Human Resources Business Partner

Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes

People & HR, Sales & Business Development
Wisconsin, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Human Resources Business Partner

Are you a passionate HR professional looking for an exciting opportunity to drive employee wellbeing and positive employee relations? We are seeking an HR Business Partner at our Spencer, Wisconsin, Dairy Plant to collaborate with and provide solutions for leaders and employees, deliver timely feedback and support across all HR functions to achieve business goals, and make a meaningful impact as part of a Fortune 250 company.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Proactively recommend ideas and solutions to effectively address the needs of the organization.

  • Effectively teach, coach, and influence others to motivate and gain appropriate buy-in to drive results.

  • Educate leaders to ensure consistent application of policies, union contract language, while promoting positive employee relations.

  • Conduct investigations and make corrective action recommendations, with appropriate level of management intervention.

  • Interpret complex and ambiguous situations while consistently applying company policy, union contract language and great employee relations to understand challenges and mitigate risk.

  • Partner with EHS and plant leadership as needed to ensure consistent application of leave of absence policies, procedures, and requirements (ADA, FMLA, Workers’ Compensation and Disability)

  • Work with the HR Leader to ensure compliance, and claim response in coordination with Legal for EEOC, FMLA, Code of Conduct, Discrimination, Harassment, and other legal/policy issues.

Experience + Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field along with 2 years of HR Generalist/business partner experience. Candidates with an associate’s degree with 4 years of related experience may be considered.

  • Experience working in a union environment highly desired


  • Inspire trust and respect, bring people together, and get the most important things done.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to lead and drive change in a manufacturing environment.

  • Communicates and administers HR related policies/procedures fairly and consistently.

  • Handles all HR matters confidentially and with great tact and professionalism.

  • Handles multiple demands and balances competing priorities, with a sense of urgency.

Hours: This is a three-shift manufacturing plant; the incumbent will need to be flexible to work off-shifts from time to time or switch shifts as needed for communication purposes.

About Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Join us and be part of a Fortune 250, farmer- and member-owned cooperative that is reimagining the business of food. We have been named a Top Workplace by Indeed and LinkedIn, and to the TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

We provide a broad portfolio of benefits to keep you and your family at your best. Land O'Lakes is Where Your Future Takes Root.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O’Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.