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Human Resources Business Partner - Learning & Development (AIS)

Date: Aug 29, 2021

Location: Franksville, WI, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

AIS is a leading production fastener company in the Midwest, providing MSC a solid growth platform for expansion in the OEM fasteners market and complements our fastener and VMI solutions, as well as our core metalworking and MRO business. Come join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace.


Requisition ID : 7694 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Human Resources                                             

Work Location :  Franksville, WI (AIS) 

State or Province : Wisconsin (US-WI)     

Potential Work Location : United States : Wisconsin : Franksville 



Are you a person who is curious and open minded, does what you say you’re going to do, brings things to resolution with a strong customer focus?  Are you looking to help make a difference in your job?  Do you like developing individuals and teams?  Are you flexible and able to work through ambiguous situations and follow through to completion?


We’re looking for an energetic individual interested in helping with taking the team to another level of performance.  The HR Business Partner – Learning & Development (HRBP), working with the AIS Executive team, will build and drive training and development that promotes AIS’s culture.  In addition, this role is the main HR resource within the AIS business and is able to leverage our parent company resources for support processes (recruiting, talent management, HRIS, benefits, etc.) and knowledge sharing.



  • Strategizes with the Executive leadership team to support the business from a human capital perspective.  Particularly focused on learning, development and performance management aligned to the company culture.
  • Works with the Executive leadership team, department managers and supervisors in identifying and addressing development gaps using the individual development plans and tools, performance management processes, and training and development. Identifies development needs for specific teams, including individual coaching and/or mentoring needs.
  • Coaches and consults with the Executive leadership team regarding strategic and workforce planning activities such as organizational structure and effectiveness, staffing solutions, workforce development, and succession planning.
  • Fully accountable for the implementation of HR-related processes, practices, policies and outcomes within the business as instructed.
  • Consults with and advises the AIS Executive leadership team on compensation and benefits administration, including job descriptions, rewards and recognition programs, salary recommendations, annual merit and incentive processes, and certain benefits.
  • The HRBP collaborates with the Parent company HR subject matter experts (e.g. compensation, benefits, recruiting, talent & organization development, etc.) to implement strategies and solutions to address business needs, and organizational and operational improvement as instructed by the Executive leadership team.
  • Advises department managers and supervisors on company policies, procedures, and employment and labor law. Maintains knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of associates, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.



  • Strong working knowledge organizational design/development, performance and talent management and succession planning.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required, with emphasis in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Behavioral Science or related area preferred.
  • Experience leading customized learning, development, and performance management a must.
  • PHR and/or SPHR certification preferred.
  • Minimum of six years experience in Human Resources required.
  • Experience working within a HRM system preferred.


  • Positive disposition with a “can do” mentality.
  • Follow through on matters and drive through to completion while being flexible and adaptable.
  • Ability to critically think through ambiguous and sensitive situations using professional judgement.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including ability to make effective presentations in front of groups and facilitate meetings.
  • Ability to take initiative to identify and anticipate business unit needs and make recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate sensitive situations, gather facts and data, solicit feedback and make well thought out recommendations.
  • Experience in resolving associate issues.



  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel occasionally, as needed, is required.



Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

MSC Industrial Supply Co. is a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.  


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee