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Human Resources Business Partner

Country:
United States
Work Location:
Roxboro
State:
North Carolina
30 Sep 2021
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity

The HRBP plays a key role in establishing a customer service culture by driving the effective execution of HR processes and the HR life cycle within their respective location. HRBP is responsible for the planning and delivery of processes for recruitment, orientation & training, talent management, performance management, benefits, policies/processes, compensation, and employee engagement, with the goal of developing a workforce that achieves excellence in driving business results. HRBP is seen as a critical role for the location and reports to the Plant HR Manager to provide a partnership with his/her business leaders.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for development, implementation, administration and operation of high-value quality human resources program, practices and procedures consistent with GKN standards within the business group.

  • Build partnerships between managers and leadership team.  Seek and share information and use appropriate influence strategies to gain genuine commitment.

  • Help to lead the plant HR by driving world class HR strategies and systems around staffing and recruiting, labor relations, training and development, employee engagement and performance management while supporting the plant’s vision and values.

  • Manage/Support workforce planning initiatives, new employee orientation and create on-boarding programs to foster employee engagement and introduction to the business.

  • Participate/Support employee terminations, coach manager appropriately and conduct exit interviews to utilize information gathered to identify and address root causes of turnover.

  • Remain abreast of worker's compensation and related labor laws (e.g., FMLA, ADA, etc.) and provide education to local managers/supervisors; coordinate any related situations with third party administrators.

  • Ensure that employees understand processes and systems that enable them to be paid in a timely and accurate manner; establish accountabilities that ensure correct information is provided to Shared Services Team for benefits. Manage Payroll and HRIS  at location.

  • Work with Shared Services, and North America Services (Corporate Benefits) to ensure that new systems and/or processes are fully implemented where applicable.  

  • Manage employee relations situations at assigned location, conduct investigations as needed and  partner with Plant Manager/Supervisors as needed to effectively resolve situations and mitigate risk; identify trends in employee relations cases to address root cause (helping to reduce absenteeism and/or turnover); educate managers on how to handle situations more effectively.

  • Support safety and security programs and link to related HR programs where applicable.  Work with safety/security resource(s) to identify issues and/or trends and create HR-related responses to address any issues (e.g., enhanced hiring process, focused-training, better on-boarding, progressive discipline, etc.).

  • Partner with the HR Manager, HR Director and Director of Compensation to develop/implement a salary plan to ensure location(s) pay competitively, reward higher performers, and address internal equity issues.


About Us

GKN Automotive is the market leader in conventional, all-wheel and electrified drive systems and solutions.

With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN Automotive. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN Automotive is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, colour, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.