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Human Resources Business Partner (Mundelein IL)

Company: Medline Industries
Location: Mundelein
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:


Partnerdirectly with business leadership to develop and drive strategic HR initiativesin support of organizational goals and objectives (short- and long-term) and toimprove the overall effectiveness of the business and the HR function. Lead HR activitiessuch as strategic staffing, employee relations consulting, talent managementinitiatives, organizational development initiatives, compensation planning and administration,change management, conflict management, equal opportunity/affirmative action,diversity and inclusion initiatives, leader consulting, HR communications. Assessand anticipate HR related needs to ensure compliance and mitigate risk andliability while helping to drive employee engagement and retention by focusingon employee relations, learning and development, performance management, andemployment law compliance.



  • Serve as primary point of contact to business leadership for allHR-related needs and initiatives.
  • Provide strategic HR consulting and coaching with the goal toinfluence business leadership action.
  • Maintain an effective level of business literacy about thebusiness unit's financial position, strategic plans, culture and competition.
  • Helps drive productivity and performance, using HR systems andanalytics to understand business issues, trends and recommended coursecorrection. Includes disposition of key metrics, projected outlook, employee relationsissues, reasons for labor turnover, etc.


    • Collaborate with business leadership on organizational strategy,talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management,compensation, benefits, and employee and labor relations.
    • Translate organizational needs into plans of action to achieveorganizational goals and strategies.
    • Ensure human resource policy and procedure throughout theorganization fit the needs, goals, and aims of the organization and its topleadership.


      • Develop and execute strategic talent management initiatives -addressing Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, Retention, PerformanceManagement, Employee Engagement, Training & Development, and SuccessionPlanning - to ensure alignment with overall business goals.
      • Help to deepen cross cultural competence in Leaders and theirgroups through support of training efforts and diversity councils, as well asthrough the consideration of cross cultural impact to business decisions.
      • Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures,workforce planning and succession planning. Establish strategies to developleadership and management bench-strength and succession readiness.
      • Identify and facilitate the delivery of individual executivecoaching needs.


        • Enable business change through education and influence of businessleadership while considering impacts on business goals and objectives.
        • Provide thought leadership related to strategic delivery of HRinitiatives; reinforce value of HR initiatives.
        • Manage HR program implementation to minimize disruption; partnerwith leaders to communicate and execute.


          • Partners with Centers of Expertise (Employee Relations,Compensation, Benefits, HR Technology, Talent Acquisition and Talent Managementand Development) to ensure cohesive delivery of HR programs and services.
          • Foster partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-addedservice to management and employees that reflects the business objectives ofthe organization and Medline.
          • Applying a broad understanding of all HR programs, overseeexecution of all annual and ad-hoc HR initiatives (ex. Annual Pay ReviewCycle(s), Performance Planning Process, Talent Management Review, PromotionProcess and Review, Employee Engagement Review, Workforce PlanningInitiatives).

            This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.Applies depth and/or breadth of HR expertise asa coach or mentor for other positions in the department or in the developmentof company-wide HR initiatives and strategies.

            COVID-19 Vaccination

            Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date.Medline is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.


            • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or Business-related field.

              Work Experience

              • At least 7 years of Human Resource Generalist or Business Partner experience demonstrating knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, (compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws).
              • Experience consulting, influencing and partnering with business leaders to develop/execute people strategies in driving business performance.

                Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

                • Strong employee relations and investigations experience.
                • Experience controlling and coordinating concurrent projects, competing priorities and critical deadlines.
                • Experience working with cross-functional teams and facilitating teams to identify and implement solutions to complex problems.
                • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle pressures of deadlines, diverse assignment loads and high work volumes.
                • Strong influencing skills with people/teams and experience operating successfully in a complex organization with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities.
                • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
                • Experience with HR/Payroll systems such as Oracle, Workday or SAP.
                • Position may require travel up to 25% of the time for business purposes.


                  • Master's degree.
                  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR or SPHR).
                  • Experience in one or more Center of Expertise, such as Employee Relations, Talent Management, Recruitment, or Compensation, Benefits, and HRIS.
                  • Experience developing HR strategic initiatives to align with business goals and budget.
                  • Knowledge and experience using PeopleSoft.

Keywords: Medline Industries, Arlington Heights , Human Resources Business Partner (Mundelein IL), Human Resources , Mundelein, Illinois

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