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HR Business Partner

Apr 11, 2022, Full time

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HR Business Partner

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Who We Are

We’re Dealer Tire, a family-owned, international distributor of tires and parts established in 1918 in Cleveland, OH. We’re laser focused on helping the world’s largest and most trusted auto manufacturers grow their tire business—in fact, we’ve sold more than 60 million tires to date. We’re a thriving company, and we’re looking for driven individuals to join our team. That’s where you come in!

Title:                            HR Business Partner

Reports To:                  Sr. HR Business Partner

As an HR Business Partner, your essential job functions include the following:

Strategic Partner

  • Partner with business leaders and Sr. HR Business Partner to drive business strategy and profitability by helping identify, prioritize and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures and processes.
  • Consult, coach and influence leadership on key organizational and management changes to support strategic objectives.
  • Partner with Sr. HR Business Partner on assessing HR implications of business strategies and adjusting HR strategies to respond to changing business needs.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to guide on all performance related issues, including high potential and key talent decisions, succession planning, performance improvement, teambuilding, development, engagement and terminations.
  • Support the Sr. HR Business Partner with business units restructures, workforce planning, career pathing and succession planning initiatives for business units.
  • Leverage trends and metrics to develop talent strategies.
  • Support and facilitate significant organizational change initiatives.

Operations Manager

  • Act as tier one support for HR-related questions and issues within the business unit, connecting business users to the appropriate HR resource.
  • Act as the liaison between the People department’s centers of excellence and business units; collaborate on the execution of HR and talent strategies.
  • Coordinate talent management processes through scheduling of meetings, gathering data and preparing presentations.
  • Partner with Sr. HR Business on proposing and driving functional talent strategies.
  • Develop role-based curriculum strategies, oversee execution of strategies and evaluate effectiveness. 
  • Collaborate on development plans for new associates and deliver role-specific learning programs where applicable.
  • Manage new hire learn plans and schedule training and/or coaching resources necessary to implement plans.
  • Coordinate job analysis, compensation reviews and compensation packages.
  • Collaborate on the development of functional and region-specific talent acquisition strategies.
  • Promote business unit participation in HR and learning and development programs.
  • Provide feedback to improve HR policies and initiatives to enhance overall business performance.
  • Consult on associate engagement strategies and facilitate team interventions.
  • Coordinate coaches and mentors to support role-specific development needs.
  • Create and maintain project plans and coordinate resources to execute on learning and development projects with the Learning department.

Emergency Responder

  • Provide guidance on HR policy interpretation and enforcement.
  • Collaborate on complex employee relations issues.
  • Provide expert advice and coaching to employees and managers where appropriate.
  • Identify trends and develop strategies to mitigate and prevent future employee relations issues.

Other Duties as Assigned

Competencies Required

  • Business Acumen
  • Critical Thinking
  • Results Orientation
  • Customer Focus
  • Organizational Agility
  • Influence
  • Trusted Advisor
  • Project Management
  • Collaboration

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive HR experience including working knowledge in at least two HR disciplines or relevant strategic project work in the supporting business department.
  • A record of accomplishment culminating in a role requiring high levels of influence, collaboration with all levels of an organization, including executives, and ability to be extremely agile and efficient.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business practices and the link between HR strategy and business strategy.
  • Experience in proactively analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting. consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of a strategic plan.

Physical Job Requirements

  • Continuous viewing from and inputting data to a computer screen.
  • Travel as necessary (approximately 30% (could be more or less based on business unit supporting).

Drug Policy

  • Dealer Tire is a drug-free environment.  All applicants being considered for employment must pass a pre-employment drug screening before beginning work.

Why Dealer Tire: An amazing opportunity to join a growing organization, built on the efforts of hard working, innovative, and team-oriented people. We offer a competitive salary + bonus, and a comprehensive benefit package including: paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and 401k matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of employee contribution). 

EOE Statement: Dealer Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act*), or any other legally protected status, with respect to employment opportunities. 

*ADA Disclosure: Any candidate who feels that they may need an accommodation to complete this application, or any portions of same, based on the impact of a disability should contact Dealer Tire’s Human Resources Department to discuss your specific needs. Please feel free to contact us at or via phone at 833-483-8232.

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