Due to aggressive growth 10x the annual industry average, Berlin Packaging is looking to hire an accomplished Human Resource Business Partner. This is an extremely hands-on role within a fast growing, entrepreneurial environment. It is imperative that the individual possess the leadership skills necessary to foster an environment that supports teamwork, continuous improvement, innovation, and accountability while at the same time maintaining a high level of operating standards and profit performance. We are seeking an HR Business Partner who will provide leadership and generalist support to assigned regions. This is both a strategic and tactical role providing HR support, direction, and services consistent with the Berlin Values.
Act as a trusted advisor, thoughtful sounding board, and business partner for the regional leadership team, and function as the expert on people and organizational issues.
Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
Develop and forecast talent acquisition strategies to identify top talent.
Lead local recruiting and selection processes and practices to include sourcing, interview and selection, onboarding and training of new hires.
Assess employee engagement and develop action plans to ensure a positive, engaging and supportive work environment.
Lead talent management efforts including talent assessment, succession planning, and strategic training and development to build a robust leadership pipeline.
Serve as an advisor and coach to employees around career development and performance improvement.
Manage and resolve complex employee and labor relations issues, conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations, as needed.
Consistently ensure that employment policies, procedures, and practices comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws, and are consistent with the organization’s values.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
4-year degree from an accredited University.
MBA and/or other advanced degree preferred.
SPHR certification a plus.
5+ years of progressive HR experience, with experience in a multi-site distribution or manufacturing environment.
Working knowledge of federal and state employment-based laws.
High-level of emotional intelligence and ability to influence. Effective communication skills, leadership skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.
Broad knowledge of HR practices including talent acquisition, performance management, employee relations, benefits, compensation, training, and organizational development.
Strong business acumen and understanding of financials.
Excellent project management, organizing and planning skills, and a results orientation.
Strong conflict resolution skills.
Ability to exercise sound independent judgement in establishing and maintaining good working relationship with management and employees at all levels.
Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and handle multiple issues that can be of a sensitive nature.
Ability to travel 20%.
Berlin offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package including profit sharing, 401(k) with company match, medical insurance (including an HSA option and telemedicine), dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, health club reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, 529 college savings plan, employee assistance, smoking cessation program, pet insurance (new!), employee discounts, employee referral bonus program, and, last but not least, flexible spending accounts for transportation, medical, and dependent care.
Berlin Packaging provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.