Bayer HR Bus Partner in Kansas City Missouri United States

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials. As an innovation company, it sets trends in research-intensive areas. Bayer’s products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. The Bayer organization in North America is the largest within the Bayer Group with employees working from more than 65 locations. Bayer Corporation, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the U.S. holding company for Bayer's interests in the United States. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. Product Supply HR BP Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes. The primary responsibility of this role, as HR Business Partner, is to provides a central point of contact for all human resource matters at the Kansas City manufacturing site, as well as other assigned locations within BCS. The incumbent will:

  • Act as a strategic partner to site management on HR issues on projects and other matters that affect the workforce, including expansions, re-engineering, downsizing, and other organizational changes;

  • Partner and collaborate with all levels of management and site leadership to develop HR strategies that support business needs, identify and close gaps where they exist, and develop HR processes to support business initiatives;

  • Lead the implementation of HR programs and initiatives in training and development, compensation, succession planning, change management, performance management, benefits and equal employment opportunity; ensure consistency in interpretation and application of policies;

  • Act as the primary point of contact for all site-level employee relations issues. Lead and/or manage investigations and process complaints and charges related to compliance and performance. Make recommendations to management and implement solutions to correct problems or remedy deficiencies;

  • Partner with client groups to utilize the performance management process and to support the high-performance culture. Provide feedback to management through evaluations, analysis, training and coaching;

  • Counsel employees and managers on career development and talent management, prepare for Personnel and Organization Conferences (POCs) and partner with managers to ensure robust talent management practices;

  • Play an active role in leading change and in the planning for and development of the appropriate organizational alignment and structures, support systems, etc. to enhance the site’s movement to high performance. The selected candidate is required to possess the following:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, HR management or a related discipline is required;

  • An M.B.A. or Master’s degree in human resources or industrial relations is a plus;

  • SPHR or PHR certification is also a plus;

  • Five to Seven years of progressively responsible HR experience in a manufacturing environment are required;

  • One to three years of experience as a subject matter expert in at least one functional area of human resources is preferred;

  • An understanding of union avoidance techniques and positive employee relations practices is essential;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook), knowledge of SAP, and the ability to learn and use Bayer’s internal HRIS systems are also required. *Salary and grade level will be commensurate with experience and /or education level. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: MO-Kansas City

Req ID: NB55396114