Vacancy

Human Resource Business Partner,
Full-time

United States, Illinois, Morris

Business unit: Surface Chemistry

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.

Responsibility

Key Objectives
• Provide HRBP expertise to the site on organizational capability and design in order to deliver the BU’s business strategy and plans within budgeted staffing and HR costs
• Lead pro-active HR support to the business in order to realize future strategies and plans
• Liaise and partner with the Country Organizations, Centers of Expertise and Service Providers to ensure effective and efficient delivery of HR services to the Unit
• Liaise and partner with other Americas manufacturing sites to maintain consistency and commonality in organizational design (ALPS)

Principal Accountabilities
• Acts as strategic HR Business Partner to the Morris Site
• Coaches and partners with employees, leadership and management team on a day to day basis to embed a high performance culture, focusing on leadership and driving accountability
• Manages activities in areas of responsibility including performance and talent management, succession planning, organization development, labor relations, staffing including hiring, on-boarding and terminations.
• Provide guidance and/or develop input on restructures and operational workforce planning and organization capability.
• Develop and deliver HR policies, processes and practices focusing on continuous improvement and improved execution.
• Actively participate as an HR Partner within the country organization utilizing the resources provided to ensure consistent practices and making recommendations that will help the site meet their goals.
• Responsible for the data integrity and accuracy of headcount, employee programs, maintenance of myHR Global Reporting, and other relevant HRIS systems.
• Drive Code of conduct compliance
• Lead and manage defined projects for the site such as but not limited to:
• Engagement
• Implementing Cultural and Organizational change
• AN Values and Behaviors
• Talent Management Process for the site. Responsible for identifying, managing and promoting career development and building strong succession plans that align with the business strategy.

Functional Responsibilities/Network
• Partners with all departments within site management team and broader Business Unit Manufacturing group
• Participates as a member of the site Management Teams
• Participate as a member of the Human Resource Leadership Team (HRLT) for Surface Chemistry
• Collaborate with colleagues in the HR function to drive functional excellence

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

170002G9

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Illinois

Site

Morris

Business unit

Surface Chemistry

Job family

Human Resources

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) years generalist experience preferably to include experience as a specialist in several of the HR disciplines or High school/ Associates degree, ten (10) year generalist experience and human resource certification (PHR, SPHR, etc.)
• Strong knowledge in multiple human resources disciplines including engagement, employee relations, labor relations, compensation, organizational design, workforce planning, career development and training, performance management, talent management and employee engagement.
• HR management experience in a manufacturing setting.
• Must have the capability to work in both a tactical and strategic HR capacity.
• Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, analytical skills and project management.
• Able to work in a matrix environment, building effective relationships with management and functions in a multi-cultural environment.
• This role will be required to work out of the Downtown Chicago office 2-4 times a month.

As a leading coatings and specialty chemical company AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.

AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.

AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V).

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