Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Opening ID: 25495
Job Family: Supervisors
Date Posted: Jan 21, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

There is an opening for a dedicated Human Resources professional to serve as the top HR point of contact for a facility of 350+ associates at our facility in Duluth, MN.  Supervise Human Resources associates along with programs and policies including staffing, compensation, benefits, associate relations, training, payroll and safety programs.  

Take a Career Step!

  • Work for an industry leader that designs, tests, manufactures, assembles, sells, and services its own products. Altec specializes in hydraulic utility equipment including aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world. 
  • Join a company with a history of continuous growth and a team-focused culture which strongly embraces continuous improvement, a company with financial stability, making strategic investments in its future.
  • Sharpen a broad range of skills with on-going in-house training and support.

Coupled with the majesty of Lake Superior, Duluth’s freshwater grandeur brings new perspective to the endless possibilities of living lakeside. Whether you want to ski, sail, surf, or simply traipse the six-mile Baymouth bar, you’ll find serenity as well as adventure. This is for folk who “get life” and live it deep. Anchored by a rich history of commerce and trade, Duluth continues to thrive as a city fueled by relationships and serves as a picturesque haven most would call a getaway, and the fortunate call home.

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Altec’s Values (in alphabetical order):

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

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.

Bachelor's Degree plus one of the following

  • Five  years of Altec Human Resources experience, or
  • Five years' external Human Resources experience with 2 years of Supervisory experience

Excellent computer skills required


  • PHR certification
  • PeopleSoft, Oracle and/or Kronos

Major Responsibilities

  • Able and willing to achieve results through active participation in activities and tasks, requiring attention to detail, excellent organization and administration excellence
  • Has a professional awareness of how Human Resources interfaces within the overall management team
  • Is interested and has some experience in a broad range of HR functions,  including best practices and legal implications
  • Fosters an environment where associates produce quality products in a dynamic team environment, with a consistent focus on Altec values
  • Has a commitment to Human Resources as a profession, focused on productive and positive business relationships overall
  • In addition to technical competence, this key player will have excellent communication, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Is relationship-driven, with highly developed organization skills
  • Engages in high levels of diplomacy and maintains confidentiality
  • May travel up to 25%

Competitive pay which rewards performance

Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

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.