HR Business Partner - Frymaster & Merco in Shreveport, LA at Welbilt

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

If you have a “passion for people,” and thrive in an environment where you can make a difference in the lives of employees, then you could be our next HR Business Partner for our Frymaster and Merco product lines at Welbilt, Inc.   As HR Business Partner - Frymaster and Merco – you will partner with product line leadership to customize HR solutions and programs to achieve a global product line strategy; with a focus on driving talent management and development, employee engagement, and talent optimization across the product line by aligning the HR strategy to the product line strategy.    Reporting directly to the Regional HR Lead, USA & LATAM – this position is located in Shreveport, LA.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails. Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation!   Major Accountability:  
  • Product line strategic workforce planning and talent acquisition strategy
  • Product line succession plans
  • Development of high potential talent within the product line
  • Product line employee engagement and retention
  • Adoption and implementation of HR program across the product line
  Essential Job Functions:  
  • Provide strategic HR support to product line leadership.
  • Participate in strategic business planning to increase product line leadership awareness and understanding of the people implications of the strategy.
  • Select and implement HR practices that are most appropriate for the delivery of the product line strategy.
  • Measure and track performance to see whether the HR investments made by the business deliver the intended value.
  • Assess impact and alignment of HR and talent programs on the product line.
  • Coach and guide product line leaders in demonstrating the appropriate behaviors and values to drive sustainable culture change.
  • Partner with the HR COE to develop and adapt global HR and talent programs to the product line needs.
  • Lead and advise on talent management practices within assigned product line related to workforce planning, talent acquisition, leadership development, employee development and training, performance management, merit planning, career and succession planning, and workforce analytics. 
  • Coordinate site HR activities related to achieving the product line’s strategic goals and objectives.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in Human Resources or related field; with a minimum of eight years’ of experience in Human Resources with strong focus on talent management is required.
  • Strong internal consulting skills, with ability to champion and influence change and a willingness to take risks.
  • Ability to build relationships; while adapting approach and style to business leaders.
  • Must have strong analytical skills.
  • Strong business acumen; including financial acumen.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and independently determine and take appropriate action within defined HR policies and procedures.
  • Must be fluent in English language.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally – up to 10% of the time.  

•In addition to industry-leading fryers, the Welbilt – Shreveport, Louisiana operation (Frymaster) manufactures commercial fryer filtration equipment (built-in and portable), foodservice equipment computers, water-bath rethermalizers and pasta cookers. The facility in Shreveport is a division of Welbilt, Inc.   Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice) - designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.  Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.


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