HR Business Partner

REQ: REQ-116507 Human Resources

  • Leawood, KS, United States
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Panasonic – HR Business Partner 

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What You’ll Get to Do:

The HR Business Partner is a trusted advisor to the business units. You’ll work with our team in order to drive their results through people and HR system initiatives ensuring that the strategic direction of HR is pursued on behalf of the business unit and those high-value HR processes are implemented correctly.

Thought Leadership: Understand strategic business objectives and educate business leadership on HR best practices such as talent management, employee engagement, performance optimization, succession planning and other HR functions.

Organizational Design/Redesign: Lend expertise and apply organizational design methodology and best practice to optimize organizational structures, operating models, business processes, functional alignment, etc. to align with business goals.

Leadership Development and Executive Coaching: Contribute to continuous improvement of organizational performance through the creation and execution of leadership development programs. Identify and address leadership competency gaps through mentoring, coaching and educating.


Employee Engagement: Leverage HR expertise in educating business leaders on culture and employee experience. Collaborate with business leaders to develop interventions to improve the employee experience.


Change Management: Instill Change Management as a key organizational competency by applying and educating leaders on Change Management best practices. Help develop comprehensive change strategies and support execution of those strategies to drive successful transformation, organizational agility and continuous improvement.

  • Contracts with outside suppliers to provide HR services, including benefits, 401k, temporary employees, and search firms
  • Administers benefits programs such as life, health, and dental insurance, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Employ progressive benefits and compensation policies to shape workforce incentives and company culture.
  • Take a strategic approach to compensation
  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Oversee talent planning, including headcount and staffing needs, succession plans and overall talent management to ensure we have the right people to move the business forward
  • Lead and implement key programs/changes focused on building an enduring organization positioned for growth, including learning and development, total rewards, employment branding, and HR platforms and systems
  • Drive our talent acquisition process and ensure the organization is attracting and hiring the best talent; implement creative and cost-effective methods for sourcing quality candidates and recommend ways to promote and enhance the talent acquisition strategy
  • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.


What You’ll Bring:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • PHR or SPHR preferred
  • Over ten plus years of progressive general experience across multiple HR functional areas
  • 5+ years of working with benefits and insurance brokers or similar outsources service providers
  • Experienced in Talent acquisition and onboarding processes
  • Thorough knowledge of HR policies and procedures


Key Competencies:

  • Provide leadership for direct and indirect resources
  • Strong change leadership skills, customer focus
  • Ability to collaborate and form teams to meet client needs
  • Proven experience in employee relations, relationship building, interviewing skills, issue resolution, strategic influence, critical thinking, technical HR expertise

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

REQ: REQ-116507 Human Resources

  • Leawood, KS, United States
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As a global policy, Panasonic does not recognize resumes or other application materials submitted from staffing agencies and search firms outside of our system. Therefore, please do not submit resumes or other application materials through the external Panasonic web site or directly to our employees. Any resumes or other application materials submitted through the external web site or directly to employees of Panasonic or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates will not be eligible for any agency fee, and the resume and other application materials will be added to our database for direct recruitment.

Panasonic assigns only certain positions to approved staffing agencies and search firms that have a current agreement with Panasonic in place. Not all positions are eligible for an agency fee.