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Human Resources Business Partner

May 24, 2022 10:00 AM | Dena A Culpepper (Administrator)

Place of Business:
Advanced Drainage Systems

Job Location:
Ennis, Texas 75119 United States

Position Description:
At ADS, no idea is off limits, and we celebrate creativity and bold moves. For more than 50 years ADS has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials. Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, we are a multi-billion dollar stormwater management company, manufacturing pipe and ancillary products. What does that mean? When it storms, we capture rain with our drain basins, convey it with pipe, store it using chambers and finally treat it with our water quality products, before safely returning water back to the environment. We handle, what we call, the entire lifecycle of a raindrop. Our products help prevent flooding, which increases quality of life for people living in large cities, suburbs, and rural towns. We also believe in creating a circular economy and are the second largest plastic recycling company in North America. We use plastic shampoo and detergent bottles to create pipe, diverting over 500 million pounds of plastic from landfills every year. ADS operates a global network of over 60 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers.
We have amazing stories to tell, and we need your help getting our story out there. To learn more about ADS, please visit our website at www.adspipe.com.

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, this visible and strategic position will join the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) Team which partners with the Supply Chain arm of our business to lead the delivery of our talent programs. Our plastic manufacturing regions will be the main partners for the role. This HRBP will be comfortable in the driver’s seat to innovate and transform our talent planning, performance management, retention, and employee development programs to cultivate talent depth needed to meet growth objectives.
With over 50 years of leading the water management industry, we are in the midst of transforming our Supply Chain. We are looking for a Human Resources leader that can lean-in and influence through dynamic thought partnerships.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Engage with leaders to align operational strategies with people initiatives that resonate with front-line associates in a way that supports our dynamic and sustained growth
• Lead the enhancement and execution of performance management, talent assessment, succession planning and learning programs to shore-up skill gaps with our internal talent
• Align resources for leadership recruiting and on-boarding processes to attract the depth and diversity of talent needed to meet our business objectives
• Proactively partner with internal HR teams to ensure their alignment with supply chain business strategies to reduce down-stream employment obstacles that may distract from driving business results
• Be in the driver’s seat of transformation to support change management and communication cascades throughout all levels of the Supply Chain
• Evaluate our organizational structure and offer counsel on how it could be improved to support our growth initiatives
• Develop and implement strategies to reduce hourly turnover and absenteeism
• Provide effective employee relations support while providing balanced counsel, policy evaluation and implementation and conducting confidential investigations where required

Qualifications:
• Total 5-7 years of experience with 3-5 years of focused and relevant HR Generalist / Business Partner experience. Additional experience in other HR specialties preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
• Ability to use data to identify trends, themes and/or root cause for the foundation of business recommendations
• Broad and strong understanding of HR laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
• Highly skilled in engaging and building productive partnerships through strong business acumen while maintaining a balanced lens for business and people needs
• Experienced with building and executing full life-cycle leadership development programs including development, implementation, and skill sustainability
• A collaborative leader who is confident and assertive in style, but respectful of others.
• A strategic thinker who possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills needed to effectively share and engage the entire organization in the key strategic and operational talent initiatives of the Company
• Ability to foster strong team morale and brings fun to the workplace; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue
• The successful candidate must bring high level of ethical, intellectual, professional, and personal values that complement the team
Thank you for your interest in this role and Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.!

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