• Human Resources Partner/Director

    Job Division Guardian Glass
    REF. 2018-2089
    US-MI-Auburn Hills
    Human Resources
  • Overview


    Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs approximately 17,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries; and the distribution of specialty building products. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Guardian is an innovation driven company offering tremendous career growth opportunities through our signature culture of Market Based Management (MBM). For more information, visit






    Guardian Industries is adding a HR Business Partner to be based out of our world headquarters in Auburn Hills, MI...!


    The right individual will bring a passion for advancing a culture that allows us to attract, motivate, develop and retain a diverse group of employees who demonstrate the values consistent with our Guiding Principles, along with the skills needed to be effective and create value.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Bring vision and focus to the priorities that align with the greatest needs of the business; Be aware of the issues and challenges facing the company
    • Proactively coach leaders to motivate teams and drive results through the disciplined application of MBM (Market Based Management) business model as our way of doing business
    • Constructively challenge situations and behaviors that are not consistent with our Guiding Principles and, by extension, the Code of Conduct
    • Be “forward thinking” to anticipate needs and issues before they arise
    • Provide strategic guidance to leaders in areas of change management and employee development with a keen focus on individual performance development and strategic talent development
    • Foster and maintain a positive work environment for all employees
    • Successfully address employee relations matters developing within facility 
    • Cultivate a “one team on the field” environment
    • Courageously and curiously seek the best knowledge (internal and external) to continuously improve and innovate

     Qualifications and Characteristics:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related discipline
    • 5-10 years experience working as a hands-on HR partner for multiple functional groups (i.e. Finance, Legal, Engineering)
    • Self-motivated to define and drive continuous improvement of processes
    • Track record of success coaching leaders/employees and driving talent initiatives
    • Excellent communication skills, initiative and personal accountability
    • Compliance and Code of Conduct mindset


    What do we have to offer?

    If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries Corp. may be the place for you.


    Guardian offers competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%. For more information about Guardian Industries LLC., visit us at



    For information on our foundational MBM Leadership philosophy, visit:   



    Guardian Industries LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  






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