HR Business Partner, Mentor Operations/Manufacturing

Date: Apr 26, 2022

Location: Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

Req. ID: 21387 


PURPOSE: The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will work with their business partners to execute HR strategies focused on talent including organizational effectiveness, workforce planning, and employee engagement.


  • Acts as a primary point of contact to support employees and provide counsel and guidance to internal partners across the organization.
  • Facilitates open, two-way, timely communication and collaboration, while building trust with employees and management.
  • Maintain a high level of visibility and approachability for all employees.
  • Coach and mentor frontline supervisors and managers to effectively lead and develop their teams.
  • Handle personnel issues with confidentiality and respect and assists in employee relations investigations.
  • Collaborates with leadership in support of change management initiatives along with ensuring the appropriate communication of these initiative.
  • Works collaboratively with the Global HR team members to promote the consistent approach of HR practices throughout the organization.
  • Serves as primary HR contact for leaders assisting with matters related to employee relations, recruiting, and facilitates execution of activities with corporate HR functions.
  • Provide guidance to supervisors and managers in the interpretation of policies, procedures, programs, and applications related to new regulations and laws.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR team to develop solutions and propose to business partners.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects in support of the Company’s 2025 Higher Standard Strategy.



  • BA/BS in Human Resources, Business Administration, Marketing or Communications; Master’s Degree preferred; SPHR/PHR Certification preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in HR/Generalist capacity within in a manufacturing company preferred. Degree & experience combination will be taken into consideration.
  • Strong initiative and solid judgment abilities/skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills with a customer service focus.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of HR activities, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the Legal Department as needed.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel & Word).
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to manage competing demands, accept feedback, while being extremely adaptable and flexible.
  • Working knowledge of Human Resource Information Systems; SuccessFactors preferred.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Human Resources 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: Industrial, Information Systems, Welding, Manufacturing, Technology