Agropur, Inc.
  • Human Capital
  • Little Chute, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is looking for a Human Capital Business Partner.

Job Summary:

The responsibilities of the Human Capital Business Partner (HCBP) is to partner with the business leaders, the Human Capital Director and Centers of Excellence (COEs) to provide HC solutions and programs to meet business needs to build, manage and maintain a productive and positive workforce. Specifically, the HCBP partners with business leadership to implement HC programs and tools to the needs of the local business. Operate as both a strategic and operational Business Partner performing the full life cycle HC support within the business, through the planning and execution of HC practices and programs.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish close working relationships to understand business objectives and requirements to assist in the timely delivery of people related solutions. Act as a liaison between the business unit and HC to ensure that HC services are aligned with internal client needs and business goals. Ensure HC programs support the long-term goals of the organization.

  • Serve on Site Leadership Team and collaborates with Managers to proactively identify issues and determine optimal application of HC strategies.

  • Contribute to the business strategy by helping business leaders to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures and processes.

  • Participate and contribute to a culture that builds rewarding relationship, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional customer service and effective communication strategies as well as one that guides and directs best practices of continuous learning, improvement and cohesiveness.

  • Provide advice, guidance and information regarding employee relation matters to the site leadership and Plant Manager to support decision making. Investigate and take appropriate action to positively resolve workplace conflicts and problems.

  • Investigate internal and external complaints regarding discrimination, harassment, safety concerns, etc. Assist with the response and escalate as appropriate.

  • Manage talent including recruitment, selection, leadership development, employee development and training, performance management and succession planning.

  • Handle employee relations in a way that promotes professional behavior, equal opportunities, fair administration of policies and procedures, and follows all legal standards to include discipline and discharge of employees.

  • Implement programs and support local leadership and employees by ensuring a physical presence in the plant(s) on a regular basis.

  • Administer the performance appraisal program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization. Ensure practices conform to policy and the program ensures an effective and valuable tool for setting and measuring performance objectives.

  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends, current practices, new developments and applicable laws regarding Human Resources/Human Capital.

  • Support Total Rewards Center of Excellence (COE) initiatives as needed regarding employee benefit plans including insurances, FMLA, Personal Leaves of Absence, Paid Time Off, retirement plan, etc.

  • Where applicable, administer worker's compensation program, maintain OSHA 300 log and capture all pertinent data related to workers' comp claims in coordination with the Safety Manager or Specialist; maintain accurate information on all injuries; collaborate with work comp insurance provider to ensure prompt and proper handling of all work comp claims.

  • Support Talent COE by coordinating and conducting organizational training and development initiatives and maintaining records as required. Anticipate training needs for the facility and coordinate training initiatives with Regional HC Director and the Talent COE. Promote communication of educational assistance programs.

  • Ensure legally required documents, records, and reports are accurate and up-to-date: COBRA, l-9s, EEO-1, OSHA 300 Report, First Reports of Injury, personnel records for current and terminated employees, etc.

  • Keep employees informed of changes in organization policy, procedures, programs, etc.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures Human Capital programs support the long-term goals of the organization.

  • Assist with company sponsored events.

  • Must handle and maintain highly confidential information.

  • Communicate with staffing agencies and operations departments regarding temporary employee placements.

  • Assist with revisions to the employee handbook, policies and procedures manuals.

  • Research and perform work on special projects as assigned.

  • Serve on Safety Committee, and other committees as needed.

  • Maintain professional community relations to increase the organization's visibility and to further personal development. Maintain internal and external networking contacts beneficial for sharing related information.

  • Update knowledge and develop professionally on a continuing basis. Participate in internal and external training and development opportunities as required.

  • Implements and enforces policies and procedures.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities, if applicable

    • Responsible for employee relations including work direction to employees, hiring, training, performance reviews, administering policies and procedures, disciplinary action, and compensation recommendations.

    • Directs implementation of departmental objectives, goals and policies.

    • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Safety Protocol

    • Stop any observed unsafe acts, and obey facility safety rules and procedures.

    • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.

    • Support safety policies and programs.

 This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field is required or equivalent combination as stated below.

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in Human Resources which includes work in employee relations, recruitment, selection, wage and hour compliance, and major employment laws (e.g., Title VII, FLSA, OSHA, FMLA, COBRA, etc.).

  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.

  • Experience in a manufacturing setting is preferred.

  • HCIS (Human Capital Information System) experience is preferred.

  • SHRM-CP or PHR certification preferred.


Skills Required:

  • Ability to understand and provide guidance regarding the organization's compliance efforts with respect to HC's practices, policies and regulatory requirements

  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.

  • Strong internal consulting skills with the ability to champion and influence change and a willingness to take risks

  • Ability to build relationships by adapting their approach and style to the business leaders

  • Able to effectively partner with the business to identify, assess, select, reward and develop talent to meet current and future demands.

  • Strong business acumen with strategic thinking abilities

  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, HRIS systems, and Outlook.

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

  • Sound knowledge of employment related laws and regulations.

  • Strong talent management skills

  • Effective communication both verbally and in writing with executives, managers, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the organization.

  • Outstanding communication and facilitation skills; listening, and presentation

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.

  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.

  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills, establish priorities, ability to multitask, and meet deadlines.


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