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HR Business Partner in Hilliard, OH at Advanced Drainage Systems

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Hilliard, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description


Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  We have established a leading position in many of our end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 4,400 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, this visible position will join the HR Business Partner Team which engages in designated areas of our business to lead the delivery of our talent programs.  This role will directly support our Manufacturing Operations.  By partnering with our HR COEs, this leader will also assist us to enhance and implement our employee relations, talent planning & acquisition, performance management, learning, employee & leadership development, and total rewards programs to cultivate the depth and diversity of talent needed to meet our growth objectives. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage with business leaders to translate the operational strategies into specific talent strategies and tactical priorities
  • Lead the enhancement and execution of talent assessment, succession management, and learning programs and processes
  • Provide effective employee relations support on human resource matters through strong execution of our employee relations programs and providing balanced counsel, policy evaluation and implementation, and conducting confidential investigations where required
  • Facilitate our recruiting and on-boarding processes to attract the depth and diversity of talent needed to meet our business objectives
  • Support the evaluation and leveraging of our total reward programs to ensure their alignment to the business strategies and understanding of employee team members
  • Collaborate and partner with the balance of the HR team in achieving our functional strategies and priorities


  • At least 3 years of focused and relevant HR Generalist / Business Partner experience with additional experience in other HR disciplines preferred
  • Lean experience either through supporting the business or within HR
  • Broad and strong understanding of HR laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and partner with leaders through strong business acumen to achieve business objectives through talent programs
  • Focused experience in delivering professional, functional, managerial, and leadership learning and development programs
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related discipline
  • The successful candidate must bring high level of ethical, intellectual, professional, and personal values that complement the team
  • A collaborative leader who is confident and assertive in style, but respectful of others
  • Team-oriented with the ability to build deep relationships and earn the respect of others
  • A strategic thinker who possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills needed to effectively share and engage the entire organization in the key strategic and operational talent initiatives of the Company
  • Ability to foster strong team morale and brings fun to the workplace

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.