Human Resources Business Partner

Job Location

Edwardsville, IL US


21 W Gateway Commerce Center Dr (Edwardsville), IL 62025

Job Category

Human Resources


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

Shift Requirements

1st Shift
About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Designs, plans, and implements human resources programs for a plant. Administers corporate policies relating to compensation, benefits, visa/green card processing, employee relations, training, and health and safety programs. May be responsible for negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Establishes and/or implements human talent strategies, programs and policies to assure company objectives in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, customer service, sales, human capital, cost and profitability
  • Partners with business leaders to assure successful deployment of talent acquisition/management, employee engagement, leadership development, communications, compensation, and benefits initiatives
  • Provides guidance to site leaders and/or direct reports that fosters a high performance workforce and assures compliance with local, state and federal law
  • Supports employee/labor relations process including conducting investigations, administering disciplinary action and preparing grievance responses as needed
  • Assures compliance with collective bargaining agreement including contract interpretation and disciplinary and grievance process; assists with arbitration case preparation, labor negotiations and other potential legal matters
  • Assures effective delivery of HR service to assigned site(s)
  • Establishes and analyzes key HR metrics and provides leadership support to ensure site business objectives are met
  • Ensures cross-functional collaboration across site(s)
  • Ensures accuracy and completion of employee related data and documentation
  • Manages staffing, training, employee relations and team performance to develop and enhance the Human Resources function, working closely with direct reports
  • Maintains industry, professional and technical knowledge by networking, attending industry events, and reviewing professional publications


Essential to this Position
  • Human Resources (HR) Generalist experience in a manufacturing or fulfillment industry
  • Strong business partner experience in making a positive impact on the plant’s business by understanding and working with the management team anticipating future needs of the business and recommending HR solutions
  • Strong level of independent judgment and ability to develop trust with management team and employees
  • Resolute in handling confidential/sensitive information
  • Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes key employee retention and development initiatives, high performance and teamwork environment
  • ***This role is fully onsite***


Education / Certifications
Education Required
Bachelor’s Degree
Education Desired
Bachelor’s Degree
Field Of Study
Human Resources
Other Certifications Required Or Desired
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
At least 7 years relevant experience required
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Knowledge of major responsibilities, accountabilities, and organization of the Human Resources (HR) function or department; ability to use and administer the organization's HR policies, strategies and environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to use the organization's and industry's standards, procedures and policies relevant to human resources management
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and ability to advise on laws and regulations affecting HR practices
  • Knowledge of HR approaches, tools and techniques; ability to inform, guide and advise managers in HR-related initiatives
  • Knowledge of and ability to plan and develop an organization's HR operations in order to increase individual and organizational effectiveness
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement HR related tasks, processes, and projects to ensure smooth daily HR operations
About Menasha Packaging Join Menasha Packaging where we are all about the power behind possible! Menasha is the industry’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider. We design, print, and produce customized packaging, high-end graphic displays, merchandising material, and e-commerce packaging, and we provide pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

Menasha Packaging, along with ORBIS Corporation, a reusable plastic packaging and supply chain services provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report:

Click here to view our two-minute video that shares a quick glimpse about Menasha Corporation and our future of possibilities.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

Menasha Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants will be provided with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or genetic information.