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HR Business Partner

Woodward, Inc.
life insurance, vision insurance, parental leave, paid holidays, sick time, short term disability, long term disability, tuition reimbursement
United States, Illinois, Rockford
February 26, 2024
Woodward's Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Commitment At Woodward, no matter where you are from, your physical appearance, or how you identify, you deserve the opportunity to reach your greatest potential.We are on a journey to achieve this as an organization and want to work closely with our members to set the right path. We humbly acknowledge this will be an imperfect journey.Yet, we are steadfastly committed to embracing the power of diverse people, perspectives and experiences for our current members, attracting the best talent across our communities, and creating an inclusive and rewarding workplaces for all. Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position.Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.
  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
  • 9.5% annual retirement benefit opportunity
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insuranceupon date of hire
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Member referral bonus
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care FlexibleSpending
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
oHome / Auto Insurance discounts oWhole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave Are you ready to make your mark?If you'rea Human Resources Business Partner, we have an exciting opportunity for you!This influential role provides direct support to leaders and members on a wide variety of Human Resources related business issues that impact the assigned client group(s) as well as Woodward as a whole. The Human Resources Business Partner acts as a key company resource by assessing business and client needs, and by adapting HR practices, processes, procedures, and services in response to those needs. What You Will Be Doing
  • Organizational Capability and Workforce Planning- Consults with leaders on organizational needs and develops strategies to meet those needs.
  • Staffing and Recruitment- Consults with hiring leaders on the appropriate staffing strategies; coordinates recruiting, screening, referral, selection and employment activities.
  • Total Rewards- Facilitates a clear understanding of Woodward's Total Rewards Philosophy that emphasizes pay for performance, market based pay and an engaging employment value proposition. Administers compensation programs (i.e. salary and equity reviews); participates in market salary survey analysis to review competitiveness; designs and develops salary structures that meet the needs of the business.
  • Compensation & Role Management- Ensures consistent and equitable administration of salary structures, job codes and titles. Supports the global job code standardization process and ensures members are properly classified. Participates in period review of market pay salary structures.Consults with leaders in the progression process to ensure members are fairly assessed and the process guidelines are followed.
  • Performance Management- Provides guidance and support to leaders and members on the Leading Performance Management Process (LPMP) that includes the Written Reflection, goal setting, Annual Conversation and development planning as well as other performance tools such as Performance Improvement Planning.
  • Compliance and Risk Management- Ensures fair treatment of members and compliance with local and national employment laws while consulting with leaders on business related risks; supports the administration of the FAA program where required.
  • Member Relations- Understand and resolve HR issues at the local level and interpret company policies. This includes assigned ethics investigations.
  • Labor and Employment Relations- Supports positive labor climate by equitably administering and managing local employment agreements including dispute resolution and contract interpretation. Participates in contract negotiations as appropriate.For non-represented workforce groups; works to maintain their status through positive workforce climate.
  • Inclusion- Understands workforce diversity and supports an environment where members feel valued for their unique contributions to Woodward.
  • Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity--- Where applicable, consults with leaders on AA goals and responsibilities; conducts targeted outreach with community-based organizations and recruiting sources; participates in preparations for the annual Affirmative Action Program; supports OFCCP audits as needed. Investigates and resolves EEO issues/complaints.
  • Work Force Management- Supports leaders in executing the workforce management process.
  • Learning and Development- Provides support to leaders and members in the areas of member development and training.Supports the Global Training program.
  • Talent Management- May assist leaders in the global talent assessment, succession planning, and development planning process designed to build current and future leaders.
  • Project Management- Executes components of the Global Human Resources strategic plan that apply to assigned client groups and participates in global project teams.
What We Are Looking For
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related discipline required.
  • At least 1 year experience in an HR-related filed (i.e. HR, Training, Benefits, EHS or management)
  • Solid understanding of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Proficiency is most of the HR competencies including Recruiting; Compensation; Performance Management; Member Relations; Labor Relations: Organizational Development.
This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR, or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans