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Title:  Associate HRBP

Requisition ID:  16933-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Human Resources
Travel:  Negligible


The Associate Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) supports human resources programs and processes and the functional Sr. HRBP team. They facilitate several components of the HR team’s work as well as lead domestic and international programs.  The Associate HRBP interacts with and facilitates the new hire experience for the Global headquarters as well as virtually based employees across the US. In addition, the role offers continuous career development by directly supporting select groups of clients, under the direction of a senior level HRBP, ranging from the Leadership Development Program to Corporate Supply Chain, Finance, and Innovation.


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following

  • Must work within and adhere to the company’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Assist with day-to-day administration of human resource transactions, including completing all the necessary documents to hire, terminate and modify employee records.
  • Maintains and manages electronic and hard copy employee files.
  • Assist employees with ADA & leaves of absence, including FMLA, short-term disability, and military leave requests and processing. Engages Sr. HRBP in all decision making and employee response as required.
  • Manages vendor relationship for internal electronic communication tools and pre-employment services (background, fit for duty, and drug screening). Additional vendor responsibility may be assigned.
  • Facilitates the timely and quality execution of selected Annual HR processes and programs including but not limited to:
    • Global President & Leadership Awards
    • Global Scholarship Program
    • United Way Campaign – North America
    • EEO 1/AAP/VETS Reporting
    • HR Internships & Cristo Rey Sponsorship
    • HR Recognition
    • Coordinates Invitees for CEO & CHRO Round Table Meeting (Partners with Communications)
    • Various other philanthropic endeavors of the company
  • Partners with corporate payroll to ensure proper processing of deductions for employee taxes, garnishments, charitable contributions, and other deductions.
  • Provides timekeeping support to both managers and nonexempt employees. Monitors time and approval for HDQ Executive Administration and reception group.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; coaching matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; and training and development.
  • Data Analytics and Reporting:
    • Prepare monthly reports, including headcount
    • Prepare reports on key HR metrics and budgets
  • Provides HR guidance and support to managers and employees for basic HR policy and process inquiries. Elevates higher level concerns to the appropriate repository for resolution.
  • Facilitates Talent Acquisition processes in partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition team:
    • Partners with HRBP, hiring manager and talent acquisition partners to recruit top talent
    • Coordinates and leads weekly recruiting strategy and update meetings
    • Facilitates HDQ and virtual pre-employment and onboarding activities for all new hires
  • Participates or leads annual improvement projects as assigned to include the design and implementation of work processes and solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum one to three years of human resources experience preferred (exempt or non-exempt level); recent college graduates with relatable internship or development experiences are eligible for consideration.
  • Experience working in Human Capital operating systems (SAP HCM strongly preferred).
  • Previous experience working in Applicant Tracking Systems preferred.
  • Proven organizational communication and conflict resolution experiences.
  • Strong MS Teams and Office skills with emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP).
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and tasks required.
  • Global, fortune 100/500, publicly traded company experience preferred.
  • HR for corporate functions experience preferred.
  • Experience working for manufacturing company preferred.



  • Four-year degree or;
  • Compensatory closely related work experience/education combination required in lieu of degree.
  • SHRM Certification preferred.



  • Ability to work with highly confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and tasks required.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to organizational structure.
  • Ability to operate effectively at both a high level and within the details, with accuracy, and knowing when either situation is appropriate.
  • Ability to detect essence and understand the fundamentals of how work gets done.
  • Presentation, training, teaching skills/experience.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines prioritize tasks and to seek assistance when appropriate in order to assure on time and accurate delivery.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment working on multiple tasks simultaneously, while prioritizing and adhering to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.



  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.



  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Accountability
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Positively Influencing Others (Across, Up, and Down throughout the organization)
  • Organizational Agility
  • Learning Agility
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Problem Solving

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

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