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Human Resource Business Partner – (MEO 730)

Kimberly Bounds

Location: Detroit Michigan – Hybrid

May be open to relocation for the right candidate.

Global Chemical company’s chemicals division encompasses the entire materials know-how regarding innovative, customized plastics and polyurethanes under one roof. Globally, the division has a strong

portfolio of products and services combined with a deep understanding of application-oriented system solutions. Key drivers of profitability and growth are our close collaboration with customers and a clear focus on solutions. Strong capabilities in R&D provide the basis to develop innovative products and applications. This division/organization has 18 union and non-union operational sites, and the North American headquarters is near Detroit, Michigan.

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team and be responsible for HR Business Partnering for Manufacturing in North America. In this role, you will collaborate with the HR team to advise and consult the regional leadership team on various sites on HR policies and processes along the entire HR value chain.  In addition, you will be responsible for driving results by leveraging your knowledge and HR functional excellence in four key areas: Talent, Leadership, Organization and Culture.

Travel for this position might be up to 10%.

You will work in leading strategic HR processes for your client group, as well as deploy HR measures related to operational-level strategy implementation and change management projects.

  • Relying upon your consulting and coaching experience you will work with senior leaders in various sites and plants to provide strategy, guidance and solutions, as well as make decisions during times of ambiguity on a variety of situations. You will also plan, manage, and deliver unit-or site-specific consulting projects, in a highly self-directed environment and will be responsible for successful implementation.
  • Your superior communication skills will serve you well as you lead meetings with your client group all over the region NA, as well as partner with leadership and Talent Acquisition to identify and assess talent in personnel planning and the recruitment of internal and external applicants.
  • As a self-starter, you will be the key strategic HR contact for operations leaders across multiple sites, with support from the Company shared services hub,
  • Demonstrating your collaboration and influencing skills, you will partner with COEs, Labor Relations Team and the HR Service Center to develop solutions and oversee the execution of tasks. You will also facilitate the annual performance management process and talent review process.
  • Your proficiency in Microsoft Office will be essential, as you create presentations, pivot tables, and v look-ups, as well as use data analytics tools like SuccessFactors and Visier.
  • Displaying your exceptional leadership skills, you will coach, counsel, and strategize with the regional leadership team members in partnership with global alignment of processes.
  • Your strong business acumen will be key, as you partner with regional COEs / Service Centers to deliver HR operational excellence on topics related to employee development, investigations, transfers, paid leaves, employment status, laws, absences, disciplinary actions and resignations.
  • Your change and project management skills will be essential in managing multiple day-to-day activities, as well as engage in business related projects related to the PMN Priority Team such as community relations, external partnerships, and PM Business Onboarding to build organization capability.
  • Utilizing your ability to learn the organization and culture to drive results and build organization capability, you will act as a proactive change agent in fostering positive employee relations for non-union and labor relations in union environments, as well as demonstrate leadership and collaborate among the HR Team to identify opportunities for continuous improvement using Six Sigma principles.
  • Collaborative team player with a bias for action.


If you have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • 10+ years of working experience in Human Resources
  • Intermediate to advanced level proficiency with MS Excel, Office, Word and Power Point
  • Strong data reporting and analysis skills with attention to detail

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to [email protected]

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