Position Description

Employee Services Business Partner
Posting Region(s) Portland, OR
Req # 1907
# of Openings 1
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Employee Services Business Partner

Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Dairy Done Right.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.

About you:

What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.

About us: 

Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.   

What you will do:

The Employee Services Business Partner will be a key member of the Tillamook based creamery management team. This role is charged with delivering on strategic business partnerships and overall Human Resources support. First and foremost, this role will function as an employee advocate, ensuring all employees have a strong voice and are able to contribute to their fullest potential. In addition, the role will manage employee relations, partner in recruitment, and work cross-functionally across the human resource disciplines.

As a values-driven organization, it’s imperative that the ideal candidate resonates and role model our values of One Team, Uncompromising Quality, Good Stewards, Play to Win and Genuine Care. This role requires a strong-willed, visionary with a strategic mindset and who operates best under pressure in a partnership manner.


Here’s a day in the life:

  • Partner with all levels of management supporting key Human Resources initiatives
  • Operating as an employee advocate, manage and fact find a diverse spectrum of employee relations challenges and inquiries
  • Work closely with Regional Employee Services Manager to identify themes of challenges to interact with in a strategic way.
  • Support Learning & Development Initiatives and overall employee development processes
  • Manage employee onboarding process, including pre-employment testing processes, post offer processes and seasonal orientations as needed
  • Partner with Tillamook Talent Team to support overall talent acquisition efforts, with specific strategic support on significant seasonal hiring process
  • Utilizing company HRIS systems, manage employee data input processes
  • Partner with hiring managers on interviews, making recommendations, etc.
  • Assist the talent team with special projects

Skills you’ll need:

Education & Experience:

2+ years’ in a progressive role with experience in a partnership and cross-functional leadership. Preferred in a Human Resources and/or Manufacturing team environment.

Fact finding support

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

Teamwork skills: The HRBP will be part of a relatively small team and will be asked to work closely with others.

Self-starter: We are looking for someone that loves people and is self-motivated to get the work done. You will have to work independently.

Total command of English language and all MS Office applications

Basic project management skills

A passion for People

Onboarding experience

Strong oral and written communication skills

A desire to grow professionally

Excellent communication and customer service skills

The Business Partner can reside outside of Tillamook but must be onsite in Tillamook 3-4 days per week.

Industry leading benefit and reward programs:

We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.

We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging.  We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success.  We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.   

Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA

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