Senior HR Business Partner

ABB LTD Mebane , NC 27302

Posted 4 weeks ago

Senior HR Business Partner

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As a core member of the HR team in North Americas Service leadership team, accountable for overall HR contribution and value-add to the business, translating business goals into HR priorities while ensuring an effective partnership with Centers of Expertise, Front Office and Global Business Services. Ensure compliance to related laws and state regulations through the application of policies and procedures. Implement people strategy and actions in line with the ELDS Business Line and Electrification Business. Reporting to the NAM LGP Service Leader, you will translate business goals into HR priorities and ensure effective implementation in partnership with the Centers of Expertise and global business services. Preferred location is Mebane, NC ; Virtual, remote based in the Continental U.S. will be considered

Your responsibilities

  • Strategic Leadership: Understanding of business drivers, the current and long-term strategy and identify opportunities for HR to add value to the service business

  • Set and implement HR priorities in line with the business and business line people strategy covering culture, people and organization

  • Develop appropriate human resource plans in support of key business needs in a dynamic, changing environment and develop / implement appropriate change management plans as required

  • Represent HR in the US Service organization, establishing strong relationships with business leaders

  • Capability Planning: Ensure the service business people and capabilities are understood and actions

  • Utilize HR analytics to understand and make informed decisions and execute appropriate actions

  • Develop appropriate human resource plans in support of key business needs in a dynamic, changing environment and develop / implement appropriate change management plans as required

  • Work with service leadership team to build organizational capabilities needed in the mid to long term to execute the business strategy and meet or exceed annual business targets

  • Organization Design: Implement the operating model and optimize organization structure and principles in line with group and global rules and standards, including ABB job structure

  • Develop high performing teams, including organization restructuring, optimal utilization, redeployment and right-sizing of people resources

  • Implement the people strategy locally in line with the business line to include people, culture and organization

  • Performance Management: Build a performance culture in the NAM service organization through the implementation of global business performance standards, KPIs, and targets to enhance business performance

  • Identify performance issues and provide counsel to management to take actions to resolve

  • Drive recognition and reward programs for individuals and teams linked to the business priorities and values in actions

  • Change Management: Ensure change management requirements are translated into actions that support the business strategy and plan

  • Apply in-depth business knowledge to support and coach leaders in the implementation of measures and actions to facilitate change, including communication, reorganization, performance management, motivation and recognition

  • Remuneration: Define competitiveness position and compensation elements based on the business need and in line with US and global strategy and policy

  • Identify issues and risks and works with HR organization to identify necessary actions

  • Monitors and control personnel cost and takes corrective actions when needed

Your background

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial relations or related discipline with minimum 12 years of progressive HR experience or combination of education and experience.

  • HR management experience in large service organization; solid HR expertise, including strategic workforce planning, succession planning, compensation and performance management.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of US employment law and compliance.

  • HR experience as a government contractor and experience in the requirements of Affirmative Action Planning.

  • Workday system experience.

  • Ability to manage and influence in a matrix environment.

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Change management/facilitation skills.

  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.


  • Retirement plan

  • Life insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Medical insurance

  • Wellbeing program

More about us

ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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