Title:  HRBP

Requisition ID:  1715

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Department:  Human Resources
Travel:  Up to 25%

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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Under general supervision from the HRBP Manager, the HRBP (Human Resources Business Partner) will support all facets of human resources for the mill location of West Monroe, LA including recruiting, policy interpretation, reporting of information, employee and labor relations, benefits administration, hourly pay administration and timekeeping. 


JOB FUNCTIONS and KEY DELIVERABLES: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.


Employee Relations


  • Lead employee relations issues with plant management to affect prompt and appropriate resolution.
  • Administer company policies and helps to ensure alignment and consistent application of policies,
  • Directs the collection and preparation of routine and special human resource reports.
  • Aids employees and supervisors in solving work-related problems. Evaluates the issue and meets with supervisors to determine effective remediation techniques, such as job skills training or personal intervention, to resolve human relations issues.
  • Lead internal investigations related to employee complaints.
  • Attend union/management meetings and assist with grievance resolution.




  • Manages the internal job posting process to ensure timely posting of open positions. Reviews all internal applications and works with hiring manager to ensure proper placement of internal candidates.
  • Source qualified candidates through advertising, approved recruiters, and other recruiting sources.
  • Interview and assist in the selection of qualified candidates to fill approved positions. Coach managers on candidate interviewing and selection. Analyzes job requirements making recommendation of final selection.
  • Manage hourly employment offer processes and all pre-employment steps – references, background check, and drug screen – in preparation for completing the hiring process.
  • Follow through on all resumes and applications received for open positions to ensure proper correspondence is sent to applicants. Maintains applicant database.
  • Performs new employee orientation to foster positive outlook toward plant and company goals.


Employee Record Processing


  • Oversees the off-boarding process. Prepare and process termination paperwork.
  • Complete transactions for all employee changes that represent a change in status among which include promotions, transfers, separations, approved leaves, etc.
  • Process Human Resource Information System data to and always maintain data integrity.


 Timekeeping / Payroll Processing


  • Coordinate weekly time keeping and payroll processing. Print and audit reports, as necessary. Communicate with corporate payroll on issues and bi-weekly submission.
  • Completes secondary review of all timecards to ensure all are properly completed and authorization, report any violations or issues to department supervisors and management.




  • Routinely audit employment law postings for accuracy and adherence to established guidelines and applicable federal and state laws. Conducts investigations as assigned.
  • Monitors and maintains EEOC/Affirmative Action Plan and other legal records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  • Conduct periodic audits, report audit findings, and make recommendations for correction of unsatisfactory conditions, or improvements related to compliance.
  • Manage site’s EEO/Affirmative Action Policy and maintains necessary records and reports.


 Internal Communications


  • Function as the on-site communications conduit for all corporate internal communications. Print and post all required communications, posters, etc., and facilitate the distribution, as required.


The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.




  • Minimum 3-5 years of Human Resources experience; previous experience in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • Experience working in Human Capital operating systems (SAP HCM strongly preferred)
  • Previous experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, ATS, (SuccessFactors, etc.) preferred
  • Proven organizational, interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong MS Office Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP and additional advanced skills desired)
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and time management skills
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment working on multiple tasks simultaneously, while prioritizing and adhering to strict deadlines
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources or related field preferred
  • At least one year of human resource management experience preferred.
  • SHRM-CP a plus




  • 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.




  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential data with a high level of professionalism.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility when work assignments or priorities change and a willingness to do whatever it takes to ensure the overall effectiveness of the HR function.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence and documents with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Be resourceful in accomplishing work tasks and objectives. 


Pay Range:   $57,475.00 - $76,570.00


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.


Nearest Major Market: Monroe