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Brunswick Boston Whaler - Human Resources Business Partner in Edgewater, Florida

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.

Have what it takes? Join us.

The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for cultivating partnerships with business leaders and employees that help Boston Whaler continually enhance our ability to achieve results through people.

This role will promote corporate values in a designated business unit through tactical human resources management - including employee relations, employee engagement, Database management, customer experience, legal and compliance and Onboarding talent.

The successful candidate will actively seek information to understand customers’ needs, problems, expectations and assimilate this information to apply novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.

Success in this role with require a flexible skill set, including the ability to execute tactically and collaborate across many teams, levels, and situations.


  • Provide day-to-day human resources support to employees with the underlying objective to strengthen employee relations and engagement to enhance a positive work environment.

  • Serves as a key Employee Relations contact for facility to respond and follow up to day-to-day HR related issues such as performance management, benefits questions, attendance, payroll, and other workplace concerns.

  • Manages Kronos attendance tracking system and administer attendance policy.

  • Coordinate and monitor hourly employee reviews process for target completion.

  • Manage and resolve all mid-level to complex employee relations issues within client groups.

  • Counsel employees and managers on job related issues, including providing assistance to managers on performance improvement plans and disciplinary actions.

  • Conduct investigations and make recommendations based on findings by providing problem resolution through policies and procedures interpretation.

  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to assist in recruitment and selection processes as necessary and execute sourcing strategies, local career events, and local marketing campaigns.

  • Facilitate new hire on-boarding to ensure quick and effective assimilations to the company. Conduct the New Hire Orientation weekly for the new hires onsite.

  • Plan, organize, and lead human resource activities, including employee engagement events and community involvement events.

  • Consult and advise on cyclical human resource processes such as succession planning, talent reviews, performance reviews and the annual merit planning cycle.

  • Walk the manufacturing shop floor to interact with hourly employees and build a positive work environment.

  • Actively plan for and own annual open enrollment, onboarding, and employee engagement initiatives.

  • Ability to effectively use HR systems like Kronos, Workday and MS Excel.

  • Meet with employees, supervisors, and business leaders to address concerns, and mediate differences between employees and managers.

  • Facilitate the employee survey process like exit interviews, engagement surveys to encourage completion rates.

  • Manage the Legal and Compliance documents related to ADA, Workers Compensation, FMLA.

  • Partner with HR Shared Services and HR COEs on implementation of HR initiatives/services.


  • Solutions-focused problem solver that is comfortable working in an environment which demands strong deliverables along with the ability to identify problems and drive appropriate solutions

  • Ability to be comfortable to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and not be afraid to "roll up your sleeves.”

  • Demonstrated knowledge of multiple human resource functions including tactical HR process, HR Systems, Talent Acquisition process.

  • Proactively and professionally share thoughts and facts (verbal and written); offer and receive constructive feedback; listen to understand

  • Ability to develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities, facilitate business processes and work effectively both independently and as part of a collaborative team.

  • Ability to generate new communications and presentations that drive business initiatives.


  • 5 + years of progressive experience in tactical Human Resources roles.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resource Management or related field.

  • Bilingual English / Spanish, a huge plus

  • Working knowledge and experience in multiple HR functions and procedures (pay and benefits, compensation, labor law and employment best practices, HR systems, training, performance management, employee relations, change management).

About Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler, a division of Brunswick Corporation, provides the safest, easiest to own, most exciting boats on the water. Since our founding over 60 years ago, we have conceived and built peerless designs that meet boaters’ diverse and changing needs. Only Whaler can bring you a legendary, innovative boat that is engineered for a lifetime of enjoyment and dependability. Only Whaler can bring you the Unsinkable Legend.

About Brunswick

Brunswick Corporation is the global leader in marine recreation, delivering innovation that transforms experiences on the water and beyond. Our unique, technology-driven solutions are informed and inspired by deep consumer insights and powered by our belief that “Next Never Rests™”. Brunswick is dedicated to industry leadership, to being the best and most trusted partner to our many customers, and to building synergies and ecosystems that enable us to challenge convention and define the future.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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