Sr. Human Resources Business Partner - Sales

Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits   •  

Union City, CA

Industry: Food & Beverages


11 - 15 years

Posted 37 days ago


The Sr. HRBP will act as a trusted advisor; proactively engaging with program leadership to influence and positively
impact the organization by identifying resources and formulating/presenting actionable recommendations/options for
leadership consideration.

This position provides leaders with coaching, consultation, and guidance regarding effective
management of people, structure, organization effectiveness, and workforce planning. Additionally, key responsibilities
will include partnerships with relevant HR Centers of Excellence subject matter experts in designing and delivering innovative
HR solutions in core areas to include the following: Total Rewards and Performance Management, Talent Management and
Development, Staffing/Workforce Strategy, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee/Labor Relations and Investigations, Leave and
Benefit Administration, and Compensation.

Specific to the unionized workforce, the Sr. HR Business Partner will work in partnership with the Employee/Labor Relations
COE, to include, but is not limited to the following:

•Provide day to day employee and labor relations support to ensure proper handling of various issues; escalate complex
employee and labor relations issues to the COE for handling
•Assist in resolving, coaching and guiding managers through employee/labor relations issues in partnership with the COE
•Establish and maintain effective relations with labor organizations that represent employees, administer labor agreements,
and confer with labor unions on behalf of the company in partnership with the COE
•Provide employee/labor relations training to field managers as directed by the COE
•Participate in Joint Labor Management Council Meetings in partnership with the COE
•Resolve grievances between the grieving employee/union and the company in partnership with the COE
•Carry out reductions in force and terminations in partnership with the COE
•Performance improvement plans, and disciplinary actions via corrective action/performance management in accordance
with company polices, CBA and ABC compliance led by Employee/Labor Relations Business Partner in partnership with HRBP
•Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills:

•Organizational Development: Support and work with business teams and functions to understand current and future business
goals and trends that may impact workforce needs and initiative. Proactively engage with business leaders on people strategy and
effectively delivering strategy through workforce planning and organization design and structure.
•Managerial courage – relishes the opportunity to constructively challenge conventional thinking and the ability to respectfully
challenge the opinions of others
•Ability to be an effective change agent in an environment of innovation and continuous improvement
•Culture: Develop knowledge and skills to be able to reinforce the Southern Glazer’s culture with leaders and employees.
Partner with Southern Glazer’s University and business leaders to develop programs and initiatives which help educate and
reinforce the culture with teams
•Analytical Skills: Possess the skills and ability to present solutions to issues in a concise manner to varying levels of leadership
using analytics and insights based on analytics along with sound business acumen
•Unionized Workforce: Experience working in a unionized workforce, teamsters preferred
•Must demonstrate strong decision making and judgment, oral and written communication, business acumen skills
•Proven success in implementing core talent management processes
•Demonstrated ability to execute quickly, effectively and consistently
•Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills required
•Confidence interacting with senior/executive leadership
•The successful candidate will consult with leadership, employees, and cross-functional groups to solve complex organizational
challenges, and be an integral part of the client's leadership team


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Business, HR or related field
•Minimum of 10+ years of experience in delivering strategic HR methodology, employee/labor relations
within a unionized workforce, teamsters preferred
•Strong Communication, Presentation, Facilitation and Negotiation skills
•Demonstrated ability to successfully manage projects through full lifecycle (design, develop, implement)
and deliver impactful results
•Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills with the ability to adjust style as needed to develop effective relationships
with all levels of leadership, employees and peers locally and virtually
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including the ability to analyze metrics