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IMI Precision Engineering Senior Human Resources Business Partner in Auburn, Washington


The Sr. HR Business Partner is responsible for providing Human Resources support in the areas of employee relations, talent acquisition and management, organizational effectiveness, record-keeping, and learning and development. The Sr. HR Business Partner serves as a strategic partner in executing the design, implementation, administration, and monitoring of best practices and programs. This position oversees and provides on-site support for employees at our Auburn, WA location.


The Sr. HR Business Partner is responsible for the following:

  • Consult with department managers to determine appropriate human resources priorities. Participate in the review of operational business strategy and objectives to determine the implication on human resources objectives.

  • Advise management of risks associated with current business practices and recommend improvements by providing expertise to management in local, state, and federal employment laws.

  • Improve and develop new HR processes to facilitate the achievement of business objectives.

  • Promptly report any compliance-related concerns to the senior human resources management team and work through appropriate resolution.

  • Conduct training of human resources objectives to management, including regulatory compliance training, policy and procedures training, and communication initiatives.

  • Maintain communication with departments on all human resources related issues.

  • Ensure that human resources needs are met in a timely manner at all times.

  • Provide the highest level of customer service and accessibility to managers and employees.

  • Maintain excellent relationships with both direct business partners and peripheral departments that interact with direct support groups (i.e. closely related departments, payroll, accounting, etc.).

  • Provide direction and support to operational management team in developing associates through training, coaching, performance management, and appropriate placement to maintain a high caliber work force.

  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence the behavior of associates at all levels of an organization. Serve as an employee advocate in the resolution of workplace issues and/or conflicts.

  • Coordinate the performance management program by ensuring performance expectations and policy guidelines are being met and are conducted effectively and in a timely manner.

  • Advise management team on the fair and consistent handling of situations requiring discipline.

  • Provide strategic staffing and workforce planning services.

  • Coach and develop employees at all levels to improve performance and enhance career progression.

  • Manage the delivery and execution of human resources related programs.

  • Handle various employee relations issues, such as investigating employees’ complaints, resolving employee conflicts, and advising appropriate action to management.

  • Responsible for the communication, administration, and development of training and programs that support culture, which includes but is not limited to: new hire orientation, general meetings, round tables, and focus groups.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) in Human Resources, Business, or related field, with 6+ years of generalist experience required

  • PHR, SPHR, or GPHR certification preferred.

Skills and Competencies

  • Must be able to demonstrate expertise in: Human Resources Management, Promoting Process Improvement, Building Relationships, Organizational Astuteness, and Learning and Development.

  • Must have a strong generalist background – knowledgeable in all areas of human resources.

  • Must have strong business acumen and creativity.

  • Flexibility, inner strength and excellent interpersonal skills to interact with a range of personalities and styles to establish effective relationships and credibility at all levels.

  • Self-motivated, proactive individual capable of working as a member of a team, leading teams, and operating independently.

  • Receive very little supervision and is able to schedule priorities independently according to business needs.

  • Ability to effectively manage sensitive and confidential situations in a timely, cost effective manner.

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously in an organized manner.

  • Must have good operating instincts, good strategic skills, sound business judgment, and the ability to achieve goals by leveraging human resources expertise.

  • High level of integrity and the demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.

  • Excellent presentation/facilitation, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and written/oral communication skills.

  • Flexible, innovative in a fast paced, growth-oriented, and time-critical environment.

  • Computer proficiency required, e.g., Microsoft Office Suite and ADP HRB experience preferred.

  • Must have working knowledge of relevant laws and regulations governing employment practices and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Computers and Technology

  1. Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)

  2. Knowledge of ADP Workforce Now preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job ID 2019-31944

# of Openings 1

Category Human Resources

Platform IMI Precision Engineering