), cross-functional communication
  • Implement and drive HR initiatives that contribute to the development and execution of the 'people agenda' for the business
  • Partner with line management to deliver leadership that sponsors optimum engagement of employees while actively managing headcount targets and assisting in budget management
  • Ensure a dynamic pipeline of talent through rigorous performance management, coaching and development of employees, candid and timely performance feedback
  • Serve as an employee advocate, balancing fair labor standards
  • Advise managers on talent management programs, skill gap analysis, and individual career development
  • Analyze and report on HR data to help shape and influence business decisions We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications: -
    • This position must satisfy ITAR compliance requirements, therefore candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Card Holder.
    • Bachelor's degree (ideally in Business Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Psychology or a related discipline in which business knowledge and an understanding of human resource practices are gained); PHR preferred
    • Minimum five years of increasing HR generalist responsibility, i.e. must have touched several of the key areas of HR supporting a business: handling employee relations, compensation decisions, recruiting and performance management
    • Multisite experience is a plus
    • Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions, evaluate people, manage conflicting priorities; ability to positively influence management and the capability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
    • Outstanding communication, coaching, influencing and interpersonal skills
    • Process and detail oriented, including strong organizational and prioritization skills;
    • 'Systems savvy' - comfortable with use of IT in HR, and automation
    • Sound knowledge of US Federal and State labor laws. Bodycote has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment and for these reasons all applicants in the United States who receive a conditional offer of employment must undergo a drug screen before employment begins. U.S. Employment Law Posters and Statements (applicable for U.S. only)US insurance information:
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Keywords: Bodycote plc, Hartford , HR Business Partner, Human Resources , Hartford, Connecticut

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