HR Business Partner
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Description

The Human Resources Business Partner will support business functions in all aspects of Human Resources.  Some functions the HRBP will own include: staffing, recruiting, employee relations, orientation, benefits, compensation, training, policy interpretation/implementation and performance management. 

The position is also responsible for the execution of additional continuous improvement initiatives identified as business priorities. All responsibilities must be performed in collaboration with additional Human Resource partners to create sustainable and consistent processes amongst all North America company sites/employees. All tasks should be in alignment with the company’s strategy and be designed to achieve maximum effectiveness and success. 

The HRBP will be joining the Kollmorgen team in Radford, VA.  Kollmorgen is part of Altra (AIMC).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a recruitment strategy for hourly and salary positions using Altra standard of work processes including posting of positions, applicant tracking, evaluation of candidates and recommendations to hiring managers. 
  • Establish, maintain and utilize relevant metrics to gauge the effectiveness of the talent acquisition function. Utilize these metrics to drive sustained continuous improvement. 
  • Lead talent and development planning including assessment of talent, succession planning, leadership development and workforce planning, Partner with the leadership team to ensure  that the right talent is available to execute the business plans in advance of need.
  • Analyze results of the annual employee survey to provide insight and recommendations to improve results; partner with leaders of each group to drive team improvements through the creation and execution of an action plan. Ensure visual management is used throughout the year on progress on action plans. 
  • Ensure thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures as well as local labor laws. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with appropriate legislation.  Properly execute corporate policies and HR programs ensuring superior quality, delivery and cost. Interpret policies and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Answer employee questions and assist with HR programs, policies, benefits, FMLA, and other employee safety, health and wellness services.
  • Day-to-day employee relations including problem solving, counseling, coaching, fact-finding, etc.
  • Own communication, execution and follow-up of cyclical team events. This includes but is not limited to: open enrollment, hourly merit reviews, salaried merit reviews, performance and development programs as well as employee events
  • Complete various projects involving analytical and research work, i.e. legislative changes, regulations and defining career-paths.
  • Responsible for talent management including consulting with the organization’s leaders regarding team development and personal/professional development of employees.
  • Partner with leadership to facilitate meaningful change and improved organizational effectiveness.  HRBP’s will join with leadership to champion the Altra Business System (ABS).  ABS is the organizational culture that encompasses continuous improvement and policy deployment of strategic initiatives.
  • Engage in community relations and otherwise represent the Company to the public when necessary.
  • Develop an understanding of the industrial automation industry including business cycles, competitors, customers, channel partners and key success factors
  • Operational Excellence – Executes and oversees day to day administrative functions including administration of human resources policies and programs, approval of requisitions and offer letters, guidance on employee mobility/relocation, employee relations, participation and contribution to annual compensation planning and performance management process
  • Travel up to 10% of the time.

 

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Change Management: A combination of mental flexibility, creativity, conceptual ability and judgment. Ability to lead and manage change process for the organization effectiveness. An analytical and effective human resources problem-solver, with a strong strategic orientation; someone who deals effectively with both macro “big picture” issues, as well as detailed tactical activity involved in developing appropriate programs.
  • Strong interpersonal savvy: A good listener with outstanding interpersonal qualities and a natural, effective consultative style. Someone who is sought out for their opinions and counsel and who can forge and maintain close relationships, both internally and externally. A highly-motivated team player who contributes to an atmosphere in which people work together, enthusiastically and effectively, in producing outstanding results.
  • Results driven: An energetic, resourceful and hands on individual with a strong service orientation, someone who commits herself/himself fully to the job and who is dedicated to developing and delivering outstanding work – consistently revisits, rethinks and proactively explores opportunities to improve the Human Resources function, and its support of the organization’s mission and objectives.  Ability to maneuver between strategic thinking, planning and tactical execution.
  • Managerial Courage: Willing to say what needs to be said, take a tough stand, and give candid / frank feedback when necessary.
  • Ability to Deal with Paradox: Must have the ability to work in a very fluid environment and deal with seeming opposite concepts and tasks.
  • Strong Organizational Agility: Must be comfortable working in a highly matrixed environment and influencing without authority.
  • Leadership: Self-starter who leads by example; effective in working with, and through others.

 Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources/labor relations or related field required
  • Master’s Degree in business, human resources/labor relations or related field a plus
  • Minimum of 2-3 years in a HR generalist or related role
  • Must possess skills regarding conflict management, counseling/coaching, recruitment & interviewing, compensation, training, safety, problem solving and personnel administration
  • Must possess excellent persuasion and leadership skills to gain consensus regarding organizational strategy and policy that will inevitably involve continuous change and improvement
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Comfortable speaking in front of groups
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Continuous improvement approach to processes

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to [Click Here To Join].

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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