Job Name:
Human Resources Business Partner I/II

General information

Location: Des Moines, IA
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Human Resources
Des Moines

Description & Requirements

There has never been a more exciting time to be part of the Andersen team. A key to the company’s enduring success is our sincere and thorough effort to do the right thing for customers, for employees, for the community and for the environment.  We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers’ expectations.


Andersen Storm Door Division is seeking a Human Resources Business Partner at our Des Moines, IA location. The purpose of this position is to serve as a both, a strategic and hands-on business partner to the site operations leaders, while also being responsible for the execution of full-cycle human resources support.

The role is critical in devising local organization effectiveness and talent development strategies while executing people initiatives, providing internal customer support, and driving HR functional excellence.


  • Develop strong relationships with clients and provides performance management and coaching guidance to leaders on an ongoing basis (coaching, counseling, career development, performance management and disciplinary actions).
  • Prioritize floor presence in the plants and balanced representation and advocacy of employees, leaders, and company.
  • Investigate, review, manage and resolve employee relations issues, ranging in complexity. Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations following company best practices and tracking in the company’s employee relations system.
  • Partner with hiring managers and talent acquisition team to strategize search approaches (internal and external) and assist in recruiting process to include authorship of job descriptions, identifying key competencies, interviewing, and talent selection.
  • Drive retention and engagement strategy, in partnership with Operations team.
  • Consult, counsel and proactively coach managers regarding compensation alignment and equity in preparing new hire salary recommendations, internal transfers, market adjustments, and promotional recommendations.
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with broader HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.       
  • Maintain an eye for risk management in daily work.  Continually building knowledge of legal and compliance requirements. Partner with legal department or other thought partners as needed/required.
  • Serve as a vital link between local operations, functional and corporate teams, fostering collaboration between all HR teams and functions.
  • Lead and/or collaborate on strategic and reaching projects (may cross functions, locations, and/or enterprise).





As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:

·       Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

·       Health Savings Account contributions

·       Robust whole person wellness support programs – EAP, Care Partners, A+ health, coaching

·       Paid holidays plus PTO

·       Generous 401(k) plan & contributions

·       Professional Development and tuition reimbursement opportunities

·       Profit sharing - all employees are eligible!

·       A culture that supports work-life balance

·       An environment where collaboration is key

·       Volunteer opportunities

·       Charitable giving match program

·       A company culture that values inclusion; Andersen is a proud signatory of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative

·       Environmentally conscious business decisions



·       BA/BS degree in Human Resources or similar discipline preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience

·       A minimum of 5 years of experience in an HR Business Partner/Generalist capacity, preferably in manufacturing environment

·       PHR/SHRM-SCP Certification preferred  

·       Excellent HR Acumen: Deep knowledge of HR processes and SME expertise on multiple HR discipline

·       Ability to interact with integrity and a high level of professionalism with all levels of team members and management

·       Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to see hidden problems and look beyond the obvious for answers, uses data to make decisions

·       Ability to build relationships and trust with excellent skills in coaching and mentoring  

·       Excellent conflict management and negotiation skills – can bring others together and reconcile differences

·       Good organizational and time management skills; multi-tasking and prioritizing, planning work activities efficiently to meet deadlines and high-level goals; managing multiple projects simultaneously

·       Excellent interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills with the ability and passion to engage with others authentically, establish trust, build long-lasting relationships - influence at all levels


·       Proficient in MS office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook