Associate Human Resources Business Partner – Manufacturing (Redlands, CA)

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Company Overview

Sleep Number team members are part of a passionate, purpose-driven culture that supports improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep. We are not just focused on our customers, however; being employed by Sleep Number means your personal wellbeing is important, too. As we continue to grow, we are looking for team members who will bring their unique personalities, backgrounds, and skills to work. Whether you are entering, returning, or experienced in the workforce, we have a place for you.

In our 35+ years in the industry we have improved over 13 million lives, and we are just getting started. With 5,000+ team members nationwide supporting work disciplines from technology to manufacturing, retail stores to field services technicians, corporate teams to customer service, we are a sleep innovation leader because of our team members. Now is a great time to join us as we invest further in our people and sleep innovation. #TeamSleepNumber

Individuality is our foundation at Sleep Number. Our purpose driven company is comprised of over 4,800 passionate team members who are dedicated to our mission of improving lives by individualizing sleep experiences. Our 360® smart beds provide each sleeper with adjustable, personalized comfort for proven quality sleep. We have improved more than 13 million lives as we strive to advance society's wellbeing through higher quality sleep.

Sleep science and data are the core of our innovations. Our award-winning 360 smart beds benefit from our proprietary SleepIQ® technology - learning from over 9 billion hours of highly accurate sleep data - to provide effortless comfort and individualized sleep health insights, including your daily SleepIQ® score.

This new Associate Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) role will be located in Sleep Number’s Redlands, CA Assembly Distribution Center and will report to the Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner over Supply Chain and Manufacturing. 

Position Purpose 

Ensure organizational talent is prepared to deliver exceptional performance, through partnership with business leaders and the function’s lead Human Resources Business Partner by building strong organizational capabilities and culture.  Utilize functional/technical expertise, as well as Sleep Number Leadership behaviors to develop, implement, manage and continuously improve strategies and tactics related to organizational effectiveness, talent management, employee engagement, retention, performance management and compensation. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Employee Relations:  Respond to employee concerns and provide employee relations guidance to managers in order to ensure effective application of company policies/procedures and company culture and minimize legal risks, complaints, charges and turnover.  Investigate root causes of employee relations issues and develop strategies to address/reduce them. Serve as a subject matter expert for federal and state regulations and ensure accurate and appropriate strategies and tactics are in place. Demonstrate balanced advocacy for employees and the business.
  • Talent Management:  With oversight and partnership, develop, implement and manage organizational programs relative to employee development, retention, performance management, onboarding, career development, and succession planning in order to ensure a talent pipeline that will successfully enable current strategies and future growth. 
  • Organization Design:  With oversight and partnership proactively identify job/organization design opportunities that increase organization effectiveness and prepare the business to drive/support future growth. Employ change leadership and team effectiveness principals to help teams better ensure success of new programs, structures, etc.
  • Talent Acquisition:  Partner with hiring managers to evaluate talent needs and ensure acceptable staffing levels (current and future). Partner with talent acquisition for interviewing and selection to ensure a consistent, high quality talent pipeline.  Assist hiring managers with the effective use of selection processes, selection criteria and onboarding tools. 
  • Communication:  Understand stakeholder perspectives at multiple leadership levels and partner with organizational leaders to ensure proactive, effective communication strategies and processes for issues or situations of varying complexity. 
  • Culture:  Assess alignment and support for company mission, values and strategies; provide recommendations to managers on how to respond to emerging workplace trends and or how to address employee needs or issues with balance for both legal compliance and culture.  Lead the implementation of employee engagement surveys, feedback sessions and action planning.  Actively personify and advocate for the company’s culture, brand and values.
  • Process Improvement:  Identify, advocate for and implement Human Resources best practices across all areas of the business; simplify or reduce non-value added processes. Help business units identify and resolve opportunities for increased efficiency or decreased beuracracy.  Enable and ensure compliance in regulated practices pertinent to department.  Advocate for employee involvement and empowerment in decision making.

Position Requirements 

  • 2-3 years of experience as in Human Resources
  • Experience in leading and/or supporting employee relations investigations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on summarizing large amounts of data into a summary/conclusion

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to interact and influence all levels of organization with confidence, building trust and rapport. Is capable of providing courageous and decisive advice.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving ability, particularly in ambiguous or complex situations.  Understands and considers broad implications of business unit needs or decisions
  • Is able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and integrity
  • Remains calm under pressure and is able to lead thru difficult (i.e. emotional, complex, legal) situations
  • Strong time management and project management abilities
  • Highly proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Available on nights and weekends for urgent situations
  • Can effectively use Microsoft applications in daily activities
  • Workday experience preferred

Working Conditions

  • Market travel approximately 10%

Pay & Benefits

WELLBEING AT SLEEP NUMBER, WITH SLEEP AT THE CENTER

Improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep starts with you. We strive to infuse wellbeing into all aspects of our culture championing your emotional, financial, career, community, and physical health.

By joining Team Sleep Number, in addition to offering competitive pay programs, we are proud to offer eligible team members an extensive wellbeing package including, but not limited to comprehensive health plan options, 401(k) Plan with discretionary company match, incentive eligibility paid time off and much more:

  • A free Sleep Number 360® Smart Bed for team members, and additional product discounts for friends and family throughout the year.
  • Emotional wellbeing resources to help you balance life, such as free access to therapy, family care concierge and discounted childcare.
  • Financial support when you need it the most - paid parental leave, time to recover from an illness or injury, and saving for lifes expected & unexpected adventures.
  • Opportunities for connection in and outside of work through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council, and volunteerism in our communities.
  • Career development supported by our tuition reimbursement program. and continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Work for your day flexibility, available for select corporate roles.

Safety

Safety is a top priority for Sleep Number supporting customers and team members wellbeing. COVID-19 Precaution(s) are in place consistent with CDC guidelines, U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), and state/local laws.

EEO Statement

Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, marital status, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is Sleep Number’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities during the application process, consistent with applicable law. We may require supporting medical or religious documentation where applicable and permissible by law. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, including if you are unable or otherwise limited in your ability to access open roles here.

Job ID R13337
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