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Human Resources Business Partner

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Durant, OK, US

Company: Dorman Products

Eagle Suspension is a subsidiary of Dorman Products and for over a century we’ve supported the commercial vehicle market with the goal boosting driver uptime by combining the largest selection of parts with the deepest levels of service, engineering, and innovation.  Today, we're a billion-dollar global brand, with more than 3,000 contributors across multiple countries and continents, and we remain focused on driving new solutions. We rely on everyone who works at our family of companies, regardless of role and experience, to contribute to our success. That means everyone has a unique ability to make an impact on the business and is encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Just like we provide freedom to fix cars and trucks, we also give you the freedom to pursue new ideas, offer different perspectives, and grow in your career.

  • Are you an experienced HR Business Partner who is looking to join a fast growing company where you can take your career to the next level?
  • Do you have experience working in a warehouse environment?
  • If so, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!


Title: HR Business Partner

Job Summary:

Serves as a consultant and coach and provides generalist support to managers and contributors for a wide range of areas including employee relations, performance management, rewards & recognition, HR analytics, HR compliance, and compensation. Partners with leaders and their teams to support organizational goals and objectives. Proactively addresses current and future needs of the workforce with an objective of increasing organizational capability, effectiveness and individual performance.


Primary Duties (5-7 Key responsibilities):

  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation for contributors and management.
  • Provides guidance, expertise, and support to managers on performance counseling, organization restructuring, and workforce analysis. 
  • Conducts research, analysis and reporting on market competitiveness and makes recommendations on best practices; Conducts job evaluations of new and revised positions.  
  • Collaborates with other HR functional partners to execute human resources strategies and annual initiatives (Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development) to meet business objectives and support future business growth. 
  • Implement processes to allow for ongoing and continuous recognition of our employees with a focus on the Company’s strategic initiatives and values. 
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.  
  • Acts as a subject matter expert and maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. 
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with leaders, and the HR Operations teams to develop improved solutions, programs and policies. 
  • Acts as the HR point of contact for the organization’s ethics complaint process.   



  • Ability to work with limited supervision and under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Must be confident and able to handle difficult situations independently. 
  • Must be able to work with contributors at all levels of the organization. 
  • Must be proactive in working with and guiding Sr. Management.  
  • Understanding of compensation concepts, principles, and practices required; experience in leading or, participating in the evaluation, design, development, and/or implementation of compensation programs preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, case law, principles, and practices related to employee conduct, performance, and dispute resolution. 
  • Proficient in performance management concepts, principles, and practices related to planning, monitoring, rating, and rewarding employee performance. 
  • Knowledge of HR concepts, principles, and practices related to employee benefit and workers compensation programs. 
  • Must have HR experience, including conducting employee investigations
  • Experience working in manufacturing/industrial setting required
  • Strong knowledge of employment law and HR compliance requirements
  • Will perform HR administrative tasks for the site (payroll sign-off, new hire paperwork, new hire orientation, benefits administration, leave management, etc.)
  • Must be flexible, willing to work all shifts as needed
  • Experience working in a matrixed environment strongly preferred (e.g. onsite resource for subsidiary/location, reporting into Corporate headquarters)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred


Physical Requirement: Capability to lift 20 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach, swivel, carry items from one building to another, and speak and actively listen. Noise level is usually moderate.


Education And/Or experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required; PHR also required if Bachelors’ is not in related field. 
  • 5+ years HR generalist experience. 

Required Core Values & Competencies

Dorman Core Values

  • Ideation & Innovation
  • Deliver Customer Value
  • Empower Our Contributors
  • Accountability for Results
  • Strive for Excellence

Dorman Job Competencies

  • Analytical and Critical Thinking 
  • Change Management 
  • Conflict Management  
  • Effective Communication 
  • Influence & Relationship-Building 

Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma

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