Human Resources Business Partner at ITT Inc.

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Orchard Park, New York

Job Description:

Position Summary


As a strategic HR Business Partner you will be part of a dynamic and fast paced manufacturing and technology culture; you will provide broad business partner support in planning, developing, and executing HR activities pivotal in helping the organization maintain its competitive edge; you will partner closely with site leaders and employees on a variety of fronts to support the design, implementation and administration of human resources projects and programs to meet organizational needs. Additionally, this position will support the functions necessary to procure, maintain, and enhance the human resource department to achieve the business objectives of the operation.

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Essential Responsibilities

  • Provides coaching and guidance to leaders on people and organization management processes in multiple areas including: talent acquisition, onboarding, employee relations, and performance management
  • Provides support in fostering a world-class talent acquisition process focused on attracting and retaining high performing, diverse exempt and non-exempt talent
  • Leads/supports employee engagement, ITTer experience, and inclusiveness initiatives and process improvements to foster/sustain positive working environment
  • Works closely to understand the business and organization effectiveness implications to people strategies and organization designs and works proactively to recommend changes
  • Provides advice and counsel to employees and leaders on employee relation issues to facilitate a positive resolution of work-related conflicts, with comprehensive knowledge of company policies, procedures, practices, state/federal labor laws and mandates
  • Helps to manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conducts thorough and objective investigations as needed, assess risk and determine appropriate course of action, working closely with HR leadership and legal. Escalates more complex, sensitive or business-critical cases to the HR Value Center HR Leader.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day HR Management, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Assists employees with interpretation of company policies and respond to inquiries, concerns and grievances; assuring that employee perspectives are heard and considered
  • Leverages data effectively as part of effective consultation to the business including observations of exit trends; and other areas of opportunity
  • Manages onboarding process and ensures support to both managers and employees as part of and engaging new hire process.
  • Provides consistent and exceptional customer experience to all stakeholders
  • Maintains integrity when handling highly confidential and critical information
  • Manage and administer employee leave of absences in compliance with corporate and state/federal laws
  • Partner with Environment Health Safety in managing and monitoring Workers Compensation
  • Perform other projects/assignments as required and assigned

Position Requirements

What We Are Looking For:

We are looking for an energetic, curious, business aligned partner who is able to lead and thrive in a change oriented, hands-on, high performance environment and who wants an opportunity to contribute as part of a great team in a dynamic business. Specific skills and attributes wanted include:

  • 5+ years of progressive Human Resources Business Partner experience, preferably in mid to large-sized manufacturing organization.
  • Experience in key human resources areas including: recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee development, and employee relations
  • Ability to operate as a hands-on partner as well as think and consult strategically
  • Continuous improvement mindset, someone who looks at ways to do things better and with speed and simplicity
  • Track record in investigating and resolving complex employee relations issues
  • Strong consultative skills and ability to partner with managers/professionals to understand needs and deliver solutions that meet or exceed expectations
  • Customer-focused, proactive, positive and driven to achieve goals in a fast pace and challenging environment
  • Change management skills and a solid understanding of the actions needed to support a transforming business
  • Knowledge of HR practices, regulations and policies and applicable state/federal laws/regulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with emphasis on confidentiality and diplomacy
  • Fully embraces and promotes the use of data to understand the business, talent, organization and to consult on people-based decisions
  • Accountable and organized to get work delivered on time and with quality
  • Service leadership mindset - a strong focus on service to our customers and people
  • A track record of embracing diversity and inclusion and acting as a champion for creating a "culture of belonging"
  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field/discipline
  • Occasional travel

Mobility longer term preferred