HR Business Partner

Posted: March 28, 2022
Joliet, IL
HR / Administrative Jobs

Job Description


Seeking an HR Business Partner to join our corporate HR team to oversee human resources operations for a facility in Joliet, IL. The HR Business Partner will work closely with managers and employees on performance management, compensation, training, employee engagement and other matters as assigned. He/she will operate independently to support the needs of leaders and employees and will serve as the primary HR point of contact for the facility.


  • Provide leadership and counsel to field leaders in delivering HR solutions that enable a high-performance culture
  • Act as the “face of HR” by being highly visible to employees on the floor and having direct insight to the day-to-day happenings
  • Work closely with management and employees to increase productivity and morale
  • Observe/identify trends and analyze data within the region or departments and propose actions to address any gaps or issues
  • Assist in implementation of staffing strategy with Talent Acquisition, key HR partners and other appropriate leaders
  • Participate in onsite onboarding and conduct new hire orientations as necessary
  • Coach managers on performance management and employee conversations
  • Resolve employee relations issues, by addressing complaints or concerns and escalating to HR leadership as necessary
  • Partner with managers, facility leaders and HR leaders on annual performance review and goal setting cycles
  • Monitor and ensure understanding and compliance with federal and state employment laws as well as company human resources policies and procedures
  • Partner with facility leaders to determine necessary training and development opportunities for employees


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business-related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in Human Resources, preferably in a manufacturing environment with a heavy non-exempt population
  • Prior experience supporting a unionized environment and working through the grievance process required
  • Knowledge of labor and employment laws and familiarization with CBA’s required
  • Complete understanding of HR policies and procedures
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite; experience with HRIS systems preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to establish priorities and work independently
  • Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work onsite 5 days a week, including some flexible hours for night and weekend work as needed


  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry