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Human Resources Business Partner (Janesville, WI)

Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: JANESVILLE, WI, US, 53546-8729

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is North America's leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, innovative technology solutions and unparalleled customer service keep customers' operations running and their people safe.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. We have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way at Grainger.

Position Details:

You will report to the Customer Service Human Resource Director. You will focus on understanding then aligning important business and people strategies to ensure we have a productive environment that provides people solutions with emphasis on Strategic HR Planning and Change Management within one of our Customer Service Centers. 

This specific role focuses on consulting with partners to determine and build people strategies to promote a positive culture while meeting needs and positions our talent at a strategic advantage. You will lead the local HR Team including 1 HR Generalist. Additionally, you will be a strategic partner to the Enterprise HR Leadership Team.

You Will:

  • Develop HR related strategy plans.
  • Help guide and communicate our strategy through knowledge of the business and the marketplace.
  • Create the human capital strategy; partner across human resources and the business to implement to close gaps and create competitive advantage.
  • Ensure outstanding execution of cyclical HR processes that touches and shapes a great experience for Grainger team members.
  • Work with the business to ensure we have great people and successors for all senior and essential roles.
  • Improve engagement by ensuring our plan is well understood by all.
  • Drive process and role clarity, understanding and proficiency within HR for all Key HR processes; communicate in the business to achieve the desired process outcomes
  • Identify our needs and process improvement opportunities; work with Center of Excellence and Shared Services to assess and develop solutions to improve results.
  • Support workforce analysis and measurement to assess the health of the organization and talent.
  • Solicit employee feedback to assess the state of the organization; demonstrate the value of the feedback through action or acknowledgement; communicate in a meaningful way
  • Support employee relations matters.
  • Ensure appropriate learning and growth opportunities are identified and acted on for individuals and teams.
  • Coach the business through the appropriate change management steps to ensure successful execution of important projects.

You Have:

BA/BS or equivalent preferred.

5+ years of experience in related field preferred.

  • Consulting skills with the ability to link business strategies with people strategies.
  • Experience promoting diversity, equality and inclusion
  • The ability to lead complex change.
  • Experience in a leadership liaison role.

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.