HR Business Partner

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 27190
Job Family: Supervisors
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec Midwest Operations is looking for a HR Business Partner to join our Human Resources team. We are looking for proactive, dynamic people and team players, with great organizational capacity, accustomed to handle multiple tasks and with marked attention to details. It is an excellent opportunity for those professionals looking to develop to the next level.   

The HR Business Partner is the primary HR contact for several operations within the Midwest facility.   Managing programs, policies, associate relations, training, and support to Altec Midwest and Altec teams by participating in special projects.

Family-owned since 1929, Altec has the reach and resources of a large organization with the heart of a local firm. “More than just building equipment, we also build relationships.” Altec products and services can be found across the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world. Safety is a primary responsibility in everything we do as is support of the Altec Company Values: Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork


  • Primary HR contact for associates & supervisors in assigned business units
  • Implements and administers HR programs, including performance affirmative action and employment equity
  • Ensures company compliance with federal and state laws
  • Plans and develops curricula and materials for training programs and conducts training
  • Provides input to management for the resolution of associate relations issues and investigations
  • Conducts or directs internal investigation. Consults with corporate attorneys as necessary to address difficult legal compliance issues
  • Serves as a confidential point of contact for associates to communicate with management
  • Participates in unemployment hearings with state government and third-party administrators
  • Advises managers and associates on state and federal employment regulations, benefit and compensation policies, HR procedures etc.
  • Conducts or directs exit interviews and ensures that necessary employment termination paperwork is completed
  • Assists in preparing and maintaining HR records

Must have the ability to:

  • Professionally communicate at all levels from front line to senior leadership
  • Manage competing demands, accept constructive feedback while being extremely detail oriented, adaptable, and flexible
  • Be curious, creative & resourceful to find ways to deliver on time and quality
  • Maintain Company confidentiality
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives


  • Bachelor’s Degree required (business or human resources discipline preferred)
  • 5 years of experience in Human Resources
    • Applicable Masters counts as one year of experience
  • Excellent computer skills required; Prefer Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, Oracle, and/or Kronos experience

The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.


  • 2 years Supervisory exp preferred
  • HR Certification (HRCI/SHRM) preferred

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.