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Human Resources Business Partner

By October 25, 2022No Comments

Human Resources Business Partner

Ann Arbor, MI

Bonus + Progression Structure + Benefits Package + Healthcare Package

The HR Business Partner is a core member of the site/plant leadership team and assists leadership in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of talent and HR activities.

This position is responsible for several areas of human resources including the management and delivery of HR functions such as talent acquisition, labor relations, development and training, EEO/AAP, benefits, employee relations, compensation, culture, retention and continuous improvement. The HR Business Partner manages employee relations and labor relations at a plant location.


  • Provides direction and counsel regarding human resources aspects of plant operations. Responsible for employee relations support for all job classifications dedicated to the assigned location(s).

  • Analyzes labor demographics and compensation to ensure market competitiveness and attractiveness.

  • Responsible for integrating new talent into the organization.

  • Maintains reporting and improvement process for Key Performance Indicator (KPI).

  • Administers employee changes/enrollments and deploys communication of plan design changes to benefit programs.

  • Administers Worker’s Compensation and return-to-work case management for work related injuries.

  • Maintains knowledge of HR related laws, requirements, and government reporting regulations ensuring company policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.

  • Ensures internal compliance with regards to standard operating procedures, policies and delegation of authority for all core HR processes.

  • Responsible for the coaching, developing, and mentoring of supervisors and managers around application and demonstration of HR core competencies.

  • Oversees full-cycle recruiting including requisition, recruitment, interview and selection for multiple departments such as: production, maintenance, transportation, sales, and site staff.

  • Leads talent management, succession planning, organizational development and organizational effectiveness process initiatives.

  • Leads year-end processes including performance management and salary planning.

  • Maintains employer of choice status through demonstration and application of CSMI’s company culture and values and ensures this is integrated into the talent acquisition and assessment process.

  • Analyzes development and capability needs and leads the administration of training programs.

  • Responsible for accurate transaction management and data submission for payroll processing.

  • Performs data maintenance and support for HRIS modules and training database.

  • Coordinates site and community events.

  • Responsible for educating and integrating the company culture throughout the location.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related degree required. PHR or SPHR certification preferred

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years professional HR experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment.

  • Exposure: Project management, continuous improvement and problem solving skills with the demonstrated ability to develop strong partnerships and effectively manage relationships.

  • Successful candidates will possess a strong work ethic, proactively take ownership both in and outside their respective areas of responsibilities, honor committed deadlines, ensure a quality and accurate work output, and possess a sense of urgency by addressing issues/problems in real time. Candidates will need to have the proven experience of utilizing influence management skills to accomplish goals, a willingness to challenge the status quo, the ability to detect problems, analyze the root cause through data analysis and implement corrective actions that promote a continuous improvement environment. It is critical that candidates appreciate building positive working relationships based on the foundations of trust, healthy debate, ability to resolve conflict, buy-in to team commitments, peer to peer accountability with productive actions/behaviors, and delivering a team based result.


  • Supervisory responsibility will correlate with plant size and structure.