Human Resources Business Partner

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


USA - Fort Wayne, IN


Sista ansökningsdag 2023-05-14 Plats: USA - Fort Wayne, IN

Summary of role: 

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with designated management teams and employees. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs with a focus on continuous improvement of HR related systems. While this position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, it does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.


Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Staffing: Coordinate and assist managers with staffing plans. Manage all aspects of recruiting, onboarding and termination processes ensuring compliance with all state and federal legislation.  Drive internship programs for multiple departments as a pipeline of talent.
  • Benefits Administration: Working closely with internal HR team, deliver annual enrollment options. Serve as a resource for all benefits inquiries including health, dental and life insurance, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, 401K, holidays and PTO.
  • Policies and Procedures: Collaborate with internal HR team to administer consistent procedures.
  • Systems and Records: Maintain employee records, data and reporting with the highest degree of confidentiality and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • HRIS/Reporting: Maintain accurate and compliant employee and reporting information in all HR systems and files including ERP system, payroll system, external employee databases like benefits and insurance, and all HR employee databases used to report and support managers and supervisors.
  • Employment Law: Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Seeks guidance from HR Director/legal as needed.
  • Employee Relations: Serve as primary contact for employee complaints. Coordinate investigations and make recommendations regarding appropriate resolution.  Support supervisors and managers in handling conflict and facilitating difficult conversations. 
  • Employee Engagement: Proactively solicit feedback from employees and managers in an effort to develop and maintain a high performing culture.  Champion the annual engagement survey and actively participate in the development/implementation of action plans relevant to the results. Drive accountability and a healthy association to conflict.  Promote company pride and overall culture with the objective of continually reducing employee turnover while enhancing overall engagement.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Promote diversity as a way to accelerate business. Educate business partners on the benefits of diversity and inclusion. 
  • Training and Performance Management: Assist with coordinating/developing training plans as needed. Manage annual review process for designated areas and assist in performance management including both compensation/incentives and warnings/discipline process.
  • Manage the vehicle incentive program.
  • Other tasks and projects as necessary


Education and Experience: 

  • 4 year degree in Business, Human Resources, Communications or related field
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in Human Resources
  • Demonstrated experience successfully recruiting both exempt and non-exempt roles
  • Desired, Advanced HR coursework or certification(s)



  • Knowledge of HR principles and best practices
  • Knowledge of federal/state laws and regulations
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to productively and amicably confront conflict
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and competing priorities in an environment of constant interruptions
  • Ability to gain the trust, respect and confidence of employees and managers
  • Ability to coordinate, train and lead
  • Experience maintaining strict confidence regarding sensitive, protected and/or confidential information
  • Advanced change management skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office



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Last Application Date: 5/13/2023

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