Human Resources Business Partner (3rd Shift) #3767

WE ARE LEADERS. WE ARE INNOVATORS.
WE ARE WABASH.
Wabash is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that is changing how the world reaches you. Each employee is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 35 years ago.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is shaping the future, take a closer look at Wabash National. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be — for our employees, our customers and our community.

Requirements

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • PHR certification is a plus

Knowledge, Training, Skills and/or Experience:

  • Federal and state employment laws
  • Change agent
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity. Should have strong resiliency to rapid change
  • Very strong personal communication skills – must be outgoing and have the ability to work well with all levels within the organization with the ability to advise and influence
  • Must be a self-starter who assertively takes on challenging responsibilities and holds self ultimately accountable for results and performance
  • Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Have the ability to deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism
  • Must possess relationship building skills
  • Confidentiality and Integrity – must be able to represent and model integrity within the organization. Must possess and maintain the highest degree of security and confidentiality of information.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; able to work independently
  • Willing to travel 10% domestically

Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) to four (4) years of solid HR experience in a manufacturing environment is required
  • Must have demonstrated ability to organize and execute assigned projects

WORKING CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job operates in a professional office environment in which presenteeism is required. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

An employee in this position works in an environment in which safety, environmental and health concerns may demand constant attention. Strict adherence to Corporate and/or Plant policies, rules, and regulations in these areas is required.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, bend, kneel, stoop, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee frequently lifts and/or moves objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Description

The Human Resources Business Partner performs associate relation duties as well as responsible for general human resources support activities and maintaining consistency throughout the Wabash organization. The HR Business Partner will provide assistance in the areas of general employment, employee record keeping, administration, payroll, benefits, recruitment, training, corrective action and other routine questions as well as HRIS employee data maintenance. The HR Business Partner will provide support to the Wabash population, working cross-functionally and assist associates and managers in resolving issues.

This position is on Night Shift.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as first point of contact and first line communications to Wabash managers and supervisors regarding general human resources related questions/issues (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Provides accurate and appropriate information or guidance, or escalate as appropriate.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning
  • Problem-solves using information, policy, procedure, compliance, and systems information to identify best fit approach/response to meet customer requirements
  • Assists with recruitment activities, such as post open positions to internal/external job boards, conduct pre-employment reference/background checks, phone screens, scheduling of interviews, work with external recruiters/employment agencies when needed and complete recruiting projects as assigned
  • Assists with new hire activities including communicating with new associates regarding first day of work activities, coordinating new hire orientation and ensuring completion and processing new hire paperwork
  • Inputs and maintains employee data in the corporate HRIS and other HR information systems as needed
  • Assists with compiling information and preparing reports, spreadsheets, presentations and handling special projects as directed
  • Handles and maintains confidential materials including financial and personnel records and files – ensuring employee personnel files are complete, compliant, confidential and current
  • Administers performance management and improvement systems
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with legal department as needed/required.
  • Is Compliant to all federal, state and local regulations
  • Exhibits positive employee relations
  • Consistently interprets and administers employee handbook, policies and procedures
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

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