Human Resources Business Partner

Job Locations
Human Resources
Job Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
2 weeks ago(11/16/2020 4:25 PM)

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.


Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

Do you want to work with Leaders in Engineering and Operations to drive human resource related needs?  Have you served as a Human Resource Generalist or partner driving efficiency, strategies, and services for a large function?  This Human Resource partner role will service our Global Commercial Organization.  This will be a key role business partner role reporting to the Director of Human Resources.   


This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic human resource leader to partner with some of Dematic’s key stakeholders and develop strategies and capabilities, which best position Dematic to continue to gain market share by anticipating and meeting the strategic objectives of our customers. The Human Resources BP will utilize creative problem-solving skills to drive efficiency in programs and processes needed to fuel the strategy and growth of the business through its people.


This role will serve as a trusted adviser to the key executives that she/he supports, utilizing experience to identify, create, and deliver innovative and pragmatic Human Resource solutions.  He/she will motivate the workforce to achieve goals within an environment of excellence by building exceptional engineering talent.   


Dematic’s Human Resource Business partner role would include, but is not limited to:

  • Enabling the business by developing a strategic talent plan and helping to guide critical talent decisions including workforce planning, succession planning, and performance management to support Dematic’s growth plans.
  • Lead the planning and strategy for key business groups in the areas of recruitment, talent management and organizational development.
  • Understand the business and talent priorities by driving business results through systemic organizational and talent strategies that are aligned to the business strategy.
  • Use metric and data to enable business leaders by identifying trends and recommend solutions to improve performance, retention, and employee engagement.
  • Support the development of a strategy to recruit and retain diverse, world-class engineering and operations talent that will allow Dematic a competitive advantage over competition.
  • Partner with leadership team to implement effective strategies to enable meaningful change
  • Must demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset and suggest ideas for improvement
  • Plan, organize and coordinate various projects, programs and committees related to employee relations and internal communications
  • Support HR and local leadership in action planning related to employee engagement.
  • Partner with other cross-functional teams to deliver important employee facing communication initiatives.
  • Build leadership and management capability to facilitate an open and inclusive environment that increases team member engagement.
  • Lead complex employee relations matters, ensuring compliance with all applicable employment laws and regulations.
  • Lead and facilitate progressive discipline, harassment, workplace violence and other HR related issues.
  • Full life cycle recruitment and ability to partner with Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence.
  • Champion initiatives that support the success of the organization’s growth and reinforce a collaborative, aligned, and engaged culture.

What We Are Looking For

Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • 5+ years of direct applicable Human Resources experience in a fast paced, innovative, engineering / technology company.
  • Minimum 2 years employee relations experience; including experience counseling and coaching members and managers in HR member relations-related situations; experience with conducting workplace investigations and resolving workplace issues (problem resolution) and reviewing and/or evaluating people for selection and/or programs for appropriateness.
  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant direct work experience required.
  • Understands and able to align policies and practices with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Human Resources areas including, Talent Development, Succession Planning, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Organizational Design, Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, and Change Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility and confidence with a wide variety of leaders as a trusted adviser and confidant.
  • Unquestioned integrity with assertiveness, presence, and confidence.
  • Excellent influencing skills at all levels in the organization and competence in making timely, effective, principles-based decisions.
  • Demonstrated advanced customer focus, judgment, analytical skills, critical thinking and communication skills (verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal) required.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working effectively in a self-directed, proactive, results-oriented, complex, fast paced environment across all levels.
  • Willingness to travel nationally approximately up to 10%.


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