HR Business Partner

Human Resources
US-MI-Grand Rapids
Common Sail Investment Group


HR Business Partner

CommonSail - Grand Rapids


Main areas of focus:  As a senior member of the HR team, the HRBP partners  with senior to mid-level managers to attract and retain high performing employees through leadership coaching and  performance management. 


Shared Services:  HRBPs serve one of more of the CSIG Businesses


Job Description

HR Business Partners are high-performing experienced HR professionals who form trusted  relationships with business  leaders.  This role is responsible for partnering with a Strategic HR Business Partner to provide support for  various HR functions including compliance,  performance management, learning and  development, leadership coaching, employee and labor relations, recognition and rewards, compensation and benefits, and risk management.  Strong relationships and the ability to influence leading and directing the efforts of others.  


Required Experience for Human Resources Business Partner:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience as an HR Generalist.
  • Strong employee relations experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects with minimal assistance.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required.


  • Assists Strategic HR Business Partners with execution of HR strategies to increase employee retention through employee engagement, development plans and performance management.
  • Partners with the Strategic HRBP to development and administration of human resource policies, leadership development and performance management programs within the business they support.
  • Analyzes data and identifies trends to increase employee retention within their business.
  • Resolves complex employee relations concerns with minimal guidance from the Strategic
  • Actively support company culture and core standards.
  • Builds trusted relationships with regional leaders.
  • May specialize in one or more complex areas of HR, such as Employee Relations or Compensation.

Key Metrics for Success:

  • Increase leader and employee retention.
  • Increase employee engagement (retention).
  • Develops trusted relationships with senior to mid-level managers of the business
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, mitigate risk with employee issues and demonstrated problem solving skills aligning with company goals and vision


Serving is our Business

General Working Conditions:

This position entails standing for long periods of time.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to communicate effectively with others, sit, stand, walk and use hands to handle keyboard, telephone, paper, files, and other equipment and objects.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.  This position requires the ability to review detailed documents and read computer screens.  The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The work environment requires appropriate interaction with others. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.  Occasional travel to different locations may be required.

We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.


If you love serving others, and are looking for an opportunity to thrive, CSIG holdings and our businesses is your destination.


This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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