Human Resources Business Partner at Emerson Electric Co in Sidney, Ohio

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

If you are a Human Resources professional looking for an opportunity to grow your career, Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions in Sidney, OH has a new and exciting opportunity for you! As a Human Resources Business Partner, you will collaborate with employees, Cold Chain Business Unit leadership and shared service HR functions to support various Human Resources processes. You will partner with the HR Vice President to align Emerson People Strategy initiatives with Cold Chain BU priorities to ensure excellent execution in hiring, on-boarding, developing and retaining employees.


  • Coach and counsel employees and supervisors/managers in the interpretation and application of HR and organizational policies and procedures, assuring fairness and consistency.

  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance (coaching, counseling, career development, corrective action) to employees of all levels of the Cold Chain organization.

  • Consult with and advise hiring managers on talent needs, managing expectations and collaborating with Talent Acquisition team to utilize standard processes. Participate on interview teams as requested by hiring managers.

  • Participate in employee on-boarding and exit processes.

  • Support Talent Review sessions and help ensure full utilization of development plans, cross-referencing internal and external training and development opportunities.

  • Support Sidney site-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives and activities.

  • Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations of employee relations concerns and/or ethics issues.

  • Work with Cold Chain BU leadership to develop, monitor and execute employee learning plans to ensure Emerson required training, OSHA required training and other established Cold Chain BU expectations are met.

  • Perform other duties as assigned to include HR metrics/reporting, data analysis, preparation for leadership meetings, support of employee relations activities, special projects and other developmental activities.

  • Travel to and participate in community outreach activities, recruiting events, plant location reviews and Emerson HR meetings. 


You step up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities. You effectively communicate in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels. You understand the importance and interdependence of internal customer relationships. You carefully consider all relevant factors and use appropriate decision-making criteria and principles. You maintain confidentiality and show consistency between words and actions. 


  • Bachelors degree required plus a minimum of 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Required knowledge of applicable state and federal employment and labor laws and governmental compliance requirements

  • Proven positive customer service and employee relations skills in order to facilitate daily interaction with internal customers

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with senior leaders, internal customers and the community

  • Outstanding organizational skills

  • Possesses a can-do attitude and shows persistence despite obstacles and set backs

  • Ability to produce quality results in a highly matrixed, fast paced environment

  • Maintains composure and effectiveness in stressful situations

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and HR information systems

  • Open to relocation in the future for career advancement at Emerson

  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.


  • Prefer Emerson HR experience

  • 3-5 plus years experience in Human Resources

  • HRCI or SHRM certification preferred

  • Demonstrated facilitation and training skills

  • Experience in an industrial/manufacturing multi-location, global company


Our Commitment to Our People
We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave available, including a shutdown from December 24 through New Year’s Day. Employee resource groups, including a very active Diversity and Inclusion committee, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Miami Valley Area

Our facility is located in Sidney, OH which is conveniently located within driving distance to several larger cities, such as Dayton, Troy, and Columbus. The area’s generally low costs of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location

The newly renovated Sidney campus has 1M square feet of manufacturing floor with an additional 120k square feet of leading-edge lab facilities. This location is the headquarters for the air conditioning and cold chain businesses. Through our 30 years of scroll compressor expertise, our air conditioning related products help bring comfort and convenience in commercial, industrial and residential spaces. The cold chain business helps ensure that food safely and efficiently travels from farm to fork. Approximately 1600 employees work in Sidney, who all support a multitude of business functions. With the blend of businesses and functions represented under this one roof, there are many opportunities for advancement within the Sidney location.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.
Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.

Work Authorization
Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
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