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HR Business Partner

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Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Andover, MA, US, 01810

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  10767  

Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.

Sloan has an immedidate opening for a Human Resources Business Partner based in our Andover, MA location. This job serves as a liaison between employees/managers of a business unit, division, or profit center and the corporate human resources function. Provides consultative guidance and coaching to managers and employees on human resources-related matters, ensuring alignment with corporate policies, goals, and objectives. Conducts employee orientations and implements organizational development, workforce or succession planning, training, or performance management strategies as developed by the parent organization. Assists in recruiting or administration of compensation and benefit programs


Responsibilities include:

  • Ensures compliance with HR-related federal, state, local and company rules and regulations by staying abreast of general and common HR regulations and legal resources; follows standard corporate and business unit-specific HR protocol for addressing human resource issues; contributes to the development of compliance components of policies and programs; regularly reviews business and human resource activities and reports for compliance issues; and takes corrective action to address and prevent future non-compliance. 
  • Facilitates the annual performance management process by leading performance differentiation sessions with managers, communicating performance review and goal setting instructions to employees and managers, assisting employees and managers with navigating the ePerformance system, and tracking compliance.
  • Conducts exit interviews with employees who voluntarily resign from the organization; follows up on feedback as appropriate, tracks results, analyzes data, and prepares reports.
  • Generates and analyzes HR metrics and reports to assess and communicate the effectiveness of people management practices including performance management, recruiting, employee relations, retention, turnover, talent management, etc.
  • Partners with Global Talent Acquisition on strategic sourcing and recruitment to meet the hiring needs of the business.
  • Partners with business leaders to develop new roles and competencies that support the business strategy; seeks guidance from compensation COE on appropriate job leveling and compensation.
  • Partners with centers of excellence (COE) (e.g., HR Operations, Compensation, Benefits, Talent Development, Talent Acquisition) to execute corporate HR programs and initiatives; reviews corporate HR programs for fit with the business unit’s objectives in a timely manner; shares data and makes recommendations to improve programs or implementation of plans.
  • Anticipates, identifies and facilitates resolution of employee relations issues; conducts thorough investigations to gather all facts and make appropriate recommendations; seeks guidance from HR Director and legal counsel as appropriate; maintains detailed documentation to protect the interests of the company and mitigate risk.
  • Proactively consults with management on HR topics while demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the business; provides coaching and support to management around key people management activities (e.g., performance management, employee relations, talent management, learning and development, hiring and recruitment).



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3-5 Years Human Resources, or Industrial Relations, or a related discipline in which business knowledge and an understanding of human resource and general business practices are gained.
  • Proven knowledge of human resources and employment laws and regulations.
  • Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation, and government laws.
  • Handles moderately complex issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships.
  • Exceptional organizational leadership skills and customer service orientation.
  • Ability to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action.
  • Must be able to prepare comprehensive reports and represent ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated presentation skills.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and direct the work of subordinate staff engaged in various professional, technical, and clerical functions




We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A choice of Medical (with Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Company paid Basic Life and AD & D Insurance, Basic Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Well-being Programs.
  • Paid time off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation time, Paid Sick time, Paid Military Leave, and Paid Volunteer time away from work.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Parking and Transit Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement benefits.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.
  • Employee Service Anniversary Awards and Employee Recognition Programs


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

YOU Belong at Sloan

We are intentional in building an inclusive culture that embraces different voices, ideas, and backgrounds. We commit to continuing this ever-growing journey with and for our employees, customers, partners, and community. We are better together when we can be ourselves.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world.




For additional company information please visit our website at

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Employee Relations, Recruiting, Strategic Sourcing, HR, Performance Management, Human Resources, Operations