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Associate HR Business Partner I

Company: J.B. Hunt Transport
Location: South Gate
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Associate HR Business Partner I

South Gate, CA - Southern Ave

Job Title:

Associate HR Business Partner I


Human Resources


United States of America




South Gate

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, this position partners with business leaders execute HR strategies / offerings within their assigned business unit(s). The incumbent collaborates with HR Centers of Expertise and HR Operations to respond to routine business and/or employee needs. This role will own certain region(s) within a business unit/department as business needs dictate. Work as an agent to enhance our already high-performance, family-oriented workplace culture. The position will support their assigned business unit(s) as needed, with emphasis on talent acquisition, talent management and change management.

Job Description:

**Key Responsibilities** :

+ Identify and analyze the HR needs of a designated client within a business unit including recommending programs, policies, and other HR initiatives/offerings to support the business (e.g., employee engagement, recruiting, retention or training)

+ Influence and support the culture, values and standards of J.B. Hunt to facilitate strategic or business unit goals

+ Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems, evaluating potential solutions, implementing selected solutions, and coaching and counseling managers and employees in dealing with general employee issues, job-related performance and personal well-being

+ Conduct outplacement counseling and exit interviews

+ Conduct employee relations issue investigations; escalate to appropriate parties when warranted (e.g., Compliance, Legal)

+ Support the facilitation of the succession planning process for your designated business unit

+ Maintain good communication and a positive relationship with employees to promote employee satisfaction and ensure a positive working environment

+ Implement human resources policies and procedures; provide interpretation and guidance to managers and employees

+ Analyze human resource data and recommend solutions for improved employee engagement and satisfaction

+ Support efforts to drive human resources initiatives within the organization and act as a liaison to other human resources functions when necessary

+ Ensure organizational compliance with all HR related regulations, laws and guidelines

+ Consult with managers and HR staff regarding the job analysis, job development and competency management processes; contribute and verify content for defining jobs (responsibilities, qualifications, competencies, etc.) and career paths for the organization

+ Support the execution of the workforce planning strategy to support organizational development goals

+ Implement and consult on the performance management program, including goal setting, evaluations, calibration and feedback

+ Perform other duties as assigned


**Minimum** **Qualifications** :

+ High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 1-3 years of experience in Human Resources or Customer Service.

**Preferred Qualifications** :

+ Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management, Communications, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field; 1 year of experience in Human Resources. HR Professional Certification - HRCI

+ HR Professional Certification - SHRM.

+ Ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment

+ Ability to analyze and interpret HR policies

+ Ability to be both flexible and adaptable

+ Ability to communicate effectively through all mediums

+ Ability to establish and maintain relationships with clients, vendors, and peers

+ Ability to handle confidential information and materials with discretion

+ Ability to maintain composure

+ Ability to manage multiple priorities

+ Ability to train and coach others

+ Ability to understand and apply business acumen

+ Experience working in a customer service job

+ Knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations

+ Leadership skills

+ Problem Solving skills

+ Proficient active listening skills

+ Experience in Microsoft Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


GED (Required), High School (Required), Bachelors: Human Resources Management, Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Communications Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Work Experience:

Human Resources, Customer Service/Account Manager


Professional In Human Resources (PHR) - HR Certification Institute (HRCI ), SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) - SHRM

Job Opening ID:

00453848 Associate HR Business Partner I (Open)

"This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by

employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive

inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions."

Posted Today

Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason - our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.

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