Human Resource Business Partner

11 - 15 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17
Crystal Springs, MS
11 - 15 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17

We, at ABB, have the strength and the people to realize the once unthinkable. As a Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP), you will be a core member of the Crystal Springs Management Team. You will provide on locationHR support to 400 employees ensuring effective and sustainable workplace relations and performance in close collaboration with the larger ABB HRnetwork. The Crystal Springs facility manufactures small power transformers in a unionized environment. ABB is a technology leader operating in more than 100 countries and employs around 132, people around the world.


Implement HR priorities in the Crystal Springs organization in line with the business and functional direction including labor relations, people strategy, culture, and development of talent, and organization design.
Deliver on 2018 Contract Negotiations in partnership with HR network and business strategy.
Partner with managers, union representatives and employees in Crystal Springs to understand current issues that can be supported or resolved through HR practices, processes, or policies.
Counsel Managers and employees on the most effective solutions to resolve issues.
Provide feedback and inputs on relevant local statutory or regulatory requirements into the development and implementation of new or improved processes/products/services.
Support manager and HRBP to implement and follow up performance management activities on the site, including poor performance improvement, performance feedback process, training need identification, termination, and etc.
Works closely with Talent Partners to ensure a healthy and sustainable talent pipeline in the organization considering internal Talent pool and external market.
Drives and executes all talent processes with Business Leaders e.g. identification and succession planning on business critical positions, diversity and inclusion and owns the talent outcomes.
Assess risks and coordinate actions to mitigate risks.
Monitors employee turnover data and put measures in place to support achievement of optimal levels of attrition across the site.
Assess employee engagement and morale and take actions to address issues.
Represent HR in the workplace, build partnerships between employees, HR and Managers.
Deliver day to day HR management contact / relationship for employees, including employee welfare, counselling, grievance redressal, disciplinary processes; Facilitate changes.
Carry out training and communication on HR strategy, policy, and processes when necessary.
Leads discussions and owns the relationship with local collective bargaining and information/consultation groups where applicable (e.g. works councils, trade unions, employee committees).
Manage resolution of labor relations crises which impact at a local level, ensuring necessary flow of information to all stakeholders.
Build and manage constructive relationships with both internal and external labor relations stakeholders at a local level, in order to support a culture of mutually beneficial cooperation between HR, line managers, employees and their representatives.
Advise and proactively communicate with local business leaders, relevant HR stakeholders and the legal function regarding requirements in labor relations, forthcoming legislation, etc.
Implement and ensure compliance with global and local standards, rules, tools, policies and processes related to operations/project execution and share functional best practices and lessons learned across the organization.


Basic Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree and 12+ years of Human Resource or management/manufacturing experience with a minimum 3 years’ experience in labor relations. OR
•Master’s degree and 10 years of Human Resource experience or management/manufacturing experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in labor relations
Preferred Qualifications:
• MBA or other Masters level education
• SPHR certification
• HR operations experience
• Change management facilitation skills
• Experience working with international and matrix organizations.
• Employee relations, people development, coaching and performance management experience
• Strong managerial courage skills
• Independent, self-motivated leader with a passion for employee growth and development..


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