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Human Resources Business Partner

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Harrisburg, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dayton Parts was acquired by Dorman Products in 2021, and for over a century we’ve supported the commercial vehicle market to boost 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

The HR Business Partner serves as a consultant, coach, and strategic business partner to Dorman Heavy Duty manufacturing locations in the US and Canada. The HRBP supports managers and contributors in a wide range of areas including employee relations, performance management, benefits, 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. Directly manages 1 exempt level Human Resources staff.

  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation for contributors and management.
  • Provides expertise and support to managers on performance counseling, organization restructuring, and workforce analysis.
  • Performs functional duties within HR including, but not limited to, Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development to meet business objectives and support future business growth.
  • Manages and resolves employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Conducts research, analysis and reporting on market competitiveness and makes recommendations on best practices; Conducts job evaluations of new and revised positions. 
  • Implements processes to allow for ongoing and continuous recognition of our employees with a focus on the Company’s strategic initiatives and values.  
  • 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.   
  • Provides back up support for HR Director.
  • Provides day-to-day direction, coaching, development, and performance management for direct report(s).


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 5+ years of HR generalist experience 
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferredEffective presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience working in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred
  • Strong attention to detail; highly organized
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, previous experience working with an HRIS system
  • 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

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: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

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