Human Resources Business Partner (HR Generalist)

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

What we’re looking for…

The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for the coordination and implementation of several key HR processes and programs including: Recruitment, Onboarding, Training and Learning Development, Performance Management, Benefits, Compensation and Associate Relations and Engagement.

Expectations & Accountabilities …

  • Partners with site leadership to align and support HR initiatives with business strategy

  • Collaborate with operations management to implement a superior recruitment process. Coordinate and conduct recruitment efforts designed to attract candidates based upon staffing level needs to achieve company goals and efficiencies

  • Assure all recruiting activities are tracked and reported out adhering to company recruitment policies including diverse selection of internal and external candidates

  • Effectively communicate to leaders and associates on all HR initiatives including new hire orientation, performance management, policy updates, benefits and utilization of HRIS systems

  • Provide advice and counsel to members of the leadership team and associates related to Company employment policies and associate relations issues, employment laws and regulations, prepare necessary documentation, and participate in meetings as required

  • Maintain accuracy of the HRIS system and provide guidance and training to leaders and associates to best utilize the system for HR and personnel initiatives

  • Assist with reporting metrics and the development of key HR indicators to measure human capital performance

  • Partner with HR leadership to develop, recommend, and implement personnel policies and procedures that ensure consistent and fair treatment by location and across the organization

  • Monitors, recommends and collaborate with HR leadership to implement changes in company policies and procedures to ensure compliance to applicable regulatory laws such as FLSA, ADA, FMLA, and EEOC

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • 1-5 years of human resources experience required

  • Broad knowledge of HR practices and legislative requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of associates

  • Behavioral maturity, demonstrated trust and integrity, high ethical standards, interpersonal competence and the ability to prevent, reduce and resolve conflict

  • Demonstrated ability to balance the needs of the company and associates

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; presentation and training skills

  • Exceptional customer service, sense of urgency and detail orientation

  • Experience supporting distribution, manufacturing, or similar operations

  • HCMS / HRIS experience; Workday experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience; Master’s degree preferred

Qualifications that will set you apart….

  • Fluency in Spanish

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience; Master’s degree preferred
  • Human Resources credentials i.e. SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR preferred
At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Unlimited time off for salaried Associates
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,700 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and robust EAP offering
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion