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HR Business Partner

Company: LeafFilter
Location: Akron
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Purpose:

Provide Human Resources support across designated business units to include, but not limited to, areas of employee relations, performance management, policies and procedures and employee engagement. Handles all employee relations issues in areas of responsibility including but not limited to reviewing/approving performance improvement plans, performance management, handling complaints and seeing them through to resolution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides advice and counsel to members of management and employees related to employment policies, employee relations issues, employment laws and regulations
  • Maintains understanding and knowledge of business operations by attending staff meetings and being visible to employees and management
  • Builds partnerships with management by identifying human resource solution that support the current and future needs of the business
  • Works with management, peers and other HR colleagues to ensure consistency across the organization relating to policies and/or practices
  • Act as an impartial advocate to ensure that all employees receive fair and equitable treatment
  • Provides management coaching/counseling and career development advice for employees when needed
  • Conducts HR training on various topics (i.e. sexual harassment, New Employee Orientation, Supervisor Policy/Procedure training, interviewing skills, etc.) as needed
  • Handles workforce planning involving re-deployment opportunities and reductions in staff
  • Advises on compensation matters to ensure equity and fairness within the business unit
  • Completes exit interviews to understand turnover trends and proactively implement retention strategies when applicable
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws
  • Develop, recommended and coordinate activities, functions or programs designed to increase employee retention and satisfaction
  • Supports and works with Talent Acquisition team as needed on staffing demands
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education, training, and work-related experience
  • 5+ years HR Generalist/Business Partner experience with strong experience in employee relations, performance management, training, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Solid organizational, persuasion, and project management skills
  • Ability to navigate change and manage conflict at multiple levels within the organization
  • Computer proficiency including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Results oriented with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Strong reasoning, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate group presentations

 Desired Skills:

  • Prior experience in direct to consumer building, remodeling, and/or construction industries



Physical Requirements:

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


Keywords: LeafFilter, Akron , HR Business Partner, Other , Akron, Ohio

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