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HR Business Partner (Design Group)

Company: Barry Wehmiller Design Group
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

About Us:

Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world’s leading companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other market sectors. Our nearly 1,500 technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology and other consulting services.


Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.


Job Description:


  • Support team members and leaders within the region by serving as a champion of the culture and advising leaders to drive employee engagement
  • Guide leaders in identifying and developing emerging potential talent through talent review discussions and individual development planning
  • Provide proactive guidance and coaching to leaders on managing various team member challenges and performance
  • Provide sound and timely recommendations/solutions to employee relations issues
  • Be knowledgeable of compensation systems and variable pay practices; lead calibration sessions as part of annual merit process to ensure all professionals are paid fairly
  • Interpret and administer company policies and governmental regulations that apply to the regional DG offices; assure broad understanding and compliance; contribute to the development of policies
  • Facilitate off-boarding process, conduct exit interviews, analyze key drivers of retention
  • Support Annual Enrollment benefits sessions and respond to employee inquiries; ensure teams are aware of all the benefit resources available to them
  • Oversee Disability, FMLA, etc. leaves with the CPD Specialist, team member, and third-party vendor
  • Learn and develop proficiency in the use of Workday and as a “source of truth” on employee data
  • Participate in process improvement activities and other cross-functional teams
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant Human Resources best practices


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field and/or equivalent experience

Experience & Skills

  • 5+ plus years of experience in Human Resources functions
  • Background in employment law and other government regulations
  • Tenacious, diplomatic, highly flexible, collaborative, well-organized, detail oriented
  • Ability to develop strong trust-based relationships with business partners and team members
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong group facilitation skills and exceptional active listening skills
  • Analytical; able to evaluate people-related data points in order to drive recommendations and decision-making
  • Self-starter who can multi-task, stay organized in a fast-paced environment, and prioritize
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and strong adherence to the practice of business ethics
  • Highly collaborative and a champion of the Design Group culture
  • Strategic thinking and future-focused
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% to visit region offices or attend meetings


At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ?

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.


Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.



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Keywords: Barry Wehmiller Design Group, Alpharetta , HR Business Partner (Design Group), Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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