Prysmian Group

  • Willimantic, CT

  • Permanent

  • Full-time
Position Summary:

Reporting to the Regional Human Resource Business Partner, the Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) is responsible for managing and overseeing all HR related activities at the facility and providing HR guidance to Operations leadership at the plant. The HRBP guides effective and efficient implementation of HR best practices including labor and employee relations, regulatory compliance, performance management, talent management, staffing, succession planning, and communications, compensation, and benefit administration. The HRBP partners with plant leadership to deliver a high performance culture, promoting ownership, goal attainment, associate leadership and continuous learning and improvement at all levels of the facility.

HR Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate, inspire, lead and work with the leadership team to develop, support and evaluate programs, processes and policies that ensure our Behavior & Values is embraced and lived by all associates.
  • Partner and ensure the organizational structure supports the strategic objectives of the business and facility.
  • Track and report on HR metrics as required.
  • Responsible for delivering facility communications strategy that includes formal meetings, informal small group meetings, focus groups, 1X1s, surveys, and related activities that drive engagement activities, throughout the organization.
  • Demonstrate change leadership by understanding the desired outcomes, effectively involving, managing, and communicating with those impacted by change and mitigating the barriers to change.
  • Define and build the organization’s capabilities by identifying the talent needs of the business and assist managers with development of the next generation leaders while challenging and elevating performance of solid associates within the organization. Determine best practices to support organizational direction.
  • Serve as a credible and trustworthy advocate representing the needs of all facility associates and ensure/measure alignment around business results.
  • Formally assess employee engagement and culture, and design strategy to close gaps to the desired state.
  • Innovate and integrate HR practices around critical business needs, minimizing disruption to the manufacturing environment.
  • Identify and implement ways to eliminate or streamline non-value-added work.
  • Oversee HR issues involving legal and financial risk to organization.
  • Ensure application of corporate and local human resource procedures, practices, and initiatives in compliance with all laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for the facilitation of the selection/hiring/orientation/onboarding process.
  • Execute and manage the annual talent management review cycle.
  • Track hourly training (excluding Safety).
  • Manage plant leave of absence process, including FMLA, STD , LTD and personal leave.

Key Characteristics

  • Results and metrics driven with the ability to work in a high performance-manufacturing environment.
  • Able to understand organizational strategy while advancing operational goals. This includes having a good understanding of business principles and practices and the ability to apply them.
  • Ability to lead complex change and transformation efforts and manage multiple, complex tasks with attention to detail. This includes excellent ability to motivate and communicate with diplomacy to facilitate positive outcomes.
  • Trusted advisor with an ability to coach, mentor and guide all associates.
  • Ability to motivate, communicate and lead continuous improvement of HR service delivery.
  • Must have ability to establish rapport with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to create human resource solutions with a bottom line result.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, principles, and practices related to employee conduct, performance, and dispute resolution to protect the business from potential liabilities.
  • Experience with planning and executing the administrative side of HR and data management software.
  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills.


  • BS/BA degree in Human Resource Management or related field. SPHR Certification preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of Human Resource generalist experience in a demanding manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment, with a proven track record of leading and managing teams.
  • Demonstrated success with organizational change activities.
  • Proven success in talent management and building competencies/ capabilities at all levels of the facility.
  • Working knowledge of federal laws including employment and labor laws and success with developing core HR policies around both labor and employee relations.

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.

Line Mangers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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