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Sr. Human Resources Business Partner

Company: Gentex
Location: Manchester
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:


At Gentex Corporation, we've created an environment where great ideas and great people can thrive. Leveraging a history that spans over 125 years, Gentex is a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel operating in high performance environments. Join our multinational team of exceptional and dedicated employees around the world and work on challenging and rewarding projects, grow your skills, and advance your career all while making a positive difference in the lives of our customers. Together, you and Gentex can build a career that's uniquely yours.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related major from an accredited 4 year college/university; MS degree preferred.
- Professional Certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP) a plus.
- 5+ years minimum experience required in a Human Resources Department as a generalist, including recruiting of exempt and non-exempt employees, and performance coaching/management.
- 2-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
As the Sr. Human Resources Business Partner, you will be responsible for the daily functions of the Human Resources department. This role will work closely with leadership to define exempt and non-exempt recruitment needs and will be responsible for sourcing qualified candidates to fill these roles. The Sr. HR Business Partner will be an integrated partner in resolving employee relations issues, providing day-to-day performance management guidance, maintaining in-depth knowledge of legal requirements, defining and developing employee training, facilitating enterprise HR initiatives, and will oversee day-to-day activities including attendance tracking, benefits administration, workers' compensation and unemployment insurance administration. Gentex offers a robust benefit package- including, but not limited to, medical coverages, 401k, paid time off and excellent work schedules including a 9/80 work week.
- Partner with leadership to positively design and foster a high performing culture where talent can reach their best potential
- Provide varying levels of support with teaming, accountability, and rewards at all levels of the organization
- Partners with and coaches hiring managers to determine staffing needs. Facilitates and assists in all recruiting functions including advertising, screening, interviewing and background checks
- Works closely with leadership to coach the rewards and recognition process as well as the discipline and performance improvement process. Properly documents employee relations issues and facilitates to resolution.
- Supports compensation analysis and local wage administration program in assigned areas to ensure compliance and equity within the organization.
- Conducts new hire orientations, including the maintenance and update of the program.
- Provides a broad range of consultative services to all levels of employees regarding policies and procedures.
- Administers through a third party the health insurance, COBRA, and 401(k) plans including open enrollments, changes and assists with problem resolution as needed.
- Oversees the leave of absence process, working with an outside vendor and partnering with Managers and Supervisors.
- Communicates, manages & negotiates with staffing services for temporary and temp to hire needs.
- Owns the talent management process and assists management with employee assessments to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization.
- Manages current candidate activity in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
- Coordinates and/or leads internal investigations as needed
- Conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations and partners with Sr. HR Manager and leadership team for improvements.
- Assists in the creation and facilitation of engaging & strategic training programs
- Administers the unemployment compensation and workers' compensation program including preparation of cases and attendance of hearings.
- Manages or supports all employee activities: employee appreciation, holiday celebrations, and any others.
- Responds to employees needs in a timely manner.
- Prepares monthly reports, and progress on all assigned projects.
- Other duties may be required.
- Position requires a thorough knowledge of labor laws, local and federal.
- Strong background in strategic exempt and non-exempt recruiting; including coaching roles, requirements and needs.
- Fully competent with HRIS systems, computerized record maintenance, benefits administration, and workers' compensation administration.
- MS Office proficiency required
- Ability to self-assess, develop self & others, manage and initiate constructive conflict, and be a self-starter.
- Savvy to proactive recruiting & searching passive candidates on Linked In, etc.
- Must be customer service and employee focused.
- Individual must be organized, detail oriented and have superb communication skills with all levels of employees.
- Requires the ability to express ideas logically and clearly, verbally and in writing, decipher information through critical listening, in all situations, especially in cases of high emotions.
- Experience working in a multi-lingual environment and some knowledge of Spanish helpful (CA Location Specific).
- Required competencies:
Business Acumen
Communication & Consultation
Critical Evaluation & Analytical Skills
Ethical Practices
Cultural Awareness
HR Expertise
Systemic & Strategic Thinking
Relationship Management


Keywords: Gentex, Manchester , Sr. Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources , Manchester, New Hampshire

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