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HR Business Partner



Position Title: 

HR Business Partner


Pay Rate:

$76,000 – 92,000

Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range.



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

International Paper

890 IP Lane

Valliant, OK  74764


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Serve as an employee advocate and business partner.
  • Knowledgeable to answer various hourly/salary human resource related questions.
  • Ensure that human resources record retention is accurate and up to day based on the Records Retention Compliance Certification Process.
  • Foster a good working relationship with the Union.
  • Partner with leaders to develop work system improvements to raise employee engagement and positively impact business profitability. 
  • Educate, coach and counsel leaders and team members on job performance, employee development and diversity to build work teams who fully contribute to meeting or exceeding business goals.
  • Recruit and on-board hourly and salaried employees utilizing selection tools and competency model.
  • Identify training and education needs, implement cost-effective delivery, and ensure processes are in place to sustain ongoing training and development efforts to meet training and education needs.
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting Human Resources functions. Ensure personnel decisions, policies, procedures and reporting requirements are in compliance with regulatory requirements and IP core values.
  • Promote and participate in the planning and implementation of communication strategies which deliver accurate, consistent and timely information on business issues and employee concerns.
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities for current processes and practices to enhance efficiencies and provide superior customer service.
  • Lead or provide support in workplace investigations.
  • Provide counsel to leadership on all employee relations matters through coaching and education on the interpretation and consistent application of company employment policies.


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Instill safety as a core value within the team and effectively communicate a shared vision for safety
  • Utilize excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate to groups and individuals at all levels
  • Approach positional responsibilities in an inclusive manner by engaging all team members in area, department, and mill
  • Utilize strong organizational skills to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • A Bachelor's degree in business, human resources or a related field is required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience leading or participating in performance management, conducting investigations, policy management, recruitment, succession / workforce planning, employee engagement, and training and development
  • Experience working with SuccessFactors and SAP is preferred
  • Must have strong computer experience using Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Experience working in a manufacturing/industrial environment is preferred
  • Requires effective meeting skills/leadership skills when called upon to facilitate meetings
  • Additionally, the ability to clearly explain and articulate instructions/procedures for training purposes


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

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Valliant, OK, US, 74764

Category:  Human Resources
Date:  Jul 6, 2024

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