Completed United States

The Company

This US multinational provides global, integrated supply chain services including both origin and destination services such as freight consolidation, warehousing, and distribution management. It is going through an exciting period of innovation, change and growth. The HR leadership team is focused on building its HR business partnering capability, and is looking for a high potential HR Business Partner to be responsible for an important business unit nationally. The majority of the employees that this role is responsible for are in California.

The Role

Based in Los Angeles, this is a business facing role and heavily execution oriented; with substantial exposure to very senior business leaders. This position will foster partnerships across the organization to deliver value added services to management and employees. Key areas of focus include: employee and labor relations, employee communications, recruiting, compensation, benefits, workforce planning, performance management, employee development, safety processes and employment documentation. It is the successor role to the HR Director so preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate their potential to step up to the next level.  

The Individual

We are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner who has a good understanding of Labor and Employee Relations and a background in the Logistics industry. Some 3PL experience would be ideal. Most important is a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and partner with senior business leaders and HR colleagues. Some managerial experience would be beneficial. He or she should have a solid understanding of all traditional HR tools including staffing, organization design, performance management, HR measurement and legal compliance. Some Safety and Physical Security experience would be desirable.

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, only HR Professionals who are legally able to work in this country can be considered.

Posted on 05 Aug 2016

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
Industrial & Manufacturing
International Coverage
Global HQ
North America
Global revenue
US$1-10 Billion
Solid report to
HR Director
Potential upsides
This is a growing business with exceptionally good HR leadership; and an excellent career path into the HR Director position.
Potential downsides
There will be some administrative assistance but this is essentially a sole contributor role.