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Continental HR Business Partner in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

HR Business Partner

Mt. Vernon, IL


Job Description


Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we've been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mt. Vernon, IL location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented HR Business Partner to join our Human Resources group. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


Provides executive, consultant and business partner support to line management by driving formal organizational effectiveness and business review processes, and by partnering with HR colleagues to ensure the effective delivery of HR services and solutions for respective management group. Partners with internal service providers to ensure recruiting, benefit support, training & development, EEO/Affirmative action, and compensation support to meet the needs of the business. Personally partners with managers to ensure fair and effective employee relations.

Contributes as a member of the client group’s management team (executive level) to business strategy, operational goal setting, and budgeting to reach business objectives and expectations.

Acts as voice for the assigned client business into the HR management team (policy and process owners) regarding marketplace trends affecting HR, demographic development, and client business needs. Introduces/ implements new HR related services & processes into assigned organization.

Acts as the primary contact partner of management for assigned client group. Provide expert coaching to management and ensures timely, effective execution of all local operational personnel work ( hiring/staffing decisions, local organizational design, performance management, compensation decisions, HRD processes, employee relations and separation processes). Ensures legal compliance for area of responsibilitiy (inc. assurance of record retention).

Guides employees and superiors in employee relations conflict resolution (i.e. absenteeism management, working schedules coordination, performance improvement action planning)

Coordinates the interface to service centers (SC)regarding the full portfolio of HR related services (e.g. payroll) and coordinates the interface to centers of expertise (CoE) regarding the full portfolio of HR related processes (e.g. Human Resource Development (HRD)


  • Immediate Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition & Employee Discounts

  • Annual Bonus

  • Employer 401(k) Match

  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field. Three plus years of HR experience.

Must be able to work in the US without restriction for an indefinite period of time.

Preferred Requirements:

• 5 - 7 years or more HR Experience

• Manufacturing Experience

Job Type


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About Continental

The Business Area Tires offers the perfect tires for a wide range of different applications - from cars, trucks and buses to special vehicles, bicycles and motorcycles. Through continuous investment in Research & Development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Business Area Tires includes services for the tire trade and for fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.

Job Category

Human Resources


United States



EEO Statement

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