Position Title:Senior HR Representative
Date Posted: March 28, 2018
Job Location: Oshkosh
Company Name: Oshkosh Defense
Contact: Erin Pierre
2307 Oregon Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902
At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others.  Every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems.  We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.

Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company.  At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.

This position is all-encompassing with an emphasis on business partnership and providing generalist support to the GPSC, IT, Finance, and Marketing functions within the Defense Segment. Execute ongoing Human Resources projects.

  1. Partner with Hiring Managers and the Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence (COE) on recruitment needs and bringing top talent into the organization.
  2. Partner with functional leaders to ensure that our People First culture is being integrated into our business decisions and interactions with our team members at all levels of the organization.
  3. Build relationships and business understanding with functions by participating in staff meetings and other business-related activities. Use functional knowledge to make informed recommendations on function structure, bench strength, and other functional development. Gain connection and understanding of functions/people enterprise wide.
  4. As the primary HR Business Partner for team members in our Defense International offices, candidate will need to maintain a working knowledge of global trends in international labor laws and business environments to be able to make informed recommendations to the business on people matters for our team members working and traveling to these locations.
  5. Facilitate focus groups with Defense functional areas that are experiencing turnover and determine / implement action plans.
  6. Handle employee relations issues (performance improvement plans, warnings, terminations, coaching, etc.)
  7. Facilitate talent grading discussions / sessions with key functional areas.
  8. Provide support to hiring managers when temporary staffing needs arise, coordinating with the outside contracting agency for assistance
  9. Maintain files, forms, and database information associated with personnel, general information, and recruiting.
  10. Participate in efforts to evaluate and apply lean principles in areas of responsibilities.
  11. Research and involvement in other miscellaneous Human Resources projects as needed to include Feed Forward, Career Development teams, Engagement Survey, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 4-plus years related experience
  • Travel required (10-20%) to other locations and business units

  • PHR or SPHR certification
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a team environment while organizing and prioritizing changing workloads
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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