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Sr. Human Resources Business Partner

Bayport, MN

Position Profile: Sr.  Human Resources Business Partner 

kp prime search, the retained search division of kpCompanies is leading the search for a strategic and hands-on business partner that serves primarily as a strategic thought- and business partner to the site operations leaders, while also being responsible for the execution of full-cycle Human Resources support. The role is critical in devising local organization effectiveness and talent development strategies while executing people initiatives, providing internal customer support, transforming the organization’s culture and driving HR functional excellence. This role may lead a small team of 1-3 HR coordinators and administrative resources to support a small plant or function responsible for the development of the team.


THE ORGANIZATION:  Andersen Corporation

At Andersen, Orange is how we describe a spirit that drives us to imagine what’s possible. Our commitment at Andersen is to have an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees feel respected, valued and driven to realize their full potential. Whether in product development, our manufacturing processes, sales programs and services, the relationships we build—with our customers, our communities and each other—we see possibilities everywhere, every day and use our collective talents to make it happen. We hope you’ll accept our invitation to Be Orange, Be You at Andersen.

Your priorities in this position will be:

  • Analyze organizational effectiveness (organizational health and organizational performance)  to determine root causes, identify interventions, identify and assign internal and external resources with expertise to address the issues, oversee implementation and evaluate results.

  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with a broader HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.

  • Partner with hiring managers and talent management team to strategize search approaches (internal and external) and assist in the recruiting process to include preparation of job descriptions, identifying key competencies, interviewing, and offer formulation.

  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.

  • Provide investigation support for other parts of the organization on an as needed basis or as part of the EE relations team.

  • Provide performance management guidance to leaders (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)

  • Consult and counsel and proactively coach managers regarding compensation alignment and equity in preparing new hire salary recommendations, internal transfers, market adjustments, and promotional recommendations.

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring compliance. Partner with the legal department as needed/required.

  • Serve as a vital link between local operations, functional and corporate teams, fostering collaboration between local HR teams and corporate HR and Enterprise Services and across teams within the regional facilities being supported.

  • May lead a staffing function at a small location.

  • Support health, safety, and environment initiatives and programs and facilitate a safe and healthy culture.

  • Lead enterprise projects that may cross functions, locations, and/or enterprise.

  • May supervise or provide direction to single site teams that may include HR Coordinators, administrators, staffing resources.            


  • BA/BS degree in Human Resources or similar discipline preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A minimum of 7+ years' experience in an HR Business Partner/Generalist capacity.

  • Masters Level Preferred PHR/SHRM-SCP Certification preferred PHR/SHRM-CP Certification preferred

  • Excellent HR Acumen: Deep knowledge of HR processes and SME expertise on multiple HR disciplines.

  • Ability to build relationships and trust with strong skills in coaching and mentoring

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to see hidden problems and look beyond the obvious for answers, uses data to make decisions.

  • Excellent conflict management and negotiation skills – can bring others together and reconcile differences.

  • Ability to partner in a multilingual translation team to support ethnically diverse work populations.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills with the ability and passion to engage with others authentically, establish trust, build long-lasting relationships - influence at all levels.

  • Good organizational and time management skills; multitasking and prioritizing, planning work activities efficiently to meet deadlines and high-level goals; managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Proficient in MS office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Experience with HRIS

In accordance with the Federal OSHA COVID-19 mandates and in keeping with Andersen’s top priority to protect the health and safety of our employees against the COVID-19 virus, and our belief that vaccines are the best defense against this virus, Andersen requires that all new employees provide acceptable proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. A person is fully vaccinated fourteen days after having received a final COVID-19 vaccine dose (the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or a single Johnson & Johnson vaccine dose).



 Andersen is committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day, recognizing, and rewarding success, taking pride in our work and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside work so that you can bring your best self to work.

 We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers’ expectations.

 As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account contributions

  • Paid holidays plus PTO

  • 401(k) plan & contributions

  • Professional Development and tuition reimbursement opportunities

  • A culture that supports work-life balance

  • An environment where collaboration is key

  • Volunteer opportunities – on company time

  • Environmentally conscious business decisions

  • 10,000 employees and career opportunities nationwide


Salary: $100,000+


How to Apply:

Send Cover letter and resume to:  aiesha.matthews@andersencorp.com 
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