Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) - Nashville, TN

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Feyen Zylstra is seeking a motivated and innovative Human Resources Business Partner.  This position reports to a HR leader located in our corporate office in Grand Rapids, MI. This role is responsible for providing HR generalist leadership and support to our Southeast region, including locations in Nashville, TN, Charleston, SC and project locations throughout the Southeast U.S.   This includes project and day to day support in the areas of full lifecycle recruiting, employee relations, leader support, employee engagement and training and development.  This role will work closely with designated leaders to help attract, retain and develop talent for this growing region. In addition, this person will be part of the People Services team responsible for developing and providing best in class HR solutions, tools and consultation to help our teams achieve business goals.  

 Key responsibilities: 

·Full Lifecycle Recruiting – effectively uses systems and technology to identify and use diverse talent sourcing avenues to proactively identify talent pipelines, screen potential candidates, and support hiring managers and the hiring team to facilitate final candidate selection and onboarding. Provides high touch to candidates and leaders throughout the process.

·Consultation – consults with designated leaders to provide guidance regarding HR related issues such as policy interpretation, understanding workforce trends and metrics, training needs and building relationships to build employee morale. 

·Employee Relations-manages and resolves employee concerns and assists leaders with employee relations issues, serves as the “key contact” for all employee issues (benefit, leave, policy questions, etc.) in the designated work group

·Performance Management-helps facilitate “people processes” for the designated team, including the performance review process, employee surveys, compensation reviews, development plans, assessment training needs assessment, career paths, etc.

·Special Projects-Supports the People Services leadership and HR team by contributing to HR related projects and initiatives

·Participates in team and business unit meetings as needed

·Ensures consistency and compliance in the execution of recruiting and generalist related tasks

·Builds relationships with external partners and internal leaders and employees

·Demonstrates the values of FZ in daily execution of tasks and interactions with others


Key qualifications:

·Bachelors in Human Resources, Organization Development, Business or a related field

·Five or more years of experience serving in a HR generalist capacity with at least one years’ experience in full lifecycle recruiting

·Prior experience recruiting for and supporting Electrical, Construction, or skilled trade related work groups required.

·Strong relationship building and networking skills.

·Strong system skills, including experience with applicant tracking systems, job boards, social media

·Solid computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

·Knowledge of HR related laws and issues and ability to handle complex employee issues independently  

·Bilingual skills - English & Spanish with full proficiency in both languages REQUIRED.

·Strong organization, follow-up and documentation skills 

·Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

·Ability to handle stressful and sensitive situations with tact, professionalism and confidentiality

·Demonstrated influence and leadership skills with the ability to put others at ease

·Strong emotional and cultural intelligence

·Ability to provide coaching and feedback to others in constructive way

·Demonstrated cultural competency around diversity and inclusion

·Partners effectively with team mates and internal stakeholders

·Demonstrates a positive and customer focused attitude

·High integrity and strong work ethic, capable of working self-directed

·Driven with a sense of urgency, execution focus, and ability to meet deadlines

· Willing and able to travel ~10%, including day and overnight trips in TN, SC, and the Southeastern U.S. and overnight out-of-state travel in the U.S. or MI. 

We offer a dynamic work environment in an innovative and growing company, generous benefits, competitive compensation, paid time off, training and development, opportunity for growth, and the chance to work with a winning team as you help shape the future of the company through sourcing and supporting our most important asset – our people!

About FZ

FZ is different. Unlike a typical electrical contractor, we are a knowledge-based electrical services firm that specializes in complex industrial, commercial, and institutional projects with unique electrical demands. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with offices in Detroit and Traverse City, Michigan, Nashville, Tennessee, and Charleston, South Carolina, FZ serves clients based throughout the country. For more information on FZ, please visit


FZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or other protected classes.


Location: Nashville, TN
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