Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Greenville, SC

Department: Human Resources

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Carolina Handling, is a leader in the Material Handling business. We are a strong and a rapidly growing company with a history of stable performance that focuses squarely on our associates.  If you’re looking for a challenging, rewarding career where you can make a difference, then Carolina Handling is the place for you. At Carolina Handling, professional growth is fundamental to our corporate culture.  Our motto is “Exceeding Customer Expectations”. This not only applies to our external customers, but to our internal customers – our Associates. We continually strive to exceed their expectations through career development, continuing education, advancement opportunities, job stability, great benefits and a culture unlike any other.

JOB SUMMARY

The HR business partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with Associate and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The successful HRBP acts as a champion for Associates and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and Associates that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture and its competition.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  Conducts weekly meetings with respective business units.
  • Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • All other duties as assigned or required

COMPETENCIES

  •  Business Acumen
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Cultural Awareness
  • HR Expertise
  • Relationship Management

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

WORK ENVIORNMENT

This job operates in a professional office environment with occasional exposure to warehouse and shop environments.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the Associate is regularly required to stand, talk, walk and hear.  The Associate frequently is required to sit for extended periods of time and use hands to write, input data and handle materials.  The Associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to focus.  This position will be performed in an office, classroom environment, or in the field.  The position requires frequent travel by automobile and occasional travel by airplane.  During site visits and training sessions, position may require work in a shop or warehouse environment with exposure to hazards of equipment movement and chemicals. 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time exempt position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and occasional weekend work as job duties demand.

TRAVEL
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area travel may be expected.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Bachelor's degree and relevant industry experience.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and/or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) credential or ability to obtain certification within one year of employment.

STATEMENT OF INTENT

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Other duties and responsibilities include those that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job under the ADA, however the level of performance of these responsibilities are weighed equally with principal duties in evaluating overall job performance.  This job description also includes a supplemental listing of results expected to be achieved in the performance of this job.

The physical demands and work environment described in the job description are representative of conditions which must be met or encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Associates holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Carolina Handling, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. No information on the application is intended to obtain information to be used for such discrimination.

***To learn more about our company, you may visit our web site at www.carolinahandling.com Please only send your resume to one location.

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