HR Business Partner

Volvo Group
Hagerstown, MD
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Mission/purpose of the JobThe primary responsibility of the HRBP is to support individual managers on HR related issues that drive business performance and participate in delivering plant goals and objectives.Scope and influenceScopeIndividual contributor: Responsible for HR activities at the Hagerstown site, supporting the Director of Human Resources and other functional area leaders as assignedInfluenceIndividual contributor: HR Business Partner is N-5 from Volvo Group CEO, reporting to Director - Human Resources Hagerstown GTOKey responsibilities/AccountabilitiesResponsible for human resource activities such as recruitment, compensation and benefits, labor and employee relations, talent management, diversity and inclusion, competence development, workplace health and wellbeing, organizational development and changeMaintain effective relationships with labor unions and interact with union officials and others on matters pertaining to employee relations concerns and collective bargaining agreement provisions. Collective bargaining agreement administration and interpretation. Participate in contract negotiations and grievance resolutionDevelop and maintain relationships with employment agencies, universities and other recruitment sources.Ensure that managers have access to relevant HR analysis and dataConsistently utilize Continuous Improvement techniques to optimize position and department efficiencies; People Development CoachProficient in all HR related systems ie VGAS, SAP, Navigator, Kenexa, etc.Coordinate with key HR personnel in the Service Delivery Model to insure effective joint delivery of HR services to the organizationCoach and challenge managers in decision making on HR matters and in the roll out and management of HR processes/activities. Counsel and coach leaders on policy and regulatory complianceProvide advice and assistance on company policies, procedures, and documentationBuild relationships at all levels within the organization to effectively maximize employee involvement in driving changeActively network with HR teamsParticipate in community service and outreach programsProactively build and promote strong employee trust and open communication among all levels of the organization using the 7 Strategic Priorities and 5 Values (Customer Success, Trust, Passion, Change, and Performance) and Volvo's Code of ConductKey targets and resultsFulfillment of financial and operational KPI's for Human Resources as determined by the plant and HR A3 (Hoshin Kanri) such as:Time to FillHeadcount AccuracyAttritionAbsenteeismImproved VGAS scoresAdditional strategic initiatives as identified by site, regional, and global leadership such as:Absenteeism KaizenTalent Review and Succession PlanningWorkforce flexibilityIntegration of Volvo Group UniversityFirst line manager initiative (local, global)Personal Profile Essential educational and/or training qualifications and certificatesRequired knowledge-level for the positionIndividual contributor:Master's Degree in Human Resources/related field with two (2) plus years' experiencePHR or SHRM-CP at hire or within 18 months of hirePreferred experience and knowledgeSPHR or SHRM-SCP preferredBroad HR generalist profile with cross-functional backgroundHR experience in the Manufacturing sectorLabor relations experienceNecessary technical/functional/language skillsThorough understanding of the Volvo Group BusinessesAs all documentation is in English, proficiency in the English language is required.Microsoft Office, SAP, Kenexa/BrassRing, VGAS, Navigator, etc.Assertive and dynamic individual who is proactive in communications and developing relationshipsSolid analytical and problem solving skillsStrong conflict resolution skillsKey Competencies for Leading Business, Leading Leaders, Leading People and Emerging LeadersStrategic Thinking - Customer Focus and Technical LearningInspirational Leadership: Peer RelationshipCourage and Integrity - Integrity and Trust, Standing AloneExecution - Action Oriented, PerseveranceSelf-Management - Learning on the Fly, Self-DevelopmentDepartment, Division or Global Function - GTO - Hagerstown, MD - USReports to - Director - Human Resources