Manager - HR Business Partner

Posted: 11/09/2022


We are seeking a HR Manager to work in partnership with managers and employees at our Sheboygan, WI facility. Georgia Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers and the Sheboygan team is poised to lead the industry. This position will partner with operations to advance continuous improvement of HR processes and drive business results.

 Location: Remote with travel or hybrid. Must be located within two hours of the Sheboygan facility.

Georgia-Pacific employees have the opportunity to influence the long-term success of the mill, both in improving the efficiency of production and in helping to build a culture of Principle-Based Management. This is a role with potential for advancement both within the plant and across the company. Come join our team!

Georgia-Pacific LLC is one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, packaging, building products and related chemicals. You may recognize our household brands, such as Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® bath tissue and Dixie® cups and tableware. If you’re in the construction business, you’re probably familiar with our gypsum panels and other quality building materials. If you have ordered from Amazon recently, you could have received your package in one of our recyclable padded Mailers. Even if you work in aerospace, mining or facilities management, Georgia-Pacific products may be part of your day. Georgia-Pacific is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc.– the largest privately held company in the United States. We are always interested in talented individuals, who want to create long term value, who are not afraid to challenge the status quo, and who seek to find fulfillment in what they do. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Quickly build effective working relationships centered on trust by way of practical and strategic guidance across functions and teams both salaried and hourly
  • Provide guidance and serve as the subject matter expert at the site level for all HR related matters
  • Align HR goals to site business goals, track & monitor the progress
  • Partner with operations and maintenance leaders to ensure optimal staffing is achieved
  • Lead the implementation of corporate initiatives at the site
  • Support supervisors, managers & leaders in implementing our compensation philosophy
  • Provide input and tools to support succession planning, key employee retention, and high potential employee development
  • Partner with leaders to grow the sites knowledge and application of Principle Based Management
  • Constructively challenge to help leaders understand 2nd and 3rd order effects when making decisions
  • Headcount reporting, timekeeping support, HR systems support, and knowledge of/utilization of HR capabilities
  • Regular engagement with hourly staff through spending time in the plant, communication of office hours, and attendance of town hall meetings
  • Flexibility to support other GP facility initiatives remotely and on-site
  • Ownership of HR projects and change initiatives

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 5+ years of HR experience in a Human Resources
  • Experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment
  • Ability to travel up 40-50% of the time or work a hybrid schedule
  • Experience partnering with plant leadership to drive initiatives
  • Experience developing and partnering with front line supervisors
  • Experience analyzing data to execute on opportunities
  • Knowledge of employment laws and practices

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management
  • SHRM-CP or SCP certification
  • Human Resources experience at a Koch company
  • Experience supporting a non-union facility
  • Experience with project management

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.  This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information:

Type of Position: Full Time Position

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