Manager, HR Business Partner

Our HR Manager is a strategic business partner, change agent, and member of the line management staff and will provide coaching and advice to managers and employees on a variety of HR-related topics.

Manages talent acquisition activities for Nexx subsidiary.  Sources and negotiates pricing and terms for contracts with external recruitment vendors and agencies.  Manages temporary workforce administration in collaboration with third-party outsourcing providers. Oversees the employee onboarding experience.  Manages employee referral program.

Manages organizational development efforts to address root causes of human resources issues.   Leads talent management activities for Nexx subsidiary. Resolves employee relations issues through a systematic approach and develops solutions.

Maintains internal compensation programs, benchmark surveys, and equity analysis to ensure competitiveness. Drives company-wide programs and initiatives, (bonus planning, salary reviews, compensation/equity reviews, organizational changes, engagement surveys, etc.) for Nexx subsidiary.

Manages workers’ compensation and disability management processes, including FMLA, PFMLA, and ADA accommodations, as needed to support Nexx employees.

Conducts terminations and exit interviews, providing analysis and reporting of turnover statistics/reasons to identify trends.  Partners closely with Safety, Quality, IT, Finance, Export Compliance groups, and BU leaders, to support Nexx business operations.

Responsible for compiling and submitting corporate headcount, budget, and demographic reports monthly and semi-annually.  Provides custom reports monthly to various stakeholders to support Nexx internal operations. Responsible for OKR, (Operational Key Results), and KPIs, (Key Performance Indicators), for HR-owned goals and objectives to support Nexx subsidiary.   Responsible for Nexx ISO9001/1400 quality management systems, including participation in audits.

Administers corporate policies and ensures compliance with local and national labor laws.

Key Responsibilities and Duties / Essential Functions:

  • Manages overall talent acquisition strategy and execution, including guidance and support for internal and external talent acquisition and support staff.
  • Selects and manages external recruitment vendor relationships, including negotiation and approval of contracts. Manages recruitment subscriptions and tools used to support talent acquisition processes.
  • Manages internal on-boarding processes in collaboration with IT, Finance, Facilities, Safety, Quality, and Export Compliance.  Oversees and when necessary, conducts new hire orientation.
  • Manages hiring of co-op hiring by conducting job fairs, arranging payroll with third-party vendors, offer letters, background screenings, work authorization, and other processes.
  • Responsible for strategic HR OKR, (Operational Key Results) initiatives, and KPIs, (Key Performance Indicators) to support overall Nexx business objectives. Determines best methods accomplish overall objectives, and details tasks and timelines.  Measures results.
  • Provides coaching and counsel to managers and employees.   Supports managers and employees with goal setting, performance feedback, performance improvement plans, as well as individual development planning activities and resources.
  • Manages employee relations activities, including intake, investigation, documentation, and resolution.
  • Manages annual employee engagement survey and follow-up actions.   Facilitates focus-groups with employees to gather information on root causes for improving employee engagement and retention.
  • Leads senior management team through organizational assessment processes, including (9-box) talent review, succession planning, and coaches on career paths and IDPs, (Individual Development Plans)
  • Conducts terminations and exit interviews, providing analysis and reporting of turnover statistics/reasons to identify trends and root causes for turnover.  Recommends actions for improving retention.
  • Partners with Safety, Quality, IT, Finance, BU Leaders and Export Compliance to support Nexx business operations and initiatives.
  • Maintains internal compensation structures, (pay ranges, job descriptions, job codes, job levels.
  • Prepares benchmark salary/practices survey submissions and analyzes results. Conducts analysis and benchmarking to ensure internal equity and external market competitiveness.  Makes recommendations for pay adjustments.
  • Drives compensation planning and implements processes for annual merit increases, promotions/adjustments, annual bonuses, and pay change communication notices.
  • Manages workers’ compensation and disability management processes, including FMLA, PFML, and ADA accommodations to support Nexx employees.   Services as an internal case manager and liaison between insurance companies, supervisors, employees, and safety personnel.
  • Provides support as needed for work authorization/immigration/visa requirements in collaboration with other HR personnel.
  • Prepares and submits a variety of corporate headcount, budget, and demographic reports monthly and semi-annually.
  • Prepares custom and periodic supports to various stakeholders monthly or as requested to support Nexx internal operations.
  • Supports work authorization/immigration/visa support requirements in collaboration with regional HR personnel.
  • Supports Nexx ISO9001/1400 quality management processes, including documentation of procedures and participation in audits.
  • Supports implementation of employee benefit processes and communication, as needed.  Oversees employee spot awards and service award program.
  • Conducts or facilitates organizational training programs, as needed
  • Ensures compliance with local and national labor laws.
  • Prepares and/or collaborates with Finance for annual departmental budgeting process.
  • Selects and trains other HR personnel, as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Business Management, Human Resources, or a closely related field; MBA strongly preferred.
  • 12 or more years’ HR Management experience, including direct supervision experience.
  • Advanced HR Certification, desired.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Broad knowledge of HR-related focus areas such as Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Compensation, Employee Relations and Labor Law Compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively applying these areas of HR Competency to support a growing organization
  • Familiarity with HRIS systems, preferably Workday and ADP Workforce Now.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office:  Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and TEAMS collaboration tools.
  • Prior experience using Recruitment platforms such as:  LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed, etc.
  • Strong facilitation, written, verbal, and presentation skills required.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships across a diversified demographic of employees and managers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises HR Generalist and other Talent Acquisition personnel as required, (approximately 1-4 people).

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is often required to move from one place to another, stay in one position for periods of time, and communicate with others and exchange information, may give presentations; and may occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Expected Hours of work:

Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or as assigned by supervisor.   This position regularly requires work beyond a 40-hour workweek, which may include evenings or weekends. Flexibility is required to participate in meetings involving different time zones.


Domestic or international travel may be required, approximately 10%.



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