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Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Job ID: R0004752
Date Posted: Dec 7, 2021
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems
Company Name: Sullair, LLC
Profession (Job Category): Human Resources
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Summary of the position:

The HR Business Partner performs duties at the professional level in the following functional areas:  employee relations, employee communication, onboarding, benefits management, performance management, policy implementation, employee communications, retention strategies, training and employment law compliance and staffing selection. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who can relate to individuals at all levels within the organization while balancing employee goodwill and business needs. This position is located in Michigan City, Indiana.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Partner with employees and management to communicate various human resource policies, procedures, laws, standards and other governmental regulations.
  • Work closely with employees and managers to resolve issues. Investigate claims of harassment or employee complaints of unfair work conditions, ensuring proper documentation of issues.
  • Conduct exit interviews and focus groups, analyze data and makes recommendations for corrective actions and continuous improvements. Work with Sullair management team to implement recommended changes.
  • Facilitate and provide training (including new employee orientation) to employees as needed.
  • Coach, counsel and guide managers before executing employee disciplinary actions. Manage and track employee disciplinary actions as needed, ensuring adherence to Sullair policies and federal/state laws.
  • Work closely with employees and management to coordinate employee growth and career strategies.
  • Perform benefit administration, including communicating benefit information to all employees. Actively participate in annual open enrollment process. Review benefits with employees and process enrollment, cancellation and changes as needed.
  • Assist with staffing and recruiting efforts, HRIS administration, compensation, performance management and leave management as needed.
  • Perform other tasks and projects, as assigned, with enthusiasm.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or a related field or equivalent education.

Professional experience:

  • 1-5 years of experience in a human resources Business Partner role in a non-union manufacturing or industrial setting.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred.

Key behaviors:

  • Strong ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be reliable, dependable and extremely trustworthy.
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team and individually.

Direct reports:

  • N/A

The successful candidate is responsible for complying with Sullair’s Code of Ethics and related policies. In performing the job, the incumbent shall take all steps necessary to comply with our safety rules and requirements and must actively support the organization's efforts to meet and exceed its goals of creating and maintaining a safe workplace.

This description is to serve as a guide. It is intended to be flexible and will continue to evolve over time with business needs and demands and may be updated periodically and at the Company's discretion.

Sullair is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on race, religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected categories under applicable law, whether in recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, compensation, or other conditions of employment.

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