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HR Business Partner

J.R. Simplot
Boise, Idaho 83702
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.  These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.  We currently have an HR Business Partner position available at our Food Group headquarters in Boise, ID.

The HR Business Partner is responsible for building collaborative business partnerships with key business leaders for major functions of the business to provide coaching, HR expertise and counseling on key people decisions, in support of the business and functional strategies. 

As the primary business partner for functional Vice President(s), the role is responsible to fully understand the business objectives to help build an actionable people strategy for the part of the business they support. The individual will work closely with the Centers of Excellence (COE), to seamlessly drive Human Resource objectives throughout the business. 

Working closely with functional leaders, the role will drive companywide initiatives in the areas of Talent & Succession, Leadership Development, Total Rewards and Employee & Labor Relations. 

May provide coaching to other HR professionals, to ensure functional business objectives are met.

Employee & Labor Relations (30%)

Works with business leaders, managers and other HR professionals to ensure the effective management of individual performance, and alignment with policies, work rules, and collective bargaining agreements where applicable. Provides direct coaching and counsel to managers and other HR professionals, partnering with senior HR leader and in-house counsel when appropriate, to address application of policies and HR procedures, and performance issues that may include potential termination of employment. Responsible for managing all day-to-day HR activities and employee information within an HCM system(s) for assigned business area, which may include initiating and/or approving changes to employee electronic records, looking up and/or reporting on data to assist with business decisions, completing regulatory reports (i.e. Affirmative Action Plans), ensuring overall data integrity, and responding to general HR questions and issues from employees and managers. The role may also be involved in negotiations of collective bargaining agreements.

Talent & Succession (20%)

Leads organizational design discussions, and engagement survey action planning for the assigned business area. Leads talent reviews for the assigned business area, for roll-up into Group-wide talent & succession plans. Ensures managers are creating and managing development plans, so that progress is made and readiness levels are improved. Partners closely with Talent & Succession team to ensure consistent and effective implementation of talent & succession programs. Manages talent selection process for the assigned business area to ensure placement of talent considers future business needs, talent gaps, and business succession priorities.

Project Management (20%)

Manages both large and small business projects for the assigned business area, that impact organizational structure, people or people processes. Ensures COE’s and other subject matter experts are included throughout the project to ensure consistency and successful completion of the project. 
Leadership Development (10%)

Works with leadership teams and COE to ensure we are effectively developing leaders within the assigned business area. Prioritizes program participants, and then works with managers to ensure principles are being practices outside training sessions.
Total Rewards (10%)

Works with Total Rewards and Talent Acquisition teams to ensure consistent application of pay across the assigned business area. Provides coaching to business leaders to assign salaries and ensure equity across the business. Works with group HR team to monitor/audit pay application across all business functions.
Change Management (10%)

Works with leaders on the assigned area of the business, to lead change initiatives, either driven by the Company, the business, or the business functional area. 



  • Bachelor's Degree from 4-year college or university.
  • Master's Degree preferred.
  • Eight to ten years related experience and/or training.
  • Deep experience in the application of employment laws.
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to facilitate consensus across groups.
  • PHR/SPHR or similar HR certification preferred.
  • Adheres to all standards, policies, and systems as appropriate.
  • Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.
NOTE: J.R. Simplot currently has two HR Business Partner positions open: 
  • Job ID #5912 - AgriBusiness
  • Job ID #5915 - Food Group


Posted: 2018-10-04 Expires: 2018-11-03

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