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Ryder System HR Partner I in Wilmington, Illinois

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This is an HR Partner role that is both tactical and strategic, focused on maximizing employee engagement and development. These roles are located in larger warehouse locations and/or high density geographical areas. They are high-touch and customer focused roles, and require the onsite HR generalist to partner heavily with operations to support our employees. This Onsite HR partner understands everything from employee relations to performance management, talent management to succession planning and employee engagement and legislative compliance. They are business partners to the warehouse management teams in all areas of the employee life cycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with HRBP on executing /implementing HR strategy for the location with a focus on employee engagement and retention.

  • Responsible for providing HR support to location leadership on day-today issues and larger initiatives. Includes training, coaching and development topics.

  • Works as intermediary with HRES/Employee Relations and location management on recommendations/guidance regarding HR matters. Including submitting tickets into MyRyder when needed.

  • Responsible for supporting managers on all activities related to hiring, termination and other employee data and job changes. Including entering data into Workday/MyRyder

  • Ensure all new employees are effectively onboarded and trained

  • Champion HR technology adoption at the location (Workday/MyRyder)

  • Conduct proactive employee relations by a variety of means; pulse surveys, 1:1s, etc.

  • Lead employee relations activities, which include coaching and some support during the investigations.

  • Utilize analytics, expertise and workforce trends to influence decisions that drive and improve organizational processes and programs (pulse on trends in the building; what is working and what is not; pivot quickly and provide analysis to show trends/changes/improvement)

  • Work with the agency partners, when needed

  • Run a hiring event and partner with local schools, when needed

  • Work with the operations team to identify, create and implement innovative solutions to improve employee retention

  • Collaborate with the recruiting team to ensure we fill roles in a timely manner, with the best talent possible.

  • Work with recruiting and the operations team to create a Staffing Plan based on growth, workforce planning and analytics

  • Coordinate development programs such as FLP and LMT

  • Support HRBP in providing managers with the tools and training to optimize their performance

  • Support a diverse and inclusive workplace

  • Partner with Labor Relations team to implement components of the labor strategy, including conducting risk assessments, facilitating positive employee relations training, and drafting action plans to address concerns

  • Support Labor Relations team and HRBP on priorities for successful union negotiations, prepare and contribute key HR data to ensure successful outcomes within the collective bargaining agreement

  • As applicable, collaborate with Business Agents to resolve grievances and other local matters

  • Communicate, interpret and consistently apply policies and procedures

  • Ensure compliance with all Human Resource processes (audit completion of compliance training)

  • Consult with HRES/Compliance on the interpretation of policies and procedures

  • Collaborate with HRES/Compliance on ensuring legislative compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, including conducting compliance reviews at location level (Wage & hour, etc.) as directed.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proven ability to build strong relationships

  • Excellent consulting and conflict management skills

  • Strong use of judgment to identify and anticipate client needs and make recommendations for implementation

  • Ability to effectively interact with all organizational levels in a multicultural environment and build trusted relationships

  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to interpret data, identify trends and recommend multiple solutions

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong organizational, motivational, communication and problem solving skills

  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision

  • Function in a matrixed, fast-paced environment

  • Basic knowledge and application of federal and state employment laws beginner required


  • Bachelor's degree required Human Resources, Business Administration or other related field or additional four (4) years of required experience

  • Three (3) years or more Experience and exposure to HR areas such as organizational development, employee relations, talent acquisition, learning & development and compensation required

  • Workday experience beginner preferred

  • Basic knowledge and application of federal and state employment laws beginner required

Travel: None

DOT Regulated: None

Job Category: General Human Resources

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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