Job Name:
Human Resource Business Partner

Informations générales

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Renewal by Andersen
Posting City: Cottage Grove, MN
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Catégorie de poste:
Human Resources
Posting City:
Cottage Grove

Description & Requirements


We’re focused on bringing more- light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

We are looking to add a Human Resources Business Partner I at our Cottage Grove, MN location. The purpose of this position is to serve as 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.
  • Support the business by working on-site.


  • BA/BS degree in Human Resources or similar discipline preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of 2-4 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 counseling and coaching.   
  • Excellent conflict management skills.
  • 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.


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.  In addition to excellent earning potential, we offer excellent benefits, such as low cost medical and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage.  The other benefits may include:

  • Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A culture that supports work-life balance
  • An environment where collaboration is key
  • Volunteer opportunities – on company time
  • Employee Resource Networks
  • Environmentally conscious business outcomes
  • 12,000+ employees and career opportunities nationwide

In 2024, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Posting City:
Cottage Grove, MN