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HR Business Partner/Specialist - ADVICS Manufacturing Ohio

Location:   Lebanon OH

Salary:   based on experience



Are you looking for an outstanding career opportunity with a progressive and growing manufacturing business in Northern Cincinnati?



ADVICS  is a values-driven manufacturer of brake calipers, electronic stability control units, and electric parking brakes for over 20 different vehicles for many of the world’s leading auto manufacturers. With over 1,000 experienced and dedicated people, the company’s vision is to improve the quality of life through the evolution of vehicle safety.  ADVICS is continuing to grow, adding more Team Members and producing new, technology-leading brake system products in a world-class manufacturing environment.



The HR Business Partner/Specialist is part of a 10-person HR team building relationships across the location at multiple levels to improve the safety, quality, and productivity of all team members. This person will provide direct support and coordinates resources to implement and/or maintain programs in the areas of team member relations, organizational development, performance improvement, and retention.  The incumbent will identify and implement improvement efforts to build a high performance, team-based environment built on trust and mutual respect. 



  • Establishes relationships with assigned group(s). Identifies team member needs in an hourly manufacturing environment with up to 100 people in the assigned department.  Partners with Production and Support areas to solicit team member feedback and envision an improved future state.  Maintains a presence in all buildings and across all shifts.  Ensures communications and responses are service-oriented. Works independently with the judgment to escalate issues when needed. 
  • Strategically aligns business objectives with team member needs.  Understands the requirement to balance competing priorities.  Independently makes decisions and coaches others through difficult situations.  Identifies ways to build trust and reach mutually beneficial results.  Ensures outcomes can be consistently applied in the future.
  • Identifies and implements improvements. Develops processes and metrics to measure, understand, and report overall team member satisfaction and effectiveness.  Communicates targets and progress to management.  Creates improvement plans where necessary.
  • Tracks activities and establishes tracking systems.  Ensures documentation is consistently maintained across business units, departments, and shifts. Proactively monitors records to ensure accuracy.  Responds to audit requests as necessary.
  • May support additional HR initiatives in the following areas as needed: safety, training, benefits, HRIS, and/or legal compliance.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development, or other related field plus 3 – 5 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must establish an understanding of the business and culture. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively assimilate and present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Solid math skills with the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must be able to function in a team environment by working with and cooperating with others.
  • Requires a high level of interpersonal skills, written and verbal communications skills, and the ability to deal effectively with individuals both inside and outside of the company in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Must be pro-actively involved in continuous improvement processes and team-based systems, with the ability to effectively promote their use throughout the company.
  • Education and knowledge of systems and practices in the areas of employee relations is preferred.
  • Project management and problem solving abilities.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office experience.  Must be able to build and deliver presentations to small and large audiences; build and maintain Excel spreadsheets with a high degree of accuracy in a data-driven environment.






Jenny Caccimelio, Executive Recruiter