People Partner

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The People Partner provides Human Resources support in multiple areas of HR Administration (job postings, recruiting, pre-employment screening, associate orientation and relations, compliance, new hire and other HR documentation) for all assigned dealership locations. The position reports directly to the VP, People Partners and provides support to all associates in assigned dealership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Store Management to develop initiatives aimed at improving employee engagement and drive annual employee engagement survey participation.  
  • Partner with General Managers and Store Leadership to address systemic issues impacting employee relations and organizational culture. 
  • Partner with our training team and COE team with co-facilitation of key HR initiative training to include leadership effectiveness, employee relations, compliance, values, etc. 
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for employees regarding workplace issues, grievances, and conflicts. 
  • Conduct thorough investigations into employee complaints, grievances, and disciplinary matters, ensuring fair and unbiased resolutions. 
  • Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on employee relations matters, including performance management, disciplinary actions, conflict resolution, and facilitate mediation and conflict resolution. 
  • Monitors the status of associates on leaves of absence, including workers compensation, and facilitate their return to work 
  • Conduct store visits in assigned market  
  • Serves as a resource for the implementation of all corporate/region sponsored HR initiatives 
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Company’s Vision, Mission, and Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and suppliers 
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and safety standards 
  • Participate in store employee appreciation and community events  


  • Must meet company’s requirements for employment 
  • Minimum 2 years HR-related experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline preferred 
  • In-depth understanding of HR processes and related regulations 
  • Previous experience addressing and resolving associate relations issues 
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced and flexible environment. 
  • Well organized, with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Working knowledge of MS office software MS Excel, Word, Outlook, MS Teams, Workday is a plus 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Valid in-state driver’s license and have and maintain an acceptable, safe driving record

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid Work Environment 
  • Prolonged periods of personal computer usage 
  • Ability to operate an automobile

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