Human Resource Business Partner in Miamisburg, OH at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 6/10/2022

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Manager/Business Partner.   Verso and BillerudKorsnäs have completed our merger and are officially one company. Together, we are building a company that is passionately committed to a strong safety culture, sustainability, superior quality and delivering value to our customers.  This position will help build and support our future teams!

The HR Business Partner position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. This position is a dynamic change agent that maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its short-mid-long range plans, its culture and its competition.  This support includes HR advice and coaching on areas such as strategic workforce planning, intentional thought partnership, complex employee relations, performance management and career planning, driving engagement, and implementing HR transformation activities.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Partner with Verso’s senior leadership to understand and implement the organization’s business, goals, and strategy related to staffing, talent development, retention, and other HR topics while integrating talent data and analytics to support the business.
  • Collaborate in problem solving to find both practical and strategic solutions.
  • Proactively identify HR challenges and offer solutions to create an effective work environment.
  • Serve as an advisor to managers, supervisors, and employees to enable leaders to execute people processes.
  • Identify opportunities for Lean principles and automation of HR and business partner processes
  • Support organizational performance and development initiatives
  • Align with local management team on translating business priorities into an HR agenda
  • Consult with employees and managers to address root causes of engagement and development issues; resolve employee relations issues with a systematic approach, taking into consideration a larger network of complex factors
  • Build strong partnerships with management and employees to implement personnel actions and create a work environment ready to meet business needs.
  • Support development planning and identification of training opportunities for various leaders and their teams.
  • Support and educate leaders and colleagues to drive inclusion, engagement, and high performance.
  • Appropriately handle confidential situations, including restructuring, when required.
  • Own and report key HR processes including annual salary reviews, employee survey processes, performance management annual cycle, and organizational reviews.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as the Company continues to grow and evolve.

Required Skills

  • People-centric professional with excellent attention to detail.
  • Client service mindset with the desire to go above and beyond to support the team and organization
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • High ethical standards with demonstrated experience handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.
  • Proficient expertise in HRIS systems, preferably Ceridian Dayforce and SilkRoad applications
  • Proficient to advanced capability in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Skills:

  • Pulp and paper HR industry experience
  • Heavy manufacturing HR industry experience
  • Advanced analytical skills

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, or any related field
  • 3-5 years of HR Generalist or business partner experience within a corporate or manufacturing role


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