The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18703

    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/11/2018 9:57 PM)
    HR Business Partner
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    NS / Exempt
    Manages Others
  • Company Profiles

    Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


    As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


    Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.


    Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


    We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.


    Business Need / Purpose of Role

    The HRBP will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management for Weir Group employees based in the United States and those primarily based in Fort Worth, Texas. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The successful candidate will act as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs.


    Communicating needs proactively with the HR department and business management, the HRBP will seek to develop integrated solutions. The HRBP will also have a dual reporting line in to the US HR Shared Services team and will establish themselves as a subject matter expert in the use of HR reporting tools and data presentation to support the leadership team

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:


    • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and compliance reporting
    • Full life-cycle recruitment; Sourcing, screening, interviewing candidates for open vacancies and recruiting for the organization
    • Trains management in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment
    • Assists with the review, development and administration of policies and training for managers for the business
    • Proactively identifies issues with current policies and practices and recommends resolutions and works with management to implement policy changes
    • Assists management to develop resolutions to issues that arise
    • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs and provides advice and support on employee relation issues and other HR programs
    • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations
    • Preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform managers and employees of employee relations policies, procedures and practices
    • Conducts investigations of issues affecting employer/employee relations or compliance
    • Investigates and develops formal responses to state inquiries regarding personnel issues; represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations
    • Plans, organizes, and executes employee appreciation events
    • Loads, manipulates, audits, and reports on data in HR systems, and make complex mass changes, conversions or other direct data updates to HR data
    • Reviews, conducts investigations and responds to EEO claims.
    • Conducts and participates in salary surveys and analyzes data to ensure external competitiveness
    • Interprets and maintains compensation programs and policies, regulatory compliance, and job evaluations
    • Performs analysis of the external job market and reviews internal equity within departments for specific jobs
    • Provides compensation expertise to management to ensure the organization’s pay plan remains performance based, market driven and internally equitable
    • Assists in designing proposed and/or new compensation programs relative to base pay, grade changes and position changes
    • Actively participates in worker’s compensation claims and hearings 
    • Build and maintain a library of scheduled reports, ensuring the right users have access and keeping the SharePoint library up to date
    • Create and maintain a reporting calendar to detail standardized reports
    • Create and maintain documented and replicable workflows for all reports
    • Work with the HRIS to ensure data quality and have a say in designing solutions to fix and/or maintain data integrity
    • Work with internal stakeholders to understand the business requirement, use analytical reasoning to outline the necessary information that can be provided from the HRIS, recommend data solutions that may meet the need and then develop and deliver it
    • Develop dashboards using data visualization tools to provide reporting information that provides user-centric analysis upfront with trends and statistics
    • Automate, when able, and strive for user self-service throughout



    • Customer Service & Relationship Management
    • Communication & Consultation
    • Ability to work independently
    • Timely resolutions
    • EEO, FMLA, FSA, DOL… Compliance
    • Timely submission and presentation of data reporting
    • Attention to detail and accuracy of data
    • Business operations understanding

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


    Bachelor’s degree with to 5 or more years of experience in an HR Generalist capacity with proven capability in reporting and analytics for a large to medium sized organization


    • Experience with compensation surveys and annual merit and bonus processes for a large organization
    • The right candidate must be able to provide excellent analysis and recommendations on their reporting and have exceptional attention to detail and be highly structured and organized
    • Additionally, the candidate must have extensive experience in working with systems and excel reporting and analysis



    Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.


    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision.


    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Personal Protective Equipment is required in certain areas of the facility. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    Core Competencies

    Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity


    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly


    Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals


    Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed


    Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things


    Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings


    Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information


    Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed