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The Commercial & Industrial Business Unit (BU) is continuing its strong growth journey. As a result, we are looking for an HR Business Partner who will act as the primary global HR contact for the Performance Materials, Wire & Cable, and Shared Laboratories organizations, supporting the divisional VP & GMs and their global leadership teams. Under guidance of the VP HR as well as partnering with the other C&I HR Business Partners, this individual will be required to deeply understand these businesses as well as understand the C&I BU. S/he will proactively consult and advise business leadership on HR related matters within the assigned areas. S/he will also advise on the needs, development, and deployment of talent and develop strategies, plans, and actions to support Business goals and their related talent needs. S/he will support the development and management of effective systems, tools, and processes for professional talent development and succession planning, workforce planning, on-boarding, assessment, and recruitment initiatives to build and grow a talent pipeline of future leaders and key contributors across the organizations. S/he will establish and formulate partnerships across the HR function (regionally, functionally, and with our Shared Services/HR Operations and Center of Excellence teams) to deliver seamless, value-added service to leadership and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.
The preferred location of this role is in Northbrook, IL (northern suburbs of Chicago) and reports to the VP Human Resources – Commercial & Industrial. There are no direct reports.
The successful candidate is a critical thinker who is proactive, energetic, sharp, and is a high potential individual with the ability to continue to grow their business acumen and become a stronger business partner and HR professional. S/he must have a solid track record in effectively supporting business needs (preferably in a global capacity), be numerate, have the ability and willingness to learn to be adept at influencing leaders, drive cultural change, and someone who thrives in a fast-paced and changing environment.
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